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SMASH YOUR HEAD AGAINST THE WALL

Produced by John Entwistle
Recorded at Trident Studios, London.
Musicians include: Jerry Shirley, Dave "Cyrano" Langston, John Entwistle
Viv Stanshell, Neil Innes and Keith Moon

Side One

MY SIZE

Ever since I first saw you
I never seem to get you of my mind
When I tried to say hello
you tried to go, I made you stay behind
Now your always hangin' round
You never touch the ground
You make me feel so small
Wish I was ten feet tall.

Remember when I lost my cool
Shouted at you, you nearly hit the ceiling
Your trying to make me feel like a fool
Ignoring me you really hurt my feelings
Now your always hangin' round
You never touch the ground
You make me feel so small
Wish I was ten feet tall.

I'm gonna bring you down to my size
One of these days I'm gonna make you fall
I'm gonna bring you down to my size
Smash your head against the wall.

(Guitar Solo)

Now your always hangin' round
You never touch the ground
You make me feel so small
Wish I was ten feet tall.

I'm gonna bring you down to my size
One of these days I'm gonna make you fall
I'm gonna bring you down to my size
Smash your head against the wall.

Ever since I first saw you,
I never seem to get you off my mind
When I tried to say hello,
You tried to go I made you stay behind
Now your always hangin' round
You never touch the ground
You make me feel so small
Wish I was ten feet tall.


PICK ME UP
(Big Chicken)

Gather round the bar let's have a race
I want to see how much beer  I can pour into my face
Bottoms up down it goes, sending bubbles up my nose
Pick me up and lay me somewhere safe
Don't stand me up I'll fall, lean me up against the wall
Never touch the demon drink again
All I'll touch is tea
Alcohol's destroying me.

All I want to do is sleep
All I want to do is sleep.

Everything is spinning round
Got to get up off the ground
Sorry if I've missed my round
This one's on me lads here's a pound.

Everything is spinning round
Got to get up off the ground
Sorry if I've missed my round
This one's on me lads here's a pound.

Take me out and put me in a taxi
Tell the driver where to go 'cos I don't think I know
See you all tomorrow in the bar
I've got to come back cause I've had to leave the car.

All I want to do is sleep
All I want to do is sleep.

What Are We Doing Here

What are we doing here
Such a long way away from home
We've been away so long
Away so long away from home.

So what are we doing here
In a place where we have no friends
All we can do is sit and cry
Let the time drag by and think of home.

Home, what a day that will be
The faces of people we love that we'll see
The memories of what we had left will return
The present remains the past is just burned.

And there's only twenty-five days, six hours, and ten minutes
And this'll all be five thousand miles away
Whoops there goes another day
I'm wishing my life away.

So what are we doing here
Such a long way away from home
We've been away so long
Away so long away from home.

 What are we doing here
In a place where we have no friends
All we can do is sit and cry
Let the time drag by and think of home.

Home what a day that will be
The faces of people we love that we'll see
The memories of what we had left will return
The present remains the past is just burned.

And there's only twenty-five days, six hours, and ten minutes
And this'll all be five thousand miles away
Whoops there goes another day
I'm wishing my life away.


What Kind of People Are They ?

When you're hungry and your stomach's feeling thin
You find the nearest restaurant and walk right in
Says the waiter with a sigh
You're not dressed without a tie
And you bite your lips to keep the swear words in.

What kind of people are they
What kind of people are they
They've only got their jobs to do
That's why they've got it in for you, you.

Have you ever sat behind a traffic jam
When you'd get there quicker if you walked or ran
When you finally get out, at the front of it no doubt
You'll find a policeman causing chaos with his hand.

What kind of people are they
What kind of people are they
They've only got their jobs to do
That's why they've got it in for you, you .

When you park your car in some deserted street
Give the parking meter sixpences to eat
When the money's been digested
You'll find that you just invested
In the profits of a traffic warden's beat.


Heaven and Hell

On top of the sky is a place where you go,
 If you've done, nothing wrong
If you've done nothing wrong.

And down in the ground is a place where you go
 If you've been a bad boy
If you've been a bad boy.

Why can't we have eternal life
And never die
Never die.

In the place up above, you grow feather wings,
 And you fly, round and round
With a harp singing hymns.

And down in the ground you grow horns
 And a tail, and you carry a fork
And moan and wail.

Why can't we have eternal life
And never die
Never die.

(Guitar Solo)

On top of the sky is a place where you go
 If you've done, nothing wrong
If you've done nothing wrong

And down in the ground is a place where you go,
 If you've been a bad boy
If you've been a bad boy.

