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They Might Be Giants – A Shooting Star Is Not A Star lyrics

A shooting star is not a star

Is not a star at all

A shooting star's a meteor

That's heading for a fall

A shooting star is not a star

Why does it shine so bright?

The friction as it falls through air

Produces heat and light

A shooting star or meteor

Whichever name you like

The minute it comes down to Earth

It's called a meteorite

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