BOOK OF DEAD VOL. H
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 The Harder They Come  [J.Cliff] 

        Well they tell me of a pie up in the sky 
        Waiting for me when I die 
        But between the day you're born and when you die 
        They never seem to hear you even your cry. 

        So as sure as the sun will shine 
        I'm gonna get my share now, what's mine 
        And the harder they come, the harder they fall 
        The harder they come, the harder they fall one and all. 

        Well the oppressors are trying to keep me down 
        Trying to drive me underground 
        And they think that they have got the battle won 
        I say forgive them Lord they know not what they've done. 

        Cause as sure as the sun will shine 
        I'm gonna get my share now, what's mine 
        And the harder they come, the harder they fall 
        The harder they come, the harder they fall one and all. 

        And I'll keep on fighting for the things I want 
        Though I know that when you're dead you can't 
        But I'd rather be a free man in my grave 
        Than living as a puppet or a slave. 

        So as sure as the sun will shine 
        I'm gonna get my share now, what's mine 
        And the harder they come, the harder they fall 
        The harder they come, the harder they fall one and all. 
 

 Hard to Handle  [Redding/Jones/Isabell] 
 
        Baby here I am and I'm a man upon the scene 
        I can give you what you want, but you got to come home with me 
        I got a whole lot of good ole loving and I got some in store 
        When I get through throwin' it on to you, got to come back for more 

        [Chorus] 
        Boys and things will come by the dozen 
        Ain't nothin' but drug store love 
        Pretty little thing let me light your candle 
        Cause mama I'm sure hard to handle, now yes I am. [Intro] 

        Action speaks louder than words and I'm a man with great experience 
        I know you got another man, but I can love you better than him 
        Take my hand, don't be afraid I'm gonna prove every word I say 
        I'm advertising love for free so won't you place your ad with me? 

        [Chorus] 

        Give it to me baby, I got to have it, some of your love 
        It's all I need, early in the morning, late in the evening. 

        [Jam on B] 

        Baby here I am and I'm a man upon the scene 
        I can give you what you want, but you got to come home with me 
        I got a whole lot of good ole loving and I got some in store 

        When I get through throwin' it on to you, got to come back for more 
 

  Heaven Help The Fool  [Weir/Barlow] 
 

        I was born   in Flatland, USA 
        And all my dreams   led me to L.A. 
        Another chase of rags to riches, 
        I learned to throw some fancy pitches. 
        I found out what ain't and which is  just exactly cool. Well alright. 
        Heaven help the fool, heaven help the fool (2x) 

        Got a place in Malibu   like you never seen 
        Picking out your lady friend from Penthouse magazine 
        You oughta see the chrome gleam  on my Mercedes all shiny and new 
        Hey, I'm the Jack of Diamonds, the boy with all the clues 

        Not a pretty vanity (no, no, not me). 
        Glorified insanity (no, no, not me). 
        Ooh, I'm a hyper-survivor, fast driver, star driver (Fool). 
        Heaven help the fool, Heaven help the fool. 
        Heaven help the fool. 

        [Intro] 

        Anything you could want to be you can buy, even get it free 
        Make yourself a smoother dancer, fill your head with easy answers. 
        Never a backward glancer, it's you who makes the rules (aah). 

        Heaven help the fool, heaven help the fool 
        No, no, never a backward glancer, (fool), heaven help the fool. 

        The middle of a pentagram, heart of the star (is what you are) 
        You can trade your soul for an electric guitar 

        Ooh, not a pretty vanity (no, no, not me). 
        Glorified insanity (no, no, not me) 
        And when they offer golden apples, are you sure you'll refuse? 
        Heaven help the fool, are you sure you'll refuse it? 
        Heaven help the fool 
        It's like a deaf man dancing or a blind man shooting pool 
        Heaven help the fool, heaven help the fool 
 

 Hell in a Bucket  [Weir/Barlow] 

        Well I was drinkin' last night with a biker 
        And I showed him a picture of you 
        I said, "Pal get to know her, you'll like her 
        Seemed like the least I could do. 
        Cause when he's chargin' his chopper 
        Up and down your carpeted halls 
        You will think me, by contrast, quite proper 
        Never mind how I stumble and fall. 

        You imagine me sipping champagne from your boot 
        For a taste of your elegant pride 
        I may be going to hell in a bucket, babe 
        But at least I'm enjoying the ride, at least I'll enjoy the ride. 

