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 L y r i c s
from the CDs
 Big Book Of Love and Wrong Side Of The Door
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  • A Taste Of Your Love
  • Blue Lightning
  • Blues For Everyone
  • Bone Cold Night
  • Can't Get To You
  • Dealer's Choice
  • Do Me In Again
  • Doctor Yazoo
  • Dog Tune
  • Dreaming Out Loud
  • Feeling Red White And Blue
  • Few That Know Me Well
  • Getting Nothing But Old
  • Golden Day
  • Good Time Tonight
  • Helping Hand
  • It's The Little Things That Scare Me
  • Love In Action
  • Love Is What You Need
  • Loves Me, Loves Me Not
  • mmmBuh-Bye
  • Nice Girl
  • No Matter What
  • She Walks In Three-Four Time
  • Song Of Love
  • Sticky Boiled Beans
  • Sushi Sue
  • Syncopated City
  • The Rules Have Changed
  • This Is What They Call Love?
  • Ukulele Ragtime Blues
  • What It Is
  • Wrong Side Of The Door
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    Bone Cold Night
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
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    When I was a younger man a good friend told me
    Just be careful of how hard you fall for her
    When she left I never felt so cold and lonely
    Things will never be the same as what they were

    Though it's been a long cold winter since she left here
    I remember how it was in every way
    I can see her eyes and hear the words we said here
    I recall it all like it was yesterday

       Well she froze me in my tracks
       Made me shiver like the time
       That I lost my coat and hat
       For that long lonesome ride
       In a Ford that had no heat
       On a Bone Cold Night
     

    I don't know how it can keep on getting colder
    Even when the sun is shining hard and bright
    Well they say that Spring will always follow Winter
    But this chill has wrapped around my heart so tight

       It's moved in and will not go
       Makes me shiver like the time
       That I lost my coat and hat
       For that long lonesome ride
       In a Ford that had no heat
       On a Bone Cold Night
     

    And how can I ever try to love another
    With a heart that's frozen solid, yes I swear
    It's as though I wake up from the same old nightmare
    Just to take that same cold ride out to nowhere

       I can't love if all I feel
       Is the freezing, like the time
       That I lost my coat and hat
       For that long lonesome ride
       In a Ford that had no heat
       On a Bone Cold Night

       On a Bone Cold Night
       Bone Cold Night
       Bone Cold Night

       ©2000 Edward Rashed
     

    Feeling Red White And Blue
    from the album Big Book Of  Love
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    Red's for the firefighters buried by the blaze,
    Red the Cross and red the blood we gave.
    White and blue the workers' collars, trapped in mangled graves,
    Truest blue the brave police who perished trying to save.
    These colors are the way I feel right now. How 'bout you?
    Are you Feeling Red White And Blue?
    I'm still Feeling Red White And Blue
     

    Red's for the hatred and the madness it incites,
    Vengeance that can never make things right.
    White the halls of justice, calm and mercy, healing light.
    Blue is for the sky we watch forever, day and night.
    These colors are the way I feel right now.  How 'bout you?
    Are you Feeling Red White And Blue?
    I'm still Feeling Red White And Blue.
     

    Grey is for the ashes some return to all too soon.
    Green is for the greedy, plotting now in secret rooms.
    Yellow vigilantes - how low will they descend?
    This crazy quilt of violence blinds us all in the end.
     

    Red's for our anger at the shameful way they killed
    not armed soldiers but just folks whose backs were turned.
    White is for our vision as we build from what's been burned.
    Blue's our metal, tempered, forged in fire, stronger than steel.
    These colors are the way I'll always feel. How 'bout you?
    Are you Feeling Red White And Blue?
    I'm still Feeling Red White And Blue.

    © 2001, Amy Anderson, Gilby Hager, Edward Rashed


     

    Golden Day
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door

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    Someone somewhere today is having a Golden Day.
    I pray that this is the day when sunshine will come your way.

    It's a big world when you're small,
    And a hard world when you fall.
    It's a New World  growing up with an old dream coming true,
    And it's turning and turning, it will turn to you, and

    Someone somewhere today is having a Golden Day.
    I pray that this is the day when sunshine will come your way.

    It's a mean world when you're poor.
    There is peace here, then there's war.
    There is plenty for the few, but enough for me and you.
    You can turn it around if you know what to do, and

    Someone somewhere today is having a Golden Day.
    I pray that this is the day when sunshine will come your way.

       When the whole world seems cold
      And you're feeling too old
      And it's hard to hold on to your schemes;
      When you're flat on your face
      And out of the race,
      Can you jump back in place and be true to your dreams?

    It's a tough life at its best
    And it will be repossessed.
    Maybe now you're down and out, but if you can stick it out
    You'll find joy and prosperity, I have no doubt, and

    Someone somewhere today is having a Golden Day.
    I pray that this is the day when sunshine will come your way.

    And someone somewhere today is having a Golden Day.
    I pray that this is the day when sunshine will come your way.

    ©1988 Edward Rashed

    mmmBuh-Bye
    from the album Big Book Of  Love
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    Now everytime I find myself at home here alone
    I can't resist temptation, have to pick up the phone
    I call and say hello, but then, no word of a lie
    I just can't wait to hear her say it: mmmBuh-Bye

    It's just a minute later when I call her right back
    She must think I'm some kind of telephone maniac
    I don't know how to stop myself, no word of a lie
    My love grows every time I hear it: mmmBuh-Bye

    mmmBuh-Bye, mmmBuh-Bye, I love to hear her say mmmBuh-Bye

    I might call ten or twelve or twenty-five times a day
    I never have important things that I need to say
    I just make up excuses, 'cause no word of a lie
    I love her for the way she says it: mmmBuh-Bye

