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“Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)” released by George Harrison

Give me love
Give me love
Give me peace on earth
Give me light
Give me life
Keep me free from birth
Give me hope
Help me cope, with this heavy load
Trying to, touch and reach you with,
Heart and soul

Om m m m m m m m m m m m m m
M m m my lord . . .

Please take hold of my hand, that
I might understand you

Won’t you please
Oh won’t you

Give me love
Give me love
Give me peace on earth
Give me light
Give me life
Keep me free from birth
Give me hope
Help me cope, with this heavy load
Trying to, touch and reach you with,
Heart and soul

Om m m m m m m m m m m m m m
M m m my lord . . .

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“One Summer” released by Daryl Braithwaite

Started out last night,
I was thinkin’ of days gone by
Of the times I’ve had,
And the things that I’ve left behind

Some change,
Some die,
Still we manage to survive
It’s knowin’ when and what to do
It’s up to you
Don’t know what’s goin’ on,
I can’t wait ’til

One summer,
I’ll find a way
One summer,
Will always remain
One summer,
Remember the way

Hauled down
Turned around,
Find myself facin’ the wall
I think back to school,
It’s all the same,
Slightly different rules
Outside on your own,
Watch yourself ’cause you’re all alone
I know what’s going on,
I can’t wait ’til

One summer,
I’ll find a way
One summer,
Will always remain
One summer,
Remember the way
One summer,
Never the same

Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

I think back not far,
Drivin’ down the beach in my car
Another place,
Same time,
Icky runs along a fine line
Down there,
No chance,
He’s trapped in a different romaance
He’s life a fait accompli,
He never did see

One summer,
I’ll find a way
One summer,
Will always remain
One summer,
Remember the way
One summer,
Never the same

One summer,
I’ll find a way
One summer,
Will always remain
One summer,
Remember the way
One summer,
I’ll find a way
One summer,
Will always remain…

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“Shiny Happy People” released by R.E.M.

Shiny happy people laughing
Meet me in the crowd, people, people
Throw your love around, love me, love me
Take it into town, happy, happy
Put it in the ground where the flowers grow
Gold and silver shine
Shiny happy people holding hands
Shiny happy people holding hands
Shiny happy people laughing
Everyone around, love them, love them
Put it in your hands, take it, take it
There’s no time to cry, happy, happy
Put it in your heart where tomorrow shines
Gold and silver shine
Shiny happy people holding hands
Shiny happy people holding hands
Shiny happy people laughing
Whoa, here we go
Shiny happy people holding hands
Shiny happy people holding hands
Shiny happy people laughing
Shiny happy people holding hands
Shiny happy people holding hands
Shiny happy people laughing
Shiny happy people holding hands
Shiny happy people holding hands
Shiny happy people laughing
Shiny happy people holding hands (people, happy people)
Shiny happy people holding hands (people, happy people)
Shiny happy people holding hands (people, happy people)

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“Mississippi” released by John Phillips

Hit it, Hal

Early in the mornin, she hitched a ride down to Louisville
Holdin onto a hundred dollar bill
Dressed herself like a Cajun Queen in New Orleans, baby
Yeah, she looked good, like a lady

Do it to me, James

And the Mississippi River runs like molasses in the summertime
And me, you know, I don’t hardly mind

Sippin on a beer in Bourbon Street and I’m sittin easy
Don’t get me wrong, it takes a lot to please me

Have a seat an take a load off your feet, and she said Yes
So I said, I like your dress
Swamps all around make ya feel kinda funny, don’t they, honey
She crossed her legs and looked at me funny

Down on the bayou, why, you never know just what you’re doin
Down on the bayou, why, you never know just what you’re doin
Down on the bayou, why, you never know just what you’re doin
Down on the bayou, why, you never know just what you’re doin

Joseph

Early in the mornin, she hitched a ride down to Louisville
Holdin onto a hundred dollar bill
Dressed herself like a Cajun Queen in New Orleans, baby
Yeah, she looked good, like a lady

And the Mississippi River, it runs like molasses in the summertime
And me, you know, I don’t hardly mind

Sippin on a beer in Bourbon Street and I’m sittin easy
Don’t get me wrong, it takes a lot to please me

Everybody sing

Down on the bayou, why, you never know just what you’re doin
Down on the bayou, why, you never know just what you’re doin

