Who Sang David Watts? The Kinks

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Credits
publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Raymond Douglas Davies
release date: 1967-9-15
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Pop Rock/Psychedelic Rock/Mod
length: 2:40
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I am a dull and simple lad
Can not tell water from champagne
And I have never met the queen
And I wish I could have all that he has got
I wish I could be like David Watts

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And when I lie on my pillow at night
I dream I could fight like David Watts
Lead the school team to victory
And take my exams and pass the lot

(wish I could be)
Wish I could be like David Watts
(wish I could be)
Wish I could be like David Watts
(wish I could be)
Conduct my life like David Watts
(wish I could be)



I wish I could be like David Watts

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He is the head boy at the school
He is the captain of the team
He is so gay and fancy free
And I wish all his money belonged to me
I wish I could be like David Watts

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And all the girls in the neighborhood
Try to go out with David Watts
They try their best but can't succeed
For he is of pure and noble breed

Wish I could be like
Wish I could be like
Wish I could be like

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Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 David Watts
  • 2 Death of a Clown
  • 3 Two Sisters
  • 4 No Return
  • 5 Harry Rag
  • 6 Tin Soldier Man
  • 7 Situation Vacant
  • 8 Love Me Till the Sun Shines
  • 9 Lazy Old Sun
  • 10 Afternoon Tea
  • 11 Funny Face
  • 12 End of the Season
  • 13 Waterloo Sunset

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