    I know it's an addiction and I try to abstain
    But every time she says it, it just drives me insane
    Sometimes I call her back right then, no word of a lie
    I have to hear her say it once more: mmmBuh-Bye

    mmmBuh-Bye, mmmBuh-Bye, I love to hear her say mmmBuh-Bye
    Can't wait to hear her say it so I call her and then
    I try to cut it short to hear her say it again

    mmmBuh-Bye, mmmBuh-Bye, I just can't get enough - mmmBuh-Bye
    I don't know how we'll ever find a way out out of this
    Can't really say good bye because I know I would miss
    The sweetness of her voice, that special way that she says

    mmmBuh-Bye, mmmBuh-Bye, She says it every time - mmmBuh-Bye
    I just can't live without the way she says her so-long
    I know that I should tell her, but she might think it's wrong
    I never want to make her cry or get her upset
    I wonder what might happen if we actually met

    mmmBuh-Bye
    (Alright listen, I have to sign off now, time to get back to work, ok? Ok - mmmBuh-Bye!)

    mmmBuh-Bye
    (Ok, I'll let you go now, I have another call coming in, I'm sure you understand, yes, um-hmm - mmmBuh-Bye!)

    mmmBuh-Bye
    (Well, I have to get back to work now, my boss is calling me,  Oh yes, I'm sure you will - mmmBuh-Bye!)

    mmmBuh-Bye
    (Sir, sir, I really have to hang up now - mmmBuh-Bye!)

    mmmBuh-Bye
    (Alright, um-hmm, mmmBuh-Bye!)

    ©2000 Edward Rashed


     

    She Walks In Three-Four Time
    from the album Big Book Of  Love

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    She walks straight here from Saturn everyday
    She walks by you and everyone that way
    The dust she raises turns to misty dreams
    This beauty Walks In Three-Four Time it seems

    She doesn't speak the languages we know
    You cannot measure by the status quo
    The songs she sings are not the kind you hear
    But beauty Walks In Three-Four Time it's clear

         The rhythm's three times six by four times three
         The beat just bounces by relentlessly
         You thought you knew the meaning of sublime
         But then you saw her walking by In Three-Four Time

    You cannot follow where she seems to dance
    She holds off all admirers with a glance
    It ain't no use to try and hold her eye
    Her Walk Away In Three-Four Time is her reply

    The dreams she makes you dream are true somewhere
    An other-worldly light comes off her hair
    Her trail of broken hearts must be a crime
    It's all because She Walks In Three-Four Time

         The rhythm's three times six by four times three
         The beat just bounces by relentlessly
         You thought you knew the meaning of sublime
         But then you saw her walking by In Three-Four Time

    I swear you'll never find her secret place
    You'll never fathom all her kinds of grace
    You'll lose your mind before you understand
    She Walks In Three-Four Time and never lights on land

    Her face could launch a thousand galaxies
    Her perfume brings whole armies to their knees
    She never seems to notice what's behind
    It's just the way that Walk In Three-Four Time's designed

    ©2001,  Edward Rashed
     
     

    Few That Know Me Well
    from the album Big Book Of  Love
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    Isn't it funny, I thought it was you
    There you were in the spotlight alone
    I was just passing by on the street when I saw
    It's okay, I was just going home

    Hasn't it been half a year, give or take?
    Have a drink, I enjoyed your new show
    Maybe sometime we'll get a few minutes alone
    But 'til then I have further to go

    Going home - on my way
    I'm rolling down old easy tracks
    So long, so long, my wandering days
    So long I cannot tell
    A lot of dust behind me now
    And few that know me well
    Few that know me well

    Saw two or three people moved by your songs
    I'll admit that at times I've been thrown
    Once I heard that old record that you made in a dream
    And it's then I was on my way home

    Going home - on my way
    I'm rolling down old easy tracks
    So long, so long, my wandering days
    So long I cannot tell
    A lot of dust behind me now
    And few that know me well
    Few that know me well

     ©1977  Edward Rashed

    Can't Get To You
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
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    I can build you a mountain, I can walk on the moon,
    I can fly like an eagle, I just Can't Get To You.

    I can make you a rainbow, I can break any bank,
    I can wake the Pharoahs, I just Can't Get To You.
     

    Your Mother loves to see me, and your Father is impressed,
    Your sisters all adore me, I just Can't Get To You.

    Your boss just called to hire me, and your car wants me to drive,
    Your preacher wants to save me, I just Can't Get To You.

     CHORUS:    No matter how I try
         Nothing I say ever seems to move you
           No matter what I do
                I can do almost anything, but I Can't Get To You.
     

    Hollywood is on the phone, The Mayor shines my shoes,
    Casinos try to ban me, I just Can't Get To You.

    The President, the Prime Minister and the Pope all want me happy,
    Dogs and children love me, I just Can't Get To You.

     CHORUS:    No matter how I try
         Nothing I say ever seems to move you
           No matter what I do
                I can do almost anything, but I Can't Get To You.
     

    I can outsmart the devil, I can outrun the wind,
    I can outlive the ages, I just Can't Get To You.

    I can be very clever, I can look very nice,
    I can do all or nothing, I just Can't Get To You.

     CHORUS:    No matter how I try
         Nothing I say ever seems to move you
           No matter what I do
                I can do almost anything, but I Can't Get To You.

    Can't Get To You.
    I can leap over rivers, but I Can't Get To You.
    Can't Get To You.
    I can rearrange the planets , but I Can't Get To You.
    Can't Get To You.

     ©2000 Edward Rashed

    Do Me In Again
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
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    Unglue me just like that again and
    Knock me for a loop and then
    Undo me and then Do Me In Again

    Come turn me all around and send me
    Round the block and back again
    Undo me and then Do Me In Again
     

     I thought I had a mind but now I'm not sure where it went
       And you could say the same about my knees
     If this is what you do for starters, what's the Main Event?
       And shouldn't we work up to it by degrees?
     

    Come trip me and then pick me up then
    Turn me inside out again
    Undo me and then Do Me In Again

    Unravel me and reel me in
    Now fold me back, now stretch me thin
    Undo me and then Do Me In Again
     

     If I remember who I am you'll help me to forget
       In here it doesn't matter anymore
     And everything outside just seems so petty since we met
       Is this the lovin' we've been looking for?
     

