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Bill's Pete Townshend Pages › Pete Townshend Live

PETE TOWNSHEND LIVE
A BENEFIT FOR MARYVILLE ACADEMY

Produced by Jon Carin.
Musicians Disc One
Pete Townshend / vocals, electric and acoustic guitars
Jon Carin / keyboards, drum tracks, sequencer, vocals
Peter Hope-Evans / mouth organ, jews harp
Judy Linscott / percussion
Chucho Merchan / bass and additional percussion on Now And Then
Tracey Langran / hi-string guitar, vocals

Musicians Disc Two
Pete Townshend / vocals, guitar
Eddie Vedder / vocals [appears courtesy of Epic Records]
Jon Carin / keyboards, vocals

Disc One

On The Road Again

Well, I'm so tired of crying,
But I'm out on the road again.
I'm on the road again.
Well, I'm so tired of crying,
But I'm out on the road again.
I'm on the road again.
I ain't got no woman
Just to call my special friend.

You know the first time I traveled
Out in the rain and snow -
In the rain and snow,
You know the first time I traveled
Out in the rain and snow -
In the rain and snow,
I didn't have no payroll,
Not even no place to go.

And my dear mother left me
When I was quite young -
When I was quite young.
And my dear mother left me
When I was quite young -
When I was quite young.
She said "Lord, have mercy
On my wicked son."

Take a hint from me, mama,
Please don't you cry no more -
Don't you cry no more.
Take a hint from me, mama,
Please don't you cry no more -
Don't you cry no more.
'Cause it's soon one morning
Down the road I'm going.

But I aint going down
That long old lonesome road
All by myself.
But I aint going down
That long old lonesome road
All by myself.
I can't carry you, Baby,
Gonna carry somebody else.


Anyway Anyhow Anywhere

I can go anyway Way I choose
I can live anyhow Win or lose
I can go anywhere For something new
Anyway, anyhow, anywhere I choose

I can do anything Right or wrong
I can talk anyhow And get along
I don't care anyway I'll never lose
Anyway, anyhow, anywhere I choose

Nothin' gets in my way
Not even locked doors
Don't follow the lines that been layed before
I get along anyway I dare
Anyway, anyhow, anywhere

(harp solo)

I can go anywhere I choose
I can go anywhere I choose
This is what we used to believe
We thought we'd live forever
I can go anywhere
I can do anything
I live anyhow 

(guitar solo)

I can go anywhere Way I choose
I can live anyhow Win or lose
I can do anything Right on you
Anyway, anyhow, anywhere I choose

I can do anything right or wrong
I can talk anyhow and get along
I don't care anyway you know I never lose
Anyway, anyhow, anywhere I choose

Anyway I choose
You know I never lose
Anyway I choose


A Little Is Enough

They say that love often passes in a second
And you can never catch it up
So I'm hanging on to you as though eternity beckon
But it's clear that the match is rough
Common sense's tell me not to try'n continue
But I'm after a piece of that diamond in you
So keep an eye open
My spirit ain't broken
Your love is so incredible
Your body so edible
You give me an overdose of love
Just a little is enough

I'm like a connoisseur of champagne cognac
The perfume nearly beats the taste
I eat an oyster and I feel the contact
But more than one would be a waste
Some people want an endless line that's true
But all I have to have's a little time with you
A smile sets me reeling
A kiss feel like stealing
Your love is like heroin
This addict is mellowing
I can't pretend that I'm tough
Just a little is enough

Just like a sailor heading into the seas
There's a gale blowing in my face
The high winds scare me but I need the breeze
And I can't head for any other place
Life would seem so easy on the other track
But even a hurricane won't turn me back
You might be an island
On the distant horizon
But the little I see
Looks like heaven to me
I don't care if the ocean gets rough
Just a little is enough

Common sense's tell me not to try'n continue
But I'm after a piece of that diamond in you
So keep an eye open
My spirit ain't broken
Your love is so incredible
Your body so edible
You give me an overdose of love
Just a little is enough


Drowned

There are men high up there fishing.
Haven't seen quite enough of the world.
I ain't seen a sign of my hero
And I'm still diving down for pearls.
Oh, let me flow into the ocean,
Let me get back to the sea,
Let me be stormy and let me be calm,
Let the tide in
I want it to rush over me .

