King's Song

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Jim Croce

James Joseph "Jim" Croce (/ˈkroʊtʃi/; January 10, 1943 – September 20, 1973) was an American singer-songwriter. Between 1966 and 1973, Croce released five studio albums and 11 singles. His singles "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" and "Time in a Bottle" were both number one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 … more »

He struggled so hard to be king
 Working night and day
 Dreaming of only one thing  Never a holiday  Somewhere along the way
He forgot she was only a girl
Now his kingdom has fallen 
And it's really quite a tragic tale
 Cause he built a castle to harbor his queen 
But the queen claimed he built her a jail

He struggled so hard to be king
He wanted everything
He built her a house by the sea
Just to keep her in
 Somewhere along the way
He forgot she needed a friend 
Now his kingdom has fallen 
And it's really quite a tragic tale
 Cause he built a castle to harbor his queen 
And the queen claimed he built her a jail

It happened so quickly before he could know
She was gone, far gone
Far from the castle, the diamonds and things 
She had worn to the ball
 There was a note that she carefully wrote
 Signed it best wishes to all
Oh you struggled so hard to be king
 Working night and day
 Dreaming of only one thing, never a holiday  Somewhere along the way
You forgot that I needed a man

When they found him they took him back where he belonged 
And his family and friends saw him annually 
And they say it's a shame what's become of the king

Written by: JAMES CROCE

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King's Song