    So spend me and upend me when I'm
    Almost right side in again
    Undo me and then Do Me In Again

    Come finish me, then start back in
    Until we can't tell yang from yin
    Undo me and then Do Me In Again

     ©2001  Edward Rashed

    Helping Hand
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
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    Everyone's a feature in this play
    And what you do or say
    Can make someone laugh, make someone cry, everybody has the power

    You don't have to rise to lead the band
    But like a grain of sand
    Just touching one is touching all for all are touching someone somewhere
     

    I don't care if you are great or small
    This world is here for all
    And we are all connected in so many different ways together

    No one can be separate from the rest
    Not at our worst or best
    And if at once we saw the ties that bind us all the sight would blind us

      Everybody needs a helping hand - Everybody needs a friend
      Everybody needs to be the one with a helping hand to lend
      Sometimes you need a helping hand - sometimes you need a friend
      Sometimes you can be the one, you see, with a helping hand to lend

    Sometimes I feel big as I can be
    It just helps me to see
    That when I'm down I might need you, then turn around, be there for someone else

    Everyone from sea to shining sea
    Is part of you and me
    So if we try we all can see the good that grows from helping others

      Everybody needs a helping hand - Everybody needs a friend
      Everybody needs to be the one with a helping hand to lend
      Sometimes you need a helping hand - sometimes you need a friend
      Sometimes you can be the one, you see, with a helping hand to lend

      Everybody needs a helping hand - Everybody needs a friend
      Everybody needs to be the one with a helping hand to lend
      Sometimes you need a helping hand - sometimes you need a friend
      Sometimes you can be the one, you see, with a helping hand to lend
     

       © 1989, 2000 Edward Rashed
     

    Sticky Boiled Beans
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
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    Grandma made the biscuits, Papa made the soup
    Mama made the beans and just enough to feed a troop
    Sister made the table, just as pretty as you've seen
    So what makes me so doggone mean?

      Sticky Boiled Beans and biscuits made of stone
     A gallon pot of soup with nothing in it but the bone
     The sight'll make you sorry, the smell'll make you moan
     But I'm very very hungry so leave mine alone
     

    God made all the greens but Mama made them grey
    She swears they're not the same ones that we had the other day
    You have to clean your plate up if you want to be polite
    So what makes Grandma look so white?

     Sticky Boiled Beans and biscuits made of stone
     A gallon pot of soup with nothing in it but the bone
     The sight'll make you sorry, the smell'll make you moan
     But I'm very very hungry so leave mine alone
     

    What I wouldn't give now for a great big juicy chop
    A heap of mashed potatoes, you know, with the gravy all on top
    A cool fresh salad, some old French wine
    But don't you know exactly what I'll find?

      Sticky Boiled Beans and biscuits made of stone
     A gallon pot of soup with nothing in it but the bone
     The sight'll make you crazy, the smell'll make you groan
     But I'm very very hungry so leave mine alone
     

    Mama tries her best now and you know she means so well
    That if I said what's on my mind, I'd wind up in Hell!
    Papa'd be the one to kill me, but you know something, I don't care
    Say, I wonder what they eat down there - no, I don't...

    Sticky Boiled Beans and biscuits made of stone
     A gallon pot of soup with nothing in it but the bone
     The sight'll make you sorry, the smell'll make you moan
     But I'm very very hungry so leave mine alone

       Sticky Boiled Beans and biscuits made of stone
     A gallon pot of soup with nothing in it but the bone
     The sight'll make you crazy, the smell'll make you groan
     But I'm very very hungry so leave mine alone

     Go and get your own
     Leave mine alone

     ©1988, 1998  Edward Rashed


     

    Song Of Love
    from the album Big Book Of  Love

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    Love - They say love is a wound that will heal;
    Love is only a flaw.
    They say love is a wayfarer passing;
    Love has somewhere far to go.

    I say love is a lamp in the darkness;
    I say love is the Spring.
    Will you love me a moment, a lifetime?
    Let love be a light for us naïve believers;
    Love can make a someday now.
     

    Life - They say life is a dream that will fade away;
    Life is only a play.
    They say life is a spark in the dampness,
    Gone, faded before its day

    I say life is a song sung in harmony;
    Life is wild birds in flight.
    Will you fly with me now and tomorrow?
    Let life be a dance for us children in Springtime;
    Life can be our garden now.
     

     Life is a game full of gambles we must play blind.
     Love is a free flying shadow, so hard to find.
     

    They say love is a wink in a crowd;
    Love is only a tease.
    I say love is a cool breeze in August;
    Love, with all its scars is what makes life worth seeing through,
    So, will you love me?
    Love me for I will love you;
    Just come and love me now.

     © 1994, 1998  Edward Rashed
     
     
     
     

    Blue Lightning
    from the album Big Book Of  Love
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    Blue Lightning
    Truly fright'ning

    I remember the sky, falling down with you
    Crashing thunder, the night turning blue
    I thought it would blind me or blast me apart when that
    Blue Lightning flashed into my heart

    Dangerous beauty, frenzy of light
    Hot like a fire but ten times as bright
    I thought you would burn me, torching my brain when that
    Blue Lightning snapped open your chain

      Blue Lightning, shocking blue fantasy
     Truly fright'ning, I loved it, just couldn't see
     

    The sky has gone black, you were gone in a flash
    I feel the fire but I'm holding the ash
    These blisters inside me are out of control since that
    Blue Lightning branded you on my soul

    Oh, Oooh...

     Blue Lightning, shocking blue fantasy
     Truly fright'ning, I loved it, just couldn't see, oh

    Blue Lightning, shocking blue fantasy
     Truly fright'ning, I loved it, just couldn't see, oh

    Blue Lightning
    Truly fright'ning

      ©1986, 1998  Edward Rashed and Gilby Hager


    Love in Action
    from the album Big Book Of  Love

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    You love to tell me all the news, the weather and the scores
    Your stories pour out in a chain reaction
    But here's another subject I would like us to explore
    Say no more - just show me Love In Action

    Love In Action

    When we're hungry, just to hear some talk about good food
    Won't fill us up, won't give us satisfaction
    In fact it hurts to hear it; now, don't think of me as crude
    I'm in the mood - come show me Love In Action

    Love In Action
    Hearts in harmony
    Minds and bodies dancing
    We both know how good love will be
     

    Your voice can be the sweetest music I have ever heard
    Its melodies can be my main attraction
    But here's a time when nothing but the rhythm is preferred
    Don't say a word - just show me Love in Action

    Love In Action
    Hearts in harmony
    Minds and bodies dancing
    We both know how good love will be
     

