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Loudon Wainwright III – Uptown lyrics

Downtown is where it's at, I don't doubt that
But today I can do without I'm getting sick of the slums
I'm tired of dodging the bums
And all the freaks are freaking me out

Chorus:
Today we ruin the roach.
Today we conquer the crab.
Today we bring the bedbug down
Watch me baby, hail a taxi cab
You and me are going uptown

Well, lets go fly a kite in Central Park
Go & see a Shakespeare play
Have a lot of fun at the planetarium
And museum all the blues away
Well, Rockefeller Center and the un too
Baby don't make me wait
I want to elevate up & down with you
In the building of the Empire State

Well, we'll eat dinner at your favorite Schrafft's
Somebody gonna shine my shoes
Then we'l pop into Playland for pinball laughs
And read the Allied Chemical News
Le's go to Radio City Music Hall
To catch the Rockettes of renown
Then we get to The Garden for some basketball
Or a fight for the heavyweight crown

That's right, a change of pace is good for a change
It's a wonder all the goodness it gives
Life is oh so sweet above Fourteenth Street
Let's go see how the other half lives

[Chorus:]



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/l/loudon_wainwright_iii/uptown.html

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