One Particular Harbour

  1. Stars on the Water

    STARS ON THE WATER
    Rodney Crowell Down in Louisiana bayous by and by
    Perogue pole or your natural soul
    Keeps you tied to a tree high tide
    Beer joint lights come on
    And then the crowd starts rollin' in Chorus:
    (Pretty soon you got) stars on the water
    (Just like) stars on the water
    You got stars on the water, let it rain Pole mine to Biloxi
    Sea breeze at your door
    Gypsy rains, dang hurricanes
    White silver sandy shores
    The "Blue Light" lounge is shinin'
    Way out on the view Chorus:
    (It looks just like) stars on the water
    (Just like) stars on the water
    Looks like stars on the water, let it rain When it's midnight down in Mobile
    Shinin' moonbeams on the bay
    They come from miles around to dance the jukebox down
    And dig the good time sounds they all play
    And all across the harbour
    Night lights shinin' in Chorus:
    (It looks just like) stars on the water
    (Just like) stars on the water
    (Feels like) stars on the water, let it rain
  2. I Used to Have Money One Time

    USED TO HAVE MONEY ONE TIME
    Jimmy Buffett & Michael Utley I had Cadillacs in my future
    Debutantes in my past
    I made a deal with the devil for a whole lot of money
    Thinkin' it would last and last
    But a fool and his money are bound to part
    And what goes up must come down
    So take my advice, don't trust the roll of the dice
    Keep your feet on solid ground Chorus:
    I used to have money one time
    Life of adventure and crime
    I used to have money one time
    Lots of women and wine
    But who's gonna tell a fool? Who's gonna tell a fool?
    Who's gonna tell a fool? That he ain't cool Now thems were hard times back in the eighties bous
    People barely had enough to get by
    But oh not me foot loose and fancy free
    There was nothing to myself I'd deny
    So fellas listen to my story now
    Though you have heard this tale befo'
    Take care of your needs and watch out for your greeds
    Or that wolf will be at your door Chorus:
    I used to have money one time
    Life of adventure and crime
    I used to have money one time
    Now I ain't got a dime
    But who's gonna be the fool? Who's gonna be the fool?
    Who's gonna be the fool? It still ain't cool. Who's gonna tell a fool? Who's gonna tell a fool?
    Who's gonna tell a fool? It still ain't cool.
  3. Livin\' It Up

    LIVIN' IT UP
    Jimmy Buffett, Josh Leo & J.D. Souther He took one last look
    Tossed that address book
    His odyssey had begun
    No time to see sights
    Ran all the red lights
    Burned all his bridges
    Now it's love on the run Chorus:
    Livin' it up
    Is takin' all of his time
    But he ain't givin' it up
    It suits his temperament fine Up on the bandstand, plays for a few fans
    Workin' for minimum wage
    He sees her lookin', his brain is cookin'
    She takes her seat of the foot of the stage Chorus:
    Livin' it up
    It's takin' all of his time
    But he ain't givin' it up
    It suits his temperament fine Yeah he loves livin' it up
    And takin' all of hes time
    But he ain't givin' it up
    It never crosses his mind Didn't say much, had a soft touch
    Knew what felt good in her man
    He was the same way, they split the next day
    Sang all the way through the Yucatan Chorus:
    Livin' it up
    It's takin' all of our taime
    But we ain't givin' it up
    It never crosses our mind
    No no no he's just livin' it up
    And takin' all of his time
    But he ain't givin' her up
    She suits his temperament fine
    Yeah she's just livin' it up
    And takin' all of his time.
  4. California Promises

    CALIFORNIA PROMISES
    Steve Goodman Beneath the moonlit sky
    Shadows walk beside the water
    Sad goodbyes whisperd on the shore
    Hear those wind chimes play
    They serenade the shadow lovers
    Sing and fade away
    Like California promises I will never love another
    Wait for me 'til I return
    But she never will
    He waits for her beside the water
    Faithful still to California promises.
  5. One Particular Harbour

