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A lonely town a lonely street a lonely room where I can't sleep
She's on my mind I think about her endlessly
He bought her big blue diamond rings a car and other costly things
But can't he buy the kind of love she gave to me
The kind of love she gave to me gave it so unselfishly
We planned a home all of our own now that can't be
He'll buy her furrs and silk and gowns she never had in Shantytown
But can't he buy the kind of love she gave to me
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She's from across the track you know where the bright lights never glow
In Shantytown we live and love so differently
She'll have her mansion on the hill but when that house is cold and still
Can't he buy the kind of love she gave to me
The kind of love she gave to me...

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