Too much of nothing can make a man feel ill at ease
One man's temper might rise, while the other man's temper might freeze
In the days of long confessions, we can not mock a soul
When there's too much of nothing, no one has control

Say hello to Valerie, say hello to Marion
Send them all my salary, on the waters of oblivion

Too much of nothing can make a man abuse a king
He can walk the streets and boast like most but he don't know a thing
It's all been done before, it's all been written in the book
But when it's too much of nothing, nobody should look

Say hello to Valerie, say hello to Marion
Send them all my salary, on the waters of oblivion

Too much of nothing can turn a man into a liar
It can cause some man to sleep on nails, another man to eat fire
Everybody's doing something, I heard it in a dream
But when it's too much of nothing, it just makes a fellow mean

Say hello to Valerie, say hello to Marion
Send them all my salary, on the waters of oblivion


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Too Much of Nothing (Bob Dylan cover) song meanings
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    General CommentVery cool song. I love the contrast between the chorus and verses. Gorgeous harmonies.

    I just want to know why they changed Vivian in the original to Marion. Vivian rhymes better with oblivion, and it's alliterative with Valerie. I wish they'd left it,
    Groujoon September 01, 2011   Link

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