    ONE PARTICULAR HARBOUR
    Jimmy Buffett & Bobby Holcomb IA ORA TE NATURA
    E MEA AROFA TEIE AO NEI
    IA ORA TE NATURA
    E MEA AROFA TEIE AO NEI Nature lives (life to nature)
    Have pity for the Earth
    (Love the Earth) I know I don't get there often enough
    But God knows I surely try
    It's a magic kind of medicine
    That no doctor could prescribe I used to rule my world from a pay phone
    And ships out on the sea
    But now times are rough
    And I got too much stuff
    Can't explain the likes of me Chorus:
    But there's this one particular harbour
    So far but yet so near
    Where I see the days as they fade away
    And finally disappear But now I think about the good times
    Down in the Caribbean sunshine
    In my younger days I was so bad
    Laughin' about all the fun we had I've seen enough to feel the world spin
    Mixin' different oceans meetin' cousins
    Listen to the drummers and the night sounds
    Listen to the singers make the world go 'round IA ORA TE NATURA
    E MEA AROFA TEIE AO NEI
    IA ORA TE NATURA
    E MEA AROFA TEIE AO NEI Lakes below the mountains
    Flow into the sea
    Like oils applied to canvas
    They permeate through me And there's that one particular harbour
    Sheltered from the wind
    Where the children play on the shore each day
    And all are safe within Most mysterious calling harbour
    So far but yet so near
    I can see the day when my hair's full gray
    And I finally disappear IA ORA TE NATURA
    E MEA AROFA TEIE AO NEI
    IA ORA TE NATURA
    E MEA AROFA TEIE AO NEI UA PAU TE MAITAI NO TE FENUA
    RE ZAI NOA RA TE ORA O TE MITIE Bounty of the land is exhausted
    But there's still abundance on the sea
  6. Why You Wanna Hurt My Heart?

    'WHY YOU WANNA HURT MY HEART
    Art Neville Why you wanna hurt my heart?
    Why you wanna hurt my heart?
    When you know that I love you
    Everybody else can see just how it ought to be
    Everybody but you Played your little game of deception
    Soon there's gonna be a connection
    When you're blue
    I know it's just a cryin' shame
    Nobody left to blame
    Nobody but you
    If I could turn back, if I could turn back the hands of time
    I'd do you a favor, straighten out confusion in your mind
    In your mind Gonna see the voodoo lady
    Before this thing drives me crazy
    Learn what to do, do about you
    Mix me up one of them potions, forget about my emotion
    Forget about you Why you wanna hurt my heart?
    Why you wanna hurt my heart?
    When you know that I love you
    Everybody 'round us can see just how it outta be, everybody but you
    Why you wanna hurt my heart?
  7. Honey Do

    HONEY DO
    Jimmy Buffett & Mike Utley You never try to keep the wild ones home
    But mister don't just sit there and wait
    Go out on the town makin' all of the rounds
    It don't matter if you're your own date Vacantly occupied, sat on the beach til my body got fried
    Dreamin' of your pretty eyes up in South Carolina
    I can't pronounce my r's or g's when I'm speakin' Southerneese
    Honey do, Honey, come and do me again I've seen your fat cats style
    Three hundred pounds of jive ass smile
    Young girls gigglin' all the while
    That's not my cup of chowder I go for candlelight
    Cold champagne nearly every night
    Honey, do a little toast to me and you Honey, why couldn't you have taken the non stop train
    I'm hungry and I really want to see you again I know it's gettin' late
    Waiter keeps starin' at your empty plate
    Maitre'd keeps tellin' me
    "Sir, she's just not coming." Now what the hell does Garcon know
    We've been through all this before
    Honey do, Honey, come and do me again Honey, why couldn't you have taken the non stop train?
    I'm hungry and I really want to see you again Vacantly occupied, sat on the beach til my body got fried
    Dreamin' of your pretty eyes up in South Carolina
    I can't pronounce my r's or g's when I'm speakin' Southerneese
    Honey do, Honey come and do me again
    Yeah, Honey do, Honey come and do me again.
  8. We Are the People Our Parents Warned Us About

