Billie Jean

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The Civil Wars

The Civil Wars is a duo composed of singer-songwriters Joy Williams and John Paul White. The two met during a Nashville, Tennessee songwriting session in 2008. After releasing a live performance album and a four song EP, their full length album, Barton Hollow, was released in 2011. The band won the… more »

She was more like a beauty queen from a movie scene
I said, "Don't mind but what do you mean I am the one
Who will dance on the floor in the round?"
She said, "I am the one who will dance on the floor in the round"

She told me her name was Billie Jean as she caused a scene 
Then every head turned with eyes that dreamed of being the one
Who will dance on the floor in the round 

 People always told me, "Be careful of what you do
And don't go around breaking young girls' hearts"
And mother always told me, "Be careful of who you love
And be careful of what you do because the lie becomes the truth"

 Billie Jean is not my lover 
She's just a girl who claims that I am the one
But the kid is not my son
She says I am the one, but the kid is not my son

For forty days and forty nights, law was on her side
But who can stand when she's in demand, her schemes and plans  Because we danced on the floor in the round 

So take my strong advice
Just remember to always think twice 
Do think twice, do think twice

She told my baby, we were dancing still three 
Then she looked at me, then showed a photo 
My baby cried because his eyes were like mine, oh no
 Though we'd dance on the floor in the round, baby

 People always told me, "Be careful of what you do
And don't go around breaking young girls' hearts"
But she came and stood right by me then the smell of sweet perfume
This happened much too soon, she called me to her room

 Billie Jean is not my lover 
She's just a girl who claims that I am the one
But the kid is not my son

 Billie Jean is not my lover 
She's just a girl who claims that I am the one
But the kid is not my son

 Billie Jean is not my lover

Written by: MICHAEL JACKSON

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