The Lyrics


1. MAN IN THE MOON
2. TIME FOR LOVE
3. PEOPLE WORKING IN THE NIGHT
4. LOVE AIN'T KIND
5. HEARTACHE SUZANNE
6. MISERY BUSINESS (INDUSTRY OF PAIN)
7. SOMETHING SPECIAL
8. JUDY
9. I DREAM ABOUT YOU
10. WE SEEM LIKE THE SAME
11. SHE WOULDN'T LISTEN, HE WOULDN'T SAY
12. I'M USED TO BEING ALONE
13. EVERYBODY I MEET WANTS TO BE HUMBLE
14. PARADE

1. MAN IN THE MOON
(Michael Foley)
Maurice Buday Music (ASCAP)

I was a stranger, I had no place to go
I rode for miles in the night
It grew much colder, the sun began to shine
I saw the highway begin to dry
Picked up a stranger, he'd waited day and night
To get home to see his wife

She was a clever spender, she was still young and tender
With no contender for her time
She'd make the perfect mother, she was like no other
To meet your mind or meet your eye

He works too hard in the city, and is underpaid
Like all the rest he eats at noon
Outside the normal corruption, there's little interruption
He might as well be the man in the moon
Man, man in the moon

Here's what I do with my life, working for another man
Like all the rest I get along
Outside the normal corruption, there's little interruption
To meet your mind or meet your eye

I talk with many young people, who cannot live for today
What will they do when time fades away
Go be a stranger, and have no place to go
And ride for miles in the night
Miles in the night
Miles in the night
Miles

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2. TIME FOR LOVE
(Michael Foley)
Maurice Buday Music (ASCAP)

It's the time, it's the time for love
It's the time, it's the time for love
All the pain from love left in my heart's avenged

It's the time, it's the time for love
It's the time, it's the time for love
All the pain from love left in my heart's avenged

Imagination makes it hard to love
The real one in your heart
It's so hard to love with your heart in chains
Breakaway you'll be free

It's the time, it's the time for love
It's the time, it's the time for love
All the pain from love left in my heart's avenged
All the pain from love left in my heart's avenged

It's the time
It's the time
It's the time
It's the time

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3. PEOPLE WORKING IN THE NIGHT
(Michael Foley)
Maurice Buday Music (ASCAP)

When you're sleeping at home in your bed late at night
There's people working in the night
They could be taking your toll or saving your life
There's people working in the night
Red, white and blue it’s black, brown and white
There's people working in the night

When the sun goes down and the stars come out
There's a whole world just coming on
When you're sleeping at home in your bed late at night
Ah, there's people working in the night.

Maybe you talk on the phone on the radio
That's working in the night
You're walking the beat, you're fixing the street
That’s working in the night
You're baking the bread, you're burying the dead
That's working in the night

When you're sleeping at home in your bed late at night
Ah, there's people working in the night

Maybe they're paying you to wait, outside the gate
That’s working in the night
Maybe you sleep in the day, maybe you're straight or you're gay
You're working in the night
Maybe si hable espanol or you're coming in from the cold
There’s plenty of hard workworking in the night

When the sun goes down and the stars come out
There's a whole world just coming on
When you're sleeping at home in your bed late at night
There's people working in the night
There’s people working in the night
Everybody’s working in the night

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4. LOVE AIN'T KIND
(Michael Foley)
Maurice Buday Music ASCAP

Love ain't kind
Makes you lose your mind
And it ain't fair
Makes you wish that you're still there
But it ain't so bad,
Less you wish that you never had

When I was young,
Had a way with a razor tongue
But I wasn't wise
I wouldn't believe my eye's
So I paid the price
Burnt myself trying' to melt the ice

So be advised,
Brings a man right down to size
Don't despair
You'll find that you're still there
And it ain't so bad,
Less you wish that you never had

Love ain't kind
Makes you lose your mind
And it ain't fair
Makes you wish that you're still there
Makes you wish that you’re still there
Makes you wish that you’re still there

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5. HEARTACHE SUZANNE
(John York)
Debris Music (BMI)

You don't need the heartache Suzanne
Don't fall in love with a married man
I'll never leave her
I'm happy where I am
You don't need the heartache Suzanne

Lately you've been thinkin' ‘bout another man
Someone to love you
And never get out of hand
If I could be there I'd do the best I can
You don't need the heartache
You've taken all you can take
You don't need the heartache Suzanne

