"Games People Play" as written by and Joe South....
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Oh the games people play now
Every night and every day now
Never meaning what they say now
Never saying what they mean

And they wile away the hours
In their ivory towers
Till they're covered up with flowers
In the back of a black limousine whoa

La-da da da da da da da
La-da da da da da de
Talking 'bout you and me
And the games people play

Oh we make one another cry
Break a heart then we say goodbye
Cross our hearts and we hope to die
That the other was to blame whoa

Neither one will give in
So we gaze at our eight by ten
Thinking 'bout the things that might have been
And it's a dirty rotten shame whoa

La-da da da da da da da
La-da da da da da de
Talking 'bout you and me
And the games people play now

Oh yeah
All right
Oh yeah
Come on

Oh
Come again

People walking up to ya
Singing glory Hallelujah
And they're tryin' to sock it to you
In the name of the Lord

They're gonna teach you how to meditate
Read your horoscope, cheat your fate
And further more to hell with hate
Come on and get on board whoah

La-da da da da da da da
La-da da da da da de
Talking 'bout you and me
And the games people play
Now wait a minute

Look around tell me what you see
What's happening to you and me
God grant me the serenity
To just remember who I am whoah

'Cause you've given up your sanity
For your pride and your vanity
Turn your back on humanity
Oh and you don't give a da da da da da

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I keep talking 'bout you and me baby
And the games people play now lala

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La-da da da da da de
I keep talking 'bout you and me
Oh and the games people play
I wonder can you come now, play

Talking 'bout you and me oh
And the games people play now


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"Games People Play" as written by Joe South

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