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I had a good friend, some time ago
We had a good thing and we let it show
Oh, I was a fool, I let him go
Oh, how I miss him so

I had a woman whose love was strong
She gave me her freedom and I let her run
Oh, I was a fool, I let her go
Oh, how I miss her so

I knew a fine man, so strong in strife
He ran for election and he lost his life
Oh, I was a fool, I let him go
Oh, how I miss him so

Oh, how I miss him so
Oh, how I miss him

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