I started a joke (live version) (Listen to midi)

 

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1. I started a joke, which started the whole world crying,

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but I didn't see, oh oh no, that the joke was on me, oh no.

 

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2. I started to cry, which started the whole world laughing,

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oh, if I'd only seen that the joke was on me.

 

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I looked at the skies, running my hands over my eyes,

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and I fell out of bed, hurting my head from things that I'd said.

 

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3. Till I finally cried, which started the whole world laughing,

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oh, if I'd only seen that the joke was on me.

 

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I looked at the skies, running my hands over my eyes,

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and I fell out of bed, hurting my head from things that I'd said.

 

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4. Till I finally died, which started the whole world living,

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oh, if I'd only seen that the joke was one me, oh no,

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that the joke was one m..e, oh oh oh oh, no no no.

 

(The Bee Gees)