I've been a BJ fan since the early 1970's.
Think "Turnstiles" remains his best album, and that's what this query is about.
The song "James" had extraordinary resonance for me, in my twenties, and I would revisit it every few years.
I thought I knew the lyrics by heart - but then had an unsettling experience a month or so ago.
I had always believed (heard!) that there were two subtly different variants on the key (philosophical) line in the song. The one was "do what's good for you or you're not good for anybody" - and that's what shows up on the official lyric sheet and on the version I now have on Apple music.
I was certain though that there was another line "if you're not good for you, you're not good for anybody". I can't recall in which sequence.
I'm now worrying about my sanity, a little; or else stumbling around trying to find an alternative explanation.
Apologies if i sound like a chump. I'm actually a 61 year old lawyer, who does a passable imitation of a normal, high functioning adult.
Question: Was there ever another line? Were there two versions of the song, in other words?
Thanks, regards etc
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