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There's something on your mind
By the way you look at me
There's something on your mind, baby
By the way you look at me
And what you're thinking brings happiness
Oh and it brings misery

Please, please, don't try to tell me
I think, I, I understand
No, no, don't try to tell me, baby
'Cause I think, I, I understand
You want me to try and forget you
Well, I'll do
Baby, I'll do the best I can

You know it hurts you when you're in love with someone
And you know that someone don't love you
It carries a heavy burden on your heart
To know that the someone that you're in love with
Is in love with your best friend
And I'll tell you
When someone else is rocking you
Rocking your cradle, you know
Better than you can rock your cradle yourself
Then there's only one thing for you to do
You just pack your clothes
Turn around and slowly walk out of the door
Look over your left shoulder as you go out
Then you hang your head and you say

Oh, please don't try to tell me
Uh huh, I think, I understand
No, no, no, no
Please don't try to tell me
Because you think
You think I understand
Oh, you want me to try
To try to forget you, baby

And I'll tell you
I'll do the best I can
You know after you have done all you could do
And you can't take no more
Then you go downtown
You get your big baseball bat and you come back on the scene
Where they both are still together
And then you just go and kick down the door
Now as you kick down the door
You just start beating the hell of everybody that you can see
Everybody that comes through the door
And just as you make up your mind that you're gonna try to forgive her
Then out comes another one of your friends
And that really blows your mind
So you go and think about
You say to yourself
Baby, I realize I've done wrong but please forgive me
And with a smirky smile on her face
Then she look up at you and she say

If you ever think about me
(Oh, I think about you, baby)
If you ever charge your mind
(Oh, you're staying on my mind, baby)
If you ever think about me
(Oh, I think, I think about you all the time)
And if I ever cross your mind
(You stay on my mind)
Well, you know, you know
You know I'm yours

And I know, I know you got to be mine
(Yeah)
There's something on your mind, B
I can tell by the way you look at me
(Oh, there's something, on my mind, Miss James)
There's something on your mind
(Oh, can you tell
There's something on my mind)
By the way you look at me
(Oh, the way I look at you
You look good to me)
And what you're thinking brings happiness
(Yes, baby)
Oh and it can bring misery
(Yes, all right)



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