The Decemberists

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1. 12/17/12

What a gift, what a gift you can give me; Here with my heart so whole; while others may be grieving; Think of their grieving; And oh my boy; Don't you know you are dear to me; You are a breath of life...

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2. 16 By 32

Sixteen military wives, Thirty-two softly focused, brightly colored eyes, Staring at the natural tan, of thirty-two gently clenching, wrinkled, little hands. ; Seventeen company men, Out of which only...

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3. 16 Military Wives

Sixteen military wives; Thirty-two softly focused brightly colored eyes; Staring at the natural tan; of thirty-two gently clenching wrinkled little hands; Seventeen company men; Out of which only twel...

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4. A Beginning Song

Let's commence to coordinate our sights; And get them square to rights; (Get them square to rights); Condescend to calm this riot in your mind; Find yourself in time; (Find yourself in time); If I am ...

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5. A Bower Scene

Thou unconsolable daughter; said the sister; when wilt thou trouble the water; in the cistern; and what irascible black bart; is the father; and when young Margaret's waistline; grew wider; the fruit ...

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6. A Cautionary Song

There's a place your mother goes when everybody else is soundly; sleeping; Through the lights of beacon street; And if you listen you can hear her weeping, She's weeping, cause the gentlemen are calli...

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7. All Arise!

Baby wants a new spin, baby wants a broken heart; I hear you've found a lynch-pin; to keep it all from falling apart; But you keep on rollin'; you keep on rollin'; Better find a way; better kick it fr...

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8. Annan Water

annan water; you loom so deep and wide; I'll cross over; if you would stem the tide; build a boat; that I might thwart the other side; to reach the farther shore; where my true love lies in wait for m...

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9. Anti-Summersong

Here now, long gone; Three freaks and a bed are gone; Went to the river but the river got dry; And all the good people were hanging around; Too little, too late; Everybody gotta medicate; Through the ...

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10. Apology Song

I'm really sorry Steven; But your bicycle's been stolen; I was watchin' it for you; 'Til you came back in the fall; Guess I didn't do such a good job after all; I was feeling really sorry Steven; And ...

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11. As I Rise

I have come a few miles. I got blisters on my slippered feet; As I rise, as I ri-ise. California's ok. But I think I might stay in the shade; For a while, for a whi-ile. Ladybird, ladybird; You're the...

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12. Better Not Wake The Baby

Kick a hole in the hallway; While singing like a painted lady; Use your skull like a cannonball; But it better not wake the baby; How long will this go on? How long, indeed? You can bang a drum 'till ...

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13. Billy Liar

Billy Liar's got his hands in his pockets; Staring over at the neighbor's, knickers down. He's got his knickers down. ; So the summer is eternity for you? Sleeping in until your father's shaking you d...

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14. Bridges And Balloons

We sailed away on a winter's day; With fate as malleable as clay; But ships are fallible, I say; And the nautical, as all things, fades; And I do recall our caravel; A little wicker beetle shell; With...

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15. Burying Davy

Bring out your weeping weeds; Put on your ten-pint bowlers; Bring out your weeping weeds; We're burying Davy; We're burying Davy; Gather the screws and spades; Oil up your mud-brown slicker; Gather th...

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16. Calamity Song

(You and me and the war); Had a dream; You and me and the war of the end times; And I believe; California succumbed to the fault line; We heaved relieved; As scores of innocents died; And the Andalusi...

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17. California One Youth And Beauty Brigade

Take a long drive with me; On California one, California one; Take a long drive with me; On California one, California one... ; And the road a-winding goes; From golden gate to roaring cliff-side; And...

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18. Carolina Low

I am a boy; From the high country; And I've got a little love; For the offering; I come down from the mountain; Bow to the sea; And Carolina low; I will carry thee; Gonna take you up; Gonna take you '...

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19. Cavalry Captain

I am the cavalry captain; I am the remedy to your heart; I am the common collector; I am imprinted upon your stars; And when you shine, shine your eyes; Looking lost, looking bright; We're away on a l...

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20. Clementine

You slept in your overalls; After the wrecking ball; Bereft you of house and home; And left you with sweet f**k-all; So we got in your car; With our kickabout hearts; And we hollared out 'sweet clemen...

