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One Man's Ceiling, song lyrics

Song: One Man's Ceiling
Lyrics: Paul Simon(1)

Music: Paul Simon(1)
Year: 1973
Genre: Pop
Country: USA


There’s been some hard feelings here,
About some words that were said,
Been some hard feelings here and what is more,
There’s been a bloody purple nose,
And some bloody purple clothes,
That were messing up the lobby floor.
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It’s just apartment house rules,
So all you apartment house fools,
Remember: one man’s ceiling is another man’s floor,
One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor.

There’s been some strange goings on,
And some folks have come and gone,
And the elevator, man, don’t work no more,
I heard a racket in the hall,
And I thought I heard a fall,
But I never opened up my door.
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It’s just apartment house sense,
It’s like apartment house rents,
Remember: one man’s ceiling is another man’s floor,
I tell you, one man’s ceiling is another man’s floor.

And there’s an alley in the back of my building,
Where some people congregate in shame,
I was walking with my dog,
And the night was black with smog,
When I thought I heard somebody call my name.

Remember: one man’s ceiling, is another man’s floor,
One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor.


Notes:

1 - Transcribed, March 2012.

2 - Paul Simon biography from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

3 - To purchase his CDs please visit the Paul Simon website.