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Berikut ini lirik dan chord lagu "The Last Time I Saw Richard" dari Joni Mitchell.
The last time I saw Richard was Detroit in '68
And he told me all romantics meet the same fate someday
Em Am G
Cynical and drunk and boring someone in some dark café
You laugh he said you think you're immune
Go look at your eyes they're full of moon
Em Am G
You like roses and kisses and pretty men to tell you all those pretty lies
Pretty lies when you gonna realize they're only pretty lies
G Am A7 D7
Only pretty lies just pretty lies
He put a quarter in the Wurlitzer and he
Pushed three buttons and the thing began to whirr
And a bar maid came by in fishnet stockings and a bow tie
And she said "Drink up now it's getting' on time to close"
"Richard, you haven't really changed" I said
It's just that now you're romanticizing some pain that's in your head
Em Am G
You got tombs in your eyes but the songs you punched are dreaming
Listen, they sing of love so sweet, love so sweet
When you gonna get yourself back on your feet?
Oh and love can be so sweet Love so sweet
Richard got married to a figure skater
And he bought her a dishwasher and a coffee percolator
And he drinks at home now most nights with the TV on
And all the house lights left up bright
I'm gonna blow this damn candle out
I don't want nobody comin' over to my table I got nothing to talk to anybody about
All good dreamers pass this way someday
Hidin' behind bottles in dark cafes, dark cafes
Only a dark cocoon before I get my gorgeous wings and fly away
Am G Asus
Only a phase these dark café days