[LYRICS] On Being Frank

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[LYRICS] On Being Frank
« on: September 13, 2012, 11:14:57 AM »
Got most of this one, just a couple of wooly words right in the middle I can't pickup. (Updated, and nominally finished)
Please feel free to update, tell me where I might be wrong, etc.

I had it all
Or should I say I saw it all?

And it's a long way from the
dustbin of New Jersey to the top
who would have known?

Who would have known?

I had a dream
But dreams had other plans for me

For thirty years I set the thermostat
where Frank Sinatra liked it
pulled his girls and hung his hats
I never knew which ones were mine
now he's gone
I'm alone

And I don't know where I might be going
Rode the wind, the wind stopped blowing
Set me on the roadside coming home

But no
from me it was always someone else you know
That shadows always fall
when the sun goes down

I shook the hands
of mafia dons and presidents
and though they always smiled politely
with a measure of decorum
still their eyes would scan beyond me
for a glimpse of something more
But now he's gone
Now they're gone

And I don't know where I might be going
Rode the wind, the wind stopped blowing
Set me on the roadside coming home

But oh
For me it was always some one else you know
That shadows always fall
when the sun goes down

Alone
The shadow of a star, don't you know
That shadows always fall
yeah shadows always fall
and then the sun goes down

And I don't know where I might be going
Rode the wind, the wind stopped blowing
Set me on the roadside coming home

And Home
For me it was always some one else you know

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Re: [LYRICS] On Being Frank
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2012, 11:28:06 AM »
I shook the hands
of confidants and presidents
and though they always smiled politely
with a measure of decorum
still their eyes would scan beyond me
for a glimpse of something more
But now he's gone
Now they're gone

~A
So smooth you can hear the beard.

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Re: [LYRICS] On Being Frank
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2012, 11:38:29 AM »
Just spotted the new tagline :)

Re: [LYRICS] On Being Frank
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2012, 11:59:33 AM »
I shook the hands
of confidants and presidents
and though they always smiled politely
with a measure of decorum
still their eyes would scan beyond me
for a glimpse of something more
But now he's gone
Now they're gone

~A

Given Sinatra's history, I heard it as "Mafia Dons and Presidents." 

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Re: [LYRICS] On Being Frank
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2012, 12:17:35 PM »
Given Sinatra's history, I heard it as "Mafia Dons and Presidents." 
Yeah, it totally is.