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I got a sheet for my bed,
And a pillow for my head
I got a pencil full of lead,
And some water for my throat
I've got buttons for my coat; and sails on my boat
So much more than I needed before
I got money in the meter and a two bar heater
Now it's getting hotter;
Oh it's oly getting sweeter
I got legs on my chairs and a head full of hear
Pot and a pan
And some shoes on my feet;
I got a shelf full of books and most of my teeth
A few pairs of socks and a door with a lock
I got food in my belly and a license for my telly
And nothing's going to bring me down
I got a nice guitar and tyres on my car
I got most of the means; and scripts for the scenes
I'm out and about, so I'm in with a shout
I got a fair bit of chat but better than that
Food in my belly and a license for my telly
And nothing's going to bring me down
Nothing's going to bring me down

But best of all (best of all)
I've got my baby
She's mighty fine and says she's all mine
And nothing's going to bring me down
Best of all
I've got my baby
She's mighty fine and says she's all mine
And nothing's going to bring me down
Not today, no, no



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    UnregisteredApr 2, 2012 at 4:29 pm
    He's in love and realizes love is all you need to really make you happy along with the basics in life. John lennon had it right!
  • u
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    UnregisteredMar 10, 2012 at 11:24 am
    Appreciating the things in life, and remembering things aren't actually as bad as they seem because you have people around you
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    UnregisteredJan 4, 2012 at 5:27 am
    Life is good! He is saying that he has more than he needs, all the necessities in life, and he is doing good.

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