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Up every mornin' just to keep a job
I gotta fight my way through the husslin' mob
Sounds of the city poundin' in my brain
While another day goes down the drain

But it's a five o'clock world when the whistle blows
No one owns a piece of my time
And there's a five o'clock me inside my clothes
Thinkin' that the world looks fine, yeah
Holiday, yeah...

Tradin' my time for the pay I get
Livin' on money that I ain't made yet
Gotta keep goin', gotta make my way
While I live for the end of the day

'Cause it's a five o'clock world when the whistle blows
No one owns a piece of my time
And there's a long-haired girl who waits, I know
To ease my troubled mind, yeah
Holiday, yeah...

In the shelter of her arms everything's okay
She talks and the world goes slippin' away
And I know the reason I can still go on
When every other reason is gone

In my five o'clock world she waits for me
Nothin' else matters at all
'Cause everytime my baby smiles at me
I know that it's all worthwhile, yeah
Holiday, yeah...(X3)

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    UnregisteredAug 4, 2012 at 7:17 pm
    Everyday there was a gal waiting for me
    at just that time of the day. Five o'clock world was our world
    and the lyrics describe it exactly. She found this song at that time for us.
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    UnregisteredMay 3, 2012 at 10:09 am
    My how times have changed. Now the world doesn't start till later, and if it does, then someone is always taking up that precious time. Still, it is great to have someone to go home to. Wasn't around when the song was released, but can still dream.

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