Groovy Times

Album: The Cost of Living (1979)
  • The High Street shops are boarded up
    An' the terrace it is fenced in
    See-through shields are walled across
    The way that you came in
    But there's no need to get excited

    As the lorries bring the bacon in
    'cause the housewives are all singing
    Groovy times are here again

    They discovered one black Saturday
    That mobs don't march they run
    So you can excuse the nervous triggerman
    Just this once for jumping the gun
    As they were picking up the dead
    Out of the broken glass
    Yes it's number one, the radio said
    Groovy times have come to pass!

    Groovy times groovy times groovy times

    The intake is on the uptake
    The acceleration's pretty grim
    I can remember his first appearance
    Now look what's happened to him
    So they put him in a dog suit
    Like from 1964
    The king of early evening TV
    Groovy times forever more

    Groovy times Writer/s: JOE STRUMMER, MICK JONES, PAUL SIMONON, TOPPER HEADON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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