Ride The Blinds
Ride The Blinds
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Can't Take It With You

All these singers are hanging around
don't know the way up from the way down
everyone wants their fifteen minutes of fame
and I won't be the one to say who's to blame
it's always the same
I'll tell you the reason, if you want to know
there's always an answer
but you can't take it with you when it's time to go

there's this young guy who plays the guitar
spends half of his life wishing he was a star
but he works all the day on a copy machine
and it's sucking his soul and it's making him mean
it's always a scene
you can think that you'll keep it, or pretend you don't know
but there's always a wake up
and you can't take it with you when it's time to go

now there's a wedding, but they can't find the bride
someone said they saw her leave with her pride
it don't always go down the way that you thought
you don't always get what you think you just bought
it happens allot
there's vultures above us, and snakes down below
you can walk down the aisle, honey
but you can't take it with you when it's time to go

it's always around you, at any old time
it's there for the pickin', yeah, it don't cost a dime
but don't get so smart to think it will stay
as easy as it comes it will go away

there's a river running through the air
it's only a muse, it's there if you care
some take your money and they show you the stairs
some make a claim and they say that it's theirs
and I wonder who cares
the last piece of the puzzle has sunk far below
you can look if you want to
but you can't take it with you when it's time to go

words and music by Dan Whitaker
2001 Sunny Smedley Music