Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Tears Of A Clown

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

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Tears Of A Clown

	  		Tears Of A Clown:Smokey Robinson And The Miracles. 
#1 in UK and #1 in USA in 1967. 

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Now, if there's a smile up..on my face, 
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It's only there trying to fool the public. 
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But when it comes down to fooling you, 
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Now, honey that's quite a different subject. 

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Don't let my glad expression, 
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Give you the wrong impression. 
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really I'm sad.......Oh, I'm sadder than sad. 
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You're gone and I'm hurting so bad, 
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Like a clown I appear to be glad..  

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Now, they're some sad things known to man, 
but ain't too much sadder than, 
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the tears of a clown, when there's no one around.  


Now if I appear to be carefree, 
It's only to camouflage my sadness.  
And Honey to shield my pride I try, 
to cover this hurt with a show of gladness. 
But don't let my show convince you,  
that I've been happy since you, decided to go. 
I need you so, I'm hurt and I want you to know,  
but for others I put on a show... 

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Now, if I appear just like Pagliacci did, 
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I try to keep my sadness hid. 
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Smiling in the public eye, but in my 
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lonely room I cry, the tears of a clown, 
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when there's no one around. 


Now if there's a smile on my face, 
don't let my glad expression, 
give you the wrong impression. 
Don't let this smile I wear, 
make you think that I don't care...  

A sixties smash from Kraziekhat. 

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