Boy from Nowhere

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Tom Jones

Sir Thomas John Woodward, OBE (born 7 June 1940), known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer. He became one of the most popular vocalists to emerge from the British Invasion. Since the mid-1960s, Jones has sung nearly every form of popular music – pop, rock, R&B, show tunes, country… more »

The nights grow cold
My search for gold is leading nowhere
 Whichever lonely road I take
It seems to go nowhere 
It's a fight to survive just until tomorrow
How can I display what I know I'm worthy of
When they turn me away

The doors are closed to such as I
A boy from nowhere 
But not to those who merely buy the right to go where 
They'll be met with respect, not humiliation 
A man's place on earth 
I have come to realize is decided by birth 

So what's the future 
No matter where I go
I will still belong in Andalusia  Where we don't know where 
The next penny's coming from
Something's wrong 

I'm bound to Spain, I won't remain 
A boy from nowhere  There has to be a place for me
And I must go there 
I don't fantasize, unlike a million others
Who must bow and scrape 
For my one means of escape 
Is to flourish a cape

I'll fight all odds
And fight the Gods if they oppose me
I have to win, I won't give in
No one who knows me would expect me to fail
For the want of trying 
Not a man alive 
Had to beg or steal or fight 
More than me to survive 

So what's the future 
No matter where I go
I will still belong in Andalusia  Where good, honest men grow weak
And the rich grow strong 
Something's wrong 

 Another dawn, another boy
A boy from nowhere 
My destiny will guarantee 
And I must go there 
It's a fight to survive just until tomorrow
One more mouth to feed
And the way things are 'round here
That's the last thing they need


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