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The lyrics from all the number 1’s


Georgie Fame - The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde


Bonnie and Clyde were pretty lookin' people

But I can tell you people They were the devil's children

Bonnie and Clyde began their evil doin'

One lazy afternoon down Savannah way

They robbed a store, and high-tailed outa that town

Got clean away in a stolen car

And waited till the heat died down


Bonnie and Clyde advanced their reputation

And made the graduation

Into the banking business

Reach for the sky sweet-talking Clyde would holler

As Bonnie loaded dollars in the dewlap bag

Now one brave man, he tried to take them alone

They left him lyin' in a pool of blood

And laughed about it all the way home


Bonnie and Clyde got to be public enemy number one

Running and hiding from every American lawman's gun

They used to laugh about dyin'

But deep inside 'em they knew

That pretty soon they'd be lyin'

Beneath the ground together

Pushing up daisies to welcome the sun

And the morning dew


Acting upon reliable information

A fed'ral deputation laid a deadly ambush

When Bonnie and Clyde came walking in the sunshine

A half a dozen carbines opened up on them


Bonnie and Clyde, they lived a lot together

And finally together they died

Love Affair - Everlasting Love


Hearts gone astray, leaving hurt when they go

I went away, just when you, you need me so

You won't regret, I'll come back begging you

Won't you forget, welcome love we once knew


Open up your eyes, then you'll realize

Here I stand with my, everlasting love

Need you by my side, girl to be my pride

You'll never be denied, everlasting love

From the very start, open up your heart

Be a lasting part of everlasting love


(Real love to last forever)

(Real love to last forever)


Where life really flows, no one really knows

Till someone's there to show the way to lasting love

Like the sun it shines, endlessly it shines

You always will be mine, with eternal love

Whenever love went wrong, ours would still be strong

We'd have our very own, everlasting love


(Real love to last forever)

(Real love to last forever)