Why can't we have eternal life
And never die
Never die.

SIDE TWO

Ted End

Someone called the other day
Said old Teddy Greenstreets passed away
They buried him on Saturday,
They said it was a lovely way to go
In his sleep, didn't know a thing

His wife couldn't go
Her second husband took her uptown to a show
His sons and daughters emigrated said,
 It cost too much to travel home
Sent a wreath and a sheath.

Isn't it a shame that no one came
The funeral was quiet, but all the same
He's much better off where he is now
Rest in peace, Teddy.

Someone called the other day
Said old Teddy Greenstreets passed away
They buried him on Saturday,
They said it was a lovely way to go
In his sleep, didn't know a thing

Isn't it a shame that no one came
The funeral was quiet, but all the same
He's much better off where he is now
Rest in peace, Teddy
Rest in peace, Teddy


You're Mine

Who'd drown a cat
Who'd do a thing like that
If you would, you're mine.

Who'd whip a horse
A lost soul of course
Those who work are mine.

They're mine (mine), they're mine (mine).
They're mine (mine , they're mine (mine).

Who'd rob an old woman,
Take her pension from her bag
Those who, steal are mine.

Who'd take a life
Being friend, foe, wife
Those who kill are mine.

They're mine (mine), they're mine (mine).
They're mine (mine), they're mine (mine).

Get behind me Satan
The devil takes all those that sin
Deliver us from evil
The devil takes all those that sin.

Who'd shoot a rabbit
A very nasty habit
Those who hunt are mine.

Who'd go to war
Like countless times before
Those who war are mine. 

They're mine (mine), they're mine (mine).
They're mine (mine), they're mine (mine).

Get behind me Satan
The devil takes all those that sin
Deliver us from evil
The devil takes all those that sin.

Everybody's mine
At sometime
Everybody's mine

You'll enjoy your stay
'Til you're all reborn some day
Until you are, you're mine

You're mine  (mine) , you're mine (mine).
You're mine (mine), you're mine (mine).

Get behind me Satan
The devil takes all those that sin
Deliver us from evil
The devil takes all those that sin.

Get behind me Satan
The devil takes all those that sin
Deliver us from evil
The devil takes all those that sin.

Get behind me Satan
The devil takes all those that sin
Deliver us from evil
The devil takes all those that sin.


No. 29
(External Youth)

Just give me one year of your life my friend
And I'll make you look twenty years younger
I've done it for others I can do it for you
New life, new body, and new friends too
I can make you look as you've never felt before.

Here's a very famous film star
Who took a one year course of my treatment
Ten inches off the waist
New hair stuck on with paste
And he acts as well as he ever did before.

You'll be as virile as ever
Unaffected by the weather
Old age will seem to pass you by
And you won't detect a sign, of old Father Time
Over sixty but you'll look like thirty-four.

A very prominent politician
In danger of losing his position
A devastating smile
Looked real up to a mile
And he lies as well as he ever did before.

This very well known pop singer
Had ceased to be a swinger
New hair, nose, teeth, and eyes
Touch of padding round the flies
And he sings as well as he ever did before.

You'll be as virile as ever
Unaffected by the weather
Old age will seem to pass you by
And you won't detect a sign, of old Father Time
Over sixty but you'll look like thirty-four.

I Believe in Everything

Have you ever had the feeling that you've been this place before
But you haven't, not in this life
You've seen it, you've done it, you've heard it all before
But you haven't, not in this life.

Do you believe in Santa Claus and loving at first sight
I hope you do, cause I do
Do you believe in ghosts that rattle chains at dead of night
I hope you do, cause I do.

Cause I believe in everything
Cause that's the simplest way for me to be
I believe in everything
To believe in everything you hear and see.

Cause I believe in everything
Cause that's the simplest way for me to be
I believe in everything
To believe in everything you hear and see.

Have you ever had the feeling that you've been this place before
But you haven't, not in this life
You've seen it, you've done it, you've heard it all before
But you haven't, not in this life.

Do you believe in witchcraft, Heaven and Hell, King Kong
Reincarnation, fairies at the bottom of the garden
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, goblins, ghouls and witches
Things that go bump in the night
Telepathy, eternal youth, Mickey Mouse, Father Christmas.

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer
Had a very shiny nose
And if you ever saw it you would even say it glows
All of the other reindeer used to laugh and call him names...


All Selections Copyright 1971 Whistle Rhymes Ltd.
except
"Heaven and Hell" by New Ikon Music Ltd.


WDK 2008

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