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Anthony works in the grocery store
Savin' his pennies for someday
Mama Leone left a note on the door,
She said,
"Sonny, move out to the country."
Workin' too hard can give you
A heart attackackackackackack
You oughta know by now
Who needs a house out in Hackensack?
Is that all you get for your money?

And it seems such a waste of time
If that's what it's all about
Mama, If that's movin' up then I'm movin' out.
Mmm, I'm movin' out. Ooh-hoo, uh-huh, mmmm

Sergeant O'Leary is walkin' the beat
At night he becomes a bartender
He works at Mister Cacciatore's down
On Sullivan Street
Across from the medical center
Yeah and he's tradin' in his Chevy for a Cadillacacacacacacacac
You oughta know by now
And if he can't drive
With a broken back
At least he can polish the fenders

And It seems such a waste of time
If that's what it's all about
Mama, If that's movin' up then I'm movin' out.
Mmm, I'm movin' out. Ooh-hoo, uh-huh, mmmm

You should never argue with a crazy mi-mi-mi-mi-mi-mind
You oughta know by now
You can pay Uncle Sam with the overtime
Is that all you get for your money?

And if that's what you have in mind
Yeah if that's what you're all about
Good luck movin' up 'cause I'm movin' out.
Mmm, I'm movin' out. Ooh-hoo, uh-huh, mmmm

I'm movin' out...



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    Dan R BlestApr 12, 2013 at 12:14 am
    `Our`Younger ( hand'$'ome`?)`Brother; `Anthony worked for; `Ted'$` `Pizza in the '6o's; in; 'o7o65'!
    `He `O'f't `Hummed`the `L'y'r'i'c''$` `While `$`t`a`r`i`n`g at the `No `Dancing `$`i`g`n` `Over the `Freakin` `JUKE`B`o`xxx`? `?
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    Dan R BlestApr 12, 2013 at 10:25 pm
    `Lil`Tony`Balbonni`T`Was`Merely`8`Years`Young`at`Heart; `When`D`a`d`io`D'aniel`Nicholas; `M'o'o'o`o`ved`OuT`Lock`$`tock`And`NO`C`A`$`H`4`Momma`Ardel`Johanna`Minne`Benke`Russo`! `Across`Town; and `Opened a `Real`Estate`Brokerage`Firm; DAN`TON`Reality`! `On; `$`T` `George`$`Avenue; `Adjacent`2`Rahway`Park' ;-( `OR`1o`Year`Young`at`Heart`me; `Thomas`Charles`(age-4)`Russo``;-( `And`Didn't`One`THIN``Dime`Of`$'u'p'p'o'r't` ;-( `We`All`Pitched`In`And`Pooled`Our`Slender`Resorces`! `Little`WONDER`We`Are`$`t`i`l`l `IN` `12`$`t`e`p` `Recovery`! ;-) '2-'3 `Ain't Bad`! ;-) `Both`Did`Their`Level`Human`B`e`$`t`! `$`ain`t. `Pop'$` `Passed`in`July, of '1976`! `At; 59`! ;-( ``$`a`i`n`t`; `Ardel`Johanna`Minne`Benke`Russo; `Kept`Her`Appoimtment; 'on; 'May, '16 th. '1986`! `A`$`cant`Few`Hours`$`hy`Of; '6o`! ;-(`i'm `Ble'$ `2` `Wear the `Pardon`C'r'u'$'i'f'i'X; `With the `Mother`Mary`Pendant; Attached`! ;-) As` `i` `Typo`! `That`My`Eldest, `Darling`Daughter;`Danielle`Irene`Russo`Comar`Gifted`2`Me`! ;-)
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    Dan R BlestApr 14, 2013 at 5:49 am
    `MariAn`R`r`r`r`r`Sparkenbaugh`Russo`Remnd'$`me`; `T`Wa'$` `Like a dog who ate razor blade'$'; `The`Week`Before; turning '6o`! `N'e'r'`V'o'u''$` in bed`! ;-)

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