    The words must mean so much to you, you love to hear them said
    I love them too, but know they're just a fraction
    And ears that long to hear the words are easily misled
    Let's go to bed - I'll show you Love In Action

    Love In Action
    Hearts in harmony
    Minds and bodies dancing
    We both know how good love will be
     

    ©2001 Edward Rashed

    Dreaming Out Loud
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
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    Yes, my mind was wand'ring but it's not just what it seems
    Something you might say, and off I go into my dreams
    Yes, I guess I lost you when I went around that cloud
    Hold me down, I'm Dreaming Out Loud

    Some things could be easier if you would understand
    All that I can be is just exactly what I am
    Try all day to change me, but I'm not much like the crowd
    You'll still find me Dreaming Out Loud

     Down into some day dream - Up around some rainbow cloud
     If I say the wrong thing - Guess that I was Dreaming Out Loud

    Don't you think I know it's not a contest or a game
    Knowing me, you had to know the rules were not the same
    I don't care much when they say what's wrong or not allowed
    I'll just go on Dreaming Out Loud

     Down into some day dream - Up around some rainbow cloud
     If I fly the wrong way - Guess that I was Dreaming Out Loud

    Never mean to hurt you with the things I do or say
    Turn the clock back, mostly I would be the same old way
    I never did and never will forget the things we vowed
    Even when I'm Dreaming Out Loud

      Come in and listen to my dreams
      Where nothing's ever what it seems
      Where I'll be flying without wings
      Just like it always feels to sing

     Down into some day dream - Up around some rainbow cloud
     If I sing the wrong song - Guess that I was Dreaming Out Loud

    I know nothing's perfect, I just want to make a plan
    I'll take you for what you are, you take me like I am
    Maybe it could never work because we're both too proud
    Still I can't help Dreaming Out Loud

      Guess that I was Dreaming Out Loud
     

    ©2000 Gilby Hager, Edward Rashed

    Sushi Sue
    from the album Big Book Of  Love
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    Sushi Sue, she's a heck of a handful
    With her you never know what your fate is
    She'll turn to you just as soon as she can
    Clearly  see where the bottom of her plate is

    Sushi Sue, she'll get around to you, and you'll see there's no getting around her
    She'll always be more, never less than you want, so admit you're so lucky you found her

    Turn your back when she's hungry, boy
    She'll chase you all the way up-stairs, she'll have you laughing to tears
    That was her plan all along, boy
    She's gonna trip you up and grip you up and dip you in some hot
    She's gonna smile, she's gonna hum, take you down in one shot
     

    Sushi Sue, she knows what is most pleasin'
    Nobody could have warned you about her
    You'd better be ready, she's always in season
    Pretty soon you'll feel empty without her

    Sushi Sue, she'll get around to you, and you'll see there's no getting around her
    She'll always be more, never less than you want, so admit you're so lucky you found her

    Sushi Sue, she is the girl for you
     

    As bad as it is 'til she's fed, boy
    It's even worse after sushi, see, she gets so turned on
    Wasabi goes straight to her head, boy
    Then there's nothing she won't do to make it fabulous for you
    And there's nothing she won't say to get things headed that way
     

    Sushi Sue, she's much more than you hoped for
    They all say she's just built that way, boy
    So take some deep breaths, time to warm up and stretch
    And you'd better be ready to play, boy

    Sushi Sue, she'll get around to you, and you'll see there's no getting around her
    She'll always be more, never less than you want, so admit you're so lucky you found her

    Sushi Sue, she'll get around to you, and you'll see there's no getting around her
    She'll always be more, never less than you want, so admit you're so lucky you found her

    © 2001 Edward Rashed

    This Is What They Call Love?
    from the album Big Book Of  Love
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    Everything's tilted, everything's blurry
    Can't straighten out one crooked thought you have
    Everything's fuzzy, everything's cloudy
    Can't walk a straight line - This Is What They Call Love?

    Everything's flighty, everything's foggy
    Out of control, your thoughts are off the wall
    Everything's dreamy, everything's drizzly
    Can't shake your head clear - This Is What They Call Love?

     So you ask around and you ask your friends - Is this what you call love?
     Though they try to help, maybe they don't know - maybe it's something else
     Like a rare disease or an alien plot - something without a name
     Or a cruel hoax, or some ancient gods having fun with you in some game
     

    Feeling like falling, running then crawling
    Can't get a grip, confusion is the rule
    Hands are all shaky, head is all sweaty
    Losing direction - This Is What They Call Love?

    Feeling so dizzy, feeling so helpless
    Vision is glossy, steamy thoughts all day
    Rubbing your eyes and scratching your head
    You can't figure out why - This Is What They Call Love

     And you thought that you'd been around the block, thought that you'd seen it all
     And you thought you knew all about this love - what did you really know?
     You've been fooled before, you've misled yourself - been asleep at the wheel
     Gotten off the track, taken all wrong turns - that never felt how this feels
     

    Thought it was easy, heard it was heaven
    Who's kidding whom, and what's the big appeal?
    Everyone always calls it fantastic
    Someone explain why This Is What They Call Love
    They're out of their minds! - This Is What They Call Love?
     

    ©1998  Edward Rashed

    Loves Me, Loves Me Not
    from the album Big Book Of  Love
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    Time, time time, since the time when time began
    Man loves woman and oh yes woman loves man
    Even if it's crazy, even if it's sane
    Even if it makes you fall and forget your name
    It's all the same

    "Loves Me, Loves Me Not,
    "Loves Me, Loves Me Not,
    "Loves Me."

    Time, time time, oh since time way out of mind
    People tell you, oh look out 'cause love is blind
    Even if you lose your head and lose control
    Lose your balance sometimes, yes, even lose your soul
    You just don't know

    "Loves Me, Loves Me Not,
    "Loves Me, Loves Me Not,..."

    Love will mess you up, love will fix you too
    Love will knock you out, love will turn you blue
    Love will call to you, love will run away
    Love will save you, but love will make you pay

    Time, time, time, they will tell you time heals all
    Even if you've lost at love you hear the call
    People tell you, look out when you start to fall
    Hard to speed things up and oh, harder still to stall
    But it's all right

    "Loves Me, Loves Me Not,
    "Loves Me, Loves Me Not,
    "Loves Me."
     

