Funny Man

Album: This Is Ray Stevens (1963)
Charted: 81
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  • Look-a there, there he goes
    Ha, there goes the funny man
    The life of the party, that's me

    And they'd never guess
    That I had a care
    They'd be amazed to see me cry
    When the party's through
    Cry over you

    Talk loud, funny man
    In the crowd, funny man
    You're in rare form today

    Leave em' laughing as you walk away, yeah, yeah
    But they wouldn't laugh
    If they only knew that I'll go home alone
    To cry, cry the whole night through
    Cry over you

    And who's to know that this clever clown
    Is really the fool of a town?
    Yes, who's to know the girl I loved
    Laughed when she turned me down?

    So, tell a joke, funny man
    Be gay, funny man
    Don't give yourself away, funny man
    Pretend you didn't love her anyway

    Act as though nothin's wrong
    Wear good smile to go alone
    Then cry, cry the whole night through
    'Cause there's nothin' you can do Writer/s: STEVENS
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Comments: 1

  • Farrah from Elon, NcI've heard this song, and this does show a different side to Ray Stevens. Just because he's known for some hilarious songs, that doesn't meant that's all there is to him.
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