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21. Clementine (eliott Smith Cover)

They're waking you up to close the bar; The street's wet, you can tell by the sound of the cars; The bartender's singing "Clementine"; While he's turning around the open sign; Dreadful sorry, Clementi...

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22. Cocoon

This cocoon, caught in vesuvius' shadow; Only the ashes remain; And I waited there for you; Why couldn't you? Here we lie waiting for something to startle; To shake us from gravity's pull; And so the ...

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23. Constantinople

O the minarets of Constantinople; Are plated gold, ivory, and opal; Their cupolas all onion domed and light. ; And the magistrate of Constantinople; Has made a match; his family was hopeful; Their dau...

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24. Cutting Stone

Dreamed I had a cutting stone; Dreamed I held it all my own; It cut through wire, wood, and bone; I'll cut you down, my cutting stone; Cutting stone oh fear me none; Whether wild or whether won; Thoug...

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25. Days Of Elaine

Days Of Elaine by The Decemberists; ; Those were the days of Elaine; That was the phrase that she used to describe to her son; All the fun she had had; Long before he went away; Long before days of th...

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26. Dear Avery

Dear Avery; I think of you only; Were you waving; Were you dead on the vine? Oh Avery; To think of you lonely; Would I could just grab you; By the nape of your neck; There are times life will rattle y...

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27. Don't Carry It All

Here we come to a turning of the season; Witness to the arc towards the sun; A neighbor's blessed burden within reason; Becomes a burden borne of all and one; And nobody, nobody knows; Let the yolk fa...

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28. Down By The Water

See this ancient riverbed; See where all my folly's led; Down by the water and down by the old main drag; I was just some tow-head teen; Feeling 'round for fingers to get in between; Down by the water...

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29. E. Watson

The air all painted pallid gray; The storm was coming in; Folks were lining out in all directions; Me and Holt and Henry Short; Were pitching on the skiff; Trying to make it home before the night; And...

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30. Easy Come, Easy Go

Limber Jack, he landed on his back; Was bedding on the netting when the rigging went slack; Was a moonless night, the stars all lending light; She's leering in the mirror when the rodent rode right; C...

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31. Eli, The Barrow Boy

Eli, the barrow boy; Of the old town; Sells coal and marigolds; And he cries out; All down the day; Below the tamaracks; He is crying:; “Corn cobs and candle wax for the buying”; All down the day; “Wo...

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32. Everything I Try To Do, Nothing Seems To Turn Out Right

The film was a bust, but we stayed to the ending; Hair all a mussed but your clothes didn't look so bad; And back on the street, the rain was descending; In cold dirty sheets, so under the awning we s...

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33. Everything Is Awful

Everything, everything, everything; everything, everything, thing; Everything, everything, everything; everything, everything is awful; Everything, everything, everything; everything, everything, thin...

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34. Foregone

Here arise and say it's a honey (?); All this light that daybreak brings; And the ancient bands that brung me; Till the bad where you sleeping safe; And we had agreed on Henry; Long before a flutter f...

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35. From My Own True Love (lost At Sea)

Four score years; Living down in this rain swept town; Sea salt tears; Swimming round as the rain comes down; Mr Postman, do you have a letter for me? Mr Postman, do you have a letter for me? A letter...

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36. Good Times

Wo ah la ta da, wo ah la ta da, da da da all night long (2x); Yeah, come on and let the good times roll; We're gonna stay here till we soothe our souls; If it take all night long; One more time, come ...

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37. Grace Catherdral Hill

Grace Cathedral hill; All wrapped in bones of setting sun; All dust and stone and moribund; I paid twenty-five cents to light; A little white candle; For a New Year's Day; I sat and watched it burn aw...

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38. Here I Dreamt I Was An Architect

And here I dreamt I was a soldier; And I marched the streets of Birkenau; And I recall in spring; The perfume that the air would bring; To the indolent town; Where the barkers call the moon down; The ...

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39. Human Behavior

If you ever get close to a human; And human behavior; Be ready to, ready to get confused; And me and my hair; There's definitely, definitely, definitely no logic; To human behavior; And yet so, yet so...

