Who Sang Join the Gang? David Bowie

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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: 2:21
Johnny plays the sitar, he's an existentialist
Once he had a name, now he plays our game
You won't feel so good now that you've joined the gang

Molly is the model in the ads
Crazy clothes and acid full of soul and crazy hip
Someone switched her on, then her beam went wrong
Cause she can't switch off now that she's joined the gang

Arthur is a singer with a band
Arthur drinks two bottles just before he goes on stage
Look at Arthur rave, all the kids are paid
They want to see the croaking man who joined the gang

You won't be alone, we've all got beery grins
It's a big illusion but at least you're in
At least you're in

This club's called The Webb, it's this month's pick
Next month we shall find a place where prices aren't so stiff
15 bob a coke, 'fraid that's past a joke
This is how to spend now that you've joined the gang

This is what to do now that you're here
Sit round doing nothing all together very fast
Psychedelic stars, throwing down cigars
They're picking up the joints now that they've joined the gang



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