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Lyr Req: I Believe, I Do (Tom Paxton)

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Subject: Lyr Req: I believe everything they tell me to...
From: GUEST,2 Feathers (and I'm NOT a guest!)
Date: 07 May 04 - 08:49 AM

Trying so hard to remember an old political song. It sounds like it might be a Tom Lehrer type song, or even Paxton type. The chorus I remember goes,

"I believe I do, I believe it's true, I believe everything they tell me to..." Does anyone remember this one?


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: I believe everything they tell me to.
From: Susan of DT
Date: 07 May 04 - 09:47 AM

Paxton
In DT as "I believe, I do"


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: I believe everything they tell me to...
From: ced2
Date: 07 May 04 - 10:31 AM

Not Lehrer


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: I believe everything they tell me to...
From: Joe Offer
Date: 07 May 04 - 11:22 AM

Hi, Susan - I think maybe it's not in the version of the database that's available to us. Click here for the song, as posted in the Forum (Susan's version isn't available to us yet because it still has technical work to be done).
-Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: I believe everything they tell me to.
From: Susan of DT
Date: 08 May 04 - 08:53 AM

Yes, it is in the newest version that is out getting translated to web/windows/mac. Sorry. I did not remember that it was entered recently since most of the Paxton has been in for a long time.


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Subject: Lyr Add: I BELIEVE, I DO (Tom Paxton)
From: dick greenhaus
Date: 08 May 04 - 10:36 AM

I BELIEVE, I DO
(Tom Paxton)

Cho: I believe, I do, I believe it's true
    I believe exactly what they tell me to!
    I believe, I do, I believe it's true
    I'm a simple guy and I believe.

The building inspector came around
And he poked his head inside my door just as the plaster
Missed his head then he smiled and said
"Well, the building looks quite safe to me."

The politician told me just the other day
That he really didn't want the job at all
But he would make this sacrifice for me
If I would only place my trust in him.

And the labor leader told his membership
That his limosine was no extravagance at all
His cocktail parties at Miami Beach
Merely helped him roll the union on.

The commissioner of public safety called
On the people to support their local cops
Who never ever use any extra force
When a kindly word would do as well.


------
Recorded on the album Outward Bound, 1966
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