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Bill Haley & His Comets – Teenager's Mother (Are You Right) lyrics

Oh, the dance you did
When you used to be a kid

Teenager's mother, don't turn grey
Don't think your Johnny's gonna stray
Why put a stop to roll and rock
You know it's not a simple way

Teenager's mother
Are you right
Teenager's mother
Are you right
'Cause the same thing
That's worrying you
Is the same thing
You used to do yourself

That rocking music you call bad
Was just about all Johnny had
But with a shout, you threw it out
And so you made your Johnny sad

[Repeat CHORUS]

Did you forget so soon
How much you loved to do the Charleston
And when you were young out on a date
Didn't you ever come home late

Now we won't say who's right or wrong
But here's the moral of this song
It can't be bad if it makes you glad
And you are only young so long

[Repeat CHORUS]

'Cause the same thing
That's worrying you
Is the same thing you
Used to do yourself
Do yourself, do yourself
Do yourself, do yourself

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    Like all of bill haley songs and music it was great to jive to, Good and fast and I remember saterday night at the drill hall near the causeway in perth, toward the end of the evening the band would play fast numbers to finish off the night. Like 'rockaround the clock' The golden wedding, and teenagers mother. I can still remember the loverly partners I had and their names. The year, 1955-56. I am in my 74th year.
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