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I've been alive forever,
And I wrote the very first song.
I put the words and the melodies together,
I am music,
And I write the songs.

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I write the songs that make the whole world sing.
I write the songs of love and special thing s.
I write the songs that make the young girls cry.
I write the songs, I write the songs.

My home lies deep within you,
And I've got my own place in your sole.
Now, when I look out through your eyes,
I'm youg again, even though I'm very old.

(CHORUS)
I write the songs that make the whole world sing.
I write the songs of love and special thing s.
I write the songs that make the young girls cry.
I write the songs, I write the songs.

Oh my music makes you dance
And gives your spirit to take a chance,
And I wrote some rock n roll so you can move.
Music fills your heart,
Well, that's a real fine place to start.
It's from me it's for you,
It's from you, it's from me,
It's a world wide symphony.

(CHORUS)
I write the songs that make the whole world sing.
I write the songs of love and special thing s.
I write the songs that make the young girls cry.
I write the songs, I write the songs.

I am music, and I write the songs.



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    UnregisteredJan 17, 2014 at 9:17 am
    This was written by Bruce Johnston, who is a member of The Beach Boys. The song is sometimes erroneously rumored to be about Brian Wilson. Johnston cleared this up when he told us: "The Captain & Tennille were the first artists to record my song 'I Write The Songs.' I never wrote 'I Write The Songs' about Brian Wilson. I wrote it about 'where music comes from' (for me, music comes only from God). My song has nothing to do with Brian! I admire Brian Wilson's great melodies and, as a member of the Beach Boys, I'm singing these fantastic songs in concert year after year."
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    UnregisteredJul 18, 2012 at 6:29 am
    I always thought it's "soul", not "sole". The lyrics is incorrect. Of course, the "i" in the song refers to god.
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    UnregisteredFeb 20, 2012 at 12:58 pm
    Now, we all know that lucifer was built with music. Go through the words of this song as if lucifer was singing it! In an interview barry hinself said,that he was overcome with a totally different presence whilst writing this song.
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    UnregisteredDec 15, 2011 at 5:53 am
    This song is satanic. Lucifer is a worship angel before he was cast down from heaven. Read the lyrics, there is a part that says he's old. The bible says in revelations that the devil is an old serpent.
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    michael33071Nov 5, 2011 at 2:21 pm
    This song reminds me of my grandmother growing up.

    "i write the songs that make the whole world sing. "

    I could use a trombone.

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