Rob & Alan Fennah

Rob & Alan Fennah

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Yesterdays Man

Written By: Rob & Alan Fennah

Yesterday’s man

Ver1.
When Billy was a boy
All he’d wanna do is just play air guitar
Had a dream he was gonna go far
Win a girl buy a fancy new car
So he started to play
Playin’ his songs all day and all night
Tryin’ so hard until he got it right

You could hear him strummin’
He was shakin’ his neighbourhood out of their beds
It was slow in comin’
He was knockin’ his head on wood until sombody said

Chorus
You gotta pay your dues if you’re singin’ the blues
Gotta win and then lose then you’ll know what you’re singin’ about
You’re gonna feel pain if you’re playin’ this game
It’s like a runaway train do you know what i’m talkin’ about
Maybe I could help you out

Ver2.
So Billy got a break
he passed an audition with a little blues band
Hit the road and he made a few grand
That was it, it was money in the hand
He just wanted to play
Playin’ his songs all day and all night
Workin’ so hard but he was doin’ all right

Then the wheels stopped turnin’
He gave it his heart and soul but it went over their heads
He was slow in learnin’
‘til the man on the radio said the blues is dead

Chorus
But you gotta pay your dues if you’re singin’ the blues
Gotta win and then lose now he knows what he’s singin’ about
Can anybody help him out.

Ver3.
The years rolled by
He’s workin’ in a bar with a little scratch band
Welcomed back by popular demand
Even though he’s just yesteday’s man
Should he call it a day?
No way….

Chorus.
You gotta pay your dues if you’re singin’ the blues
Gotta win and then lose now I know what I'm singin’ about
You gotta feel pain if you’re playin this game it’s like a runaway train
Now I know what I'm talkin’ about…
Oh My My.

Sixties Child

Written By: Rob & Alan Fennah

SIXTIES CHILD

Ver1.
I can remember when the times were wild
Responsibility was not my style
That’s not surprising, I was born a sixties child

Ver2.
We lived for Zimmerman his words and rhyme
And everybody had a groovy time
Thought I was lucky to be born a sixties child

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We thought that we were really gonna change the world
Wearing flowers in our hair
We marched along the streets our flags unfurled
And meanwhile the Beatles and the Stones hit the USA
The king of rock and roll looked the other way
Nobody was thinking of yesterday

Chorus
Everybody was turnin’ on, tunin’ in and droppin’ out
Man what’s it all about
Getting’ high on Lucy in the Sky was the sixties child

Ver4.
We watched Apollo reaching for the sky
Cried for Kennedy the day he died
Nobody told him he was born a sixties child

Ver5.
When there was Vietnam we all asked why
So many friends and brothers had to die
Times sure were changing for the carefree sixties child

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We didn’t wanna have a part in any Asian war
There were protests in the street
We didn’t even know what we were out there for
And meanwhile the Rockers and the Mods fought along the sand
The old man on the beach couldn’t understand
Why the younger generation were gettin’ outta hand

Chorus
Cos everybody was turnin’ on, tunin’ in and droppin’ out
Man what’s it all about
Gettin’ high on Lucy in the Sky was a sixties child

Ver6.
Now it’s all over I can laugh or cry
When I think of yesterday the times gone by
Thought I was lucky to be born a sixties child

Was I so lucky to be born a sixties child?