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DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS?

Words and Music by M. URE and B. GELDOF

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And in our world L of plen - ty we can spread a smile i; of joy._
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Copyright © 1984 by M. Ure and B. Geldol All Rights Administered by Chappell & Co.

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- Throw your arms _ a - round L the world_ at Christ - mas - time. _
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- there's _ a_ world out - side your win - dow.L, and it's a world of __ dread and fear_
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the great - est gift _ they'll get this year _ IS life._ Oh._
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