Artist: They Might Be Giants
Song: Number Three
Album: They Might Be Giants
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There's only two songs in me and I just wrote the third
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Don't know where I got the inspiration or how I wrote the words
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Spent my whole life just digging up my music's shallow grave
F#m A B E
For the two songs in me and the third one I just made
A rich man once told me -"hey, life's a funny thing"
A poor man once told me that he can't afford to speak
Now I'm in the middle like a bird without a beak
So I went to the president and I asked old whats-his-name
Has he ever gotten writer's block or something like the same?
He just started talking like he was on T.V.
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"If there's just two songs in ya boy, what do you want from me?"
So I bought myself some denim pants and a silver guitar
But I flatly told the ladies - you'll still have to call me 'sir'
'Cause I have to keep my self-respect or I'll never be a star
Since there's just two songs in me and this is