        Cause you're a sweet little softcore pretender 
        Somehow, babe, it got as hot as it gets 
        With her black leather gold spike suspenders 
        And your chain, your black whip and pets. 

        Well we know you're the reincarnation 
        Of the revernous Catherine the Great 
        And we know how you love the ovation 
        And the scene that it seems to create. 

        You imagine me sipping champagne from your boot 
        For taste of your elegant pride 
        I may be going to hell in a bucket, babe 
        But at least I'm enjoying the ride, at least I'll enjoy the ride. 

        You analyze me, attempt to despise me 
        And you laugh when I stumble and fall 
        There may come a day when I'll dance on your grave 
        Unable to dance I'll still crawl across it 
        Unable to dance I'll still crawl 
        Unable to dance I'll still crawl 
        Unable to dance I'll crawl. 

        You must really consider the circus 
        It just might be your kind of zoo 
        I can't think of a place that's more perfect 
        For a person as perfect as you. 

        And it's not like I'm leaving you lonely 
        Cause I wouldn't know where to begin 
        Well I know you wake up here only 
        When the snakes come marching in. 

        You imagine me sipping champagne from your boot 
        For taste of your elegant pride 
        I may be going to hell in a bucket, babe 
        But at least I'm enjoying the ride, at least I'll enjoy the ride. 

        Ride, ride, ride 
        Ride, ride, ride 
        Ride, ride, ride 
        At least I'm enjoyin' the ride (etc.) 
 

 Help on the Way  [Garcia/Hunter] 
 
        Paradise waits, on the crest of a wave, her angels in flames. 
        She has no pain, like a child she is pure, she is not to blame. 
        Poised for flight, wings spread bright, 
        Spring from night into the sun. 
        Don't stop to run, she can fly like a lie, she can't be outdone. 

        Tell me the cost; I can pay, let me go, tell me love is not lost. 
        Sell everything; without love day to day insanity's king. 
        I will pay (fresh) day by day (leia), anyway, lock, bolt and key. 
        Crippled but free, I was blind all the time I was learning to see 

        Help on the way, well, I know only this, I've got you today. 
        Don't fly away, cause I love what I love and I want it that way. 
        I will stay one more day, like I say, honey it's you. 
        Making it too, without love in a dream it will never come true (leia) 
 

 Henry  [J.Dawson] 

        Every year along about this time it all goes dry. 
        Nothing 'round for love or money that'll get you high. 
        Henry got pissed off and said he'd run to Mexico. 
        See if he could come back holdin' 20 keys of Gold. 

        Now the road to Acapulco is very hard indeed 
        And it isn't any better if you haven't any weed. 
        Henry struggled to hold it straight on twisty mountain roads 
        Fifty people waitin' back in hopes for Henry's load. 

        [Chrorus] 
        And now he's rolling down the mountain goin' fast, fast, fast. 
        And if he blows it this one's going to be his last. 
        Run to Acapulco to turn the Golden Key. 
        Henry keep the brakes on for this corner if you please. 

        [Jam on verse chords] 

        Henry got to Mexico and turned his truck around. 
        Talkin' with the man who has it growin' from the ground. 
        Henry tasted, he got wasted, couldn't even see. 
        Now how he's going to drive like that it's not clear to me. 

        [Chorus] 
        [Jam on verse chords] 

        Sunday afternoon, Tihajuana is a lovely town. 
        Bullfight brings the tourist in, their money flowing down. 
        Border guards are much too busy there at 5 o'clock. 
        Henry truckin' right on through, he hardly even stopped. 
 

 Here Comes Sunshine  [Garcia/Hunter] (GD2) 

        Wake of the flood, laughing water, forty-nine, 
        Get out the pans, don't just stand there dreamin' 
        Get out of the way,   get out of the way, 

        Here comes sunshine, here comes sunshine. 

        Line up a long shot maybe try it two times, maybe more, 
        Good to know you got shoes to wear when you find the floor, 
        Why hold out for more? 

        Here comes sunshine, here comes sunshine. 

        [Jam] 

        Askin' you nice, now, keep the mother rollin' 
        One more time. 
        Been down before, you just don't have to 
        Go no more,  (no more). 
        Here comes sunshine, here comes sunshine. 

        [Jam] 
        Here comes sunshine, here comes sunshine. 
 

