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Mother told me, yes, she told me I'd meet girls like you.
She also told me, "Stay away, you'll never know what you'll catch."
Well just the other day I heard of a soldier's falling off
Some Indonesian junk that's going round.

Mommy's alright, Daddy's alright, they just seem a little weird.
Surrender, surrender, but don't give yourself away, ay, aaaaaaaay.

Father says, "Your mother's right, she's really up on things."
"Before we married, Mommy served in the WACS in the Philippines."
Now, I had heard the WACS recruited old maids for the war.
But mommy isn't one of those, I've known her all these years.

Mommy's alright, Daddy's alright, they just seem a little weird.
Surrender, surrender, but don't give yourself away, ay, aaaaaaaay.

Whatever happened to all this season's losers of the year?
Every time I got to thinking, where'd they disappear?
When I woke up, Mom and Dad are rolling on the couch.
Rolling numbers, rock and rollin, got my Kiss records out.

Mommy's alright, Daddy's alright, they just seem a little weird.
Surrender, surrender, but don't give yourself away, ay, aaaaaaaay.

Awaaaaaaay.
Awaaaaaaay.

Surrender, surrender, but don't give yourself away.
(Mommy's alright, Daddy's alright)
Surrender, surrender, but don't give yourself away.
(Mommy's alright, Daddy's alright)
Surrender, surrender, but don't give yourself away.
(Mommy's alright, Daddy's alright)
Surrender, surrender, but don't give yourself away.
(Bun E's alright, Tommy's alright, Robin's alright, Rick's alright)
Surrender, surrender, but don't give yourself away.
(Were all alright, Were all alright, Were all alright, Were all alright!!!)
Surrender, surrender, but don't give yourself away.
(Mommy's alright, Daddy's alright)



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    UnregisteredJun 21, 2012 at 10:07 pm
    It is a song about teenage rebellion against the tyranny of cool parents who rock out to kiss and smoke dope.
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    UnregisteredJul 27, 2012 at 10:21 am
    I love this song, but as many times as i have attempted to decipher it's meaning, i have failed. I have no idea what it means, so let's just rock out and roll on the couch :p
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    UnregisteredDec 29, 2011 at 7:38 am
    This song is amazing and i want parents just like that. Might be a bit weird walking in on them, but u know they're cool.
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    UnregisteredMay 28, 2012 at 9:57 pm
    Over the edge rocked .. Over the edge rocked v over the edge rockedover the edge rocked over the edge rockedover the edge rocked over the edge rockedover the edge rocked
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    UnregisteredDec 16, 2011 at 2:04 pm
    Penis sex. It's all about the paynus. Penis sex. It's all about the paynus. Penis sex. It's all about the paynus. Penis sex. It's all about the paynus.

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