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RARE PRECIOUS AND BEAUTIFUL, VOL. 3 (1969)

Wine and women / I don't think it's funny / Turn around, look at me / I am the world / The battle of the blue and the grey / How love was true / And the children laughing / You wouldn't know / I want home / Timber / I was a lover, a leader of men / Peace of mind.

 
WINE AND WOMEN

Wine and women and song will only make me sad.
Love and kisses and hugs, the things I never had.
If this should end, I don't mind.
If this should end, I will find.
What shall I do (what shall I do).
What shall I do (what shall I do).

Cars and buses and trams make a lot of noise.
All my women have gone out with other boys.
If this should end, I don't mind.
If this should end, I will find.
I won't complain (I won't complain).
I feel no pain (I feel no pain).

Ooh..
If this should end, I don't mind.
If this should end, I will find.
I won't complain (I won't complain).
I feel no pain (I feel no pain).

Wine and women and song will only make me sad.
Love and kisses and hugs, the thing I never had.
If this should end, I don't mind.
If this should end, I will find.
I won't complain (I won't complain).
I feel no pain ( I feel no pain).
I won't complain., cry.


I DON'T THINK IT'S FUNNY

You get your pleasures out of hurting me, honey.
You get your kicks out of watching me cry.
You play around an awful lot to hurt me, honey.
Why do you laugh when there are tears in my eyes?

I don't think it's funny, honey.
My days are not so sunny.
Why don't you make up your mind?
Let me put my arms around you,
make rainbows all around you
but I don't know if you are mine.

If I was yours and you were mine, my little honey,
we could be happy till the very day I die,
but all you ever want to do is hurt me, honey.
Why do you laugh when there are tears in my eyes?

I don't think it's funny, honey.
My days are not so sunny.
Why don't you make up your mind?
Let me put my arms around you,
make rainbows all around you
but I don't know if you are mine.

I don't think it's funny, honey.
My days are not so sunny.
Why don't you make up your mind?
Let me put my arms around you,
make rainbows all around you
but I don't know if you are mine,
but I don't know if you are mine,
but I don't know if you are mine.


TURN AROUND LOOK AT ME

There is someone walking behind you,
turn around, look at me.
There is someone watching your footsteps,
turn around, look at me.

There is someone tells you love you,
it's my heart, it's my heart,
turn around, look at me, at the start.

There is someone standing beside you,
turn around (turn around), look at me (look at me).
There is someone to love and guide you,
turn around (turn around), look at me (look at me).

I'll be waiting for now and forever
for you to come to me.
Turn around, look at me,
turn around, look at me.

I'll be waiting for now and forever
for you to come to me.
Turn around, look at me,
turn around (turn around), look at me.


I AM THE WORLD

I'm the sun and the falling rain,
I'm the kind of man you can't explain.

True love is one thing I've been dreaming of ,
I give my love to you,
and when I do,
you are to me the very deepest part of me.

I am the world,
I am the sky,
I am the sea,
I'm anything that you want me to be.

When you hurt me,
then I become the night time,
the shadows in my eyes
don't make it good
for me to see
the way I should.

I am the world,
I am the sky,
I am the sea,
I'm anything that you want me to be.

I'm the sun and the falling rain,
I'm the kind of man that you can't explain.

I am the world,
I am the world.


THE BATTLE OF THE BLUE AND THE GREY

Now it's gone, gone, gone, those years have passed away.
It's gone, gone, gone, there's truth in what I say.
It's gone, gone, gone, there's nothing more to say
but I'd do anything if I could do it all again.

Well, I'm an old man now and I'm born to win the race.
People won't believe me but there's truth in what I say.
Many hearts were broken and a lot of tears were shed.
The sky was black and the battlefield was red.

Now it's gone, gone, gone, those years have passed away.
It's gone, gone, gone, there's truth in what I say.
It's gone, gone, gone , there's nothing more to say
but I'd do anything if I could do it all again .

Now, Stonewall Jackson stepped right up and then he said to me
He said: The battle is getting rough, son, guess we better flee.
There's grapeshot all around us and the field is black with lead.
You better start running boy before you lose your head.

Now it's gone, gone, gone, those years have passed away.
It's gone, gone, gone, there's truth in what I say.
It's gone, gone, gone, there's nothing more to say
but I'd do anything if I could do it all again.

Well, the cannons roared around us and the field was black with lead,
I picked a soldier dressed in blue and filled him full of lead,
I picked out six more soldiers there sitting on a mound,
I fixed my bayonet to my gun and really mowed them down.

Now, it's gone, gone, gone, those years have passed away.
It's gone, gone, gone, there's truth in what I say.
It's gone, gone, gone, there's nothing more to say
but I'd do anything if I could do it all again,
but I'd do anything if I could do it all again.


HOW LOVE WAS TRUE

How love was true yesterday.
I love you every way.
I saw you standing there,
you gave me cause to stare,
and then I knew I had to have you.

You could be mine if you tried.
All that you do is tell me lies.
(Ah) You think that love's a game
(Ah) but I don't feel the same.
(Ah) I should have known
(Ah) that I'd get the pain.

How love was true yesterday.
I love you every way.
I saw you standing there,
you gave me cause to stare,
and then knew I had to have you.