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40. I 4 U & U 4 Me

You're all made a tattered heel; And you're the only constant all my life. We could go together some; And we could get each other through the night. ; We are one and we are two; And we are simply wick...

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41. I Know Very Well How I Got My Name

I KNOW VERY WELL HOW I GOT MY NAME; A child in a curious phase; A man with sullen ways; Oh, I know very well how I got my name; You think you were my first love; You think you were my first love, but ...

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42. I Was Meant For The Stage

I was meant for the stage, I was meant for the curtain. I was meant to tread these boards, Of this much i am certain. ; I was meant for the crowd, I was meant for the shouting. I was meant to raise th...

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43. I'll Be Your Girl

When the summer days live to bore you; And the river lies long before you; And the one that you love ignores you; I'll be your girl; Like a senator works a full room; Like a lover undone by full moon;...

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44. I'm Sticking With You

I’m sticking with you; Cause I’m made out of glue; And anything that you might do; I’m gonna do too; You held up a stagecoach in the rain; And I’m doing the same; I saw you hanging from a tree; And I ...

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45. I've Changed My Plea To Guilty

I'VE CHANGED MY PLEA TO GUILTY; I'm standing in the dark; With my innocent hand on my heart; I've changed my plea; I've changed my plea to guilty; Because freedom is wasted on me; See how your rules s...

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46. Isn't It A Lovely Night?

Isn't a lovely night; and so alive; with fireflies; providing us their holy light; and here we made a bed of boughs; and thistle down; that we had found; to lay upon the dewey ground; and isn't it a l...

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47. Jack The Ripper

JACK THE RIPPER; Oh, you look so tired; Mouth slack and wide; Ill-housed and ill-advised; Your face is as mean; As your life has been; Crash into my arms; I WANT YOU; You don't agree -; But you don't ...

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48. January Hymn

On a winter sunday i go; To clear away the snow; And green the ground below; April all an ocean away; Is this the better way to spend the day? Keeping the winter at bay; What were the words i meant to...

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49. Julianne

So put your icy pen away; We all bend to everything you say; I was never one for your kind; You were never one for mine; You might pretend this was always in your draft; Trundled up in cellophane and ...

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50. July, July!

There is a road that meets the road; That goes to my house; And how the green grows there; And we've got special boots; To beat the path to my house; And it's careful and it's careful when I'm there; ...

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51. June Hymn

Here's a hymn to welcome in the day; Heralding a summer's early sway; And all the bulbs all coming in; To begin; The thrushes bleating battle with the wrens; Disrupts my reverie again; Pegging clothin...

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52. Lake Song

Down by the lake; We were overturning pebbles; And upending all the animals alight; And I took a drag; From your cigarette and pinched it; 'Tween my finger and my thumb; Till it died; And the sun burn...

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53. Leslie Anne Levine

My name is Leslie Anne Levine; My mother birthed me down a dry revine; My mother birthed me far too soon; Born at nine and dead at noon; Fifteen years gone now; I still wander this parapet; And shake ...

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54. Like A Lion

How it delighted; Born so black and cold; And admired; Like yours; Like yours; How it delighted us; Hands over hand; Like a lion; Like a lion; Still watching the world go down; Still watching it all g...

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55. Los Angeles, I'm Yours

There is a city by the sea; A gentle company; I don't suppose you want to; And as it tells its sorry tale; In harrowing detail; Its hollowness will haunt you; Its streets and boulevards; Orphans and o...

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56. Make You Better

I want you, thin fingers; I wanted you, thin fingernails; And when you bend backwards; I wanted you, I needed you; Oh-oh, to make me better; I'll love you in springtime; I lost you when summer came; A...

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57. Margaret In Captivity

I have snipped your wingspan; My precious captive swan; Here all clipped of (?); Your spirit won't last long; Don't you lift a finger; Don't you snap and jaw; Limber limbs akimbo; Rest till rubbing ra...

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58. Mistrial

So we already wrecked the rental car; And I've already lost my way; But feet entombed in this cursed bar; For a day, anyway; So lay me down on the cobblestone; And then furrow this aching jet; The str...

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59. O New England

We'd come seven hours down; Took the blue line to see where we hopped out; And I was only joking, and I was only joking; And I was only trying to get a laugh; You say this was the furthest that we had...

