Johnny Thunder

Album: The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (1968)
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  • Johnny Thunder lives on water, feeds on lightning.
    Johnny Thunder don't need no one, don't want money.
    And all the people of the town,
    They can't get through to Johnny, they will never, ever break him down.
    Johnny Thunder speaks for no one, goes on fighting.
    And sweet Helena in bed prays for Johnny.

    Ba ba-ba ba ba-ba ba,
    Ba ba-ba ba ba-ba ba,
    Thunder and lightning.
    Ba ba-ba ba ba-ba ba,
    Ba ba-ba ba ba-ba ba,
    Thunder and lightning.

    Though everybody tried their best,
    Old Johnny vowed that he would never, ever end up like the rest.
    Johnny Thunder rides the highway, moves like lightning.
    But sweet Helena just says, "God bless Johnny."

    Ba ba-ba ba ba-ba ba,
    Ba ba-ba ba ba-ba ba,
    Thunder and lightning.
    Ba ba-ba ba ba-ba ba,
    Ba ba-ba ba ba-ba ba,
    Thunder and lightning.
    Writer/s: Ray Davies
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