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Rich Phillips: Music

Ordinary Man

(Rich Phillips)
I always used to think that I'd be someone
Not like all the rest
But I kept running into all the reasons
I'd never be the best
I won't go down in history
There's no prize for guys like me
Why have dreams
It doesn't help it seems
when you're what I am
An ordinary man
Ordinary man

She doesn't even know how much it thrills me
Just to say hello
She has no idea the way it kills me
To watch her when she goes
It's not that she would be unkind
I won't even cross her mind
And no one knows
That's how it goes
When you're what I am
An ordinary man
Ordinary man

I know we can't all be heros
Or win the Nobel prize
If I could only split the atom
Or be someone in your eyes

And no one knows
That's how it goes
Why have dreams
It doesn't help it seems
When you're what I am
An ordinary man
Ordinary man