I Was Only Joking Karaoke - Rod Stewart

This title is a cover of I Was Only Joking as made famous by Rod Stewart

Formats included:


The CDG format (also called CD+G or MP3+G) is suitable for most karaoke machines. It includes an MP3 and synchronized lyrics.

This universal format works with almost any device (Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, Connected TVs...)

This format is tailored for Windows Media Player which is setup by default on most Windows computers.

This format is suitable for KaraFun Player, a free karaoke software. It allows you to turn on or off the backing vocals, lead vocals, and change the pitch or tempo.

Your purchase allows you to download your video in all of these formats as often as you like.


With backing vocals (with or without vocals in the KFN version)

In the same key as the original: D♭, B♭

Release date: 1977
Genres: Soft Rock, In English
Composers: Rod Stewart, Gary William Grainger

All files available for download are reproduced tracks, they're not the original music.

Lyrics I Was Only Joking

Ever since I was a kid at school
I messed around with all the rules
Apologised then realised
I'm not different after all
Me and the boys thought we had it sussed
Valentinos all of us
My dad said
We looked ridiculous but boy we broke some hearts
In and out of jobs running free waging war with society
Dumb blank faces stare back at me
But nothing ever changed
Promises made in the heat of the night
Creeping home before it got too light
I wasted all that precious time and blamed it on the wine
I was only joking my dear
Looking for a way
To hide my fear
What kind of fool was I
I could never win
Never found a compromise
Collected lovers like butterflies
Illusions of that grand first prize are slowly wearing thin
Susie baby you were good to me giving love unselfishly
But you took it all too seriously
I guess it had to end
I was only joking my dear
Looking for a way
To hide my fear
What kind of fool was I
I could never win
Yeah baby
Now you ask me if I'm sincere
That's the question
That I always fear
Verse Seven is never clear
But I'll tell you what you want to hear
I try to give you all you want
But giving love is not my strongest point
If that's the case it's pointless going on
I'd rather be alone
'Cos what I'm doing must be wrong
Pouring my heart out in a song
Owning up for prosperity
For the whole damn world to see
Quietly now while I turn a page
Act one is over without costume change
The principal would like to leave the stage
The crowd don't understand

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