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Paul Austin Kelly – Bicycles lyrics

My teacher says it’s good for me to ride my bike to school
She says I’ll get my exercise and exercising’s cool.
So yesterday I set off riding on my trusty bike
And after 30 seconds here is what I sounded like––

REFRAIN:
Cough, cough, cough!
Cough, cough, cough!
Cough, cough, cough, cough
Wheeeze!
Cough, cough, cough!
Cough, cough, cough!
Look out I’m going to SNEEEZE!
(repeat REFRAIN)

I rode my bike past factories all venting out their smoke
I rode my bike through traffic jams until it made me choke
The air around me wasn’t air. It was a toxic brew!
And as I breathed it into me here’s what it made me do––
(repeat REFRAIN)

I rode my bike past cars all full of parents and their kids
The plumes of fumes from their exhaust blew right in my eyelids
This seemed to me ridiculous, I felt I had to say––
“Why don’t you ride your bike? You only live three streets away!”
(repeat REFRAIN)

So now there’s me and fifteen friends who ride our bikes to school.
We’re all getting exercise and exercising’s cool!
And as an added benefit we’re getting air that’s clean.
By taking bikes instead of cars we’ll keep our planet green.

REFRAIN:
Ha, Ha, Ha!
Ha, Ha, Ha!
We’re breathing air that’s clean!
Ha, Ha, Ha!
Ha, Ha, Ha!
Let’s keep our planet green!
(repeat REFRAIN)



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