PEOPLE'S PARTIES Lyrics - Joni Mitchell

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All the people at this party
They've got a lot of style
They've got stamps of many countries
They've got passport smiles
Some are friendly
Some are cutting
Some are watching it from the wings
Some are standing in the centre
Giving to get something

Photo Beauty gets attention
Then her eye paint's running down
She's got a rose in her teeth
And a lampshade crown
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One minute she's so happy
Then she's crying on someone's knee
Saying laughing and crying
You know it's the same release

I told you when I met you
I was crazy
Cry for us all Beauty
Cry for Eddie in the corner
Thinking he's nobody
And Jack behind his joker
And stone-cold Grace behind her fan
And me in my frightened silence
Thinking I don't understand

I feel like I'm sleeping
Can you wake me
You seem to have a broader sensibility
I'm just living on nerves and feelings
With a weak and a lazy mind
And coming to peoples parties
Fumbling deaf dumb and blind

I wish I had more sense ot humor
Keeping the sadness at bay
Throwing the lightness on these things
Laughing it all away
Laughing it all away
Laughing it all away








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the 'real' people at the party | Reviewer: j. eric | 11/29/12

catchy little confessional (dated by now) social commentary of the hollywood party scene way back when. who is jack behind his joker, nicholson perhaps? stone-cold grace, jones perhaps? poor eddy in the corner...?

fast moving chord progression:it's no wonder Joni knits, she can't seem to let her hands rest on any one chord too long. infectious melody and as always, a great lyric. I give it 3.5 stars



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