    ©1998  Edward Rashed

    Getting Nothing But Old
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
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    You spend all your evenings alone now
    Mostly looking at her photograph
    You sing all your love songs from memory
    For memories are all that you have

    And there's nothing so wrong as the nighttime
    With no one beside you to hold
    And nothing so long as a lifetime
    When you're Getting Nothing But Old
     

    You never payed too much attention
    It all seemed ok in your mind
    She even tried telling you straight out
    But you brushed her off every time

    Now there's nothing so wrong as the nighttime
    With no one beside you to hold
    And nothing so long as a lifetime
    When you're Getting Nothing But Old
     

    Love starts out all magic and flowers
    Like nothing could ever go wrong
    But love needs its care and its feeding
    Now all you have left is this song

    Oh, there's nothing so wrong as the nighttime
    With no one beside you to hold
    And nothing so long as a lifetime
    When you're Getting Nothing But Old
     

    You know now the ways that you hurt her
    The times you were stubborn and wrong
    If you could you'd turn back the hours
    And sing a much happier song

    But there's nothing so wrong as the nighttime
    With no one beside you to hold
    And nothing so long as a lifetime
    When you're Getting Nothing But Old

    Oh, there's nothing so wrong as the nighttime
    With no one beside you to hold
    And nothing so long as a lifetime
    When you're Getting Nothing But Old

    ©2001 Edward Rashed
    The Rules Have Changed
    from the album Big Book Of Love
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    Nobody says excuse me, says hello or holds the door
    The way some people act you'd think we had a state of war
    A whole new generation now has known no other way
    The Rules Have Changed Now, Haven't They! It's not like yesterday

    That great big supermarket's not your friendly corner store
    Nobody ever meets your eye or smiles much anymore
    With everybody's hurry more important than your own
    The Rules Have Changed Now, Haven't They! Civility's unknown
       Rules Have Changed, Rules Have Changed, Rules Have Changed, Changed!
     

    In traffic they will cut you off, barge in from left and right
    They cut you in the breakdown lane to turn left at the light
    They cut a half a minute here, a half a second there
    The Rules Have Changed Now, Haven't They! It's like that everywhere

    The rudeness is so blatant that it's hard to not fight back
    I used to try to stand my ground or go on the attack
    But now I'm happy to survive; I'm just a bit perplexed
    The Rules Have Changed Now, Haven't They! And where's it going next?
       Rules Have Changed, Rules Have Changed, Rules Have Changed, Changed!

    The stories I have heard would make you shudder, then again
    You've probably heard most of them and wonder where I've been
    I'm learning that the old way is just something of the past.
    The Rules Have Changed - hey, move it pal! I'm catching on real fast.
       Rules Have Changed, Rules Have Changed, Rules Have Changed, Changed!

    On the highway, The Rules Have Changed.     On TV, The Rules Have Changed.
    On the job, The Rules Have Changed.     In the schools, The Rules Have Changed.
    At the doctor's, The Rules Have Changed.      At the store, The Rules Have Changed.   Changed!
     

    I'd rather be a gentleman and always keep my cool
    Before I learned to cuss and cut, I learned the golden rule
    It takes a little effort but it doesn't cost a dime
    Go ahead and live by your rules, I can always live by mine
       Rules Have Changed, Rules Have Changed, Rules Have Changed, Changed!

    Common courtesy, The Rules Have Changed.    Common sense, The Rules Have Changed.
    Boy and girl, The Rules Have Changed.     Family life, The Rules Have Changed.
    Public trust, The Rules Have Changed.      Privacy, The Rules Have Changed.
    Don't you know? The Rules Have Changed.     Loyalty, The Rules Have Changed.
    Politics, The Rules Have Changed.  The Economy, The Rules Have Changed.
    Biology, The Rules Have Changed.    Astronomy, The Rules Have Changed.
    Harmony,  The Rules Have Changed.    The Climate, too, The Rules Have Changed.
    History, The Rules Have Changed.    Girl and girl, The Rules Have Changed.
    Boy and boy, The Rules Have Changed.

       © 2000 Edward Rashed and Red Riley.
     

    Blues For Everyone
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
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    I walked out in the rain,
    Blues all round my brain.
    Just when I'm having fun
    Blues makes me the one.

    Throw me down, kick me one,
    Put me on the run.
    Ain't no use if I run,
    The Blues is never done.

     Oh, yeah, never done.
     Oh, yeah, The Blues is never done. Uh-huh.

    Blues can make quite a pain,
    Drive you right insane
    On your back - weighs a ton,
    The Blues is damnation.

    Times are bad, luck is worse,
    And I might die of thirst
    Sometimes I think they're done -
    The Blues is just begun.

     Oh, yeah, just begun.
     Oh, yeah, The Blues is just begun. Uh-huh.

    You can't hide, Blues will find -
    Better watch behind.
    You think you're not the one -
    There's Blues For Everyone!

     Oh, yeah, everyone.
     Oh, yeah, there's Blues For Everyone. Uh-huh, oh yeah, Everyone!
     

    ©1972, 1988 Edward Rashed

    Syncopated City
    from the album Big Book Of Love
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    Wrap me in a package, send it overnight mail
    To the Syncopated City by the underground rail
    Gotta hear some Jazz up on bad old Broadway
    Need some razzmatazz, blow some backbeat my way

     Gonna go - Syncopated City
     And that Jazz - soundin' mighty pretty
     Gonna get - down inside The Apple tonight, tonight, tonight
     

    Meet me on the A Train, take the old MTA
    I'll be headin down to Bleecker where the Bluesmen all play
    Up in Lincoln Plaza we'll be dancin' all night
    Then gimme some tomorrow, there'll be no end in sight

     Gonna stay - Syncopated City
     And those Blues - diddy me wa diddy
     Look for me - down inside The Apple tonight, tonight, tonight
     

        There's a rolling poly-rhythm with the upbeats on top
        And a pulse that keeps on pushing 'til your Be knows how to Bop
        You've got one foot tipping this way and the other tapping that
        Syncopated situations from your heels up through your hat
     

    Call in the morning, tell the boss that I'm gone
    'Cause the sun'll catch us moving to the slow beats at Dawn
    Underneath a bridge, where the music won't stop
    Huddled up where lights are blown out
    Keep it down, or we'll get thrown out
    Tell the bassman, keep an eye out for the sleepy-eyed cop...

