The mama pajama rolled out of bed,
and she ran to the police station
When the papa found out,
he began to shout, and he started the investigation

It's against the law, it was against the law
What the mama saw, it was against the law.

The mama looked down
and spit on the ground ev'ry time my name gets mentioned
The papa say
"Oy, if I get that boy I'm gonna stick him in the house of detention."

I'm on my way, I don't know where I'm goin',
I'm on my way, I'm takin' my time, but I don't know where.

Goodbye to Rosie, the Queen of Corona
See you, me and Julio down by the schoolyard
See you, me and Julio down by the schoolyard

In a couple of days they come and take me away
But the press let the story leak
And when the radical priest come to get me released
We's all on the cover of Newsweek.

Well, I'm on my way, I don't know where
I'm goin' I'm on my way, I'm takin' my time,
but I don't know where.

Goodbye to Rosie, the Queen of Corona
See you, me and Julio down by the schoolyard
See you, me and Julio down by the schoolyard
See you, me and Julio down by the schoolyard
.

11 comments:

Steg said...

*runs to scrabble in box at back of wardrobe for cassette of "The Concert In Central Park"*

Mel said...

Ohhhhhhh.......

*wonders if I can borrow that cassette*

<--- be boppin in chair, hummin' and smilin'

Gordie said...

Pretty much my childhood.

Gordie said...

"When I think back
On all the crap
I learned in high school
It's a wonder
I can think at all...."
Paul Simon - Kodachrome

I, still, ♥ the views said...

but see, now, rereading snatches of the lyrics - as opposed to thinking about the school yard - I'm thinking "I'm on my way" a la Proclaimers. . .

Steg said...

If I can find it, Mel......

Rimshot said...

Yay! Lovely way to start the (school) day.

Now if you'll excuse me, I must pack a lunch and shine some shoes... erm... wait, no I don't. That's not me at all.

Rol said...

I hate to be a pedant...

OK, that's a lie.

I love being a pedant...

But...

Hadn't Art Garfunkel been long since kicked to the kerb by the time PS let this one go?

Good song though.

I, still, ♥ the views said...

rol exactly, and yet when I searched for it on uTube I found them both singin' it!

:-)


shot glad you enjoyed it

steg keep looking!

Gordie said...

rol the video was from the "I'll pretend I still love you if you give me enough money" Concert In Central Park

I, still, ♥ the views said...

the eye contact, and lack of, tells a tale, eh?