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Latest revision as of 17:38, 6 April 2022

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MORRISSEY song
Name Subway Train
Album/single Performed live only & captured on:
Live_At_Earls_Court
Who Put The M In Manchester?
Length 4:22
Writer/composer David Johansen/Johnny Thunders
Producer Not applicable
Release 2005 (via live CD/DVD)
Recorded Not applicable

Information

Subway Train is a song that appears on the Who_Put_The_'M'_In_Manchester? DVD.
It was originally written and released by the New York Dolls (1973).
During the "You Are The Quarry Tour" (2004), this song was played regularly as a segue in to "Everyday Is Like Sunday".

Lyrics

I can't ever understand
Why my life's, been cursed, poisoned, condemned
When I been tryin', every night, to hold y'near me
But I'm tellin you, it ain't easy

Ever since I been ridin'
Ride on the subway train
You can hear the whistle blowin'
Y'might think I'm insane

And now your friends, they're fillin' up my car
But you're so busy readin' Suzy Says, y'can't look now
You didn't see your lovers, they're all dressed in rags
Y'know y'hid as pushin' up posies, tryin' get y'fed

We was all ridin'
Ride on the subway train
And you can hear the captain shoutin'
He thinks I've gone insane

'Cause I keep ridin'
Keep on ridin'
'Cause I keep on ridin', ridin', ridin'
Keep on ridin', yeah

You stop and you stare as I'm leavin' my favorite place
We have no regards, y'can't find a trace
Y'gotta get on back to daddy, tat's all it's gonna be
He got the poison black arts of the pimps, but don't y'st- st-

I seen 'em travelin'
Ride on the subway train
Y'can hear the captain shoutin'
He thinks we've all gone insane

'Cause we keep on ridin', ridin', ridin', ridin'
'Cause we keep ridin', ridin', ridin'
Keep on ridin'

I think I see the train, I see y'got open track
I'm hopin' one of those gonna bring my baby back

Dinah, won't y'blow
Dinah, won't y'blow your horn
Dinah, won't y'blow
Dinah, won't y'blow your horn
Someone's in the kitchen with Dinah
I know whoa whoa whoa
I said someone's in the kitchen with Dinah
I know

I keep on ridin', ridin', ridin'

Live History

Play count (Morrissey concert): 61

Morrissey live history:

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