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​Lovely Rita

This song is by Easy Star All-Stars and appears on the album Easy Star's Lonely Hearts Dub Band (2009).

Lovely Rita meter maid.
Lovely Rita meter maid.
Lovely Rita meter maid.
Nothing can come between us,
When it gets dark I tow your heart away.

Standing by a parking meter,
When I caught a glipmse of Rita,
Filling in a ticket in her little white book.
In a cap she looked much older,
And the bag across her shoulder
Made her look like a military man.

Lovely Rita meter maid,
May I inquire discreetly,
When you are free,
To take some tea with me.

Took her out and tried to win her,
Had a laugh and over dinner,
Told her I would really like to see her again,
Got the bill and Rita paid it
Took her home and nearly made it
Sitting on a sofa with a sister or two.

Oh, lovely Rita meter maid,
Where would I be without you.
Give us a wink and make me think of you.

Lovely Rita meter maid.
Lovely Rita meter maid.
Lovely Rita meter maid.
Lovely Rita meter maid.