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​Are You Receiving Me?

This song is by Ralph McTell and appears on the album Eight Frames A Second (1968).

I stopped a man the other night
Said isn't it a beautiful sky
And although he agreed
It was just to please me
I could tell that by the look in his eye
And his look got colder
Looking over his shoulder
At me as he quickened his step
So I didn't take his hand as I had planned
I threw a stone instead.

And went la, la, la, la, la, la.
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la.
La, la, la, la, la, la.
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la.

There's a house I know
Where roses grow
I was there the other day.
And I seen this chick
Coming down the road
She was coming my way
So I picked a rose
And stuck it under her nose
She said, "What about my hay fever".
Then this man come out
And he started to shout
He wasn't very happy either.

La, la, la, la, la, la.
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la.
La, la, la, la, la, la.
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la.

A little while ago
One Saturday night
I was happy and drunk as could be.
A policewoman come up
And she said that night
That the cells would sober me
I said I ain't be in bars
I got drunk on the stars
You can't pin nothing on me
Then she smiled and I said
"Oh, kiss me instead".
She said "I can't I'm on duty".

La, la, la, la, la, la.
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la.
La, la, la, la, la, la.
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la.

I was in the park,
It was just before dark
And there grows a tree of mine.
And I see this girl
She was walking her dog
Around the football pitch line.
I said "You see that tree
Well it belongs to me
I'd like to give it to you".
And then she said "Cheers
Though it's been mine for years
It was a very nice thing to do".

I went la, la, la, la, la, la.
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la.
La, la, la, la, la, la.
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la.