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Well Billy rapped all night
about his suicide
How he'd kick it in the head
when he was twenty-five
Speed jive don't want to stay alive
When you're twenty-five
And Wendy's stealing clothes
from Marks and Sparks
(unlocked cars)
And Freedy's got spots (zits)
from ripping off the stars from his face
Funky little boat race
Television man is crazy
saying we're juvenile deliquent wrecks
Oh man I need TV
when I got T Rex
Oh brother you guessed
I'm a dude dad

All the young dudes
(Hey dudes)
Carry the news
(Where are ya)
Boogaloo dudes
(Stand up Come on)
Carry the news
All the young dudes
(I want to hear you)
Carry the news
(I want to see you)
Boogaloo dudes
(And I want to talk to you all of you)
Carry the news

Now Lucy looks sweet
'cause he dresses like a queen
But he can kick like a mule
it's a real
mean team
But we can love
oh yes we can love
And my brother's back at home
with his Beatles and his Stones
We never got it off
on that revolution stuff
What a drag
too many snags
Now I've drunk a lot of wine
and I'm feeling fine
Got to race
some cat to bed
Oh is there concrete all around
Or is it in my head
Yeah I'm a dude dad

All the young dudes
(Hey dudes)
Carry the news
(Where are ya)
Boogaloo dudes
(Stand up)
Carry the news

All the young dudes
(I want to hear ya)
Carry the news
(I want to see you)
Boogaloo dudes
(And I want to relate to you)
Carry the news

All the young dudes
(What dudes)
Carry the news
(Let's hear the news come on)
Boogaloo dudes
(I want to kick you)
Carry the news
All the young dudes
(Hey you there with the glasses)
Carry the news
(I want you)
Boogaloo dudes
(I want you at the front)
Carry the news
(Now you all his friends)
All the young dudes
(Now you bring him down
cause I want him)
Carry the news
Boogaloo dudes
(I want him right here
bring him come on)
Carry the news
(Bring him here you go)
All the young dudes
(I've wanted to do this for years)
Carry the news
(There you go)
Boogaloo dudes
(How do you feel)
Carry the news



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    UnregisteredApr 3, 2012 at 1:44 pm
    Imho, this song is about the glam rock scene in england. Billy being idol, wendy being williams, freddie being mercury. Lucy being lou reed t rex. Is there concrete all around or is it in my head referring to the critics.
  • U
    UnregisteredMar 30, 2012 at 7:22 pm
    It´s beautifull and inspirating song for me:)love david for his creativity and for all his songs. He is everliving for all our generations.

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