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THESE DAYS (Jackson Browne) Nico - 1967 The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - 1968 Jackson Browne - 1973 Gregg Allman - 1973 Iain Matthews - 1973 Terry Melcher (with Doris Day) - 1974 New Grass Revival - 1975 Glen Campbell - 2008 As recorded by Jackson Browne: Well, I've been out walkin' I don't do that much talkin' these days These days These days I seem to think a lot About the things that I forgot to do And all the times I had the chance to And I had a lover But it's so hard to risk another these days These days Now if I seem to be afraid To live the life I have made in song Well, it's just that I've been losin' so long (Instrumental Break) Well, I'll keep on movin' Things are bound to be improvin' these days One of these days These days I'll sit on cornerstones And count the time in quarter tones to ten Don't confront me with my failures I had not forgotten them ********** As recorded by Nico: I've been out walking I don't do that much talking these days These days These days I seem to think a lot About the things that I forgot to do And all the times I had the chance to I stopped my rambling I don't do too much gambling these days These days These days I seem to think about How all the changes came about my way And I wonder if I'll see another highway I had a lover I don't think I'd risk another these days These days And if I seem to be afraid To live the life I have made in song It's just that I've been losing so long La-la-la-la-la La-laaaa I'll stop my dreaming I won't do too much scheming these days These days These days I sit on corner stones And count the time in quarter tones to ten Please don't confront me with my failures I had not forgotten them ********** As recorded by Terry Melcher with Doris Day: TERRY: I've been out walkin' And I don't do that much talkin' these days These days BOTH: I seem to think a lot About the things that I forgot to do TERRY And I stopped all my gamblin' And I don't do too much ramblin' these days These days BOTH: I just sit on cornerstones And count the time in quarter tones TERRY: To ten, my friend TERRY: I had a lover But I don't think I'd risk another these days These days BOTH: I can't help but think a lot 'Bout all the things that I forgot TERRY: To do And all the time I had the chance to TERRY: Don't confuse me with all of my, my problems Don't confront me with all of my, all of my failures I've not forgotten them ********** (Transcriptions by Mel Priddle - December 2010) **********

    


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