Who Sang Come and Buy My Toys? David Bowie

David Bowie David Bowie cover art
Credits
publisher: ©T.R.O. INC.
writers: David Bowie
release date: 1967-6
genres: Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Country Rock/Space Rock/Psychedelic Rock
length: 2:11
Smiling girls and rosy boys
Come and buy my little toys
Monkeys made of gingerbread
And sugar horses painted red

Rich men's children running past
Their fathers dressed in hose
Golden hair and mud of many acres on their shoes
Gazing eyes and running wild
Past the stocks and over stiles
Kiss the window merry child
But come and buy my toys

You've watched your father plough the fields with a ram's horn
Sowed it wide with peppercorn and furrowed with a bramble thorn
Reaped it with a sharpened scyth, thrashed it with a quill
The miller told your father that he'd work it with the greatest will
Now your watching's over you must play with girls and boys
Leave the parsley on the stalls
Come and buy my toys

You shall own a cambric shirt
You shall work your father's land
But now you shall play in the market square
Till you'll be a man

Smiling girls and rosy boys
Come and buy my little toys
Monkeys made of gingerbread
And sugar horses painted red

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Uncle Arthur
  • 2 Sell Me a Coat
  • 3 Rubber Band
  • 4 Love You Till Tuesday
  • 5 There Is a Happy Land
  • 6 We Are Hungry Men
  • 7 When I Live My Dream
  • 8 Little Bombardier
  • 9 Silly Boy Blue
  • 10 Come and Buy My Toys
  • 11 Join the Gang
  • 12 She’s Got Medals
  • 13 Maid of Bond Street
  • 14 Please Mr. Gravedigger

  • Album Information
    label: Deram
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin