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Tourists wear their wallets
In high places when abroad
So as not to be ripped off in ways
To which they're not apprised
Lawyers write some goofy terms
In letters to the future
So as not to get all screwed
By methods here and after devised

So will I

And I guess I will protect
Myself from you
Sometimes I get so tickled I can't talk
But I will protect myself from you
I'll keep on reminding me
I'm always free to walk

You're not exactly what I'm looking for
You don't even know that
But I've got it straight
I'm keepin' it in mind
No, you're not what I was looking for
I just need a little bit
Of what you've got
A little bit "don't make me laugh"

And I guess I will protect
Myself from you
Sometimes I get so tickled I can't talk
But I will protect myself from you
I'll keep on reminding me
I'm always free to walk

Now always free
Free to walk

Whatever happens between
You and me today
Probably will be okay
But it won't bother me in anyway

And I guess I will protect
Myself from you
Sometimes I get so tickled I can't talk
But I will protect myself from you
And I'll keep on reminding me
I'm always free to walk

Free
F-R-E-E

You can't, you can't hurt me
'Cause I don't care about you
No, I don't give a shit
And I don't give a shit about you

Bum, bum, bum
Bum, bum, bum
(???)
Stems of white
Playing jazz



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