Open up your eyes, then you'll realize

Here I stand with my, everlasting love

Need you by my side, girl to be my pride

You'll never be denied, everlasting love

From the very start, open up your heart

Be a lasting part of everlasting love

Whenever love went wrong, ours would still be strong

We'd have our very own, everlasting love

Manfred Mann - Mighty Quinn


Come all without, come all within

You'll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn

Come all without, come all within

You'll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn


Everybody's building ships and boats

Some are building monuments, others are jotting down notes

Everybody's in despair, every girl and boy

But when Quinn the Eskimo gets here

Everybody's gonna jump for joy


Come all without, come all within

You'll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn


I like to go just like the rest, I like my sugar sweet

But jumping queues and makin' haste, just ain't my cup of meat

Everyone's beneath the trees, feedin' pigeons on a limb

But when Quinn the Eskimo gets here

All the pigeons gonna run to him


Come all without, come all within

You'll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn

Come all without, come all within

You'll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn


Let me do what I wanna do, I can't decide 'em all

Just tell me where to put 'em and I'll tell you who to call

Nobody can get no sleep, there's someone on everyone's toes

But when Quinn the Eskimo gets here

Everybody's gonna wanna doze


Come all without, come all within

You'll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn

Come all without, come all within

You'll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn

Come all without, come all within

You'll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn

Come all without, come all within

You'll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn

Esther & Abi Ofarim - Cinderella Rockafella


You're the lady, you're the lady that I love

I'm the lady, the lady who

You're the lady, you're the lady that I love

I'm the lady, the lady who

You're the little lady

I'm the little lady

Ooohhhh


I love your touch

Thank you so much

I love your eyes

That's very nice

I love your chin

Say it again

I love your chinny chin chin


You're the fella, you're the fella that rocks me

Rockerfella, rockerfella

You're the fella, you're the fella that rocks me

Rockafella, rockafella

You're my rockerfella

I'm you're rockerfella

Ooohhh


I love your face

It's in the right place

I love your mind

That's very kind

I love your jazz

Razzamatazz

I love your jazz razzamatazz


You're the lady, you're the lady that I love

I'm the lady, the lady who

You're the fella, you're the fella that rocks me

Rockerfella, rockerfella

You're my rockerfella

You're my cinderella

Ooohhh

I love you

I love you

I love you

I love you

I love you

Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tick - Legend Of Xanadu


Esta es la leyenda de Xanadu


You'll hear my voice, on the wind, 'cross the sand

If you should return, to that black barren land that bears the name of Xanadu


Cursed without hope, was the love that I sought

Lost from the start, was the duel that was s'possed to win her heart in Xanadu


And the foot prints leave no traces

Only shadows move in places where we used to go

And the buildings open to the sky

All echo in the vultures cry as if to show

Our love was for a day

Then doomed to pass away

In Xanadu, in Xanadu, in Xanadu


In Xanadu, in Xanadu, in Xanadu


What was it to you that a man laid down his life for your love

Were those clear eyes of yours ever filled with the pain and the tears and the

grief

Did you ever give your self to any one man in this whole wide world

Or did you love me and will you find your way back one day to Xanadu


You'll hear my voice, on the wind, 'cross the sand

If you should return, to that black barren land that bears the name of Xanadu


Xanadu, in Xanadu, in Xanadu, in Xanadu

The Beatles - Lady Madonna


Lady Madonna, children at your feet

Wonder how you manage to make ends meet

Who finds the money, when you pay the rent

Did you think that money was heaven sent


Friday night arrives without a suitcase

Sunday morning creeping like a nun

Monday's child has learned to tie his boot lace

See how they run


Lady Madonna, baby at your breast

Wonders how you manage to feed the rest


See how they run


Lady Madonna lying on the bed

Listen to the music playing in your head


Tuesday afternoon is never ending

Wednesday morning papers didn't come

Thursday night your stockings needed mending

See how they run


Lady Madonna, children at your feet

Wonder how you manage to make ends meet


Cliff Richard - Congratulations


Congratulations and celebrations

When I tell everyone that you're in love with me

Congratulations and jubilations

I want the world to know I'm happy as can be


Who would believe that I could be happy and contented

I used to think that happiness hadn't been invented

But that was in the bad old days before I met you

When I let you walk into my heart


Congratulations and celebrations

When I tell everyone that you're in love with me

Congratulations and jubilations

I want the world to know I'm happy as can be


I was afraid to think that you thought you were above me

That I was only fooling myself to think you'd love me

But then tonight you said you couldn't live without me

That round about me you wanted to stay


Congratulations and celebrations

When I tell everyone that you're in love with me

Congratulations and jubilations

I want the world to know I'm happy as can be


Congratulations and jubilations

