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Terry Reid – The Frame lyrics

You're acting like you've got a nail in your shoe
Just can't get over what's gotten into you
Hey! Stop shouting and cover yourself
For when you look for a witness
There ain't nobody else

Cos I's a...
Whole thing going down
Every time it'll turn you around
When on paper that it's finally found
That it's he who has the whole thing down
A little better

You take a motion and what do you do
Sit it out until you finally get through
But you can't tell someone who steals from themself
Of all the love that he's wasting
Trying to frame somebody else

Cos I's a...
Whole thing going down
Every time it'll turn you around
And as wandering minstrels may roam
And as sure as ships must come home
A little wetter
If not a little better

A whole thing going down
Every time it'll turn you around
And on paper it is finally found
That he'll have the whole thing down
A little better
Let him just take your hand now...
Got to pay the rent now...
Gotta sit it out now...
Well now...
Hey! Stop shouting...
Cover yourself...
Look out...
There's always somebody



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    This song was written as a result of the 3 years of litigation between Terry and Mickie Most, after Most had broken a promise regarding the mixing of the "Terry Reid" album, and during the ensuing argument, Most threatened Terry with never being able to record again. He was a man of his word, so between 1970 and 1973, Terry was unable to record a single note. This song appears on the 1976 Seed Of Memory album, and is a warning against the legal cases which were rife in the industry at that time.
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