Lyrics
(Hidden Treasures)

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1) All That Glitters Is Not Gold
2) Jenny
3) My, My What A Day
4) I'd Like To Take You Out Tonight
5) Wait A Minute You Fool
6) Session Singer
7) Learning My Part
8) Love In The Song
9) The Mule
10) Sympathy
11) The Gloria Bosom Show
12) Sylvie
13) Not To Mention Her Smile
14) Got To Get Into Your Way Of Life
15) Trousers
16) Here's Till Then
17) There's No Such Thing
18) Attraction



ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD

This little girl said she really loved me
It won't last so I was told
People said that I would soon see
How all that glitters is not gold.

Well I don't care what I've been told
It doesn't matter what people have said
I must confess my heart is sold
This little girl's gone to my head.

She'll break your heart, just wait and see
She'll leave you high and dry
That's how these people bother me
But I'm sure that I'm her only boy.

I'm gonna meet her tonight
When she'll be mine to have and to hold
Then I will prove that I was right
And all that glitters must be gold.

INSTRUMENTAL

She'll break your heart, just wait and see
She'll leave you high and dry
That's how these people bother me
But I'm sure that I'm her only boy.

I waited round 'most all night long
Remembering what I had been told
She never came and I guess I was wrong
Well all that glitters is not gold
No all that glitters is not gold
Well that glitters is not gold . . . 

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JENNY

Jenny, Jenny, I love you Jenny
Jenny, Jenny, I long for you
There's not any one I'd prefer to
Jenny, Jenny, I love you.

One day soon, one day soon
One day soon, one day soon.

My Jenny, she'll come and meet me
Jenny, Jenny that won't be long
There's not many days to go now
Then my Jenny won't prove me wrong.

When I was very far away an' thought that she might not stay
In love with me but she'd write that she's longing for the day . . .
I come home.

Jenny, it won't be long now
Then my silly doubts will go
Jenny, Jenny, I love you Jenny
Oh Jenny, I long for you.

One day soon, one day soon
One day soon, one day soon.

When I was very far away I thought that she might not stay
In love with me but she'd write that she's longing for the day . . .
I come home.

Jenny, it won't be long now
Then my silly doubts will go
Jenny, Jenny, I love you Jenny
Oh Jenny, I long for you.

One day soon, one day soon
One day soon, one day soon
One day soon, one day soon
One day soon, one day soon.

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MY MY WHAT A DAY

My my what a day, everything is going my way
My my what a day, everything's O/K
My my what a day, I met you and now I'm smilin'
My my what a day, everything's O/K.

I woke this mornin' with the same old face
But it's just not yawnin', an' it looks in place.

Sing it to me . . .

My my what a day, everything is going my way
My my what a day, everything's O/K
My my what a day, I met you and now I'm smilin'
My my what a day, everything's O/K.

My my what a day, everything is going my way
My my what a day, everything's O/K
My my what a day, everything is going my way
My my what a day, everything's O/K.

I woke this mornin' with the same old face
But it's just not yawnin', 'an it looks in place.

Sing it to me . . .

My my what a day, everything is going my way
My my what a day, everything's O/K
My my what a day, I met you and now I'm smilin'
My my what a day, everything's O/K.

My my what a day, everything is going my way
My my what a day, everything's O/K.
(and fade).

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I'D LIKE TO TAKE YOU OUT TONIGHT

My only wish is that you dry those tears
Dry those tears
I'd like to take you out tonight
Come on now try a little smile
a while, please respond
I'd like to take you out tonight.

You might have good reason to cry
Try and let me help you through.

I know you loved him very much
It's such a difficult re-adjustment to make
But then I've always loved you too, it's true
And now you know, can we make it, do I show?

You might have good reason to cry
Try and let me help you through.

My only wish is that you'll dry those tears
Dry those tears
I'd like to take you out tonight

I'd like to take you out tonight
I'd like to take you out tonight
I'd like to take you out tonight.

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WAIT A MINUTE YOU FOOL

Well you push, and you shove, you think it's all one way
And you act like you thought the world would end today
I've got to tell you, I've got to spell it out for you
I'm going to tell you, I've got to get across to you
Get across to you.

