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original album
Sweden
1973
LP
Polar - POLS 242

    
A1.Ring ring (bara du slog en signal) (Swedish)

Tyst och död är telefon
Står där nästan som ett hån
Inte ringer du och säger "Älsklig" nu som du gjorde
Allting är så tyst mot förr
Ingen knackar på min dörr
Det som lockat mig frestar inte, nej, som det borde
Inget roar mig just nu
Ingen annan bara du! åh

Ring ring! Bara du slog en signal
Ring ring! Tystnaden är så total
Ring ring! Skingra den oron som mal
Om jag fick en signal, tog jag ett språng
Hjärtat gjorde en volt, ding-dong bing-bong!
Om du ring--ring--ringde en endaste gång!
Om du ring--ring--ringde en endaste gång!

Att en telefon kan va'
Lika tyst varenda dag
Om det vore så, det var nåt fel ändå, men desvärre...
Om den bara sa ett knyst
Om den inte blott var tyst
Om jag fick nån lön för nån enda bön av vå Herre!
Inget roar mig just nu
Ingen annan bara du! åh

Ring ring! Bara du slog en signal
Ring ring! Tystnaden är så total
Ring ring! Skingra den oron som mal
Om jag fick en signal, tog jag ett språng
Hjärtat gjorde en volt, ding-dong bing-bong!
Om du ring--ring--ringde en endaste gång!
Om du ring--ring--ringde en endaste gång!

Oh, Ring ring! Bara du slog en signal
Oh, Ring ring! Bara du slog en signal
Oh, Ring ring! Bara du slog en signal

2.Another town, another train 

Day is dawning and I must go
You're asleep, but still I'm sure you'll know
Why it had to end this way
You and I had a groovy time
But I told you, somewhere down the line
You would have to find me gone
I just have to move along

Just another town, another train
Waiting in the morning rain
Lord, just give my restless soul a little patience
Just another town, another train
Nothing lost and nothing gained
Guess I will spend my life in railway stations
Guess I will spend my life in railway stations

When you wake, I know you'll cry
And the words I wrote to say goodbye
They won't comfort you at all
But in time you will understand
That the dreams we dreamt were made of sand
For a no good bum like me
To live is to be free

Just another town, another train
Waiting in the morning rain
Lord, just give my restless soul a little patience
Just another town, another train
Nothing lost and nothing gained
Guess I will spend my life in railway stations
Guess I will spend my life in railway stations

Just another town, another train
Waiting in the morning rain
Lord, just give my restless soul a little patience
Just another town, another train
Nothing lost and nothing gained
Guess I will spend my life in railway stations
Guess I will spend my life in railway stations

3.Disillusion 

Changing, moving in a circle
I can see your face in all of my dreams
Smiling, laughing from the shadows
When I hear your voice, I know what it means
I know it doesn't matter just how hard I try
You're all the reason for my life

Disillusion, disillusion's all you left for me
How can I forget you when my world is breaking down
You're all I had, you're all I want
Disillusion, disillusions, now that's all I have

Wishing, hoping, chasing shadows
Did I see your face somewhere in the crowd
Thinking, wond'ring what you're doing
I can't stop myself from crying out loud
They say my wound will heal and only leave a scar
But then, they never shared our love

Disillusion, disillusion's all you left for me
How can I forget you when my world is breaking down
You're all I had, you're all I want
Disillusion, disillusions, now that's all I have

Disillusion, disillusions, now that's all I have

4.People need love 

People need hope, people need lovin'
People need trust from a fellow man
People nee love to make a good livin'
People need faith in a helping hand

Man has alway wanted a woman by his side
To keep him company
Women always knew that it takes a man to get
Matrimony and harmony
Everybody knows that a man who's feeling down
Wants some female company
Gotta have love to carry on living
Gotta have love 'til eternity

People need hope, people need lovin'
People need trust from a fellow man
People nee love to make a good livin'
People need faith in a helping hand

La la la la, la la la la la
La la la la, la la la la la
La la la la, la la la la la
La la la la, la la la la la

Flowers in a desert need a drop of rain
Like a woman needs a man
If a man's in love and his woman wants the moon
Then he'll take it down if he can
Somebody who loves you and somebody who cares
Isn't that what you call a friend
Gotta have love to carry on living
Isn't it easy to understand

People need hope, people need lovin'
People need trust from a fellow man
People nee love to make a good livin'
People need faith in a helping hand

La la la la, la la la la la
La la la la, la la la la la
La la la la, la la la la la
La la la la, la la la la la

People need hope, people need lovin'
People need trust from a fellow man
People nee love to make a good livin'
People need faith in a helping hand

