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Lyrics by: Joe South
# Debut Chart
12 Jan '69 Hot 100

Lyrics

Mmm... La-da da da da da da da La-da da da da da da de La-da da da da da La-da da da da da Whoa, the games people play, now Every night and every day, now Never meaning what they say, now Never saying what they mean While they while away the hours In their ivory towers 'Til they're covered up with flowers In the back of a black limousine, whoa-ah [CHORUS] La-da da da da da da da La-da da da da da da de Talking 'bout you and me And the games people play, now Whoa, we make one another cry Break a heart, then we say goodbye Cross our hearts, and we hope to die That the other was to blame, whoa-ah


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But neither one will ever give in So we gaze at an eight by ten Thinking 'bout the things that might have been And it's a dirty rotten shame, whoa-ah [repeat CHORUS] Oh, yeah, yeah, yeah All right Oh, yeah, yeah Come on, come on, come on, come on, come on [BRIDGE] Whoa-oh-oh Now look here People walking up to you Singing glory hallelujah (ha-ha) And they try to sock it to you In the name of the Lord They're gonna teach you how to meditate Read your horoscope, cheat your fate And further more to hell with hate Come on, get on board, whoa-ah [repeat CHORUS] Wait a minute Look around tell me what you see What's a-happening to you and me God grant me the serenity To just remember who I am, whoa-ah 'Cause you've given up your sanity For your pride and your vanity Turn your back on humanity Oh, and you don't give a da da da da da da da Da da da da da da da da La-da da da da da da de I keep a-talking 'bout you and me, brother And the games people play, now, now Da da da da da da da da La-da da da da da da de, uh Talking 'bout you and me, oh! And the games people play I wonder, can you come out and play? Talking 'about you and me... [FADE]

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