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Look for the bare necessities, the simple bare necessities
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Forget about your worry and your strife 
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I mean the bare necessities or Mother Nature's recipes
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That bring the bare necessities of life

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Wherever I wander, wherever I roam, I couldn't be fonder of my big home
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The bees are buzzin' in the tree to make some honey just for me

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You look under the rocks and plants and take a glance at the fancy ants, 
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and maybe try a few

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The bare necessities of life will come to you, they'll come to you