I'm flowing under bridges
Then flying through the sky,
I'm traveling down cold metal
Just a tear in a baby's eye.
Let me flow into the ocean, 
Let me get back to the sea,
Let me be stormy and let me be calm,
Let the tide in
I want it to rush over me 
I wanna drown,etc.

I am not the actor.
This can't be the scene.
But I am in the water
As far as I can see.

I'm remembering distant memories,
Recalling other names,
Rippling over canyons,
I'm boiling in the train,
Let me flow into the ocean, 
Let me get back to the sea,
Let me be stormy and let me be calm,
Let the tide in
I want it to rush over me .

I wanna drown in your sweet  sweet love,etc.


You Better You Bet

You better you better you bet Oooh.
You better you bet you bet Oooh.

I call you on the telephone
My voice too rough with cigarettes
I sometimes feel I should just go home
But I'm dealing with a memory that never forgets
I love to hear you say my name
Especially when you say yes.
I got your body right now on my mind
And I drunk myself blind to the sound of old T.Rex
To the sound of old T.Rex

When I say I love you, you scream "You better!"
You better you better you bet
When I say I love you, you say "You better!"
You better you better you bet
You better bet your life
Or love will cut you
Just like a knife.

I want those feeble-minded axes overthrown.
I'm not into your passport picture,
I just like your nose.
You welcome me with open arms and open legs
I know only fools show me  needs, but this one never begs.

I don't really mind how much you love me
A little is alright
When you say, "Come over and spend the night"
Tonight... come over tonight.

When I say I love you, you scream "You better!"
You better you better you bet
When I say I need you, you say "You better!"
You better you better you bet
You better bet your life
Or love will cut you
Just like a knife..

I lay on the bed with you
We could make some book of records
Your dog keeps licking my nose
And chewing up all those letters
Saying "You better!"
You better bet your life.

You better love me, all the time now
You better shove me, back into line now
You better love me, all the time now
You better shove me, back into line now

I showed up late one night with a neon light for a visa
But knowing I'm so eager to fight can't make letting me in any easier
I know that I been wearing crazy clothes, and I look pretty crappy sometime
But my body feels so good and I still sing a razor line every time

And when it comes to all-night living
I know what I'm giving
I've got it all down to a tee
And it's free

When I say I love you, you say "You better!"
You better you better you bet
When I say I need you, you say "You better!"
You better you better you bet
When I say I love you, you scream "You better!"
You better you better you bet
When I say I need you, you say "You better!"
You better you better you bet
When I say I love you, you scream "You better!"
You better you better you bet
When I say I need you, you say "You better!"
You better you better you bet
"You Fucking better!"
You better you better you bet
When I say I love you "You better!"
You better you better you bet

You better bet your life
Or love will cut you
Just like a knife.


Now And Then

Now and then you see a soul and you fall in love
You can't do a thing about it
(repeat 3 times)
In you I saw someone that I recognized
Had no idea what was in your mind
I met your eyes and I was hypnotized
I let our lives become entwined

Now and then you see a soul and you fall in love
You can't do a thing about it
Now and then you see a soul and you fall in love
You can't do a thing about it

I feel so badly Darlin' all the time
I have tortured you so long
But I am helpless in this pantomime
I am aware that I was wrong

Now and then you see a soul and you fall in love
You can't do a thing about it
(repeat 3 times)

For though you knew that I was twice your age
To make you laugh seemed you enough
I thought we'd love and then and then you'd turn the page
I'd have to suffer your rebuff

And it was me who had the most to gain
Despite the fact that I now have lost
The only love that ever caused me pain
I feel like a double head was tossed

Now and then you see a soul and you fall in love
And you can't do a thing about it
(repeat 6 times)


North Country Girl

If  your traveling in the north country a far
Where the winds hit heavy on the border line.
Remember me to  one who lives there
For she once was a true love of mine.

And when you go, and the snow flakes fall
The rivers freeze, and summer ends
Please see for me, that she's wearing a coat so warm
Keep her from... that howling wind.

Please see for me that her hair is hanging long
And flows and flows on down  her breast.
Please see for me that her hair is hanging long
For that's the way....... I remember her the best.

I'm wondering if she remembers me at all
The many  times I've often laid
In the darkness of my light
The brightness, of my day.

So if  your traveling to the north country  far
Where the winds hit heavy 
Where the winds hit heavy on the border line
Remember me to  one who lives there
For she once was
 She once was, a true love of mine.