Maybe I’ll find a way
To get back to you
I'll do everything
You need a man to do
Maybe there'll come a time
When I'll be by your side
You know you'd feel so satisfied

You don't need the heartache Suzanne
Don't fall in love with a married man
I'll never leave her
I'm happy where I am
You don't need the heartache
You’ve taken more than you can take
You don't need the heartache
You’ve taken more than you can take
You don't need the heartache
You’ve taken more than you can take
You don’t need the heartache Suzanne
Suzanne, Suzanne, Suzanne

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6. MISERY BUSINESS (INDUSTRY OF PAIN)
(Michael Foley)
Maurice Buday Music (ASCAP)

So you're in the misery business
Putting families out in the cold
Profit margins on the weakest
While picking the pockets of the sick and old

Industry of pain, stock market of heartache
All the riches that you've gained
Ain't worth the misery that you've made

So you merge your corporations
Mindless who will pay the price
That success that's drawn on paper
Cost's a human sacrifice
So you corrupt police departments
Pay bribes and undermine the law
You brutalize children, innocent children
And you demonize the poor

Industry of pain, stock market of heartache
All the riches that you've gained
Ain't worth the misery that you've made

Well I know that you're not listening
Or you're laughing at my song
Deep down inside your heart
We both know that it's wrong
Still you're in the misery business
No second thoughts and no regrets
You think death will overlook you
When he comes ‘round to collect

Industry of pain, stock market of heartache
All the riches that you've gained
Ain't worth the misery that you've made

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7. SOMETHING SPECIAL

(Michael Foley)
Maurice Buday Music (ASCAP)

I'm alright when I'm doing the best that I can
Maybe you see I'm just an ordinary man
I know I'm not exactly what you bargained for
Then again you ain't no Cleopatra yourself
I hope you've got something special on your mind

I woke up went out and found myself a job
I didn't like it but it’s
One of those things I had to do
Nothing sucks like working for the money honey
Fills your pockets but it empties your soul
I hope you've got something special on your mind

I know I'm not exactly what you bargained for
Then again you ain't no Cleopatra yourself
I hope you’ve got something special
I hope you’ve got something special
I hope you've got something special on your mind, this time

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8. JUDY
(Michael Foley)
Maurice Buday Music (ASCAP)

Judy, meet me at the river
Wear your red dress
Or don't wear nothin’ at all
We'll take the boat out on the water
We'll get back late or maybe not at all

Judy, come on to me
Take and keep me in your heart
I ain't got no life without you
Don't want a wife that's not you
I haven't got much if I haven't got you

Judy, my beautiful Judy
You're an angel sent from heaven above
If I could live my whole life over
You'd be my only lover
And we could spend our whole lives being in love

Judy, mmmm, mmmm
Or don't wear nothin' at all
Mmmm, mmmmm
We'll get back late or maybe not at all

Judy, mmmm
Oh yeah mmmm hey hey
My beautiful Judy
My angel divine
My beautiful Judy
My angel divine
Mmmm oh yeah
Come on over here baby
You know how much I love you
My beautiful Judy
My angel divine

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9. I DREAM ABOUT YOU

(Michael Foley)
Maurice Buday Music (ASCAP)

Good-bye to the misery that followed me all day
Good-bye to the heartache that made this a heavy day
If I could feel you I know I would feel myself
What I get from you I get from no one else

I dream about you
Dreamin'about you
I dream about you
Dreamin' about you
And what we're gonna do

I was born my mother's child, got my father's name
The river's deep and the ocean's so wide
But life goes on the same
If I could see you, I know I would see myself
What I get from you, I get from no one else

I dream about you
Dreamin'about you
I dream about you
Dreamin' about you
And what we're gonna do

I don't mind choppin' wood, I know it's gonna pay the rent
But I do mind workin' so hard when all that money's spent
You can put me down if you must but I keep my hammer down
I keep my business at home and not all over town

I dream about you
Dreamin'about you
I dream about you
Dreamin' about you

I dream about you
Dreamin'about you
I dream about you
Dreamin' about you

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10. WE SEEM LIKE THE SAME
(Michael Foley)
Maurice Buday Music (ASCAP)

You and me baby we seem like the same
And you can bet that I'll be back again
Just as steady as the morning rain
The sun, it always shines on time

Just between the sun and the moon
A fool can count his stars to soon
Upset the time in this age old tune
And make it seem like the sky is almost falling

