I'm not a pauper or a millionaire Doin' all my living on a song and a prayer. I played to win and took the lion's share - so sweet. Memories of friends upon my wall When I met you I thought that I had it all Too young to understand the mighty fall - so easy. Still I threw it away Just' when I had it I threw it away Just when I held it I threw it away That precious feeling I threw it away - just when I really cared. Conversation in a crowded room I hear the music but I'm not out of tune. You never learn until your chance is had - and gone. .rew it away Just when I had it I threw it away . . . Oh But I th Memories of friends upon my wall . Tellin' you I threw it away When I had it I threw it away . .. That precious feeling Oh no.