La la la la, la la la la la
La la la la, la la la la la
La la la la, la la la la la
La la la la, la la la la la ('til fade)

5.I saw it in the mirror 

I saw it in the mirror
I saw it in my face
That I'm no longer needed
Anyone can take my place
I saw it in the mirror
When I looked into my eyes
'Cause something sure is wrong
When this boy cries

This boy cries

I saw it in the mirror
My head is hanging low
And it ain't too familiar
With the feelings that I show
I know you say you love me
But I'm looking through your lies
It doesn't really bother you
If this boy cries

This boy cries

I never thought I could cry for you
But honey, I will miss you
'Til the day I die
'Til the day I die

I saw it in the mirror
I saw it in my face
That I'm no longer needed
Anyone can take my place
I saw it in the mirror
When I looked into my eyes
'Cause something sure is wrong
When this boy cries

This boy cries

This boy cries

6.Nina (pretty ballerina) 

Every day in the morning on her way to the office
You can see her as she catches her train
Just a face among a million faces
Just another woman with no name
Not the girl you'd remember, but she's still something special
If you know her, I am sure you'd agree
'Cause I know she's got a little secret
Friday evening she turns out to be

Nina, pretty ballerina
Now she is the queen of the dancing floor
This is the moment she's waited for
Just like Cinderella (just like Cinderella)
Nina, pretty ballerina
Who would ever think she could be this way
This is the part that she likes to play
But she knows the fun would go away
If she would play it every day

So she's back every morning to her work at the office
And another week to live in a dream
And another row of early mornings
In an almost never ending stream
Doesn't talk very often, kinda shy and uncertain
Everybody seems to think she's a bore
But they wouldn't know her little secret
What her Friday night would have in store

Nina, pretty ballerina
Now she is the queen of the dancing floor
This is the moment she's waited for
Just like Cinderella (just like Cinderella)
Nina, pretty ballerina
Who would ever think she could be this way
This is the part that she likes to play
She would like to play it everyday

Nina, pretty ballerina
Now she is the queen of the dancing floor
This is the moment she's waited for
Just like Cinderella (just like Cinderella)
Nina, pretty ballerina
Who would ever think she could be this way
This is the part that she likes to play
She would like to play it everyday

B1.Love isn't easy (but it sure is hard enough) 

Do you remember the first time
And all of your sweet, sweet talk
Ain't heard a lot since then, love

Now look at that guy
He's making me cry
He leaves every mornig
And he hardly says goodbye

But if I would have to choose
I wouldn't let you go
Just give it some more time
And you will see your love will grow
Darling I know

We gotta have patience, love isn't just a sensation
Some of the time it gets rough
Love isn't easy, but it sure is hard enough
(Sweet, sweet, our love is bittersweet)
Giving, love is the reason for living
But a few things can be tough
Love isn't easy, but it sure is hard enough
(Sweet, sweet, our love is bittersweet)

From the first moment I saw you
I've treated you like a queen
I've given you lots of presents

Now listen to that
Just look at a cat
You'd think he was an angel
But he's talking through his hat

But if I would have to choose
I wouldn't let you go
Just give it some more time
And you will see your love will grow
Darling I know

We gotta have patience, love isn't just a sensation
Some of the time it gets rough
Love isn't easy, but it sure is hard enough
(Sweet, sweet, our love is bittersweet)
Giving, love is the reason for living
But a few things can be tough
Love isn't easy, but it sure is hard enough
(Sweet, sweet, our love is bittersweet)

Patience, love isn't just a sensation
Some of the time it gets rough
Love isn't easy, but it sure is hard enough
(Sweet, sweet, our love is bittersweet)
Giving, love is the reason for living
But a few things can be tough
Love isn't easy, but it sure is hard enough

2.Me and Bobby and Bobby's brother 

Well, there was me and Bobby and Bobby's brother
Please take me back to that place
Where I've got all my memories, those were my happiest days

I remember all the games we used to play
I really do
And I went to see them almost everyday
I wanted to
though we quarreled at times and had a few fights
We were the best of friends
We found a place in the sun
A heaven of fun

Well, there was me and Bobby and Bobby's brother
Wildest kids you could see
We could play together, climbing the apple tree
Yes, there was me and Bobby and Bobby's brother
Please take me back to that place
Where I've got all my memories, those were my happiest days

They would take me out for football games and such
They liked to play
And I guess I didn't like it very much
But anyway
I was happy and proud to be with the boys
Being a little girl
I found a place in the sun
A heaven of fun

Well, there was me and Bobby and Bobby's brother
Wildest kids you could see
We could play together, climbing the apple tree
Well, there was me and Bobby and Bobby's brother
Please take me back to that place
Where I've got all my memories, those were my happiest days