I want the world to know I'm happy as can be


I want the world to know I'm happy as can be

Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World


I see trees of green, red roses too

I see them bloom for me and you

And I think to myself, what a wonderful world


I see skies of blue and clouds of white

The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night

And I think to myself, what a wonderful world


The colours of the rainbow, so pretty in the sky

Are also on the faces of people going by

I see friends shaking hands saying how do you do

They're really saying I love you


I hear babies crying, I watch them grow

They'll learn much more than I'll ever know

And I think to myself, what a wonderful world

Yes I think to myself, what a wonderful world


Oh yeah



Gary Puckett & The Union Gap - Young Girl


Young girl, get out of my mind

My love for you is way out of line

Better run, girl

You're much too young, girl


With all the charms of a woman

You've kept the secret of your youth

You led me to believe you're old enough

To give me love

And now it hurts to know the truth, woah


Young girl, get out of my mind

My love for you is way out of line

Better run, girl

You're much too young, girl


Beneath your perfume and make-up

You're just a baby in disguise

And though you know that it's wrong to be

Alone with me

That come on look is in your eyes, woah


Young girl, get out of my mind

My love for you is way out of line

Better run, girl

You're much too young, girl


So hurry home to your mama

I'm sure she wonders where you are

Get out of here, before I have the time

To change my mind

'Cause I'm afraid we'll go too far, woah


Young girl, get out of my mind

My love for you is way out of line

Better run, girl

You're much too young, girl


Young girl, get out of my mind

My love for you is way out of line

Better run, girl

You're much too young, girl

The Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash


Watch it

I was born in a crossfire hurricane

And I howled at my ma in the drivin' rain

But it's all right now

In fact it's a gas

But it's all right

I'm Jumpin' Jack Flash

It's a gas, gas, gas


I was raised by a toothless, bearded hag

I was schooled with a strap right across my back

But it's all right now

In fact it's a gas

But it's all right

Jumpin' Jack Flash it's a gas, gas, gas


I was drowned, I was washed up and left for dead

I fell down to my feet and I saw they bled, yeah, yeah

I frowned at the crumbs of a crust of bread, yeah, yeah, yeah

I was crowned with a spike right through my head

But it's all right

In fact it's a gas

But it's all right

I'm Jumpin' Jack Flash, it's a gas, gas, gas

Jumpin' Jack Flash, it's a gas

Jumpin' Jack Flash, it's a gas

Jumpin' Jack Flash, it's a gas

Jumpin' Jack Flash, it's a gas

Jumpin' Jack Flash, it's a gas

Jumpin' Jack Flash, it's a gas


The Equals - Come Back


Come back

Baby, come back

Baby, come back

Baby, come back


This isn't the first time until today

That you have run away

I'm asking you for the first time

Love me and come back and stay (all right)

Hey (all right)

Hey (all right)

Hey, yeah


Come back

Baby, come back

Baby, come back

Baby, come back


There ain't no use in you crying

'Cause I'm more hurt than you

I shoulda not been out flirting

But now my love is true yeah

Ooh yeah (all right)

Ooh yeah (OK!)

Ooh, yeah


Come back

Baby, come back

Baby, come back

Baby, come back


Come back, don't you leave me

Baby, baby, please don't go

Oh, won't you give me a second chance

Baby, I love you so (all right)

Oh (oh, yeah)

Oh yeah

Oh, yeah


Come back

I said baby, come back

I said baby, come back

Oh won't you please come back

Oh won't you please come back

I said baby, come back

Oh won't you please come back

I'm on my knees come back

Oh baby, come back

Oh baby, come back

Oh baby, come back

Des O'Connor - I Pretend


Sitting here so lonely in the firelight

Listening for a footstep on the stairs

All I have to talk to is the moonlight

Shining on an empty chair


So I'll pretend, your loving arms are reaching out for me

Yes I'll pretend, and though my eyes are closed I still can see

As I pretend, the world is new and like it used to be

One day our love must end

Till then I'll just pretend


Something made her change, what could it be now

Wish I knew exactly what I'd done

If there's someone else I'll set you free now

Guess I've lost and he has won


So I'll pretend, your loving arms are reaching out for me

Yes I'll pretend, and though my eyes are closed I still can see

As I pretend, the world is new and like it used to be

One day our love must end

Till then I'll just pretend

One day our love must end

Till then I'll just pretend




The Beach Boys - Do It Again


It's automatic when I

Talk with old friends

The conversation turns to

Girls we knew when their

Hair was soft and long and the beach was the place to go


Suntanned bodies and

Waves of sunshine the

California girls and a

Beautiful coastline

Warmed up weather

Let's get together and do it again


With a girl the lonely sea looks good

Makes your night times warm and out of sight


Been so long

(Hey now hey now hey now hey now hey now)

(Hey now hey now hey now hey now hey now)


Well I've been thinking 'bout

All the places we've surfed and danced and

All the faces we've missed so let's get

Back together and do it again


Ow


Tommy James - Mony Mony


Here she comes now, say, Mony, Mony

Well shoot 'em down, turn around, come on Mony

Hey, she give me love and I feel all right now

You got me tossin' and turnin' in the middle of the night

And I feel all right

I say Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah)

