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Released 1969
Colgems (Peter left the group)
COS-113


A Man Without A Dream
by Gerry Goffin & Carole King

With the music of life, my soul is out of tune,
And I feel like I'm growing old much too soon,
My love for you, I just couldn't convey,
And the keys to my happiness, I let slip away.
Now I'm a man without a dream,
I've got a heart that has no hope,
All my senses are numb,
Losing you, I've become,
A man (I'm just a man) without a dream.
Instead of striving to reach my goals and my aims
I got distracted with meaningless games,
For just an illusion, I traded love that was real,
Now my eyes cannot see and my heart cannot feel.
Now I'm a man without a dream,
I've got a heart that has no hope,
All my senses are numb,
Losing you, I've become,
A man (I'm just a man) without a dream.
SOLO
Sometimes I think I'm a prisoner of fate,
Doomed to find out things a little too late,
And so I must play this broken man's role,
Unless you come home, girl, and bring back my soul.
'Cause I'm a man without a dream,
I've got a heart that has no hope,
All my senses are numb,
Losing you, I've become,
A man (I'm just a man) without a dream,
Without a dream,
Without a dream.

Don't Listen To Linda
by Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart

Don't listen to Linda,
She said all those things before,
She's just a pretender,
And, though you couldn't love her more,
She'll lead you on and then one day,
She'll say you have to part,
Don't listen to Linda,
She'll only break your heart.
Don't listen to Linda,
If you want some good advice,
Just try to remember,
She did it once, she'll do it twice,
There's more to her little games
Than your eyes can see,
Don't listen to Linda,
Or you'll end up like me.
You'll never understand her,
All the presents you could hand her,
Could never be enough, oh no,
So don't underestimate her,
'Cause sooner or later,
The going's gonna start to get rough.
Don't listen to Linda,
Don't believe the things you hear,
You're her top contender,
For the loser-of-the-year,
I've said everything I can
To try and make you see,
Don't listen to Linda,
Or you'll end up like me.

Don't Wait For Me
by Michael Nesmith

Don't wait for me, I'll be a long time coming,
Unless by then, you have told me something
That shows how much you care.
I've done much more than, as a man, I should have,
Why did you not do all you could have
To show how much you care?
Over and again, I wondered, "Was I wrong?"
I keep thinking I, maybe, should have come along,
But then there comes a time in every man's life when he must be strong,
And my time's come, so, if you're gone
Then I guess I'll cry and hold to memories
Of what might have been and when I finally leave
That will show how much I care.
Over and again, I wondered, "Was I wrong?"
I kept thinking that I, maybe, should have come along,
But then there comes a time in every man's life when he must be strong,
And my time's come, so, if you're gone
Then I guess I'll cry and hold to memories
Of what might have been and when I finally leave
That will show how much I care.

Just A Game
by Micky Dolenz

There's a way, there's a way for you and I if you'll just stay,
If you'll just stay to keep me hidden from the day,
And all its light that's covered up by night when you're away.
When you're away the image of your face is clear,
It is clear across the room and I am here,
Against the wall, afraid that it is all just a game.
Just a game that's played in fun but not too real,
Not too real to take a chance on finding out
You've really lost, I can't see you clearly while I'm here.
While I'm here and you are in my state of mind,
My state of mind is changing places all the time,
And I am lost, trying to get across another time.
When you're away the image of your face is clear,
It is clear across the room and I am here,
Against the wall, afraid that it is all just a game.

Me Without You
by Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart

I wonder just how long it would be,
Me without you, you without me.
We had a fight last night about something or other,
But it can't be too important if we love one another,
Whoa, true love always seems to take a little bit longer,
But, every time we break up, we make up a little bit stronger.
I wonder just how long it would be,
Me without you, you without me.
SOLO
Let me tell you now,
I wonder just how long it would be,
Me without you, you without me,
Me without you, and you without me,
Me without you, and you without me.