AND THE CHILDREN LAUGHING

Ah......
Well, I've been working up a fever trying to
straighten up the mess in my mind about this place,
I can't contain myself anymore,
can't you see it's written all over my face?
Why don't you get on your feet?
It's about time you got to think
whatever happened to peace?
Well, open your eyes and you'll see children laughing,
voices singing, hearts beating.

You're always talking right and talking about
the world and its corruption and moral decay,
but what you gonna do about it? Nothing,
'cause you're more like children than children while they play,
Why you're so clean through and through you won't shake hands
with a negro who's maybe cleaner than you.
Well, listen around and you'll hear children laughing,
voices singing, hearts beating like they always do,
so what's wrong with you?

You're so blown up with anger about the world,
you write the songs about it all,
yet you don't even know your neighbour's name.
And now you want to go to the moon and live there,
when you know it'll only end up the same.
How can he give you any gratitude,
with your endless sickening attitude?
You strive to get ahead
but you leave each other dead.
Can't you see children laughing,
voices singing, hearts beating like they always do?
So what's wrong with you?

Children laughing, voices singing hearts beating.
Children laughing, voices singing, hearts...


YOU WOULDN'T KNOW

Come a bit close to me,
let me be kissed.
Come on and show to me
what I have missed .
I love you, woman,
I know that I'll get you somehow.
You wouldn't know if I hadn't told you so.
You wouldn't know if I hadn't told you so.
Well, I'm telling you now.

Morning and night time too,
I'm so alone.
Your love and my love, girl,
we shall be one.
I'm gonna get you
or else there will be a big row.
You wouldn't know if I hadn't told you so.
You wouldn't know if I hadn't told you so, oh.
Well, I'm telling you now.

I go to sleep but I cry,
I'm telling you now.
My heart is asking me why
I'm telling you now.
You wouldn't know if I hadn't told you so.
You wouldn't know if I hadn't told you so, oh.
Well, I'm telling you now.

Come a bit close to me,
let me be kissed.
Come on and show to me
what I have missed.
I love you, woman,
I know that I'll get you somehow.
You wouldn't know if I hadn't told you so.
You wouldn't know if I hadn't told you so, oh.
Well, I'm telling you now.

I'm telling you now
I'm telling you now
I'm telling you now
I'm telling you now
...


I WANT HOME

Take off your dress,
put on a new one,
I'm going to take you out tonight.
Put on a dress,
make it blue one,
Everything's gonna be all right
I want home again
so I can be with you, with you.
I want home again
to do the things you do, you do, yeah.

Take off your dress,
put on a new one,
I'm going to take you out tonight.
Put on a dress,
make it a blue one,
everything's gonna be all right.

I want home again
so I can be with you, with you.
Take off your dress,
put on a new one,
I'm going to take you out tonight.
Put on a dress,
make it a blue one,
everything's gonna be all right.
I want home again
so I can be with you.,with you.
I want home again
to do the things you do, you do yeah.


TIMBER

When I first saw you standing there, you set my heart reeling,
baby, you gave me such a feeling ,
my heart cries timber, timber, timber, timber,
timber, baby, 'cause I'm a falling for you,
yeah, yeah, yeah.

Well, it happens every time I look in your eyes,
baby, it's paradise,
my heart cries timber, timber, timber, timber,
timber, baby, 'cause I'm falling for you,
yeah, yeah, yeah.

Well, I wish that you were mine to be forever and ever.
Without you darling I just can't sleep.
I'm only happy when we're together.

I guess it's time that I told you so.
I'll always want to hold you.
Baby, have I ever told you
my heart cries timber, timber, timber, timber,
timber, baby, 'cause I'm falling for you,
yeah, yeah, yeah.

I wish that you were mine and keen forever and ever.
Without you darling I just can't sleep.
I'm only happy when we're together.

I guess it's time that I told you so.
I'll always want to hold you.
Baby, have I ever told you
my heart cries timber, timber, timber, timber,
timber, baby, 'cause I'm falling for you,
yeah, yeah, yeah.
...


I WAS A LOVER, A LEADER OF MAN

Ah, ah, ah, ah.
I was a lover, a leader of men,
all of the women I knew were my friends.
I was so happy, my feet on the ground,
I didn't know I was on the way down
'cause you don't feel the same,
it's only a game, it's only a game, it's only a game.

Ah, ah, ah, ah.
I had a billion or two in the bank,
I gave to charity, ain't got no thanks.
You gave me all that a woman could give
less your affection, I don't want to live
'cause you don't feel the same,
it's only a game, it's only a game, it's only a game.

'cause you don't feel the same

I was a lover, a leader of men,
all of the women I knew were my friends.
I was so happy, my feet on the ground,
I didn't know, I was on the way down
'cause you don't feel the same,
it's only a game, it's only a game, it's only a game.

Ah, ah, ah,...


PEACE OF MIND

Ah........
Some may find peace of mind loving a girl like you
but I can say, in your way, you only make me blue.
Some may say you don't play, you have a heart that's true
but how can they believe what you say, you only make me blue.

You hurt me and you fool around.
You don't even give me a chance.
Well it's over and I'm telling you
it's the end of our romance.

Some may find peace of mind loving a girl like you
but I can say, in your way, you only make me blue.
Ah.....

You hurt me and you fool around.
You don't even give me a chance.
Well it's over and I'm telling you
it's the end of our romance.

Some may find peace of mind loving a girl like you
but I can say, in your way, you only make me blue.
Ah.....

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