    WE ARE THE PEOPLE OUR PARENTS WARNED US ABOUT
    Jimmy Buffett I was supposed to have been a Jesuit priest or a Naval Academy grad
    That was the way that my parents perceived me
    Those were the plans that they had
    Though I couldn't fit the part too dumb or too smart
    Ain't it funny how we all turned out
    I guess we are the people our parents warned us about You know I could have worked the rigs when the money was big Or hopped a freighter south to Trinidad
    And when they tried to draft me I earned a college degree
    Buyin' time till things were not so bad
    But when I got a guitar found a job in a bar, playin' acid rock til I was numb
    Tell me where are the flashbacks they all warned us would come. Chorus:
    We are the people they couldn't figure out
    We are the people our parents warned us about Hey hey, Gardner McKay, take us on the leaky Tiki with you
    Clear skies bound for Shanghai, sailin' on the ocean blue Now I got quarters in my loafers tryin' to fight inflation
    When it only used to take a cent
    Sometimes I wish I was back in my crash pad days before I knew what cash flow meant
    Seems everybody's joggin' or heavy into health shit
    Don't tell me that I ought to get rolfed
    'Cause I love cajun martinis and playin' afternoon golf Chorus
    We are the people there isn't any doubt
    We are the people they still can't figure out
    We are the people who love to sing "Twist and Shout"
    (Shake it up, Baby now)
    We are the people our parents warned us about.
  9. Twelve Volt Man

    TWELVE VOLT MAN
    Jimmy Buffett I never got a grip in penmanship
    Could never make those small l's flow
    Seldom found the trick to arithmetic
    Three plus two be faux pas
    But ask for some palm trees
    Or tales from the South Seas I never had the clout to knock one out
    But hitting was the name of my game
    Standing on third as the coaches conferred
    So close to my first claim to fame Just give me the steal sign
    And I'll make home plate mine
    And I just might turn some heads Sometimes I may get a little drastic
    Sometimes I just let my feelings show
    Sometimes I may be a bit sarcastic
    Most times that's the way the story goes Now I know this Joe down in Mexico
    He went there to work on his tan
    For years he's been plugged into blenders and songs
    They call him the Twelve Volt Man He don't need no charge card
    Just give him a die-hard
    And he'll make sparks fly round your head
    Or just ask for some palm trees
    Or tales from the South Seas
    And I'll make sparks fly round your head
    Round your head
    In your head
    In your head
  10. Brown Eyed Girl

    BROWN EYED GIRL
    Van Morrison Hey, where did we go?
    Days when the rains came
    Down in a hollow
    Playin' a new game Laughin' and a runnin'
    Skippin' and a jumpin'
    In the misty mornin' fog
    With our hearts a thumpin'
    It was you, my brown eyed girl
    You, my brown eyed girl Now what ever happened
    Tuesday is oh so slow
    Goin' down the old mine
    With a transistor radio Standin' in a sunlit lane
    Hidin' 'hind a rainbow's wall
    Slippin' and a slidin'
    All along the waterfall
    It was you, my brown eyed girl
    You, my brown eyed girl Do you remember when
    We used to sing
    Sha la la la la la la la la la la ti da
    Sha la la la la la la la la la la ti da So hard to find my way
    Now that I'm on my own
    Thought about it just the other day
    My, where's the time all gone Can't remember back then Lord
    Sometimes I'm overcome thinkin' 'bout
    Makin' love in the green grass
    Behind the stadium
    With you, my brown eyed girl
    Do you remember when
    We used to sing
    Sha la la la la la la la la la la ti da
  11. Distantly in Love

    DISTANTLY IN LOVE
    Jimmy Buffett Pay phones all were ringing as the crowd went roarin' by
    Lovely dancers swaying to an island lullaby
    Beside the southern ocean taking stock of what's to be
    Writing you this letter that you'll probably never see Chorus:
    But I can't help but be
    Ruled by inconsistency
    Not unique just distantly in love Tried to phone from Paris thinking
    Things could be arranged
    Me and you could rendezvous
    But I found your number changed
    So I drove to San Remo where
    The crazy painter dwells
    And toasted our old photographs
    Still up there on his shelf But I can't help but be
    Ruled by my antiquity
    Not unique just distantly in love
    I can't be the one to fill
    Your times and all your places
    I can't be the one to fill
    Your blanks and empty spaces I heard it from a friend of ours
    I saw in Timber Bay
    That you had a new lover who had
    Stolen you away
    That could be be the reason that
    I never got in touch
    And may present slight problems
    If he loves you half as much Chorus
    As I who can't help but be
    Ruled by my antiquity
    Not unique just distantly in love
    You know I can't help but be
    Part of my own philosophy
    Not unique just distantly in love

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