Shorty Blackwell
by Micky Dolenz

Shorty Blackwell, Shorty Blackwell,
Be friends with me, be friends with me,
Shorty Blackwell, Shorty Blackwell,
Be friends with me, be friends with me.
I'm feeling very bad today,
Another cat came in to stay,
He's eating all my food,
He's speaking very crude,
He's gonna change the mood.
I'm feeling very bad today,
A red balloon got in my way,
It followed me around,
But never touched the ground,
What can I say?
He built a house upon a hill,
Ask him if he's happy and then give him a pill,
He's going mad.
He bought another car today,
Ask him if he's happy, then turn the other way,
He's going mad.
He's going mad,
He's going mad,
He's going mad,
He's going mad,
He's going mad,
He's going mad,
He's going mad,
He's going mad,
He's going mad.
Mad, mad, mad, mad.
He's feeling very bad today,
Another cat came in to stay,
He's eating all my food,
He's speaking very crude,
He's gonna change the mood.
Black and shiny, now you've finally
Gotten everything you wanted
And you're taunted by the power
That you really don't want anymore,
Ba-ba, more, ba-ba.
Everybody's talking faster,
"Hurry up, get me a master,"
"I don't have much time to lose,"
"And, besides, I'm polishing my shoes."
Crossing the street,
Watching your feet or you'll die in a Thunderbird light,
Wishing with all of your might that you'd read
The newspaper that you forgot to buy today,
How will you know what they do when they say hey, hey?
I'm feeling very bad today, (I'm feeling bad)
Another girl came by to stay, (I love you more)
I can't think of a word,
To tell you what I've heard,
I've been away...

Tear Drop City
by Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart

'Bout as low as I felt in a long time,
And I know that I did her wrong at the wrong time,
It's plain to see,
She's down on me,
And I know she'll feel that way for a long time.
I was high on top but I didn't know it,
Tell me why did I have to go and blow it?
I used my lines
Too many times,
And now I've got a badly hurt heart to show it.
Took me too long to discover
How much I really love her,
How did I ever end up in this bag?
What a drag!
There she goes, looking for pretty clover,
No one knows what it's like till it's over,
Without a doubt,
I just found out,
And I suppose I never did get to know her,
Aw, tear drop city, tear drop city.
Took me too long to discover
How much I really love her,
How did I ever end up in this bag?
What a drag!
'Bout as low as I felt in a long time,
I'm 'bout as low as I felt in a long time,
I'm 'bout as low as I felt in a long time,
I'm 'bout as low as I felt in a long time.

The Girl I Left Behind Me
by Neil Sedaka & Carole Bayer

You told me not to try and tie you down,
So, I just took my place and hung around,
You always said that you must be free,
Well, you couldn't see you were losing me,
And messing up the one good thing we had.
I'm going out the same way I came in,
The game is over now, I couldn't win,
Down inside I feel a lack,
But, this time, girl, I won't be back,
And years from now I'll turn around and see
The girl I left behind me.
I told myself that things would be okay,
You'd come around to my way, any day,
As time went on you just stayed the same,
No, you, you couldn't change or be rearranged,
I'm picking up the pieces of my life.
Well, I'm going out the same way I came in,
The game is over now, I couldn't win,
Down inside I feel a lack,
But, this time, girl, I won't be back,
And years from now I'll turn around and see
The girl I left behind me.
SOLO
I'm picking up the pieces of my life.
I'm going out the same way I came in,
The game is over now, I couldn't win,
Down inside I feel a lack,
But, this time, girl, I won't be back,
And years from now I'll turn around and see
The girl I left behind me.

Through The Looking Glass
by Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart & Red Baldwin

You call my name, then you run for protection,
I reach out to hold you but it's just your reflection,
Through the looking glass.
You've been looking at your life through a mirror,
It's time you started seeing things a little bit clearer
Than through the looking glass.
Let me break through, girl,
I still love you, girl.
I think you love me by the way you come on, girl,
Then I turn around for a minute, you're gone, girl,
Through the looking glass.
Ahhhhhhhhhhh....
You're looking through me,
Like you never knew me.
I've got some things that I'm trying to show you,
But you fade away, how can I get to know you,
Through the looking glass.

While I Cry
by Michael Nesmith

They told me what you'd do
If I ever stayed with you,
They told me that you'd laugh while I cried,
They told me what you'd say,
That you'd turn and walk away
And find another place to play while I cried.
Now I think back on those times
I didn't read between the lines,
How all the things that you said
Never seemed to match the things you did.
SOLO
Thoughts keep turning round in my mind,
Now I see reason and rhyme,
Time spent with you has brought me something
And I've lost nothing if you are that kind, ahhhhh...
They told me what you'd do
If I ever stayed with you,
And sure enough, it all came true.

You And I
by David Jones & Bill Chadwick

You and I have seen what time does, haven't we?
We both had time to grow, you know,
We've got more growing to do, me and you,
And the rest of them, too.
You can see the changes we've been going through,
Such a pity, what a shame, who can we blame?
You and me, me and you,
And the rest of them, too.
In a year or maybe two,
We'll be gone and someone new will take our place,
There'll be another song,
Another voice, another pretty face.
SOLO
You and I have seen what time does, haven't we?
We both had time to grow, you know,
We've got more growing to do, me and you,
And the rest of them, too.

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