Old Town

Album: The Philip Lynott Album (1982)
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  • The old covent garden
    I remember only too well
    The girl's a fool
    She broke the rule

    She hurt him hard
    This time you will break down
    She's lost his trust
    And so she must

    All is lost
    The System has broke down
    Romance has broke down
    This boy is crack'in up

    This boy has broke down
    She plays it hard
    She plays it tough
    But that's enough

    The love is over
    She's broke his heart and that is rough
    But in the end you'll soon recover
    The romance is over

    This boy is crack'in up
    This boy has broken down
    This boy is crack'in up
    This boy has broke down

    I've been spending my money
    In the old town
    It's not the same honey
    When you're not around

    I've been spending my time
    In the old town
    I sure miss you honey
    Now you're not around

    Now you're not around
    This old town
    Ola
    Ola

    This boy is crack'in up
    This boy has broken down
    This boy is crack'in up
    This boy has broke down

    This boy is crack'in up
    This boy has broken down
    This boy is crack'in up
    This boy has broke down

    This boy is crack'in up
    This boy has broken down
    This boy is crack'in up
    This boy has broke down Writer/s: JAMES STEWART BAIN, PHILIP PARRIS LYNOTT
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 2

  • Heidi from Frankfurt, GermanyI have been watching the above mentioned performance of the Corss over and over again. My first impression was indeed not positive. But from seeing it a second time and on, my appreciation for the Corss has only grown. They are professional musicians putting down a performance as good as anyone who is not Phil Lynott can do. They are Irish and love how they perform this song.
  • Heidi from Frankfurt, GermanyThe otherwise terrific video clip on this page has the leading line "The old Covent Garden, I remember only too well" missing.

    Phil Lynott had a son born 'out of wedlock' , who has been given away to adoption. Macdaragh Lambe was often told that he bore an uncanny resemblance to Phil Lynott. When he searched the adoption papers he learned his father was 'a musician named Philip'. In 2010 Phils mother acknowledged that Macdaragh was 'without a doubt' her grandson.
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