Wait a minute you fool
Can't you see I'm in front of you
Wait a minute you fool
Can't you see I'm in love with you.

Take your time, slow down, there's other things besides
Talking loud, acting strange, and fancy fast car rides
Spend all my money, and tell me you like me a lot
Well don't be funny, maybe you think that's all I got
That ain't all I got.

Wait a minute you fool
Can't you see I'm in front of you
Wait a minute you fool
Can't you see I'm in love with you.

Wait a minute you fool
Can't you see I'm in front of you
Wait a minute you fool
Can't you see I'm in love with you.

Wait a minute you, Wait a minute
Wait a minute you, Can't you see I'm in love
In love, in love, in love, in love . . .  

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SESSION SINGER

Ooo bab sho wab sho wah ah shoo be doo be doo be
Ooo bab sho wab sho wah ah shoo be doo be doo be

I'm kinda tired - oh oh oh oh
Of singing along on somebody else's song
I'd like to be a big star too
I've had my fill of shoo be doo be doo.

I make a living - oh oh oh oh
But that's about all, I get no curtain call
Nobody seems to know my name
An' shoo be doo be doo be doo's to blame.

Oh won't some record company man
Come and take a chance on me
I' got some songs and I'm sure that I can
Project my personality.

Till things get better - oh oh oh oh
I'll carry on - the way I've always done
Dejected vocal session man
And leave you with a babber sho wa bam.

Ooo bab sho wab sho wah ah shoo be doo be doo be
Ooo bab sho wab sho wah ah shoo be doo be doo be.

Ooo bab sho wab sho wah ah shoo be doo be doo be
Ooo bab sho wab sho wah ah shoo be doo be doo be.
(Repeat and fade).

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LEARNING MY PART

Things ain't working out so very fine
I seem to be running out of time
I thought I'd won your heart
I thought I'd learned my part
But now I'm back at the start
Still learning my part
Learning my part.

Things ain't working out so very fine
You say I keep stepping out of line
Well all I did was say
"I like you every other way!"
Till now it seems I've broke her heart
I'm learning my part
Learning my part.

Things ain't working out so very fine
Things ain't working out so very fine.

I say "stay" and she just goes away
I say "bye for now" and she says "stay"
I smile at her and she says "why?"
I laugh and she begins to cry
I really don't know where to start
I'm learning my part
Learning my part.

Things ain't working out so very fine
Things ain't working out so very fine.

If I talk she says I talk too much
If I get too close she says "don't touch"
She says I waste my time
And then she says she's mine
I really don't know where to start
Learning my part
Learning my part.

Things ain't working out so very fine
Things ain't working out so very fine
Things ain't working out so very fine
Things ain't working out so very fine
Things ain't working out so very fine
Things ain't working out so very fine.

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LOVE IN THE SONG

I got love and I feel alright
I got love and it's real alright
She keeps making me feel alright
I know it's a square deal.

I got love in the song alright
I got love it ain't wrong, alright
It can't last me too long, alright
I got love in the song.

Crazy 'bout the way you love me
Crazy 'bout the way you love me
Crazy 'bout the way you love me
Crazy 'bout the way you love me
Crazy 'bout the way you love me
Crazy 'bout the way you love me
Crazy 'bout the way you love me
Crazy 'bout the way you love me.

I got love and I feel alright
I got love and it's real alright
She keeps making me feel alright
I know it's a square deal.

I got love in the song alright
I got love it ain't wrong, alright
It can't last me too long, alright
I got love in the song.

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THE MULE

I could be happy, I could be glad
I could be carefree, I could be bad
Life would be worthwhile, I could be true
I could be me, if it wasn't for you.

I could be handsome, I could be rich
I could be really out of this ditch
Making my fortune, making my bed
I could let fame go to my head.

You keep your carrots, I don't want one
I want my freedom, I want some fun
Juxtaposition, what did I say
What a position, I'm in today.

