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A SOAPBOX OPERA

Words and Music by


ROGER HODGSON and RlCHARD DAVlES
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I hear on - ly what I want to hear,


hey there, you t e l l me you're a ho - ly man,
May be, well, t e l l me what I'm liv - ing for,
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but I have t o be - lieve in- some - thing,


but a1 - t h o u g h I am just a be - gin - ner,
'cause I feel like I'm tossed in the mid - dle;

have t o be- lieve just o n e thing. 1 my, Fa - ther Wash-ing - ton, you're
I don't see you as a win -
ner. I my, Sis - ter Rob - i n - son, you're
have you a son to de - liv - er? I my, Fa - ther Wash-ing - ton, you're

0 1976 Rondor Music (London) Lld. and Delicate Music Ltd.


'Ihir arrangement 0 1976 Rondor Musk (London) Ltd. and Delicate Music LId.
Controlled in the United S u t c s and Canada by Almo Mudc Corp. (ASCAP)
All RighU Reserved International Copyright Secured
all mixed- up, col - lect - ing sin - ners in an
all washed- up, col - lect - ing tear -drops in a
all mixed- up, col - lect - ing sin - ners in an

old tin- cup. Wholl spare a lis - ten for a


pa - p e r cup. If I could tell you what you
old t i n cup. You tell the chil-dren what they

rest - leo- fool; -


there5 some-thing miss ing when I
need t o know, if I could help you to get
need t o know,

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lead your- rule. Well,
on with the show.

la--- But rath - er than a rea - son, there's a


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smog in my head, makes me feel what YOU

I said just was - n't true. So what am I to

Oh, what is there to do?


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but will they lis - ten when it's time to- go? Oh,

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cot - lect - ing tear-drops in a pa - per- cup.

I Can some - o n e tell me what I need t o know;

- one help me
I can some to get on with the show?

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