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Working day

philip lacey 1956 (United Kingdom)



Wake up in the morning just as its getting light
I’m still yawning looking such a sight
The alarm clock starts ringing birds outside are singing
I’m just wondering what the day will bring

It’s a working day a working day
Got to motivate myself or I won’t get any pay
It’s a working day today

Time check on the radio tells me that it’s time to go
Arrive at the station just in time to catch my train
Problems further down the line prevent me from getting there on time
But the boss at work he’ll say I am to blame

It’s a working day a working day
Got to motivate myself or I won’t get any pay
It’s a working day today

I wish I was far from here on a beach drinking beer
I wish I was on holiday instead of working here today

My shift is over I’m heading for my home
But the boss is waiting he starts to moan
He says that I’ll get no pay it’s my fault I’m late today
Well you can shove your job where the sun don’t shine

It’s a working day a working day
Got to motivate myself or I won’t get any pay
It’s a working day today
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