     It's the life - Syncopated City
     Still can't sleep - feeling kind of giddy
     Must have been - down inside The Apple all night, all night, all night

      Ooo, Syncopated City
      Ooo yeah, yeah, yeah, Syncopated City

     ©1998, 2000 Red Riley and Edward Rashed

    Dealer's Choice
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
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    Dealer's Choice;  are you in or out now?
    Damn this game. Just how long can this bad luck stay the same?
    Well, lousy luck and worse luck -
    Got to turn - it's got to turn around.

      What is left of the man who knew how to lose?
      Gone and left you standing in his shoes.
      Don't you even know how bad it's going?
      Staying in the game.

    Holding on; showing signs of breaking.
    Ante in - maybe lose more than you could ever win,
    Just hold your cards and bluff 'em.
    Quitters lose - you know quitters lose.

      Could have left the table long ago.
      You've been holding out for luck to show.
      Now it's just some pride that keeps you going.
      Staying in the game.

      It's a lesson you learn like a wage you earn
      Just jump out of the fire before you burn
      Then just face whichever way luck turns you.
      Staying in the game.

    Hold your cards.
    Dealer's Choice.
     

     ©1978 Edward Rashed

    Wrong Side Of The Door
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
    TOP OF PAGE
    Out here on the Wrong Side Of The Door
    Out here on the Wrong Side Of The Door
    Just a dog out in the rain
    No one inside knows my pain
    Out here on the Wrong Side Of The Door

    Wet and cold and easy to ignore
    Wet and cold and easy to ignore
    If I'd turn and walk away
    I'd get over you some day
    Not see it as the Wrong Side Of The Door

    Don't know why I stay here anymore
    Don't know why I stay here anymore
    I could end up anywhere
    Who would notice, who would care?
    I'd still be on the Wrong Side Of The Door

    Living on the Wrong Side Of The Door
    Living on the Wrong Side Of The Door
    If I could get up and go
    I don't think you'd even know
    I'm always on the Wrong Side Of The Door

    Both sides are the Wrong Side Of The Door
    Both sides are the Wrong Side Of The Door
    I get used to feeling bad
    And forget the things I had
    I've learned to love the Wrong Side Of The Door

     ©2001  Edward Rashed

    Ukulele Ragtime Blues
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
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    Made a phone call to Hawaii to my favorite rehab Doc.
    I said, "Help me, Doctor Hager, I've been up all 'round the clock.
    Got a pain here in my shoulder and it just won't go away
    From that big electric thirteen pound guitar I play all day."

    "Well it sounds to me like you've got Godfrey's Big Guitar Disease.
    It'll stiffen up your shoulders and it'll buckle down your knees.
    You see your health's affected by the instrument you choose
    So it's time you learned to play those Ukulele Ragtime Blues."

     Ukulele Ragtime   Ukulele Ragtime   Ukulele Ragtime Blues
     Hear 'em holler yahoo!   over in Oahu    where the women don't wear shoes
     Doctor Hager told me "You've got to take that cruise."
     You can hear me cryin'   Give me those Hawaiian   Ukulele Ragtime Blues.

    "Good, now go get yourelf an ukulele and call me in the morning."

    So I walked up to the music store with paper in my hand.
    I said, "Fill me, Mister Mullin, this prescription if you can."
    So he looked me up and down and said,  "Well, just because it's you,
    Even though our stock is way way down, I'll see what I can do."

    Well, he found a Ukulele dated Nineteen Forty Four,
    It was dirty, dusty, full of cobwebs, last one in the store.
    Oh, but as he strummed that Hula tune my heart went on a jag.
    In the key of D from Waikiki, that Blue Hawaiian Rag.  Oh,

     Ukulele Ragtime   Ukulele Ragtime   Ukulele Ragtime Blues
     Look at Mauna Loa    Is she gonna blow  'er   top or will she just refuse?
     This lanai's reserved for kicking off my shoes
     Strummin' and a singin'     buckin' and a-wingin'    Ukulele Ragtime Blues!
     

    Now my back is straight, my step is light, my eyes are bright and clear.
    'Cause I haven't tried to lift that fat guitar for half a year.
    Now I follow Doc's prescription when I'm layin' down my sound
    And I can't relax with any ax that weighs more than a pound.

    Doctor Hager, he's a genius, he's the Einstein of Kailu;
    Just because he told me, Lighten up, and now that's what I do.
    There are times I rattle kitchen spoons or toot my tin kazoo,
    Ah, but most of all I love my little ukulele-lu.  Oh,

     Ukulele Ragtime   Ukulele Ragtime   Ukulele Ragtime Blues
     Sing it in the show-i    over here in Maui    where I pay my union dues
     Oh, those wild wahines,  you know they can't refuse.
     Shoutin' with a shimmy,    Gimme, Gimme, Gimme    Ukulele Ragtime Blues!

     You can hear me cryin'   Give me those Hawaiian   Ukulele Ragtime Blues!

               © 2000  Robert Colonna, Edward Rashed, Red Riley

    No Matter What
    from the album Big Book Of Love
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    Oh, I like you, yes I like you all the time
    Don't we like the jackpot when we don't have a dime
    You might think I'm crazy when I talk like a nut
    You like me, but I like you - No Matter What

        Honey, I don't care your hair's a mess
        It's when you think you're trash I like you best
        I like your breath, I like your sweat, I like your nasty mood
        I don't care if you shave or brush your teeth or talk too crude

    Because I want you, baby, even if it's wrong
    Don't we want the daylight when the night is long
    I can almost feel it, like a kick in the gut
    You want me, but I want you - No Matter What

        Sweetie, you're so special no one knows
        It's thirteen years today we bought those clothes
        You don't need makeup, you don't need shoes, don't need to act too nice
        'Cause when my friends all look at you, it's never once but twice