You are my drawback, you are my pain
Standing in my way, crowding my brain
Why be so selfish, I'm just a fool
Why be so stubborn, you're just a mule.

La la la la la, la la la la
La la la la la, la la la la
(Repeat and fade).

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SYMPATHY

Sympathy is what you see in me
Is that all I'm good for?
What's more I think you think I'm just your friend.

I'll be concise I think you're nice
Entice me to be something else
Or else I think this friendship has to end.

'Cause I wanna be your lover baby
Wanna to be your lover baby
Wanna be your lover right away
'Cause I wanna be your lover right away
An' I'm tired of hearing what you have to say
Yet I think perhaps you ought to let me know
If you only want to cry to me I'll go.

Don't be naive can't you perceive
That I believe in you it's true
You're always treating me indifferently.

So if you cry I'll say goodbye
Unless you try some sympathy on me
Just for a change act differently.

'Cause I wanna be your lover baby
Wanna be your lover baby
Wanna to be your lover right away
Yes I wanna be your lover right away
An' I'm tired of hearing what you have to say
Yet I think perhaps you ought to let me know
If you only want to cry to me I'll go.

If it's only sympathy you need from me
I think you ought to lead your life more cautiously
And let me go.

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THE GLORIA BOSOM SHOW

I was sitting in an old armchair
Trying to work my radio
When from absolutely nowhere
I heard the Gloria Bosom Show.

She just knocks me right through the floor
Every time I hear her speak
I get buried when she says "that's all
'Bye my hunny bunches till next week."

Ooo-oo ooo-oo ooo-oo-oo ooo
Ooo-oo ooo-oo ooo-oo-oo ooo
Gloria Bosom's on tonight, tonight
If you should turn your radio on, you might
Feel excitement growing there
If you don't you might regret it.
Gloria Bosom's on tonight, tonight.

Ooo-oo ooo-oo ooo-oo-oo ooo
Ooo-oo ooo-oo ooo-oo-oo ooo
Gloria Bosom knocks me out, me out
Makes you just want to jump and shout about
Everythin' she says is lovely
And I'm sure she speaks just to me
Gloria Bosom's on tonight, tonight.

Oh Gloria, don't you go
Don't pass me by
I'm living just for your show
Without it I would die.

They've just come and taken my armchair
But I'm clinging to my radio
The bailiff's cursin' and the room is bare
But I've still got my G. B. Show.

Out on the street again but that's alright
I've still got my radio
I feel good 'cause it's Friday night
And here comes the Gloria Bosom Show.

Gloria Bosom's on tonight, tonight
If you should turn your radio on, you might
Feel excitement growing there
If you don't you might regret it.
Gloria Bosom's on tonight, tonight.

Ooo-oo ooo-oo ooo-oo-oo ooo
Ooo-oo ooo-oo ooo-oo-oo ooo
Ooo-oo ooo-oo ooo-oo-oo ooo
(Repeat and fade).

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SYLVIE

I love you Sylvie, I love you I do
I think you're nice, my advice is love me
I love you Sylvie, I love you I do
I think you're nice, now entice me to be.

Well I want you Sylvie darlin'
An' I need you Sylvie darlin'
An' I love you Sylvie, be my girl.

I love you Sylvie, I love you I do
I think you're swell, you do well, you know it
I love you Sylvie, I really do
I want to be, your baby, you know it.

Well I want you Sylvie darlin'
An' I need you Sylvie darlin'
Well I love you Sylvie, be my girl.

I love you Sylvie, I love you I do
You're quite the girl that I dream about
I love you Sylvie, I really do
You're quite the girl that I'm mad about.

Well I want you Sylvie darlin'
An' I need you Sylvie darlin'
Yes I love you Sylvie, be my girl.
Be my girl
Be my girl
(and fade).

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NOT TO MENTION HER SMILE

She's such a different girl, she looked at me
My head's in a whirl, she looked at me
Such a pretty face I don't know what to say
I hope she might even stay a while
Not to mention, not to mention her smile.

She just fascinates me, I must talk to her
She knows how to be, I must talk to her
She's makin' me feel I just can't go wrong
Her eyes say don't be too long, awhile
Not to mention, not to mention her smile.

