All American Alien Boy (single version)

(Ian Hunter)

I packed my bags - in the land of rags
'cos I don't believe in them dimmo drags
Don't wanna vote for the left wing - don't wanna vote for the right
I gotta have both-to make me fly
I'm just a whitey from blighty heading out west
I got my little green card and my bullet proof vest
I'm going to New York City, where the buzz is the best
On down the line (down the line) Down the line (down the line)
Oh, I remember all the good times me 'n Miller enjoyed
Up and down the M1 in some luminous yo-yo toy
So sad you gotta change, cause to change you gotta destroy
Look out Kennedy, here I come, land ahoy-hoy-hoy

All American Alien Boy (All American Alien Boy)
All American Alien Boy (All American Alien Boy)
All American Alien Boy (All American Alien Boy)
All American Alien Boy (All American Alien, All American Alien Boy)

Don't you look down, put your feet on the ground
Don't drown in the big aquarium.
Don't walk slow, put on a big show
Don't admit you're a vegetarian.
Don't get slugged, get mugged, get bugged
Or they'll sling you in the jug, shove you under some rug
Give you some drug, pull out the plug, and then....
Now they're tellin' me this hamburgers cheaper than the other
and the television's cheaper than the other
And they're sellin' me hotdogs cheaper than the other
and the pizza's cheaper than the other
And I don't understand all this cos I'm an All American Alien Boy

(All American Alien Boy)

I got sodium nitrate rottin' in my guts
My head is full of ulcers, my lungs full of butts.
My heart wants a transplant, it's thinkin' I'm nuts
My logic won't open, my eyes won't shut
And I'm beginning to dig all this cos I'm an All American Alien Boy

(All American Alien Boy)
All American Alien Boy (All American Alien Boy)
All American Alien Boy (All American Alien Boy)
All American Alien Boy (All American Alien Boy)
All American Alien Boy (All American Alien, All American Alien Boy)

Ten Bears, Two Bears, Standing Bear, Plenty Bear, Old Bear, Grey Bear,
Hollow Horn Bear, Silver Knife, Spotted Tail, Yellow Hand, Red Cloud, Red
Fox, Red Horse, Black Kettle, White Ghost, White Bird, White Bull, White
THunder, White Hog. Hold on a minute got a frog in my throat
Cochise, Alchise, Roman Nose, Geronimo
Hold on a minute there's more to go
I said Sitting Bull, Tall Bull, Crazy Horse, Short Bull, Low Dog, Red Dog,
Yellow Wolf, Low Wolf, Loco, Victorio, Chato, Little Crow, Dead Eyes Jack,
Taza 'n Colorow

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Credits

Transcribed by Colin Ford. First verse transcribed by Jay Fash

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Adrian Perkins