Donít mean nothing    (video)

 

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1. Welcome to the big time, youíre bound to be a star,

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††† and even if you donít go all the way, you know that youíll go far.

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††† This place is for rats, it can turn you upside down,

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††† thereís no one you can count on in this sleezy little town, oh no.

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††† Lots of promises in the dark, donít you open your heart.

 

C

††† íCause it donít mean nothing, those words that they say,

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††† no, it donít mean nothing, these games that people play.

C

††† It donít mean nothing, no victim, no crime,

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††† no, it donít mean nothing till you sign it on the dotted line.

 

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2. ††††The director smiles as you walk in the door,

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††† he says: I love your work, babe,

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††† but youíre just not what weíre looking for.

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††† And itís never what but who it is you know,

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††† so easy to get struck in all that California snow, oh no.

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††† Take a good look around and youíll find

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††† people trying to mess with your mind.

 

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+Hollywood can be so lonely, make you the winner of a losing fight,

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††† the party is never over, the stars are always shining,

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††† doesnít matter if itís day or night.

 

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3. ††††The producer says : Let me change a line or two,

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††† and a little bit of something can look awfully good to you.

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††† And you want to scream, but you gotta keep it all inside,

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††† when youíre trying to make a living,

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††† there ainít no such thing as pride, oh no.

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††† Lots of promises in the dark, but donít you open your heart.

 

C

††† íCause it donít mean nothing, those words that they say,

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††† no, it donít mean nothing, these games that people play.

C

††† It donít mean nothing, no victim, no crime,

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††† no, it donít mean nothing till you sign it on the dotted line.

 

+C - Bb - F(5x, with varying bits of lyrics)...

 

††† (Richard Marx)