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Title is a parody of “24 Hours From Tulsa - Gene Pitney”<br>

Sound of train stations being read out...<br>

If your conscience fails you we can be your guide<br>
The runaway train will take you for a ride<br>
It's an '88 special with automatic doors<br>
Johnny Guitar, tell 'em where it goes<br>
Down the tracks like a thunderstorm<br>
past the house where I was born<br>
Guaranteed and bonafide, a genuine white knuckle ride<br>
We've got smackheads, crackheads, pensioners, pimps,<br>
anonymous alcoholics looking for a drink<br>
So put your feet up, enjoy the show<br>
Twenty four minutes from Tulse Hill let's go<br>

We've got yardies, steamers, parasitic cops<br>
Bostik boys playing chicken in the box,<br>
jackpot crackpots, Summerstown blues<br>
nineteen nervous wrecking crews<br>
Mad alsatians, pit-bull terrorists,<br>
hammerheaded loan sharks trying out for Jaws 6<br>
BMX bandits breaking all the windows,<br>
you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows<br>

Twenty four minutes from Tulse Hill<br>
the driver's dressed in black<br>
He's dead on the dead man's handle<br>
and we ain't coming back<br>

We're going down the tracks and off the page<br>
past the dole, The Silver Blades<br>
Through the flats to the seventh floor<br>
along the walkway to your front door<br>
Up the staircase, down the hall<br>
where daddy bangs you against the wall<br>
and beats your brains in with a tablespoon<br>
AWOPBOPALOOBOPALOPBAMBOOM !<br>

Calling all cars, calling all cars<br>
check all the pubs and raid all the bars<br>
Bring in the rapists, the muggers and thieves<br>
make it safe for the OAP's<br>
House the homeless boys and girls<br>
save the children, feed the world<br>
Then put your feet up, mind the gap<br>
and take it right back to the track Fruitbat<br>

Twenty four minutes from Tulse Hill<br>
the driver's dressed in black<br>
He's dead on the dead man's handle<br>
and we ain't coming back<br>

We're going down the tracks and on ahead<br>
where skins and angels fear to tread<br>
Up the chimneys, down the drains<br>
through the eyes of hurricanes<br>
From the brothels of Streatham,<br>
to the taking of Peckham<br>
fun, fun, fun,<br>
Here we come!<br>
Lead out sample <br>

24_minutes_from_tulse_hill.txt · Last modified: 2019/07/03 01:42 by parry