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On My Way

(Cousins)

Not available

Empty glasses on the table
Rows of bottles without labels
No-one drinks with friends no more
Look to yourself and that's for sure.

Pull up all the roots I'm growing
I'm on my way
Don't know quite just where I'm going
I'm on my way

I'm on my way
I don't know when but I'm going soon
On my way
It won't be long, perhaps this afternoon.

I'll follow signs that point the way
To yet another empty day
Seems it's just my generation
But I never leave the station.

Memories that come it seems
To haunt me always in my dreams
Trains go whistling by forever
I'll just hope for sunny weather.

Pull up all the roots I'm growing
I'm on my way
Don't know quite just where I'm going
I'm on my way

I'm on my way
I don't know when but I'm going soon
On my way
It won't be long, perhaps this afternoon.


Who Knows Where The Time Goes

(Denny)

Not available

Across the purple sky all the birds are leaving
How can they know it's time for them to go
Before the winter fire we'll still be dreaming
I have no thought of time.

But who knows where the time goes
Who knows where the time goes.

Sad deserted shore, your fickle friends are leaving
Ah but then you know, it's time for them to go
But I will still be here, I have no thought of leaving
I do not count the time.

But who knows where the time goes
Who knows where the time goes.

And I'm not alone, while my love is near me
I know it will be so until it's time to go
So come the storms of winter, and then the birds in spring again
I do not fear the time.

But who knows how my love grows
Who knows where the time goes.


Tell Me What You See In Me

(Cousins)

Old School Songs

My ship sails in
On a cloud of broken promises
It's just not true
Not a single word she says
Time will tell
Whether I can change my ways
It might take years
It might even take always.

Tell me what you see in me
And I'll tell you what I see in you.

Your picture melts
Before my tired eyes
And all it leaves
Is just a trace of paradise
You'll change again
That's what I've been told
But don't take long
Or I might get too old.

Take it easy
But take it slow
For who knows which way next
That wind will blow
Time goes by
Just as quickly as I want it to
And I'll make out
Like I never knew.


Always On My Mind

(Hooper)

Not available

When we met for the first time
I didn't even like your name
Then we met once again and
I wondered if I'd been insane.

Now I find you're always on my mind
Now I find you're always on my mind.

Never thought love could hit me
The way it does when I'm with you
Never dreamed I'd feel this way
Loving you the way I do.

Now I find you're always on my mind
Now I find you're always on my mind.

Now it seems I've always known you always on my mind
Couldn't stand to live without you
These days you're always on my mind.

When we met for the first time
I thought that love was just a game
Then I fell for you and then
You told me that you felt the same.

Now I find you're always on my mind
Now I find you're always on my mind.


Stay Awhile With Me

(Cousins)

Old School Songs

It seems that loving is a game that I can't win
No sooner are you here than gone again
Is there nothing I can say
To change your mind and stay
Alone with you is all I long to be
Will you stay awhile with me.

I've often gazed into my crystal ball
To find out if you think of me at all
But there's no reason why
You should even try
For there's nothing I can give as you can see
If you stay awhile with me.

Stay awhile with me
And I will show you I'm true
Stay awhile with me
That's all I'm asking you to do.

I see you in the street lamp's rusty gleam
It casts a magic spell as in a dream
The night is growing old
Come in from the cold
I'll lock the door and throw away the key
If you stay awhile with me.


Wild Strawberries

(Cousins/Hooper)

Not available

Instrumental


All I Need Is You

(Cousins)

Old School Songs

Love is a mist that's turning everything red to white
Like the full moon it send you out of your mind at night
Wishing wells ain't no use, they just say may or might.

And all I need
Well all I need is you
Somehow it just grew and grew
Till all I need is you.

Cats have got eyes that seem to follow me where I go
Purple and green, they seem to know everything I know
Be it all the feelings I just didn't want to show.

And all I need
Well all I need is you
Somehow it just grew and grew
Till all I need is you
All I need is you,
Yes all I need is you.

Caught my mind suddenly just drifting out the door
Saw all my lifetime passing, feeling so insecure
You knew for certain, but I just didn't know for sure.