Well you make me feel

(Mony, Mony) so (Mony, Mony) good (Mony, Mony)

Yeah, so good

Well alright

C'mon

Alright babe

I say Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah)


Wake me, shake me, Mony, Mony

Shot gun get it done come on, Mony,

Don't stop cookin', it feels so good Yeah

Hey, don't stop now Hey, come on! Mony

Come on Mony

Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah)

Well you make me feel

(Mony, Mony) so (Mony, Mony) good (Mony, Mony)

Yeah well alright

C'mon

So good

Well alright

I say Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah)


Ooh I love you Mony, Mo, Mo, Mony (So good)

Ooh I love you Mony, Mo, Mo, Mony (So good)

Ooh I love you Mony, Mo, Mo, Mony (Alright)

Ooh I love you Mony, Mo, Mo, Mony

Mony, Mony Yeah everybody

Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah) Yeah (Yeah)

Come on, come on, come on, come on

Alright, alright, alright

The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown - Fire


I am the god of hell fire, and I bring you

Fire, I'll take you to burn

Fire, I'll take you to learn

I'll see you burn


You fought hard and you saved and earned

But all of it's going to burn

And your mind, your tiny mind

You know you've really been so blind

Now 's your time, burn your mind

You're falling far too far behind

Oh no, oh no, oh no, you're gonna burn


Fire, to destroy all you've done

Fire, to end all you've become

I'll feel you burn


You've been living like a little girl

In the middle of your little world

And your mind, your tiny mind

You know you've really been so blind

Now 's your time, burn your mind

You're falling far too far behind

OOhhh

Fire, I'll take you to burn

Fire, I'll take you to learn

You're gonna burn, you're gonna burn

You're gonna burn, burn, burn, burn, burn, burn, burn, burn, burn, burn, burn


Fire, I'll take you to burn

Fire, I'll take you to learn

Fire, I'll take you to bed

Scaffold - Lily The Pink


We'll drink a drink a drink to

Lily the pink a pink a pink

The saviour of the human race

For she invented medicinal compound

Most efficacious in every case


Mr Frears had sticky out ears

And it made him awful shy

And so they give him medicinal compound

And now he's learning how to fly


Brother Tony was notably bony

He would never eat his meals

And so they give him medicinal compound

Now they move him round on wheels


We'll drink a drink a drink to

Lily the pink a pink a pink

The saviour of the human race

For she invented medicinal compound

Most efficacious in every case


Well Ebeneezer thought he was Juilius Ceasar

And so they put him in a home

Where they give him medicinal compound

And now his emperor of Rome


Johnny hammer had a terrible stammer

He could hardly say a word

And so they give him medicinal compound

And now his seen and never heard


We'll drink a drink a drink to

Lily the pink a pink a pink

The saviour of the human race

For she invented medicinal compound

Most efficacious in every case


Auntie Milly ran willy-nilly

When her legs they did recede

And so they hooked on medicinal compound

Now they call her Millipede


Jenifer Eccles had terrible freckles

And the boys all call her names

But she changed with medinical compound

And now he joins in all their games


We'll drink a drink a drink to

Lily the pink a pink a pink

The saviour of the human race

For she invented medicinal compound

Most efficacious in every case


Lily the pink she turned to drink she

Filled up with parafin inside

And dispite her medicinal compound

Sadly pickalily died


Up to heaven her soul ascended

For the church bells they did ring

She took with her medicinal compound

Hark the herald angels sing

The Bee Gees - I Gotta Get A Message To You


The preacher talked with me and he smiled

Said, Come and walk with me

Come and walk one more mile

Now for once in your life you're alone

But you ain't got a dime ks on chart

There's no time for the phone


I've just gotta get a message to you

Hold on, hold on

One more hour and my life will be through

Hold on, hold on


I told him I'm in no hurry

But if I broke her heart

Then won't you tell her I'm sorry

And for once in my life I'm alone

And I've gotta let her know

just in time before I go


I've just gotta get a message to you

Hold on, hold on

One more hour and my life will be through

Hold on, hold on


Well I laughed but that didn't hurt