 He's Gone  [Garcia/Hunter] 

        Rat in a drain ditch,       caught on a limb, 
        You know better but I know him. 
        Like I told you,      what I said, 
        Steal your face right off your head. 

        [Chorus] 
        Now he's gone. Now he's gone. Lord, he's gone. He's gone. 
        Like a steam locomotive, rollin' down the track, 
        He's gone, he's gone, and nothin's gonna bring him back. He's gone. 

        Nine mile skid on a ten mile ride. Hot as a pistol, but cool inside. 
        Cat on a tin roof, dogs in a pile. 
        Nothin' left to do but smile, smile, smile. 

        [Chorus] 

        [Jam on verse chords] 

        [Bridge] 
        Goin' where the wind don't blow so strange, 
        Maybe off on some high cold mountain chain. 
        Lost one round, but the prize wasn't anything: 
        A knife in the back and more of the same. 

        Same old, rat in a drain ditch, caught on a limb, 
        You know better but I know him. 
        Like I told you, what I said, 
        Steal your face right off your head. 

        [Chorus] 
        Like a steam locomotive, rollin' down the track, 
        He's gone, he's gone, and nothin's gonna bring him back. He's gone. 
        Oooh, nothin's gonna bring him back. 
 

 He Was A Friend of Mine  [Dylan] 

        He was, he was a friend of mine 
        He was, he was a friend of mine 
        Now he's dead and gone 
        This morning my best friend was sleeping in his bed 
        His face like a jewel and he was dead 
        He liked to play games or push me on a swing 
        Or push me on a merry-go-round, so round and round 
 

 Hey Little One  [Bernette/Vorzon] 

        Hey, hey little one so far from home and so alone 
        Hey, hey little one I'm just like you I'm lonely too 
        The road we ride is a long, long road when you are all alone 
        But I found you and I found our love, a love I've never known 

        Hey, hey little one don't go away, tell me you'll stay 
        Tell me, tell me, tell me you'll stay 
 

 Hey Pocky Way  [Traditional] 

        Little bitty boy, with a heart of steel. 
        I know you can't boogie now, but your sister sure will. 
        Feel good music, in your soul. 
        Makes your body wanna rock 'n' roll. 

        Say hey, hey, hey. Hey pocky way. 
        Hey, hey. Hey pocky way. 

        Laugh back foolin', in your car. 
        Makes no difference who or where you are. 
        Feel good music, in your soul. 
        Makes your body wanna rock 'n' roll. 

        Hey, hey, hey. Hey pocky way. 
        Hey, hey. Hey pockey way. 

        Laugh back foolin', in your car. 
        Makes no difference who or where you are. 
        Feel good music, in your soul. 
        Makes your body wanna rock 'n' roll. 

        [Chorus 4x] 
 

 High Heeled Sneakers  [R.Higgenbotham] 

        Put on your red dress baby 'cause we're going out tonight 
        Wear your boxing gloves in case some fool might wanna fight 

        Put on your high heeled sneakers and put your wig hat on your head 
        May not win a prize, I'm pretty sure you're gonna knock them dead 
 
 

 High Time  [Garcia/Hunter] 
 

       You told me goodbye;  how was I to know 
       You didn't mean goodbye, you meant please don't let me go? 
        I was having a high time,    living the good life--- 
       Well I know. 

       The wheels are muddy;  got a ton of hay. 
       Now listen here, Baby, 'cause I mean what I say. 
       I'm having a hard time,   living the good life--- 
       Well I know. 

       I was losing time, I had nothing to do; 
       No one to fight, I came to  you. 
       Wheels broke down, leader won't draw; 
       The line is busted; the last one I   saw. 

       Tomorrow come trouble,  tomorrow come pain. 
       Now don't think too hard Baby, 
       'Cause you know what I'm saying. 
       I could show you a high time,    living the good life--- 
       Don't be that way. 

       Nothing's for certain,  it could always go wrong. 
       Come in when it's raining, go on out when it's gone. 
       We could have us a high time,   living the good life--- 
       Well I   know. 

 Hitch Hiking Woman  [?] 

        She's coming into town mama, always runnin' 'round 
        I've got a hitch hiking woman, yes, she want to do right by me 

        She's loving me in the morning for five minutes 
        Yes, that leaves me free, yes, she want to be free now 
 

 The Hobo Song  [J.Bonus] 
 
        Too late to feel sorrow, too late to feel pain 
        He's just an old hobo, and lost out in the rain 
        He'll never cause trouble, so don't have no fear 
        He's just an old hobo, and he'll soon be far away from here. 