    And I need you, sugar, need you more and more
    I'll do anything to keep you inside my door
    Someday you'll be glad and tell our kids with a strut
    Daddy's the one you're proud of - No Matter What

     You hate it when I talk this way
     You think that I can't tell?
     Every time I say you look like Mama
     The whole thing goes to hell
     I mean everything goes to hell
     The whole mood goes straight to hell

        Don't know how to make you see the light
        Or how to make you know that you're alright
        I can't explain it, still I try, but you won't even hear
        You think you're big and ugly, so am I, now get this clear

    That I love you, honey, there, I've said it at last
    It just makes me nervous when you move too fast
    But I know you'll stay here 'cause the door's always shut
    I'm gonna take care of you - No Matter What

    © 2000 Edward Rashed

    What It Is
    from the album Big Book Of Love
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    Don't invent, don't estimate - don't talk it out or speculate
    Don't predict and don't postulate - It's only What It Is

    Don't you judge, and don't suppose - don't test your hunches or expose
    You won't find much to disclose - It's only What It Is - Only What It Is

     Take it for What It Is
     Mind your business, don't butt in
     Don't rock the boat or scratch the skin
     What It Is is What It Is
     What It Is, all that it is, and only What It Is
    What It Is, all that it is, and only What It Is
     

    Don't try guessing, don't assume - You can't imagine or presume
    Take a stab or think it through but it's only What It Is

    Don't make connections, break new ground - Don't draw conclusions or snoop around
    Don't suspect and please don't propound - It's only What It Is - Only What It Is

     Take it for What It Is
     Mind your business, don't butt in
     Don't rock the boat or scratch the skin
     What It Is is What It Is
     What It Is, all that it is, and only What It Is
     What It Is, all that it is, and only What It Is

    You can't trap me, you can't snare me - Get my goat or double-dare me
    Prod me, poke me, or out-stare me - It's only what it is

    You can't divine, you can't surmise - Approximate or theorize
    You're gonna get a big surprise - It's only What It Is - Only What It Is

     Take it for What It Is
     Mind your business, don't butt in
     Don't rock the boat or scratch the skin
     What It Is is What It Is
     What It Is, all that it is, and only What It Is
     What It Is, all that it is, and only What It Is

     What It Is, all that it is, and only What It Is
                The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, the whole truth and nothing but
     The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, the whole truth and nothing but
     What It Is, all that it is, and only What It Is

       ©2000 Edward Rashed

    Doctor Yazoo
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
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    If you want to stay happy, start your day with a song
    Always let your heart be glad to hear somebody sing along
    Do the things that you love and love the things that you do!
    Must be true - I heard it from Dr. Yazoo!

    Try to learn from your heartaches, let your dreams have their day
    When you're happy, greet the whole world in a big happy way
    Don't worry too much, but you can cry when you're blue
    Nothing new - just take it from Dr. Yazoo!

         If you want to be rich, never think about money
         If you want to be loved, give your love away free
         What kind of doctor offers such advice as this to you?
         Here's a clue - It sounds just like Dr. Yazoo!
     

      Doctor, my heart, we say, Doctor, my soul!
       Doctor, Doctor, please, help us grow old slow!
        Doctor, my eyes, we say, Doctor, my hair!
         Doctor, Doctor, everything's in need of repair!

       Then he calms us down and asks about the things we enjoy!
         Says whenever you can, be amused, not annoyed!
          That's your secret prescription; that's all that you need to do
           Just help yourself to miracles, says Dr. Yazoo!
     

    So when you're with your loved ones, say yes more than no
    Know when to hold on, and know when to let go
    Remember the good old times, but welcome the new
    Good for you - you listened to Dr. Yazoo!

         If you want to be rich, never think about money
         If you want to be loved, give your love away free
         What kind of doctor offers such advice as this to you?
         Here's a clue - It sounds just like Dr. Yazoo!

    If you want to see a lot of faces smiling at you
    Give your smile first, see if that won't do
    Live better, maybe longer with a sunnier view
    When you do - don't forget to thank Dr. Yazoo!

    Remember to thank Dr. Yazoo!

    ©2001 Edward Rashed

    Nice Girl
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
    TOP OF PAGE
    If you tried for love you'd try to be more fussy
    Not settle for a hussy or a hound
    But you're all alone, out in the seamy city
    You can buy your pretty by the pound
    So to ease your lust, you're wasting all this money
    And when the deed is done your honey's gone
    But you could just stop and try for something new, man:
    Lasting love that you can count upon!

    Don't you wish you had a Nice Girl, one who'd love to please you
         Nice Girl, one who'd never tease you
         Nice Girl, always there to ease your pain
         They all say you need a Nice Girl, who'll make a decent mother
         Nice Girl, forget about the others
         When you have your druthers you'll remain in the arms of your
    nicely dressed, cultured, and lovely Nice Girl

    Have you had your fill of independent will yet?
    Stop this game of Roulette, find a wife!
    Just remember all the good things Mama told you
    Why she tried to mold you all your life
    When your Nice Girl smiles and listens when you're talking
    Won't you feel like you're King of the World
    Always pleasant, attentive, to obey is her incentive
    You will not lament of your Nice Girl!

    Don't you wish you had a Nice Girl, one who'd love to please you
         Nice Girl, one who'd never tease you
         Nice Girl, always there to ease your pain
         They all say you need a Nice Girl, who'll make a decent mother
         Nice Girl, forget about the others
         When you have your druthers you'll remain in the arms of your
    nicely dressed, cultured, and lovely Nice Girl

    When's the last time you saw a pretty ribbon
    tied up in a pretty little bow?
    When's the last time you could hear an angel singing
    From an open kitchen window?
    It's the Nice Girl who will make the best of lovers
    At the proper place and proper time
    And through thick and thin she will be yours forever
    and she'll never ever cost a dime!

    Don't you wish you had a Nice Girl, one who'd love to please you
         Nice Girl, one who'd never tease you
         Nice Girl, always there to ease your pain
         They all say you need a Nice Girl, a stay-at-home mother
         Nice Girl, forget about the others
         When you have your druthers you'll remain in the arms of your
    nicely dressed, cultured and well mannered, neat, clean,
    pious and plump and lovely Nice Girl!
    Nice Girl!

