Three Kinds of Fool

did I hear you right? ...when you spoke?

was it said in spite...or as some sort of joke?

it's an eye for an eye... once bitten, twice shy...

three kinds of fool...

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tell me where do I start  ...what's right and what's wrong?

can one win a new heart  ...with an old lover's song?

it's an eye for an eye... once bitten, twice shy...

three kinds of fool...

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now you're lovin' him ... and I'm lovin' her...

never again... will things be as they were...

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tell me what can I do?  ...except accept this scene...?

always feelin' so blue... leaves a man mighty green (at this game of love)

it's an eye for an eye... once bitten, twice shy...

... three kinds of fool ...

   ...well... a simple 'blues' song of some sort... originally written to have something I could sing 'sitting in' with folks, no matter what sort of shape I might be in... (well, the pangs of heartache and betrayal were real enough, I suppose...)... oddly enough, of all my songs, this one has been 'covered' most... first by Georgette Fry on her 'Rites of Passage' recording (it's an Ian Tamblyn tune, that title track) and then by Calgary based  blues  and roots music performer Tim Williams, and most recently by our own Alan Black, here in Peterborough. It may have more couplets of any given performance, but the 'tag' remains constant. It is always a great pleasure to hear someone else sing a song one has written; and I'd be some pleased to have that pleasure more often ( a massive international 'hit' would be more pleasing still, I suspect)... nonetheless, the respect of one's peers goes a long way towards filling that gap yet to be bridged by fame and/or fortune. "and so it goes"... I suppose. love to all, especially those three stalwart souls. d.

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