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60. O Valencia!

You belong to the gang; And you say you can’t break away; But I’m here with my hands on my heart; Our families can’t agree; I’m your brother’s sworn enemy; But I’ll shout out my love to the stars; So ...

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61. Oceanside

Sweet Anabelle... As seen reclining on an ocean swell; As the waves do lather up to lay her down; 'til she's fast... And sleeping; Oh well; I guess I'm something of a ne'er-do-well; Who fell asleep at...

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62. Odalisque

They've come to find you, Odalisque; As the light dies horribly; On a fire escape you walk; All rare and resolved to drop; And when they find you, Odalisque; They will rend you, terribly; Stitch from ...

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63. Of Angels and Angles

There are angels in your angles; There's a low moon caught in your tangles; There's a ticking at the sill; There's a purr of a pigeon to break the still of day; As on we go drowning; Down we go away; ...

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64. On The Bus Mall

In matching blue raincoats, our shoes were our show boats; we kicked around. From stairway to station; we made a sensation; with the gadabout crowd. And oh, what a bargain, we’re two easy targets; for...

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65. Once In My Life

Oh, for once in my; Oh, for once in my life; Could just something go; Could just something go right? Oh, for once in my; Oh, for once in my life; Could just something go; Could just something go right...

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66. One Engine

One engine barely makes it away; One engine barely makes it away; Hold on, they're breaking their bonds; Hold on, they're breaking their bonds; One engine barely makes it away; And the martyr line; I'...

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67. Philomena

Oh, philomena, are you in a tawdry gown; Lean to your window, let slip a ribbon down; A cure to your boredom, if only you'll let me go; Down, down down; Long sunny days can lead to lazy vices; Boys al...

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68. Please Daddy (don't Get Drunk This Christmas)

Please Daddy; Don't get drunk; This Christmas; I don't wanna see; My Mumma cry; Please Daddy; Don't get drunk; This Christmas; I don't wanna see; My Mumma cry; Just last year; When I was; Only seven; ...

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69. Pregnant For The Last Time

PREGNANT FOR THE LAST TIME; Fanned lapels for the last time; Corn beef legs for the last time; Oh, we're so glad; That you've finally decided; But then you see someone new; And you want someone new; S...

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70. Raincoat Song

Caroline, you're angry; Because you sleep like a spinster; And you're twenty-eight; You've been thinking late; You couldn't catch a cold; Bend your head double; In the goose down, piling all the pillo...

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71. Record Year

I read in the paper today; It’s been a record year for rainfall; And you were leaning ‘gainst the bathroom wall; In your lonely dress; Was your only dress; Stand accusing across; I got a temper set fo...

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72. Red Right Ankle

This is the story of your red right ankle; And how it came to meet your leg; And how the muscle bone and sinews tangled; And how the skin was softly shed; And how it whispered, "Oh, adhere to me for w...

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73. Rise To Me

Big mountain, wide river, There's an ancient call, These tree trunks these stream beds, Leave our bellies full; They sing out, I am gonna stand my ground; You rise to me and I'll blow you down; I am g...

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74. Row Jimmy

Julie catch a rabbit by his hair; Come back step, like to walk on air; Get back home where you belong; and don't you run off no more; Don't hang your head let the two-time roll; Grass shack nailed to ...

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75. Rox In The Box

Get the rocks in the box; Get the water right down to your socks; This bulkhead's built of fallen brethren bones; We all do what we can; We endure our fellow man; And we sing our songs to the headfram...

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76. Rusalka, Rusalka/Wild Rushes

Rusalka, Rusalka your arms out of water; Your hair like an alien bloom; Dark-eyed Rusalka, your brow tressed in flowers; Pale in a liminal moon; And all that you are is a star on the water; When first...

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77. Severed

I alight like a whisper; I alight with the lights out; And it won't take me long just to find you; And it won't take me long just to find you; I'm allied to the winter; But don't you get clever; Don't...

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78. Shankill Butchers

The Shankill butchers ride tonight; you better shut your windows tight; theyre sharpening their cleavers and their knives; and taking all their whisky by the pint; cuz everybody knows; if you dont min...

