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I was taken downtown for my part in the demonstration
I was used and abused with the light in my eye at the station
I said
No noyou got the wrong man
No nodon't pick on me again
No noIm going home to my
Family and friends

Im too busy making a living to make any money
And the living aint easy and the money disappears in a hurry, now
I said
No no I should,ve stayed at school
No nothey're treating me so cruel
No noIm breaking all the rules
Breaking all the rules

No no

I was talking to the man he said were gonna make a deal
I was fooled into thinking the paper in my pocket was real
I said
No noyouve been taken again
No noyoure losing all your friends
No noits just a matter of sense
Its just a matter of sense

(hirst/moginie)



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