Good Boys... Lyrics to "Long Player"

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Bad 'N' Ruin
(Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart)

Mother, don't you recognize your son?
Coming home, 'cause I failed you Mother
I'll be there in the morning
If you'll have me back
The rent up here is much too high
For a room without a tap
I'll be early in the morning
And I'll find my way back home
Back home bad 'n' ruin
With my tail between my legs
Tail between my legs
And I'll be so tired

I'll be early tomorrow morning
And I'll fall down off my plane
Don't be embarrassed mother
By your ugly worn-out son
Your ugly worn-out son.

Mother, you won't recognize me now
Mother, you won't recognize me now
Mother, you won't recognize me now

And I'll be down on Cannon Street
Passport in my hand
Should you not recognize me
I've heavily made-up my eyes
Momma, you won't recognize me now
Brother, you won't recognize me now
Sister, you won't recognize me now
Mother, you won't recognize me now

So mother when you've seen me
Don't forget I'm your boy too
I know my brother has done you proud
He's one foot in the grave
Mother don't you recognize me now?

I'm a burglar in the first degree
But it don't seem to worry me
I'll be so tired, so tired
I'll be so tired, so tired

So Tired

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Tell Everyone
(Ronnie Lane)

May the smile on your face
Come straight from your heart
Takes a lady like you
To write that for me

To wake up with you
Makes my morning so bright
Wipes the sleep from my eyes
When you tell me your dreams

And it goes on and on
Way beyond and out of reach
It's a well known old secret
Go and tell everyone

The smile on your face
Comes straight from your heart
If you look you will find
And you wrote that for me

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Sweet Lady Mary
(Ronnie Lane, Ron Wood, Rod Stewart)

Sweet Lady Mary has to rest her poor head
Wakes in the morning with her breakfast in bed
I tried to help her but I did not know how
I tried to love her but it's all over now

Nothing left to comfort me
Except a sunny day
Steal away
Steal away

Over the stones along the dusty old road
With every footstep one more tale is told
With every turning one more side to see
Sweet Lady Mary's seen the last of me

A lesson is learnt
I'll never come this way again
I'll steal away
Steal away

Her Spanish habits are so hard to forget
The lady lied with every breath, I accept
Was a matter of time before my face did not fit
I knew all along I'd have to quit.

Anyway now, I better not
Waste anymore of your time
I'll steal away
Steal away

I think I'll go back home and start all again
Where the Gulf Stream waters tend to ease the pain
And on a new day when I've mended the wound
Sweet Lady Mary's gate I swear I'll be bound

But before I sit down again
And waste anymore of your time
I better steal away
Steal away

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Richmond
(Ronnie Lane)

I wish I
I wish I was in Richmond
I do, I would I
I wish I
I wish I was back home

I'm waitin'
Here in New York City
The rain is falling
There's no one who cares
There's no one loves me here

The women
They may look very pretty
And some they know it
But some look good
They show a leg and smile
But they all look like the flowers
In someone else's garden
I've no act of love
for anyone but you

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Maybe I'm Amazed
(Paul McCartney)

Baby I'm amazed at the way you love me all the time
Maybe I'm afraid of the way I'll leave you
Baby, I'm amazed at the way you fool me all the time
You hung me on a line
Baby, I'm amazed at the way I really need you

Baby, I'm a man, oh baby,
I'm a lonely man who's in the middle of something
That he doesn't really understand
Baby, I'm a man, oh baby,
You're the only woman that could ever help me
Baby, won't you try to understand

Baby, I'm a man, oh baby,
I'm a lonely man who's in the middle of something
That he does not really understand
Baby, I'm a man, oh baby,
You're the only one that could ever help me
Baby, won't you try to understand

Baby, I'm amazed at the way you're with me all the time
Baby, I'm afraid of the way I'll leave ya'
Baby, I'm amazed at the way you help me sing the song
You right me when I'm wrong
Baby I'm amazed at the way I really need you

Baby, I'm a man, oh baby,
I'm a lonely man who's in the middle of something
That he does not really understand
Baby, I'm a man, oh baby,
You're the only woman that could ever help me
Baby, won't you try to understand

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Had Me A Real Good Time
(Ron Wood, Rod Stewart & Ronnie Lane) 

Thought I was lookin' good
So I cycled 'cross the neighbourhood
Was invited by a skinny girl
Into her high class world

Left my bicycle under the stairs
Laid my coat across the kosher chairs
Made my way across the crowded room
I had nothing to lose

My reception wasn't very keen
So turning on a friendly grin
Stood on the table with my glass of gin
And came straight to the point

(Chorus)
I was glad to come
I'll be sad to go
So while I'm here
I'll have me a real good time

(Repeat)

Dancing madly round the room, yeah
Singing loudly and sorta' out of tune
Was escorted by a friendly slag
'Round the bedroom and back
Wandered across to the door
Missed my step and I fell on the floor.
Said one word and was asked to leave
Kinda' wish I was dead.

(Chorus)

The skinny girl made it clear
That she only came here for the beer
The vicar simply reeked of gin
On my way home I happened to fall off my bicycle
(Good party)
I was glad to come, but I was also glad to get home

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Nobody Knows
(Ronnie Lane, Ron Wood)

I'm waiting here in patience
Am I waiting all in vain?
Will I see you?  Will I touch you?
Will I hear you call my name?
Come and make
Ten steps to every one step that I take

Nobody comes and nobody goes, 
No one is happy, and no one has woes.
Everything lasting, ever the same,
Nothing is ending, nothing can change.

The Good Lord always has been, 
Always will be ever the same.
And confusion mixed with illusion 
All years only turn again
With one and one hundred names
Had all the rooms, our key is to change.

Nobody comes and nobody goes, 
No one is happy and no one has woes,
Everything lasting, nothing can change,
Nothing is ending, ever the same
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On the Beach
(Ronnie Lane, Ron Wood)

I don't care who's watching
Don't mind what the surfing heads might say
Although I may not be no Charlie Atlas
I'm gonna take my shirt off anyway

Now skin and bones sinks easy on the high tide
And I'm not one for castles in the sand
I've seen a girl I once knew from the East Side
I think I spy a bottle in her hand
I think I spy a bottle in her hand

I don't need to know your birthday
'Cause what you tell her I don't claim to be
There's a place I know of called the Tip Top
Won't you come and take a walk with me
Won't you come and take a walk with me

Didn't take too much hard work to get her
Melted like a chocolate in my arms
If (?) had ever seen it better
It never did the scenery no harm
Never did the scenery no harm.

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I Feel So Good
(Big Bill Broonzy)

I got a letter
It come to me by mail
My baby's coming' home
I hope that she don't fail

(Chorus)
Because I feel so good
I feel so good
You know I feel so good
Feel like ballin' the jack

I drove into town to that old station
Just to meet her old train
My baby said she's a-comin' home
I hope that she won't fail

(Chorus)

Feel so good, I hope I always will
Feel just like I just got out of jail
Way off behind the hills

(Chorus)

(ad-libs to end)

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