Yuppies in the Sky Song Lyrics

Tom Paxton

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One night as I was walking down Columbus Avenue
The sushi bars were shuttered, and the dark cantina too
I stood there in the darkness as an empty cab rolled by
When all at once I heard the sound of yuppies in the sky

The herd came down Columbus for as far as I could see
The men were wearing polo and the women wore esprit
Each yuppie had a Walkman, and as each one passed me by
I saw their sad expressions and I heard their mournful cry

Condos for sale, Condos to buy, Oh Yuppies in the sky
Condos for sale, Condos to buy, Oh Yuppies in the sky

Each one was wearing running shoes upon the ghostly deck
And each one had a cotton sweater wrapped around his neck

Track Listing

  • 1 Thank You, Republic Airlines
  • 2 Yuppies in the Sky
  • 3 Who Will Feed the People?
  • 4 Sold a Hammer to the Pentagon
  • 5 Monday Morning in Paradise
  • 6 One Million Lawyers
  • 7 We Can have the Olympics Over at Our House
  • 8 Come and Grow Old With Me in Colorado
  • 9 The Day We Lost the America's Cup
  • 10 Someone's Computer
  • 11 Factory Whistle's Blowing
  • 12 If You Love That Politican
  • 13 Don't Slay That Potato
  • credits

    album: Track 2 in album One Million Lawyers and Other Disasters
    release date:
    popularity : 86 users have visited this page.
    genres: Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk
    length: 3:14

    Album Information

    script: Latin