And it's only her love

That keeps me wearing this dirt

Now I'm crying but deep down inside

Well I did it to him

Now it's my turn to die


I've just gotta get a message to you

Hold on, hold on

One more hour and my life will be through

Hold on, hold on


Hold on

One more hour and my life will be through

Hold on, hold on

I've just gotta get a message to you

Hold on, hold on

One more hour and my life will be through

Hold on, hold on

The Beatles - Hey Jude


Hey Jude, don't make it bad

Take a sad song and make it better

Remember to let her into your heart

Then you can start to make it better


Hey Jude, don't be afraid

You were made to go out and get her

The minute you let her under your skin

Then you begin to make it better


and any time you feel the pain

Hey Jude refrain

Don't carry the world upon your shoulder

For well you know that it's a fool

Who plays it cool

By making his world

A little colder


Na na na na na na na na na


Hey Jude, don't let me down

You have found her, now go and get her

Remember to let her into your heart

Then you can start to make it better


So let it out and let it in

Hey Jude begin

You're waiting for someone to perform with

and don't you know that it's just you

Hey Jude, you'll do

The movement you need is on your shoulder


Na na na na na na na na na

Hey Jude, don't make it bad

Take a sad song and make it better

Remember to let her under your skin

Then you begin to make it better

Better, better, better, better, better


Ooohhhh .....

na na na na na na na na na na na, Hey Jude

na na na na na na na na na na na, Hey Jude...



Joe Cocker - With A Little Help From My Friends


What would you do if I sang out of tune

Would you stand up and walk out on me

Lend me your ears and I'll sing you a song

I will try not to sing out of key yeah


Oh, baby I get by with a little help from my friends

All I need is my buddys

(By with a little help from my friends)

I said I'm gonna get high

(By with a little help from my friends)

Oh oh oh yeah


What do I do when my love is away

(Does it worry you to be alone) no no

How do I feel at the end of the day

(Are you sad 'cause you're on your own)

I can't go be sad no more

(By with a little help from my friends)

Gonna get by with my friends

(By with a little help from my friends)

Well well well I'm gonna try with a little help from my friends

Keep on gettin' high


(Do you need anybody)

I need someone to love

(Could it be anybody)

All I need is someone


(By with a little help from my friends)

Mary Hopkin - Those Were The Days


Once upon a time there was a tavern

Where we used to raise a glass or two

Remember how we laughed away the hours

And dreamed of all the great things we would do


Those were the days my friend

We thought they'd never end

We'd sing and dance forever and a day

We'd live the life we choose

We'd fight and never lose

For we were young and sure to have our way


La la la la la la

La la la la la la

La la la la, la la la la la la la


Then the busy years went rushing by us

We lost our starry notions on the way

If by chance I´d see you in the tavern

We'd smile at one another and we'd say


Those were the days my friend

We thought they'd never end

We'd sing and dance forever and a day

We'd live the life we choose

We'd fight and never lose


La la la la la la

La la la la la la

La la la la, la la la la la la la


Just tonight I stood before the tavern

Nothing seemed the way it used to be

In the glass I saw a strange reflection

Was that lonely woman really me


Those were the days my friend

We thought they'd never end

We'd sing and dance forever and a day

We'd live the life we choose

We'd fight and never lose

Those were the days, oh yes those were the days


La la la la la la

La la la la la la

La la la la, la la la la la la la


La la la la la la

La la la la la la

La la la la, la la la la la la la


Through the door there came familiar laughter

I saw your face and heard you call my name

Oh my friend we're older but no wiser

For in our hearts the dreams are still the same


Those were the days my friend

We thought they'd never end

We'd sing and dance forever and a day

We'd live the life we choose

We'd fight and never lose

Those were the days, oh yes those were the days


La la la la la la

La la la la la la

La la la la, la la la la la la la

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