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Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down

Well, I woke up Sunday morning
With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt.
And the beer I had for breakfast wasn't bad,
So I had one more for dessert.
Then I fumbled in my closet through my clothes
And found my cleanest dirty shirt.
Then I washed my face and combed my hair
And stumbled down the stairs to meet the day.

I'd smoked my mind the night before
With cigarettes and songs I'd been picking.
But I lit my first and watched a small kid
Playing with a can that he was kicking.
Then I walked across the street
And caught the Sunday smell of someone's frying chicken.
And Lord, it took me back to something that I'd lost
Somewhere, somehow along the way.

On a Sunday morning sidewalk,
I'm wishing, Lord, that I was stoned.
'Cause there's something in a Sunday
That makes a body feel alone.
And there's nothing short a' dying
That's half as lonesome as the sound
Of the sleeping city sidewalk
And Sunday morning coming down.

In the park I saw a daddy
With a laughing little girl that he was swinging.
And I stopped beside a Sunday school
And listened to the songs they were singing.
Then I headed down the street,
And somewhere far away a lonely bell was ringing,
And it echoed through the canyon
Like the disappearing dreams of yesterday.

On a Sunday morning sidewalk,
I'm wishing, Lord, that I was stoned.
'Cause there's something in a Sunday
That makes a body feel alone.
And there's nothing short a' dying
That's half as lonesome as the sound
Of the sleeping city sidewalk
And Sunday morning coming down.

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There were 16 entries submitted in this pair during the submission phase, 3 of which were selected by peers to advance to the finals round. The winning entry was determined based on finals round voting by peers.

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Entry #14477 — Discuss 1
Teresa Borges
Teresa Borges
Պորտուգալիա
Winner
Voting points1st2nd3rd
5011 x41 x24 x1
Rating typeOverallQualityAccuracy
Segments2.422.33 (17 ratings)2.50 (18 ratings)
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Entry #14636 — Discuss 0
cristina loureiro
cristina loureiro
Մեծ Բրիտանիա
Finalist
Voting points1st2nd3rd
367 x43 x22 x1
Rating typeOverallQualityAccuracy
Segments2.442.31 (18 ratings)2.56 (19 ratings)
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Entry #14434 — Discuss 0
Sergio Costa
Sergio Costa
Պորտուգալիա
Finalist
Voting points1st2nd3rd
264 x44 x22 x1
Rating typeOverallQualityAccuracy
Segments2.402.42 (17 ratings)2.38 (16 ratings)
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Ressaca da Manhã de Domingo
Good term selection
Ressaca is​ hangover,​ which is ​'coming do​wn' from b​eing drunk
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Non-finalist entries

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Entry #14374 — Discuss 0
Elisabete Valente
Elisabete Valente
Պորտուգալիա
Rating typeOverallQualityAccuracy
Segments2.292.38 (17 ratings)2.20 (18 ratings)
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Entry #14560 — Discuss 0
Sílvia Marques
Sílvia Marques
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Segments2.262.24 (19 ratings)2.29 (21 ratings)
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Entry #14440 — Discuss 0
Rogério Almeida
Rogério Almeida
Բրազիլիա
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Segments2.242.33 (17 ratings)2.15 (19 ratings)
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Entry #14485 — Discuss 0
mjeanalmeida
mjeanalmeida
Պորտուգալիա
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Segments2.202.26 (18 ratings)2.13 (20 ratings)
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Entry #14380 — Discuss 0
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Segments2.172.19 (17 ratings)2.15 (18 ratings)
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Entry #14812 — Discuss 0
Marta Araújo
Marta Araújo
Պորտուգալիա
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Segments2.142.10 (15 ratings)2.18 (16 ratings)
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Entry #14581 — Discuss 0
Rating typeOverallQualityAccuracy
Segments1.942.13 (16 ratings)1.75 (18 ratings)
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Entry #14867 — Discuss 0
José Patrício
José Patrício
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Rating typeOverallQualityAccuracy
Segments1.902.02 (15 ratings)1.79 (16 ratings)
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Entry #14528 — Discuss 0
Ricardo Marques
Ricardo Marques
Բրազիլիա
Rating typeOverallQualityAccuracy
Segments1.841.81 (16 ratings)1.88 (17 ratings)
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Entry #14456 — Discuss 0
Anderson Souto
Anderson Souto
Բրազիլիա
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Segments1.831.65 (16 ratings)2.02 (17 ratings)
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marcoamdias
marcoamdias
Բրազիլիա
Rating typeOverallQualityAccuracy
Segments1.781.75 (15 ratings)1.81 (17 ratings)
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Entry #14431 — Discuss 0
Nathaniel Braia
Nathaniel Braia
Բրազիլիա
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Segments1.601.56 (18 ratings)1.65 (20 ratings)
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Luciana Adelseck
Luciana Adelseck
Բրազիլիա
Rating typeOverallQualityAccuracy
Segments1.591.52 (15 ratings)1.67 (15 ratings)
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