And all I need
Well all I need is you
Somehow it just grew and grew
Till all I need is you
All I need is you
Yes all I need is you
Yes all I need is you.


How Everyone But Sam Was A Hypocrite

(Cousins)

Old School Songs

Half a bitter for the vicar
He's here to save your soul
He's looking fat and jovial
Though he's nearly on the dole
Anne Riley cooks his dinner
She keeps him washed and fed
She doesn't need much prompting
To jump into his bed.

And they all think they're so grand
Yes, they all think they're so grand
Yes, they all think they're so grand
But they're not
Oh no they're not.

Dr. Watson drinks large whiskies
He's nearly always high
He supplements his income
Aborting on the sly
Mrs. Thompson is an angel
In the W.V.S.
Her meals on wheels are very cheap
And she cooks the books for less.

Sammy Cohen is the bookie
Sitting over there
Drinking three star brandy
He doesn't seem to care
No-one wants to know him
They say he's been inside
They say his dear old mother
Committed suicide.

Dr. Watson charged Anne Riley
A fifty guinea fee
For Mr. Thompson's peace of mind
As far as I can see
Mrs. Thompson envies Annie
Cooking for the preacher
And everyone thinks Sam
Is a quite disgusting creature
But if the truth was known
It would shake all their foundations
It seems the preacher lives
On Sam's anonymous donations.


Sail Away To The Sea

(Cousins)

Old School Songs

The hands on the clock keep turning round
They point to the time of the day
The time means nothing with you by my side
Though some time I'll be on my way.

Down the road to where I must go
There's nothing between you and me
I'll take a boat down the river my love
And sail away to the sea
I'll sail away to the sea.

What will you take to remember me by
I've no money to buy you a smile
I can't say the words to bid you farewell
So I'll carry them with me a while.

You'll wave goodbye 'till I pass out of sight
As you're waving goodbye for good
I can't even take you part of the way
I only wish that I could.


Sweetling

(Hooper)

Old School Songs

I've got something richer than money
I've got something sweeter than honey
I've got someone funnier than funny
Sweetling I've got you
Sweetling I've got you.

I hear music better than Bach was
I see light shine into my darkness
I feel your touch electric sparkle
Sweetling I've got you
Sweetling I've got you.

I love you Sweetling
I'd give you anything
You're so delighting
Sweetling.

I've got something richer than money
I've got something sweeter than honey
I've got someone funnier than funny
Sweetling I've got you
Sweetling I've got you.

I love you Sweetling
I'd give you anything
You're so delighting
Sweetling.

I hear music better than Bach was
I see light shine into my darkness
I feel your touch electric sparkle
Sweetling I've got you
Sweetling I've got you.


Nothing Else Will Do

(Cousins)

Not available

My gate is swinging open
My fence is broken down
My window's staring blindly
Greets the callers with a frown
And I need a place to hide away
When I am feeling blue.

Nothing else will do, babe
Nothing else will do.

I've got no friends to turn to
When I am feeling low
I'm lonely sad and empty
Most everywhere I go
I'd like to leave the world behind
And try and start anew.

Nothing else will do, babe
Nothing else will do.

All I ever wanted
Was a place to call my own
A place that's quiet and peaceful
Where I can feel so all alone
I've been told this place is heaven
I wonder if it's true.

Nothing else will do, babe
Nothing else will do.

But it seems the path to heaven
Is always round the bend
And always in the distance
There's a road that has no end
But I will hope to find it
Before my life is through.

Nothing else will do, babe
Nothing else will do.


And You Need Me

(Cousins)

Old School Songs

I wish I knew you were to stay
I know too well why I feel this way
It's just that I can plainly see
That I need you and you need me.

I'll stay with you while the days go past
Live for today, try and forget the past
My friends all say and I agree
That I need you and you need me.

I'd like to say it isn't true
But all of me must lie with you.
Sometimes I say how can it be
That I need you and you need me.

Do you recall what I said before
I meant it then, now I mean it more
I'd like somehow to make you see
That I need you and you need me.

I'd like somehow to make you see
That I need you and you need me.


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