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Can't Say That

Brooker / Phillips / Brown / Procol Harum


Album: Novum, 2017

Picture sleeve

Taking Notes and Stealing Quotes on this song

Cover-version

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I am your friendly manager

So please donít put me down

Just treat me with respect

Or Iíll run you out of town

You are my willing servant

Donít get beyond your place

Or I will lay my rod on you

And crack you round the face

 

I am your gentle caretaker

I nurture you with balm

But if you swear before my eyes

Iíll break both of your arms

You are my faithful follower

Youíve got to prove your worth

Or I will take back all my love

Put you in the earth

 

     Donít lay that one down on me

     Or you wonít make it

     For Peteís sake, I wonít take it

     You canít say that in front of me

     And make my name a mockery

 

I am your kindly patriarch

You never had a Ma

These miracles are writ in stone

You need not question far

You are my darling devotee

I treat you like my own

Before you screw with my name

Iíll make you weep and moan

 

     Donít lay that one down on me

     Unless you mean it

     You respect my dignity

     Or you wonít make it

     For Godís sake, I wonít take it

     You canít say that in front of me

     And make my name a mockery

 

I am your great encourager

Always cheer you on

If you blaspheme about my schemes

Iíll make sure that youíre gone

Cause you are way below me

Donít you ever forget

I made you what you are

Since the day we met

 

     Donít lay that one down on me

     Unless you mean it

     You respect my dignity

     Or you wonít make it

     For Peteís sake, I wonít take it

     Canít say that in front of me

     Make my name a mockery


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