Pearl’s a singer (intro)
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she stands up when she plays the piano in a night club.
she sings songs for the lost and the lonely,
her job is entertaining folks,
singing songs and telling jokes in a night club.
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and they say that she once was a winner in a contest.
and they say that she once got a record,
they played it for a week or so on the local radio,
it never made it.
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She wanted to be Betty Gravel,
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but now she sits there at that beer stained table,
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dreaming of the things she never got to do,
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all those dreams that never came true.
+ repeat verse 1 (2x) + F - C