Don't Be Denied

Album: Time Fades Away (1973)
  • When I was a young boy
    My mama said to me
    Your daddy's leavin' home today
    I think he's gone to stay
    We packed up all our bags
    And drove out to Winnipeg

    When we got to Winnipeg
    I checked in to school
    I wore white bucks on my feet
    When I learned the golden rule
    The punches came fast and hard
    Lying on my back in the school yard

    Don't be denied, don't be denied
    Don't be denied, don't be denied
    Don't be denied, don't be denied

    Well, pretty soon I met a friend
    He played guitar
    We used to sit on the steps at school
    And dream of being stars
    We started a band
    We played all night

    Don't be denied, don't be denied
    Don't be denied, don't be denied
    Don't be denied, don't be denied

    The businessmen crowded around
    They came to hear the golden sound
    There we were on the Sunset Strip
    Playing our songs for the highest bid
    We played all night
    The price was right

    Don't be denied, don't be denied
    Don't be denied, don't be denied
    Don't be denied, don't be denied

    Well, all that glitters isn't gold
    I know you've heard that story told
    And I'm a pauper in a naked disguise
    A millionaire through a business man's eyes
    Oh, friend of mine
    Don't be denied Writer/s: Neil Young
    Publisher: Silver Fiddle
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