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Lyrics by: Joe South
# Debut Chart
55 Feb '69 Hot 100

Lyrics

First your mama and your papa sent you to the finest schools Never let it be said that their little darling was a fool So with a credit card and your good name You were drawn like a moth to the flame To that crowd of the night where you more or less lost your cool


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You had 20-20 vision and still you are walking round blind And whether right or wrong, I'd still tag along behind Now if you think that's reality And girl that's where you wanna be It's time to say, you go your way and I'll go mine It's been a gas but I'm gonna have to pass These are not my people These are not my people Looks like the end, my friend I got to get in the wind, my friend You found yourself naked in the world with no place to hide Then you feel the pulse of your god and he has died Now you're a rebel that's got no cause Yeah, a tiger that's got no claws They promised you the world on a string but you know they lied You said you'd be back in a big black limousine But you know I'm inclined to believe it's not the kind you mean Cause when you fall down up off your cloud And you're just a little face in the crowd They're gonna throw you away like the last week's magazines It's been a gas but I think I'm gonna pass These are not my people These are not my people Looks like the end, my friend I got to get in the wind, my friend Looks like the end, my friend I got to get in the wind

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