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79. Shanty For The Arethusa

We set to sail on a packet full of spice, rum and tea-leaves. We've emptied out all the bars and the bowery hotels. Tell your daughters do not walk the streets alone tonight; Tell your daughters do no...

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80. Shiny

by the bumper cars, in the pretty twining light, i may have gone too far, i may have gone too much, too long. i'm a dull and witless boy. in the after bars, think i was sullied by a dream. in the kill...

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81. Sister I'm A Poet

Sister I'm A Poet; All over this town; Yes a low wind may blow; And I can see through everybodys clothes; With no reason to hide these words I feel; And no reason to talk about the books I read but st...

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82. Sleepless

As you lie before me now, like a shadow; On a pea-green sea; Never thought that I would find you so hollow; Laying into me; This cup of wine; All salt and brine's made me sleepy; Sorrow sows; A field ...

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83. Song For Myla Goldberg

Myla Goldberg sets a steady hand upon her brow; Myla Goldberg hangs a crooked foot all upside down; It comes around it comes around; It comes around it comes around; Pretty hands do pretty things when...

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84. Sons And Daughters

when we arrive sons and daugthers; we'll make our homes on the water; we'll build our walls aluminum; we'll fill our mouths with cinnamon now; these currents pull us 'cross the border; steady your boa...

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85. Starwatcher

Starwatcher, starwatcher in the night; Starwatcher, starwatcher bend the light; There's a rider on the road; There's calamity awaiting to unfold; There is poison in the well; There's the arbor of a di...

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86. Sucker's Prayer

I was not ready for the roar; I was discontent to wear that heavy load; And so I got down on my knees; Beneath the sucker's prayer; I would go there before; And when nobody did respond; I out my glass...

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87. Summersong

Ramblin' where to begin; I taste the summer on your peppery skin; Been saved the warmer the waves; I felt a slip into a watery grave; My girl, linen and curls; Lips parting like a flag all unfurled; S...

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88. Summertime

don't cry, don't cry, don't cry; no no no no; Don't cry, don't cry; It's summertime and the living is easy; Fish are jumping and the cotton is high; Your daddy's rich and your mama's good-looking; Hus...

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89. Sunshine

On the lawn before the bouquet fell; Long before we hear the ringing bell; When all I want is a good look at your underside; Reading Tress like it was judy blume; Your paperbacks are strewn about the ...

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90. That's Where It's At

Eyes turned away I know; & music soft & slow; With someone you love so; That's where it's at, yeah; Your world turned upside down; You're making not a sound; No one else around; That's where it's at, ...

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91. The Abduction Of Margaret

and all the while whispering arbors; provide cover; what previous witnessed ardor; of our lovers; our heroine here falls prey to; her abductor; all a gallop with Margaret slung rude; cross withers; ha...

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92. The Bachelor And The Bride

There's a wrinkle in the water; where we laid our first daughter; And I think the wind blows so sweetly there; Over there; And the windows and the cinders; And the willows in the timbers; The infernal...

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93. The Bagman's Gambit

On the lam from the law; on the steps of the capitol; you shot a plainclothes cop on the ten o'clock; and I saw momentarily; they flashed a photograph, it couldn't be you; you'd been abused so horribl...

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94. The Bandit Queen

As the sun is sinking low; And the evening's tug in tow; On the horizon, my true love I see; She ain't fancy, she ain't fine; While her fingers number only nine; She's the belle of the ball of the ins...

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95. The Chimbley Sweep

I am a chimbley, a chimbley sweep; No bed to lie, no shoes to hold my feet; Upon the rooftops in dead of night; You'll hear me cry, I'll shake you from your sleep; To hear me weep; "Your day will come...

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96. The Crane Wife 1 And 2

[1]; It was a cold night; And the snow lay low; I pulled my coat tight; Against the falling down; And the sun was all; And the sun was all down; And the sun was all; And the sun was all down; I am a p...

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97. The Crane Wife 3

And under the boughs unbowed; All clothed in a snowy shroud; She had no heart so hardened; All under the boughs unbowed; Each feather it fell from skin; 'Till thread bare and she grew thin; How were m...

