Throw It Away Lyrics

Joe Jackson


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
album: Track 5 in album Look Sharp!
release date: 1979-1
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length: 2:51
producer: David Kershenbaum
drums: David Houghton
lead vocals: Joe Jackson
engineer: Rod Hewison
guitar: Gary Sanford
bass guitar: Graham Maby
composer: Joe Jackson
lyricist: Joe Jackson

Cover Art

Joe Jackson Look Sharp! cover art
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Wake up this mornin' and the paper's on the mat
Poor gettin' poorer and the rich are gettin' fat again
Up in the towers, all the bosses sittin' sneezin'
A-half asleep and the rest all start to squeezin' tight
Don't worry 'bout it baby, don't try to understand
You got the answer in your hand

Throw it away
Throw it away
Throw it away
Throw it away
Throw it away!

Wake up this morning, there's a letter on the mat
Big brother want to know where little brother's at again
Life is a piece of paper, goes on forever
Sign on the dotted line or end up in the river drowned
Don't worry 'bout it baby, don't try to understand
You got the answer in your hand

Throw it away
Throw it away
Throw it away
Throw it away
Throw it away!

Wake up this morning, there's a letter on the mat
Big brother want to know where little brother's at again
Life is a piece of paper, goes on forever
Sign on the dotted line or end up in the river drowned, down, down, down, down, down, down, down, down, down
Don't worry 'bout it baby, don't try to understand
You got the answer in your hand

Throw it away
Throw it away
Throw it away
Throw it away
Why don't ya throw it away
Throw it away
J-just throw it away
Throw it away
Throw it away!


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 One More Time
  • 2 Sunday Papers
  • 3 Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  • 4 Happy Loving Couples
  • 5 Throw It Away
  • 6 Baby Stick Around
  • 7 Look Sharp!
  • 8 Fools in Love
  • 9 (Do the) Instant Mash
  • 10 Pretty Girls
  • 11 Got the Time