        [Bridge] 
        He used to be a gamblin man, just like you 
        Until he sank so low, there was nothing that no one could do  [x2] 

        [Jam] 

        Oh, don't make him ask you, no, don't make him beg 
        He was a war hero, and that's how he hurt his leg 
        But he killed thirty indians, with one cannonball 
        Now he's just an old hobo, asleep out in the hall 

        [Bridge] 
        [Jam] 

        A wife and five children, who live in L.A. 
        How they miss their dear daddy, who's gone so far away 
        But they still have his picture, it's hung on the wall 
        Now he's just an old hobo, asleep out in the hall 

        [Bridge] 
        He used to be a gambling man, just like you 
        Until he sank so low, there was nothing that no one could do. 
 

 How Long Blues  [L.Carr] 

        Now listen to me mama, I can't sleep no more around here 
        How long, how long, ain't had no loving, how long, how long 

        I hate that train, train that carried my babe away 
        And left me standing, how long, how long 
        Ain't had no loving since my babe been gone 
        Now listen to me mama, why did you make me go around here 
        Ain't had no loving, how long, how long? 
 

 How Sweet It Is  [Holland/Dozier] 
 

        How sweet it is to be loved by you 
        How sweet it is to be loved by you 

        I needed the shelter  of someone's arms and there you were 
        I needed someone to understand my ups & downs and there you were 
        With sweet love and devotion deeply touching my emotion 
        I want to stop - and thank you baby 
        I want to stop - and thank you baby 
        How sweet it is to be loved by you 
        How sweet it is to be loved by you 

        Open my eyes at night, I wonder what I'd be without you in my life 
        Everything was such a bore, 
        All the things I've done you know I've done them before 
        But you brightened up all of my days 
        With a love so sweet and in so many ways 

        I want to stop - to thank you baby 
        I want to stop - to thank you baby 
        How sweet it is to be loved by you 
        How sweet it is to be loved by you 

        [Jam on Intro / Repeat many times] 

        Open my eyes at night, I wonder what I'd be without you in my life 
        Everything was such a bore, 
        All the things I've done you know I've done them before 
        But you brightened up all of my days 
        With a love so sweet and in so many ways 

        I want to stop - to thank you baby 
        I want to stop - to thank you baby 
        How sweet it is to be loved by you 
        How sweet it is to be loved by you 
        How sweet it is to be loved by you 
        (Sweeter than the honey from the bees, baby) 
        How sweet it is to be loved by you 
        (Yes it is, you know it is, darling) 
        How sweet it is to be loved by you 
        How sweet it is to be loved by you 
 

 Hully Gully  [Smith/Goldsmith] 

        There is a dance going around like on the Scene, Hully Gully 
        Hully Gully, well shake your shoulders, jove with your feet 
        There's a dance going around from coast to coast, Hully Gully 
        When you hear this dance try to give it the most, Hully Gully 
        Mama Hully Gully, Papa Hully Gully, baby Hully Gully too 
        Papa Hully Gully, sister Hully Gully, you can Hully Gully too 

        Went to a party now under that hill, Hully Gully 
        I don't want to boogie child now, what makes you 
        Everybody's doing it coast to coast, Hully Gully 
        When you hear this dance try to give it the most, Hully Gully 
        Mama Hully Gully, Papa Hully Gully, baby Hully Gully too 
        Papa Hully Gully, sister Hully Gully, you can Hully Gully too 
 

 Hurts Me Too  [E.James/M.Sehorn] 

        You said you was hurtin', almost lost your mind; 
        'Cause the man you love, hurts you all the time. 
        But when things go wrong, wrong with you... it hurts me too. 

        You love him a little more, when you ought to love him less. 
        Why pick up behind him and take his best? 
        'Cause when things go wrong, wrong with you...  it hurts me too. 

        You love another man; Oh, but I love you 
        But you love him darlin', stick to him just about like glue. 
        But when things go wrong, wrong with you... it hurts me too. 

        Well, he better leave you, or you best put him down. 
        'Cause you know, I just can't stand to see, see you pushed around. 
        'Cause when things go wrong, wrong with you...  it hurts me too. 
 

 
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