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  • (Guitar music starts)

  • I've been looking

  • Several days now

  • Where did they go?

  • Where did they go?

  • My mama told me long ago

  • I've lost so many precious things, I know

  • They won't be back

  • Where did they go?

  • My mama told me long ago

  • Ain't nobody's ever gonna tell me to abandon my old friend

  • Happy days, walking on the shore

  • Happy days, walking on the shore

  • Happy days, walking on the shore

  • Ain't nobody's ever gonna tell me to abandon my good memories at all

  • I've seen so many pretty things

  • They don't mean a thing now

  • Listen to the song

  • My mama told me long ago

  • Ain't nobody's ever gonna tell me to doubt my good old days

  • Happy days, walking on the shore

  • Happy days, walking on the shore

  • Happy days, walking on the shore

  • Ain't nobody's ever gonna tell me to abandon my good memories at all

  • Abandon my good memories at all

  • Abandon my good memories at all

  • (Music ends)

  • (Applause)

  • Thank you.

  • (Applause)

  • Thank you for giving me the opportunity to perform tonight at TED New York.

  • I've been a dedicated TED fan and viewer,

  • and also, I actually used to live in Manhattan when I was younger,

  • so New York is like a second home to me, and it's great to be back.

  • The song I just performed was called "my mama,"

  • and the next song I'm going to perform

  • is another original song of mine called "BLACK BANANA."

  • This song I wrote about the importance of being patient with your dreams.

  • Because I think commitment will always be rewarded.

  • Just like fruit ripens when the time is right.

  • So it's my interpretation of building the future.

  • (Guitar music starts)

  • Clap your hands.

  • One!

  • Two!

  • One, two, one, two, three, four.

  • Sitting here, killing time, I've been doing it all day

  • I've been always smart when it comes to gettin' away

  • Got a soda pop fizzin' hard in my empty brain

  • When the time is right I'll move alright so don't get too uptight

  • Silly girls in bathing suits cleaning cars on Sundays

  • They're living a lie don't make as fool of yourself too soon

  • Lining my bananas on the window sill to ripen

  • When the time is right I'll move alright so don't get too uptight

  • Bananananana sekasanaide

  • Bananananana-ri yuki makase

  • Banananananaato chotto dake jukusu made

  • Black Banana Black Banana

  • Banananananana

  • Remember last December when we went to get some pizza

  • Was a brat, was running fast to get home by my curfew

  • Silly me, tripping quick, I was almost killed by a honker

  • When the time is right I'll move alright so don't get too uptight

  • Bananananana isoganaide

  • Bananananana-ri yuki makase

  • Banananananaato chotto dake jukusu made

  • Black Banana Black Banana

  • Banananananana

  • Bananananana Don't push me baby

  • Bananananana All I want is leeway

  • Bananananana You gotta be patient for the fruit to ripen

  • Black Banana Black Banana

  • Banananana

  • Bananananana isoganaide

  • Bananananana-naru yoni nare

  • Bananananana wagamamana mi ga jukusu made

  • Black Banana Black Banana

  • Bananananana

  • Bananananana

  • Banananananana

  • (Music ends)

  • Thank you.

  • (Applause)

  • (Guitar music)

  • (Music ends)

  • (Applause)

(Guitar music starts)

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B1 US TED banana shore black abandon mama

【TED】Rei: "my mama" / "BLACK BANANA" ("my mama" / "BLACK BANANA" | Rei)

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    Zenn posted on 2018/05/01
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