Good Old Desk Lyrics

Harry Nilsson

publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Harry Nilsson, Harry Edward Nilsson
album: Track 3 in album All Time Greatest Hits
release date: 1989
popularity : 13 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop Stage & Screen
styles: Soundtrack/Rock & Roll/Pop Rock
length: 2:43

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My Good Old Desk- by Harry Nilsson
Oowah Oowah ah ah ah-ah Oowah Oowah ah
My old desk doesn't arabesque,
In the morning when I first arrive.

It's a pleasure to see it's waiting there for me
To keep my hopes alive.
Such a comfort to know its got no place to go,
It's always there.

Its the one thing I've got, a huge success,
My Good Old Desk.

My old desk never needs a rest,
And I've never once heard it cry.
I've never seen it tease, its always there to please me
From nine to five.

Such a comfort to know, it's dependable and slow,
But its always there.
Its the one friend I've got, a giant of all times,
My Good Old Desk.

Oowah Oowah ah ah ah-ah Oowah Oowah ah
My old desk isn't picturesque,
But its happy as a desk can be.
We never say a word, but its perfectly alright with me.

For when my heart's on the floor, I just open the drawer
Of my favorite guest.
And what do I see? But a picture of me
Working at my Good Old Desk.

Oowah Oowah ah ah ah-ah Oowah Oowah ah

Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Everybody's Talkin'
  • 2 Sleep Late, My Lady Friend
  • 3 Good Old Desk
  • 4 Don't Leave Me
  • 5 1941
  • 6 Cowboy
  • 7 One
  • 8 Coconut
  • 9 Daybreak
  • 10 Without You
  • 11 I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York City
  • 12 Caroline
  • 13 Daddy's Song
  • 14 Jump Into the Fire
  • 15 Without Her
  • 16 Me and My Arrow
  • 17 Nobody Cares About the Railroad Anymore
  • 18 Spaceman
  • 19 As Time Goes By
  • 20 Remember