Well, there was me and Bobby and Bobby's brother
Please take me back to that place
Where I've got all my memories, those were my happiest days

Got all my memories, those were my happiest days
Where I've got all my memories, those were my happiest days
Got all my memories, those were my happiest days
Where I've got all my memories, those were my happiest days
Got all my memories, those were my happiest days
Where I've got all my memories, those were my happiest days

3.He is your brother 

I was a fighter, always looking for trouble
And my life was so empty, there was nothing to live for
But then it happened one night
As I got into a fight
I could hear someone saying
As though he was praying

Ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah

Treat him well, he is your brother
You might need his help one day
We depend one one another
Love him, that's the only way

On the road
That we're going
We all need
Words of comfort and compassion
Treat him well, he is your brother
Love him, that's the only way

I was a woman, never thinking of others
And my life was so lonely, didn't care for anybody
But then I happened to meet
A begging man in the street
As I turned down his praying
I heard someone saying

Ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah

Treat him well, he is your brother
You might need his help one day
We depend one one another
Love him, that's the only way

On the road
That we're going
We all need
Words of comfort and compassion
Treat him well, he is your brother
Love him, that's the only way

Treat him well, he is your brother
You might need his help one day
We depend one one another
Love him, that's the only way

Treat him well, he is your brother
You might need his help one day
We depend one one another
Love him, that's the only way

4.Ring ring 

I was sitting by the phone
I was waiting all alone
Baby, by myself I sit and wait and wonder about you
It's a dark and dreary night
Seems like nothing's going right
Won't you tell me honey, how can I go on here without you
Yes, I'm down and feeling blue
And I don't know what to do

Oh, oh, ring ring, why don't you give me a call
Ring ring, the happiest sound of them all
Ring ring, I stare at the phone on the wall
And I sit here alone, impatiently
Won't you please understand the need in me
So, ring ring, why don't you give me a call
So, ring ring, why don't you give me a call

You were here and now you're gone
Hey did I do something wrong
I just can't believe that I could be so badly mistaken
Was it me or was it you
Tell me are we really through
Won't you hear me cry and you will know that my heart is breakin'
Please forgive me and forget
Or maybe, darling, better yet

Oh, oh, ring ring, why don't you give me a call
Ring ring, the happiest sound of them all
Ring ring, I stare at the phone on the wall
And I sit here alone, impatiently
Won't you please understand the need in me
So, ring ring, why don't you give me a call
So, ring ring, why don't you give me a call

Oh, ring ring, why don't you give me a call
So, ring ring, why don't you give me a call
Oh, ring ring, why don't you give me a call

5.I am just a girl 

I am just a girl
One among the others, nothing much to say
Plain and simple girl
Not a special type in any way
Just one look and you will surely see
That the true Miss Nobody is me
It's an evil world
That has only made me a girl

I am just a girl
Not the kind of woman men would like to meet
Just another girl
No one ever looks at in the street
But today I can't believe it's true
When you smiled and whispered, I love you
Darling I could see
I was meant to be your girl

It's a funny feeling when you get to love someone
And thinking that he'll never look your way
But then he says he loves you and life has just begun
It's so much more than any words can say

I am just a girl
Not the kind of woman men would like to meet
Just another girl
No one ever looks at in the street
But today I can't believe it's true
When you smiled and whispered, I love you
Darling I could see
I was meant to be your girl

La, la, la, la la ......

But today I can't believe it's true
When you smiled and whispered, I love you
Darling I could see
I was meant to be your girl

6.Rock'n roll band 

Sitting in the darkest corner
In the candle light I saw her face
She was looking so sad and lonely
"Someone help me, someone save me"
I could see the look she gave me, oh yeah
And there was one thing only
That I knew I could do

Let's go girl, it's a beautiful place this world
Come on baby let's dance, to the rock'n roll band
Let's go now, let me show you that I know how
Come on baby let's dance, to the rock'n roll band
Come on baby let's dance, to the rock'n roll band

You've been sitting there for hours
Tryin' to hide behind the flowers, now
Baby we could have fun together
Come on, cheer up, let's get started
No use, we ain't broken hearted now, oh yeah
You're gonna feel much better
Yes I know that you will

Let's go girl, it's a beautiful place this world
Come on baby let's dance, to the rock'n roll band
Let's go now, let me show you that I know how
Come on baby let's dance, to the rock'n roll band
Come on baby let's dance, to the rock'n roll band

Let's go girl, it's a beautiful place this world
Come on baby let's dance, to the rock'n roll band
Let's go now, let me show you that I know how
Come on baby let's dance, to the rock'n roll band
Come on baby let's dance, to the rock'n roll band

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