        © 1988, 2000  Edward Rashed

    A Taste Of Your Love
    from the album Big Book Of Love
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    I would go anywhere, I would do anything
    I would stop on a dime for your kiss
    I would come from afar, I would fan any flame
    I would pay any price for one kiss like that

       I would run like a deer, I would sing like a bird
       I would ring like a bell for your love
       I would flash every sign, I would read every page
       I would call all the shots for just A Taste Of Your Love

     And I know that it won't be easy
     And I know that it may not last
     And I know that it's not just the obvious choice
     But I know that I'm falling fast

    I'd admit any crime, I'd confess any sin
    I'd endure any pain for your kiss
    I would crawl through the fire, I would challenge the beast
    I would trade in the world for one kiss like that

       I would head for the hills, I would climb to the top
       I would spill all the beans for your love
       I would weather the storm, I would level the field
       I would turn every stone for just A Taste Of Your Love

     And you think that I might not mean it
     And you think that it's just some line,
     And you've heard all the songs in the big book of love
     But you know that it feels so fine

      Oh no - please don't - don't stop

    I would beg on my knees, I would shoot for the stars
    I would take any vow for your kiss
    I would call any bluff, I would sail any sea
    I would change anything for one kiss like that

       I would take all the blame,  I would fight every foe
       I would lift every load for your love
       I would look like a fool, I would act like a clown
       I would never look back for just A Taste Of Your Love

     You can use all your wits and logic
     You can say that it's just not right
     You can try to resist but you lose every time
     So why don't you give up the fight

      Oh no - please don't - don't stop

    I would brave any test for one kiss like that
    I'd go out on a limb for just A Taste Of Your, Taste Of Your Love

    © 1998 Edward Rashed

    Good Time Tonight
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
    TOP OF PAGE
    You bring yours and honey, I'll bring mine.
    We'll all be looking good and feeling fine.
    We're gonna sing a song that'll last all night long.
    It's gonna be a Good Time Tonight.

    It's gonna be a Good Time Tonight.
                We're gonna get it all workin' right.
                A big bright moon'll be rising soon.
               It's gonna be a Good Time Tonight.
     

    Everyone who's walking will be running.
    Everyone who's anyone is coming.
    There's no such thing as old and there's no such thing as cold.
    It's gonna be a Good Time Tonight.

    It's gonna be a Good Time Tonight.
                We're gonna get it all workin' right.
                A big bright moon'll be rising soon.
                It's gonna be a Good Time Tonight.
     

    I believe this lady is a good one.
    Then again, I've never understood one.
    She's giving me the eye, saying wait 'til by and by.
    It's gonna be a Good Time Tonight.

    It's gonna be a Good Time Tonight.
                We're gonna get it all workin' right.
                A big bright moon'll be rising soon.
                It's gonna be a Good Time Tonight.

     It's gonna be a Good Time Tonight.
     It's gonna be a Good Time Tonight.
     

       © 1974, 1998 Edward Rashed

    Love Is What You Need
    from the album Big Book Of Love
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    When it's cold outside with no place to hide
    Well, Love Is What You Need, Yeah, Love Is What You Need

    When you're feeling down with no one around
    Well, Love Is What You Need, Yeah, Love Is What You Need

     What is true for you is just as true for paupers and kings
     What you want and what you get are always different things
     Quit the search and open up your mind
     Because maybe love is what you will find

    When you ache for more but you've closed the door
    Well, Love Is What You Need, Yeah, Love Is What You Need

    When it's darkest night, nothing's going right
    Well, Love Is What You Need, Yeah, Love Is What You Need

     Sometimes love is just a holding hand to borrow or lend
     Sometimes love is just the heartbeat of your own best friend
     Sometimes love comes right out of the blue
     And there's someone right for someone like you

     Yeah, Love Is What You Need
     Oooh, I know Love Is What You Need
     

         Oh the things love will do for you
         Turn what's old into something new
         Trade your old cloudy skies in for blue
         Who can say what love will do!
     

    Is it getting dark? Did you miss your mark?
    Well, Love Is What You Need, Yeah, Love Is What You Need

    Is your life a mess? Is your worst your best?
    Well, Love Is What You Need, Yeah, Love Is What You Need

     It can seem to you that finding love's a shot in the dark
     Keep in mind the hottest flame was once a tiny spark
     Love is here, it's never out of sight
     And it won't take long to make it all right.

     Yeah, Love Is What You Need
     Oooh, I know Love Is What You Need
     

    Love Is What You Need

    © 1996, 1998  Edward Rashed

    It's The Little Things That Scare Me
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
    TOP OF PAGE
    Sometimes It's The Little Things That Scare Me
     The glass in the sand, the stone in the hand
     It's The Little Things That Scare Me today
     And it's just a little thing fifty times a day

    I'll be standing over here or walking over there
    Just when my life is quiet enough
    When some punk who thinks he's clever gets mad at someone better
    And tries to blow the whole town up

     Sometimes It's The Little Things That Scare Me
     The way someone looks, the best-selling books
     It's The Little Things That Scare Me today
     And it's just a little thing fifty times a day

    Well I try hard not to worry but I don't want to be sorry
    You might well call me paranoid
    But experience has taught me real trouble hasn't caught me
    And it won't be easy to avoid

     Sometimes It's The Little Things That Scare Me
     Rattling jets, toys for my pets
     It's The Little Things That Scare Me today
     And it's just a little thing fifty times a day
     

    You may worry like a Mom 'bout pollution or the bomb
    Hunger or the crime it brings
    But the odds are almost double that the worst of all your troubles
    Is bound to start with little things

     Sometimes It's The Little Things That Scare Me
     Some stranger's mood, pre-packaged food
     It's The Little Things That Scare Me today
     Capsules in jars, children with cars, emotional scars, windstorms on Mars
     It's The Little Things That Scare Me today
     And it's just a little thing fifty times a day

    Oh it's just a little thing, just a little thing
    Well it's just a little thing each and every day

    ©1987, 1998  Edward Rashed

    Dog Tune
    from the album Wrong Side Of The Door
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    Arooo,
    Rooooo, (arwooo,)
    Roo wooo.

    ©2001 Edward Rashed, Chessie Roo & Diido Roo


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