Let My Love Open The Door

When people keep repeating
That you'll never fall in love
When everybody keeps retreating
But you can't seem to get enough

Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door
To your heart

When everything feels all over
When everybody seems unkind
I bring  you a four leaf clover
Take all the worry out of your mind

Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door
To your heart

I have the only key to your heart
I can stop you falling apart
Try today, you'll find this way
Come on and give me a chance to say
Let my love open the door
It's all I'm living for
Release yourself from misery
There's only one thing gonna set you free
That's my love

Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door


When tragedy befalls you
Don't let it drag you down
Love can cure your problems
You're so lucky I'm around

Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door
Let my love open the door
To your heart


Won't Get Fooled Again

We'll be fighting in the street
With our children at our feet
And the morals that they worship will be gone
And the men who spurred us on
Sit in judgment of all wrong
They decide and the shotgun sings the song

Chorus:
I'll tip my hat to the new constitution
Take a bow for the new revolution
Smile and grin at the change all around
Pick up my guitar and play
Just like yesterday
And I'll get on my knees and pray...
We don't get fooled again

The change it had to come
We knew it all along
We were liberated from the foe, that's all
And the world looks just the same
And history ain't changed
'Cause the banners, they all were flown, in the last war

Chorus

I'll move myself and my family aside
If we happen to be left half-alive
I'll get all my papers and smile at the sky
For I know that the hypnotized never lie

Do ya?

There's nothing in the street
Looks any different to me
And the slogans are replaced, by-the-by
And the parting on the left
Is now parting on the right
And their beards have all grown longer overnight

Chorus

Yeah!!!

Meet the new boss,
Same as the old boss...

Magic Bus

Every day I get in the queue (Too much, the Magic Bus)
To get on the bus that takes me to you (Too much, the Magic Bus)
I'm so nervous, I just sit and smile (Too much, the Magic Bus)
Your house is only another mile (Too much, the Magic Bus)
Too much, the Magic Bus
Too much, the Magic Bus
Too much, it get's to much
At 9 to 5
 9 to 5 everyday

Never less
Thank you, driver, for getting me here (Too much, the Magic Bus)
I think your being inspected, have no fear (Too much, the Magic Bus)
Every day I see the dust (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to the gig in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
I don't want to cause no fuss (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to the gig in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
Nooooooooo!

Too much, the Magic Bus
Too much, the Magic Bus
Too much, the Magic Bus
Too much the the Magic Bus 
You know, I think this bus, is going to take me, to where I want to go
Get on board
Get on the Bus
Get on the bus
You got to get on that Bus
If you want to get to that gig..........
You got to get on that bus

You gotta pay
You got to pay me in cash
Ahhhh
You gotta pay me in cash
Give me a hundred
You know I won't take under
It' a Bus age wonder
You know this Bus goes
She goes 
She goes
She goes
She goes

(solo)

Too much, the Magic Bus
Too much, the Magic Bus
Too much, the Magic Bus
Too much, the Magic Bus
Too much, the Magic Bus
Too much, the Magic Bus
Too much, the Magic Bus
Too much, the Magic Bus

Now where I come from, every  bus has two......... decks
The lower deck and  the upper deck
You got to get  up to the upper deck to see what's going on
To feel the sunshine

I don't care how much I pay (Too much, the Magic Bus)
I wanna drive to my baby in my Bus each day (Too much, the Magic Bus)
Every day you'll  see the dust (Too much, the Magic Bus)
Because I drive to my baby in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)

Now I got 
Now I've got it
 I got it, got it, 
 I think I got it
I Think I got it

I want it, I want it, I want it, I want it, I want it
I want it, want it, want it, want it , I want it
I want it, I want it
 I want it

That's magic
(I don't want it)
How do you do that?
(I don't want it)
How does he do that?
(I don't want it)
With one of  those things
(I don't want it)

(harp solo)
You sure taste good Peter
(Guitar solo)

(inaudible)
I got to get off this bus.
  Further, further, further, further, further, further....Shiva.

You know, I can't make this bus go faster
But I can make it go louder
I think I can make it go higher
Like one of those fancy jets

(more jamming)

 Now I've got my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
 Now I've got my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
Every day you'll see the dust (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to Hell in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to my gig in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to my baby in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to Jesus in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to my Heaven  in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to Allah in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to Zarathustra  in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
I'll get there
I'll get there (Too much, the Magic Bus)
I'm gonna get there
Your gonna get there
Were all gonna get there

Now I got my Magic Bus
Thanks to you.

