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Mockingbird (Duet)

In the style of

Carly Simon

James Taylor

Lyrics

mock- yeah
ing- yeah
bird yeah
yeah yeah

mockingbird now
every body
have you heard
have you heard

he's gonna buy
he's gonna buy me a
me a mockingbird
mockingbird

and if that mocking-
if that mocking-
bird won't sing
bird don't sing
he's gonna buy me
he's gonna buy me
a diamond ring
diamond ring

and if that diamond
if that diamond
ring won't shine
ring won't shine

he's gonna surely
sure it's gonna break
break this heart
of mine
this heart of mine

and that's-a why
yes indeed oh
i keep on tellin'
oh yes indeed oh
everybody say
yeah-a yeah-a

woh woh woh woh
woh woh woh woh
hear me now
hear me now
and understand
and understand

he's gonna find
i'm gonna find
me some piece of mind
her some piece of mind

and if that piece of
if that piece of
mind won't stay
mind won't stay
i'm gonna find
i'm gonna find myself
myself a better way
a better way

and if that better way
if that better
ain't so
way ain't so
i-i-i'll ride with the tide
and go with the flow

and that's why
yes indeed oh
i keep on shoutin'
oh yes indeed oh
in your ear say
yeah-a yeah-a

woh woh woh
a-woh woh woh
woh oh oh oh
mama

well now everybody
have you heard
have you heard

she's gonna
he's gonna buy
buy me a mockingbird
me a mockingbird

yeah
if that mockingbird
that mockingbird
don't sing
don't sing

she's gonna
he's gonna buy
buy me a diamond ring
me a diamond ring

and if that diamond
and if that diamond
ring won't shine
ring don't shine

yes it'll surely break
he's gonna break
this poor heart
of mine
this heart of mine

and there's a reason
and that's why
why i keep on
tellin' everybody say

yeah yeah
no no no no
no no no no
listen all now
and understand
and understand

he's gonna find
he's gonna find
me some piece of mind
some piece of mind

yeah and
if that piece of mind
that piece won't stay
of mind won't stay

i'm gonna get myself
get myself
a better way
a better way
i might rise above
i might go below
ride with the tide
and go with the flow

and that's
that's-a why
the reason why
i keep on shoutin'
in your ears y'all

uh huh uh huh
oh no no no no
naw naw naw baby
get it

Details

  • Duration : 4:18
  • Key : Eb
  • Genre : Pop
  • Year released : 1974
  • Language : English

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