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98. The Engine Driver

I'm an engine driver; On a long run, on a long run; Would I work beside her; She's a long one, such a long one; And if you don't love me let me go; And if you don't love me let me go; I'm a country li...

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99. The Gymnast, High Above The Ground

The gymnast, high above the ground, Limbers up and falls timbers down. Ankles splayed and all tied. The gymnast long has arrived. ; Lazy, your long sister lays; Waiting out this long light brigade. Pr...

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100. The Hazards Of Love 1 (the Prettiest Whistles Won't Wrestle The Thistles Un

My true love went riding out in white and green and grey; Past the pale of Arthur's Wall where she was want to stray; And there she came upon; A white and wounded fawn; Singing ..ooooh The Hazards of ...

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101. The Hazards Of Love 1 (the Prettiest Whistles Won’t Wrestle The Thistles Undone)

My true love went riding out in white and green and grey; Past the pale of Arthur's Wall where she was want to stray; And there she came upon; A white and wounded fawn; Singing ..ooooh The Hazards of ...

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102. The Hazards Of Love 2 (wager All)

And here I am; softer than a shower; and here I am; to garland you with flowers; to lay you down; in clover bed; the stars a roof; above our heads; and all my life; I never felt the tremor; and all my...

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103. The Hazards Of Love 3 (revenge!)

Father I'm not feeling well; the flowers me you fed; Tasted spoiled for suddenly; I find that I am dead; But father don't you fear; your children all are here; singing ooooh the hazards of love; Fathe...

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104. The Hazards Of Love 4 (the Drowned)

Margaret arrayed the rocks around the hull before it was sinking, A million stones, a million bones, a million holes within the chinking. ; And painting rings around your eyes these peppered holes so ...

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105. The Infanta

Here she comes in her palanquin; On the back of an elephant; On a bed made of linen and sequins and silk; All astride on her father's line; With the king and his concubines; And her nurse with her pit...

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106. The Island: Come And See/The Landlord's Daughter/You'll Not Feel The Drownin

I. ; There's an island hidden in the sound; Lapping currents lay your boat to ground; Fix your barb and bayonets; The curve is carved there arabesque; And sorrow fills the silence all around; You come...

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107. The Kingdom Of Spain

In the Kingdom of Spain; There are such colours; They defy any name; Like drab and dullard; But oh, the King and the Queen of Spain; With their long unpronouncable names; Grace the table at the long l...

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108. The Legionnaire's Lament

I'm a legionnaire; Camel in disrepair; Hoping for a frigidaire to come passing by; I am on reprieve; Lacking my joie de vive; Missing my gay paris; In this desert dry; And I wrote my girl; Told her I ...

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109. The Mariner's Revenge Song

We are two mariners; Our ships' sole survivors; In this belly of a whale; Its ribs are ceiling beams; Its guts are carpeting; I guess we have some time to kill; You may not remember me; I was a child ...

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110. The Perfect Crime #2

Sing news with passion of the pistol; Sing news of the warning by the whistle; On a night so dark in the waning; A dawn obscured by slight sky raining, oh oh; Five and twenty burglars by the reservoir...

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111. The Queen's Rebuke/the Crossing

-The Queen-; I'm made of bones of the branches the boughs and the bough beating light; well my feet are the trunks, my head is the canopy; and my fingers extend to the leaves in the eves; and a bright...

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112. The Rake's Song

I had entered into a marriage; In the summer of my twenty-first year; And the bells rang for our wedding; Only now do I remember it clear; Alright, alright, alright; No more a rake and no more a bache...

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113. The Singer Addresses His Audience

We know we know we belong to ya; We know you build your life around us; And would we change? We had to change some; We know, we know, we belong to ya; We know you threw your arms around us; In the hop...

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114. The Soldiering Life

Ambling madly all over the town; The call to arms, you're likened to a whisper; I liken to a radio; You were a brick bag a bowery tuff, so rough; They called you from a cartoon…; Pulled out of your ...

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115. The Sporting Life

The Decemberists - The Sporting Life Lyrics; I fell on the playing field; The work of an errant heel; The din of the crowd and the loud commotion; Went deafening silence and stopped emotion; The seaso...

