In The City (Keith Moon - John Entwistle) TRO-Essex Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

From the A Quick One liner notes by Chris Charleworth with additions by Brian Cady:

Recorded at IBC Studios July 31-Aug. 1, 1966.

Originally released as the B-side to 'I'm a Boy' on August 26, 1966. Keith and John, having failed to inform Pete and Roger about the session, are the only members of The Who playing on the backing track. Pete added some guitar overdubs later.

Engineered by Paul Clay.

The first single by The Jam, although a different song, was named after this one.

 

Come along
Into the city
Where the girls are pretty
And you can't go wrong
Take your time
No need to hurry
Don't have to worry
Cause it won't take long

Well you can surf in the city
You can swim in the pools
Do anything you want
Because there ain't no rules
Drive your super-stock carbur to the long highway
And you can drag.

In the city in the falling right
The kids are hip and they can dance all night
In the city all the girls are pretty and they go...

Come along
Into the city
Where the girls are pretty
And you can't go wrong

Well you can surf in the city
You can swim in the pools
Do anything you want
Because there ain't no rules
Drive your super-stock carbur to the long highway
And you can drag.

In the city in the falling right
The kids are hip and they can dance all night
In the city all the girls are pretty and they go...

In the city, into the city...

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Source Length notes
A Quick One - CD Reissue 2:21
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