Over Under Sideways Down

Album: Over Under Sideways Down (1966)
Charted: 10 13
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  • Hey
    Hey
    Hey
    Hey

    Cars and girls are easy come by in this day and age
    Laughing, joking, drinking, smoking, 'til I've spent my wage
    When I was young, people spoke of immorality
    All the things they said were wrong are what I want to be

    (Hey) over, under, sideways, down
    (Hey) backwards, forwards, square, and round
    (Hey) over, under, sideways, down
    (Hey) backwards, forwards, square, and round
    When will it end? (When will it end?)
    When will it end? (When will it end?)

    Hey
    Hey
    Hey
    Hey

    I find comment 'bout my looks irrelativity
    Think I'll go and have some fun 'cause it's all for free
    I'm not searching for a reason to enjoy myself
    Seems it's better done than argued with somebody else

    (Hey) over, under, sideways, down
    (Hey) backwards, forwards, square, and round
    (Hey) over, under, sideways, down
    (Hey) backwards, forwards, square, and round
    When will it end? (When will it end?)
    When will it end? (When will it end?)

    Hey
    Hey
    Hey
    Hey

    (Hey) over, under, sideways, down
    (Hey) backwards, forwards, square, and round
    (Hey) over, under, sideways, down
    (Hey) backwards, forwards, square, and round
    (Hey) over, under, sideways, down
    (Hey) backwards, forwards, square, and round
    (Hey) over, under, sideways, down
    (Hey) backwards, forwards, square, and round
    Hey
    Hey
    Hey
    Hey
    Hey Writer/s: Chris Dreja, Jeff Beck, Jim McCarty, Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Tony Arioli from Guerneville, CaBack in 1966, we thought that the lyrics "Over, Under, Sideways, Down" were about the different positions one could have sex in.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 19th 1966, "Over Under Sideways Down" by the Yardbirds entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #82; and on August 7th it peaked at #13 (for 2 weeks) and spent 11 weeks on the Top 100...
    Between 1965 and 1967 the group had nine Top 100 records; with two making the Top 10 ("For Your Love" peaked at #6 in 1965 and "Heart Full of Soul" reached #9 also in 1965)...
    They just missed having a third Top 10 record when "Shapes of Things" peaked at #11 (for 1 week) on May 8th, 1966...
    R.I.P. lead singer Keith Relf (1943 -1976).
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