Have a seat, take a load off your feet, and she said Yes
So I said, I like your dress
Swamps all around make ya feel kinda funny, don’t they, honey
She crossed her legs and looked at me funny

Down on the bayou, why, you never know just what you’re doin
Down on the bayou, why, you never know just what you’re doin
Down on the bayou, why, you never know just what you’re doin
Down on the bayou, why, you never know just what you’re doin
Down on the bayou, why, you never know just what you’re doin

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“Same Old Lang Syne” released by Dan Fogelberg

Met my old lover in the grocery store
The snow was falling Christmas Eve
I stole behind her in the frozen foods
And I touched her on the sleeve

She didn’t recognize the face at first
But then her eyes flew open wide
She went to hug me and she spilled her purse
And we laughed until we cried

We took her groceries to the checkout stand
The food was totaled up and bagged
We stood there lost in our embarrassment
As the conversation dragged

Went to have ourselves a drink or two
But couldn’t find an open bar
We bought a six-pack at the liquor store
And we drank it in her car

We drank a toast to innocence
We drank a toast to now
And tried to reach beyond the emptiness
But neither one knew how

She said she’d married her an architect
Who kept her warm and safe and dry
She would have liked to say she loved the man
But she didn’t like to lie

I said the years had been a friend to her
And that her eyes were still as blue
But in those eyes I wasn’t sure if I
Saw doubt or gratitude

She said she saw me in the record stores
And that I must be doing well
I said the audience was heavenly
But the traveling was hell

We drank a toast to innocence
We drank a toast to now
And tried to reach beyond the emptiness
But neither one knew how

We drank a toast to innocence
We drank a toast to time
Reliving in our eloquence
Another ‘auld lang syne’

The beer was empty and our tongues were tired
And running out of things to say
She gave a kiss to me as I got out
And I watched her drive away

Just for a moment I was back at school
And felt that old familiar pain
And as I turned to make my way back home
The snow turned into rain

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“My Brilliant Feat” released by Colin Hay

Did someone call my name?
Like a distant drum is beating
Or is it just another dream of long ago?
I dance again I am spinning
In the light I am living
And I can feel the power rushing through my veins
Once upon a time I could do no wrong
For the candle flickers, the flame is never gone

To my brilliant feat
They all pay heed
I hear the crowds roar oh so loudly

Is it a game of chance?
Or merely circumstances
A jack to a king and back
Then you have to pay to play
The world it won’t wait for you
Its got its own things to do
The sun’s gotta rise and drive another night away
And as I listen to the silence
I can hear thunder in the distance

To my brilliant feat
They all pay heed
I hear the crowds roar oh so loudly

To my brilliant feat
I make grown men weep
And still my eyes grow oh so cloudy

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“Cut Here” released by The Cure

“So we meet again!” and I offer my hand
All dry and English slow
And you look at me and I understand
Yeah it’s a look I used to know
“Three long years and your favorite man
Is that any way to say hello?”
And you hold me like you’ll never let me go

“Oh c’mon and and have a drink with me
Sit down and talk a while…”
“Oh I wish I could and I will!
But now I just don’t have the time”
And over my shoulder as I walk away
I see you give that look goodbye
I still see that look in your eye

So dizzy Mr Busy, too much rush to talk to Billy
All the silly frilly things have to first get done
In a minute sometime soon, maybe next time, make it June
Until later doesn’t always come

It’s so hard to think “It ends sometime
And this could be the last
I should really hear you sing again
And I should really watch you dance”
Because it’s hard to think
“I’ll never get another chance
To hold you to hold you”

But chilly Mr Dilly, too much rush to talk to Billy
All the tizzy fizzy idiot things must get done
In a second, just hang on, all in good time, won’t be long
Until later

I should’ve stopped to think, I should’ve made the time
I could’ve had that drink, I could’ve talked a while
I would’ve done it right, I would’ve moved us on
But I didn’t, now it’s all too late
It’s over, over
And you’re gone

I miss you, I miss you, I miss you
I miss you, I miss you, I miss you so much

But how how many times can I walk away and wish “If only”
But how many times can I talk this way and wish “If only”
Keep on making the same mistake
Keep on aching the same heartbreak
I wish “If only”

But “If only”
Is a wish too late

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