One day will fly


 I'm One

Every year is the same
And I feel it again.
I'm a loser, no chance to win.
Leaves start falling,
Come down is calling
Loneliness starts sinking in.

But I'm one
I am one.
And I can see
That this is me
And I will be,
You'll all see, I'm the one.

Where do you get
Those blue, blue jeans,
Faded, patched, secret so tight?
Where do you get
That walk oh, so lean? But I'm one, etc.

I got a Gibson
(Without a case)
But I can't get that even-tanned look on my face.
Ill-fitting clothes
And I bend in the crowd
Fingers so clumsy,
Voice too loud.

But I'm one, etc.


 

DISC TWO

Magic Bus

Every day I get in the queue (Too much, the Magic Bus)
To get on the bus that takes me to you (Too much, the Magic Bus)
I'm so nervous, I just sit and smile (Too much, the Magic Bus)
Your house is only another mile (Too much, the Magic Bus)

Thank you, driver, for getting me here (Too much, the Magic Bus)
 Your being inspected, have no fear (Too much, the Magic Bus)
I don't want to cause no fuss (Too much, the Magic Bus)
Can I buy your Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
 Can I buy it

I don't care how much I pay (Too much, the Magic Bus)
 Drive the Bus to my baby  each day (Too much, the Magic Bus)
Every day you'll  see the dust (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As  I drive to my baby in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)

Magic Bus
Magic Bus ( Magic Bus)
Magic Bus ( Magic Bus)
I want it
I want it
I want it
I want that Bus
I'll give you a hundred
You can't have it
I said I'll give you a hundred
(Eddie) No, no that ain't  enough
Cash, you know I need that Bus
I need that Bus
(Eddie) I need that Bus
I need that Bus
(Eddie) I need that Bus
I need it more than you do
(Eddie) That's not true Peter
I'm Older
I need the Bus

I need the Bus
I don't care how much I pay (Too much, the Magic Bus)
 Got to ride to my baby, in the Bus each day (Too much, the Magic Bus)
Every day you'll  see the dust (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As  I drive to my baby in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
I want it
Yea
I think I'll go and take it

She's a bus-like wonder
Drives like thunder 
Bus-age wonder
Bus age-wonder
Bus age- wonder
Yea

Too much, the Magic Bus, etc
(guitar solo)
Magic Bus, etc

I want the Magic Bus I'm going to drive it!
I'm going to take it ,your not going to have it!
NO! It's mine!
All mine!
That Magic Bus


Heart to Hang Onto

Johnny boy, he's always propping up the bar
He's sees life crystallized through his jar
He says he only lives for beer
But deep in his heart is a cry of fear

Give me a heart to hang onto
Give me a soul that's tailored new
Give me a heart to hang onto
A heart to hang onto

Sally seems to get bigger everyday
She evens out in a contented way
A finger on the pulse of every guy
But deep in the night you can hear her cry

Give me a heart to hang onto
Give me a life that's tailored new
Give me a heart to hang onto
Oh please a heart to hang onto

Give me heart to hang onto
Give me a soul that's tailored new
Give me a heart to hang onto

Danny, he wants to save for a new guitar
He's going to learn to play but he won't get far
He thinks it's an easy going' high
But his whole life is just another try

Give me a heart to hang onto
Give me a suit that's tailored true
Give me a heart to hang onto
A heart to hang onto

I need a heart... to hang onto...


On the road again [ F. Jones/ A. Wilson] Embassy Music Corp. /EMI Unart Catalog, Inc. BMI
Anyway Anyhow Anywhere
[ P.Townshend /R. Daltrey] Devon Music, Inc. BMI
A Little Is Enough| You Better You Bet | Now And Then | Let My Love Open The Door  Heart To Hang Onto
 
[ P. Townshend ]Windswept Pacific Songs/ Towser Tunes, Inc. BMI
Drowned | Won't Get Fooled Again | I'm One
[ P. Townshend] ABKCO Music, Inc / Fabulous Music Ltd./ Windswept Pacific Songs/ Towser Tunes, Inc. BMI
North Country Girl
[ P. Townshend ] Windswept Pacific Songs/Towser Tunes, Inc. /Eel Pie Publishing Limited BMI
Magic Bus
[P. Townshend] Essex Music, Inc. BMI


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