Oh How We Danced (Bonus Track Edition)

Don't Be A Hero

by Jim Capaldi

on Oh How We Danced (Bonus Track Edition) (1972), Dear Mr Fantasy The Jim Capaldi Story (2011)


Don't be a hero, heroes are so sad
Don't be a hero, it'll just make you feel bad
Beware of the candyman, he doesn't realise
That the present that he's brought for you is gonna burn out your eyes.

Old Pharaoh's daughter once swallowed a grain
Which took her to Hades, where they blew out her brain
All the physicians just looked on in shame
Om the walls of the temple they erased her name.

'I'll see you tomorrow' - I heard someone say
The man he was talking to had faded away
Oh how he must have cried when he was alone
For the devil had taken his soul and the snow had froze him to the bone.

God's living herb is OK I suppose
But the thorn in your side once grew on a rose
So just take it easy, that's all I beseech
For love is the highest high you can reach.

Song Comments (1)
On Don't Be A Hero by Jim Capaldi

By Susan


Was it the song you were looking for? Yes 🥳

Thanks. This was my favourite song about 35 years ago, but I couldn't find it online now, till your site found it straightaway.
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