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Old Addresses

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Song Cycle by William Bolcom (b. 1938)

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1. Lady Death


she holds the trump card
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2. The next table


He can't be more than twenty-two
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3. Histrion


No man hath dared to write this thing as yet
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4. Ballad of the Landlord


Landlord, landlord
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5. The embrace


You weren't well or really ill yet either
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6. Africa


Africa?/ You ask me about Africa?
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7. To my old addresses


Help! Get out of here! Go walking!
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