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What Good Am I – Solomon Burke



What good am I some like all the rest

If I just turn away when I see how you're dressed

If I shut myself off so I can't hear you cry

What good am I ?



What good am I if I know and don't do

If I see and don't say if I look right through you

If I turn a deaf ear to the thunderin' sky you tell me

What good am I ?



What good am I if I say foolish things

And I laugh in the face of what sorrow brings

If my hands are tied must I not wonder within

Who tied them and why and where I have been. Where have I been



What good am I while you softly weep

And I hear in my head what you say in your sleep

And I freeze in the moment like the rest that don't try

What good am I ?


What good am I If I watch you cry


If I said a lady Why you slowly die


You be somebody to try Someone to



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