Seals & Crofts — Hustle lyrics

(lyrics by Paul Williams; music by Charles Fox, 1977)
From the album one on one (1977).

Pull the stops out, watch my hustle.
Would you believe I was once A. ..[?]
Would you believe I was even as shy as a child.
It's so hard for the mind to fathom, so don't try.

I feel like tripping the light fantastic. I've never been more enthusiastic.
My mind. .. [?]
I'm a stone gladiator on a mood elevator. In the thick of the fight, I just smile.
Pull the stops out, watch my hustle.
(repeat)
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