Hello's an easy word to say, just be sociable
You know what I mean?
But I find her hard to play, she's unapproachable
Well, do you know what I mean?

I just can't concentrate, she makes me feel weak
I'll leave it too late, I just have to speak
There's nothing to lose if she dislikes me
Her eyes seem to tell me it's worthwhile
Not to mention, not to mention her smile.
Not to mention her smile.

She's such a different girl
She's such a different girl.

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GOT TO GET INTO YOUR WAY OF LIFE

I've got to get into your way of life
I've got to get into your way of life.

I've tried to understand you
But I don't really get through
I love you and I have to
Try to get across to you.

I've got to get into your way of life
I've got to get into your way of life.

You say I really don't try
But you always disapprove
Give me time, things 'll be fine
I can make a better move.

I've got to get into your way of life
I've got to get into your way of life
I've got to get into your way of life
I've got to get into your way of life
(and fade).

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TROUSERS

This is a story about a pair or trousers
It deals with a lack of a sense of humour
Or rather a lack of imagination . .

I would like to know, where you put my trousers
I really must go, please give me my trousers
Well it's stopped raining, they must have dried by now
So let's stop gaming, you'll get me in an awful row.

This joke's gone too far, I feel absolutely daft
Over-parked my car, and what's more I feel the draught
What to you hope to gain, by my being trouserless?
Oh I could curse the rain, for getting me in such a mess.

Someone's going to come, why don't you be reasonable?
Now you've had your fun, won't you please be sensible?
How long can this go on? I've looked most everywhere
To put my trousers on, and now I really just don't care.

Would you like my shirt? here's a goodly pair of shoes
Take my coat and tie, what about my underpants?
Trousers, trousers
Trousers, trousers
Trousers, trousers
Trou - - - sers
Trousers, trous sus, sus
(etc. and fade).

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HERE'S TILL THEN

You can stay away forever and a day
But I'll keep on loving you till then
You can change your mind
And come home to find
That I'm here to care for you again
So here's till then.

You can say "too bad"
You can even be glad
But you can't say you never cared
You can close your mind
You can be so unkind
But you can't spoil what we once shared
You can't spoil the love that we once shared.

INSTRUMENTAL

You can stay away forever and a day
But I'll keep on loving you till then
You can change your mind
You can come home to find
That I'm here to care for you again
I'll be here to care for you again.

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THERE'S NO SUCH THING

Things I thought I knew don't seem to say much
I thought I knew you, but I don't mean much
Your love's not what you say
You have to think of things to say
Ah but things don't work that way
Baby there's no such thing ah!
Baby there's no such thing ah!

You go out without me and I wonder
And you say it's fair, baby no wonder
You tell me that you think you're mine
That you're coming home tonight.
Ah but that's not quite all right
Baby there's no such thing ah!
Baby there's no such thing ah!

And if you think I just don't care
And if you think I'll always be there.

Things I thought I knew don't seem to say much
I thought I knew you, but I don't mean much
You're asking me to compromise
But I've just begun to get wise
And I'm sick of all your lies
Baby there's no such thing ah!
Baby there's no such thing ah!
Baby there's no such thing ah!
Baby there's no such thing ah!
(and fade).

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ATTRACTION

I met her walkin' down a busy street
It might has well have been a deserted beach
That initial, superficial attraction
Has grown much deeper
And I need her.

And if I married her tomorrow
She'd make my life a paradise
But I know she won't be here as long as that
Such a pity
'Cause I need her.

Oh she sparkles like clear water
Reflecting all my dreams
But like a stone that's thrown disturbing the surface
She's breaking up around me
Or so it seems.

I met her walkin' down a busy street
It might has well have been a deserted beach
That initial, superficial attraction
Has grown much deeper
And I need her.

And if I married her tomorrow
She'd make my life a paradise
But I know she won't be here as long as that
It's such a pity
'Cause I need her.

Du du du du du, du du du
Du du du du du du du da
(and fade).

Copyright © 2001 Michael Armitage

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