Pretty Paper

Roy Orbison

Tom: D

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Pretty paper, pretty ribbons of blue,
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wrap your presents to your darling from you.
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Pretty pencils to write "I love you".
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Pretty paper, pretty ribbons of blue.

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1. Crowded street, busy feet hustle by him,
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    downtown shoppers, Christmas is nigh.
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    There he sits all alone on the sidewalk,
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    hoping that you won't pass him by.

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2. Should you stop? Better not, much too busy !
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    You're in a hurry, my, how time does fly !
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    In the distance the ringing of laughter,
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    and in the midst of the laughter he cries.