Accidents Will Happen

Album: Mr. Music (1950)
  • Oh I just don't know where to begin
    Though he says he'll wait forever
    It's now or never
    But she keeps him hanging on
    The silly champion
    She says she can't go home
    Without a chaperon

    [Chorus]
    Accidents will happen
    We only hit and run
    He used to be your victim
    Now you're not the only one
    Accidents will happen
    We only hit and run
    I don't want to hear it
    'Cause I know what I've done

    There's so many fish in the sea
    That only rise up in the sweat and smoke like mercury
    But they keep you hanging on
    They say you're so young
    Your mind is made up but your mouth is undone

    [Chorus]

    And it's the damage that we do
    And never know
    It's the words that we don't say
    That scare me so

    There's so many people to see
    So many people you can check up on
    And add to your collection
    But they keep you hanging on
    Until you're well hung
    Your mouth is made up but your mind is undone

    [Chorus]

    I know, I know
    I know, I know

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