In our lives there is a simple way
The setting sun means the break of day
I stood beside while the river rolled on by
And made me feel like nothing

Wryly smiling she takes up to leave
She says, "please believe me
While I squeeze on your sleeve”
In this town where even cowboys freeze
And cough when the winter gets worried

Figuring well I just had to laugh
The FBI has your photograph
I stood beside while the river rolled on by
And made me feel like nothing

You and me baby we seem like the same
You can bet that I'll be back again
Just as steady as the morning rain
The sun, it always shines on time

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11. SHE WOULDN'T LISTEN, HE WOULDN'T SAY
(Michael Foley)
Maurice Buday Music (ASCAP)

I broke every rule that I could find
To deny it man you know I'm lyin'
I tried to take it less seriously
Suddenly you were so close to me
Suddenly we were so close to the end
Where some leave with lovers
And some are left with friends

She wouldn't listen, he wouldn't say
But someone says it every day, every day

Does it break your heart like it breaks mine?
Nothing seems to stand the test of time
Mom and dad took a trip to recover
We wondered from what
As we stared at each other
We wondered what, we wondered when
We'd ever feel really good again

She wouldn't listen, he wouldn't say
But someone says it every day, every day

How can I lead you to believe in yourself
If all I can do is live like somebody else
There was no fortune, there was no fame
There's only time and time's not to blame

She wouldn't listen, he wouldn't say
But someone says it every day
He wouldn't listen and she couldn't say
But someone says it every day
Someone says it every day
But we still don't listen and we still don't say
We still don't say
We still don’t say

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12. ALONE
(Michael Foley)
Maurice Buday Music (ASCAP)

I feel fine
No, I could feel better
I was devastated when you didn't
Answer my letter
You could have called
Or written back
Instead you left me with a
Heart attack

I was fine
Before I met you
I had a lot of friends
I had a whole lot to do
I was headed
In the right direction
I never knew that I
Needed protection from you

I'm used to being alone
I feel a whole lot better
I'm used to being alone
And I can live without you

I've got this place
So deep inside
It's a mile deep
And a mile wide
Changes with the sun
Changes with the moon
Tryin' so hard
To change to soon

I'm used to being alone
I feel a whole lot better
I'm used to being alone
And I can live without you

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13. EVERYBODY I MEET WANTS TO BE HUMBLE
(Michael Foley)
Maurice Buday Music (ASCAP)

Everybody I meet wants to be humble
So they can be like you
Everybody I meet wants to be just like you
So they won't stumble or fumble

Take my love with you
Wherever you may go
Tell everybody that you meet there
That I love them so
And anything you say you say I said to say will be
Alright with me

Take a walk out in the sea or in a jet
Everybody's convinced themselves
There's something that hasn't happened yet
It hasn't happened yet

Whatever happens
In your midnight dreams
Are you distorted, are you transported
Are you submarine
I even know some people who say they wake up
Outside their bodies

There's a piece in every human
That won't go away
It will not leave, it does not quiver
It passes time away, it passes time away

Take my love with you
Wherever you may go
Tell everybody that you meet there
Tell ‘em I love them so
And anything you say you say I said to say will be
Alright with me

Take my love with you
Wherever you may go
Tell everybody that you meet there
Tell ‘em I love them so
And anything you say you say I said to say will be
Alright with me

The trumpet rings out one clear note
And then it's silent
A woman screams, there is a scene
And it's violent, it's violent

Take my love with you
Wherever you may go
Tell everybody that you meet there
Tell ‘em you love them so
And anything you say you say I said to say will be
Alright with me
Alright with me
Alright with me

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14. PARADE
(Michael Foley)
Maurice Buday Music (ASCAP)

You were in the circus party
And how you rode upon it
In a headdress made for the parade
And as you swept the spotlight
You repaired the broken hearted people
For the parade
Got them ready for the parade


What we are and where we started
What a love to come this far
Do you think that love would let you down?
I believe in your earth angel
In a love that's rare and true
That would only be for you
That would only be for you
That's why I'm saving it all up for you

That performance would be over
And the last light disappeared
The final tribute had been made
You retired to the bleachers
Put your seat out in the shade
No more marchin’ in the parade
You retired from the big parade
No more marchin’ in the parade
Come on down for the parade
Come on down for the parade
Parade
Parade
Parade

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