Trumpton Riots Lyrics

Half Man Half Biscuit

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Oh! Oh! Oh!
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Unemployments rising
In the Chigley end of town.
And it's sp[r]eading like pneumonia;
Doesn't look like going down.
There's trouble at the fire station;
Someone's had the sack.
And the lads are going to launch a scheme
To get rid of Captain Black.[Flack]

Tell PC McGarry
To get himself a mate.
And arm themselves with C. S. Gas
They're gonna be out late.
We've had calm conformers in since 1966.
And now subversions in the air
In the shape of flying bricks!

Someone get a message through
To Captain Snort
That they better start assembling
The boys from the fort.
[And] Keep Mrs. Honeyman right out of sight,
'Cause there's gonna be riot
Down in Trumpton Tonight.

All this aristocracy
Has really got to stop.
We'll overthrow the surgery
And kidnap Doctor Mop
And Chicley [Chigley] Militant Socialists
Will storm the market square
And make plans to assasinate
Our autocratic mayor!

Windy Militant rages past
With Corn grinders to war
With windmill sails and bombs with nails
They smash the town hall door.
But Snorty and the boys arrive
With one big[To thwart the] erstwhile (?) crew
Whereupon they bring about
A military coup.

Chorus x 2

Thanks to Fraz for the correction

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