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116. The Tain (parts I, Ii, Iii, Iv, V)

PART I; crone: here upon this pillow; made of reed and willow; you're a fickle little twister; are you sweet on your sister? your phallo won't leave you alone. ; and granted for their pleasure; posses...

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117. The Wanting Comes In Waves (reprise)

Mother I can hear your foot-fall now; Soft disturbance in the dead-fall how; It proceeds you like a black smoke pall; Still the wanting comes in waves; And you delivered me from danger then; Pulled my...

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118. The Wanting Comes In Waves/repaid

Colin:; Mother I can hear your foot-fall now; Soft disturbance in the dead-fall how; It proceeds you like a black smoke pall; Still the wanting comes in waves; And you delivered me from danger then; P...

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119. The Wrong Year

Gray Jane was a riverchild; Born down by the river wild; Said, hey, what I wanna be; Nobody's gonna intervene; And she wants you but you won't do; And it won't leave you alone; And the rain falls on t...

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120. This Is Why We Fight

Come the war; Come the avarice; Come the war; Come hell; Come attrition; Come the reek of bones; Come attrition; Come hell; This is why; Why we fight; Why we lie awake; And this is why; This is why we...

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121. Till The Water's All Long Gone

They came down from the mound; They exchanged to on from the fountain; And all the while; All the while they longed for us; But I won't betray you; I won't betray you; I won't betray you; I won't; No ...

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122. Traveling On

Boys in blazers; Union labor; The last on the life boat to get on; Leering drivers; Weary lifers; And I wanna know is when we go on; 'Cause we're traveling on; Sold for a song; We're traveling on; And...

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123. Tripping Along

We were tripping tripping tripping tripping tripping along; While you're orbiting, might I? While you're orbiting, might I? Lick you sticky sticky sticky sticky; sticky and sweep; They're all turning ...

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124. Valencia

You belong to the gang; and you say you can't break away; but I'm here with my hands on my heart; Our families can't agree; I'm your brothers sworn enemy; but I'll shout out my love to the stars; So w...

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125. Valerie Plame

Oh Valerie Plame; If that really is your name; I would just shout the same; To the world; Dear Valerie Plame; So they made a wreck of you; But give me the rest of you; And I'll give the world; But you...

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126. We All Die Young

It was late one night, I was counting out my stitches; Waiting by the side of the road; I was a long time gone, slipping off my britches; Feeling like it's time to go home; Yeah, feeling like it's tim...

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127. We Both Go Down Together

Here on these cliffs of Dover; So high you can't see over; And while your head is spinning; Hold tight, it's just beginning; You come from parents wanton; A childhood rough and rotten; I come from wea...

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128. When The War Came

With all the grain of babylon; To cultivate to make us strong; And hidden here behind the walls; Are shoulders wide and timber on; 'Til the war came; 'Til the war came; A terrible autonomy; Is grafted...

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129. Why Would I Now?

Have I ever lost your way? Have I ever left you Elaine? Have I ever called and stayed? Why would I now? There were times I load your name; There were times I laid on plain; There were times I brought ...

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130. Won't Want for Love (Margaret in the Taiga)

Gentle leaves, gentle leaves; Please array a path for me; The woods are blowing thick and fast around; Columbine, Columbine; Please alert this love of mine; Let him know his Margaret comes along; And ...

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131. Wonder

My darling, what wonder have we wrought here? It's weird and it's wonderful, dear; An ankle, an earlobe, an elbow bone; It's weird how it wonderful grows; And it was only me and you; That made this th...

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132. Yankee Bayonet (i Will Be Home Then)

Heart-carved tree trunk, Yankee bayonet; A sweetheart left behind; Far from the hills of the sea-swelled Carolinas; That's where my true love lies; Look for me when the sun-bright swallow; Sings upon ...

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133. Your Ghost

Along the old sea wall; Inside the banquet hall; Below the cellar's stair, maybe you'll find me there; Your ghost, oh your ghost; Your ghost; And when you take your rest; My weight upon your breast; A...

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134. Youth And Beauty Brigade

We're calling all bed-wetters and ambulance chasers. Poor pick-pockets, bring 'em in. Come join the Youth and Beauty Brigade. ; We're lining up the light loafer'd, and the bored bench-warmers. Castawa...

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