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    LADY DI AND I
    (Words and Music by Joan Baez)

    Wake me with kisses in the afternoon
    The butler knows any time you arrive is never too soon
    He knows just where you are by the sound of your car
    He'll be waiting there by the spiral stair

    You could drive me crazy with your unkempt hair
    You don't know what a comb is and frankly, I don't care
    'Cause you're fast and you're wild and you make the butler smile
    By bringing me flowers like meteor showers
    Which reminds me of something that I've recently seen
    It was a look in the eye of Lady Di

    As she stood on the balcony knowing the last fantasy of the century was in her long white veil
    Maybe she would rather have you than the Prince of Wales
    And all the jewels and the crown and all the villages and towns that line the sea of the monarchy

    And while I cut the roses, what about Lady Di?
    She's a child of the 80's just like you and like I
    Think of all of the things that she'll never do
    See a rock and roll show, get a heart-shaped tattoo
    Wear a t-shirt around in the middle of town
    Take a Harley ride as the sun goes down

    And think of all the music that I make with you
    Let's take a walk on the wild side, baby, I'm in love with you
    I will leave my Dior by the cabinet door
    And I'll leave my bouquet on the breakfast tray
    My parents are out, let's head north of the bay
    Maybe go for a sail just like the Prince of Wales

    Does he ever love her in the afternoon?
    Was the kiss that she gave him in public just a little too soon?
    And it's really a shame, she'll take half of the blame
    For the boys in the Maze and their numbered days
    Yes, there's a tear in the eye of Lady Di

    As she looks from the balcony knowing the last fantasy of the century is probably a lie
    My heart goes out to you, Princess, lovely Lady Di
    For all that it seems, here I stand in my jeans
    For whatever it means, it is I who am queen


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