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Bill's Pete Townshend Pages › Roger Daltrey Moonlighting

Roger Daltrey Moonlighting "The Anthology" (CD)

Un-released material & soundtrack tracks

Mack the Knife
(Weill, Brecht,Bliztstien)
A hit for Bobby Darin.
This version was for the Threepenny Opera.

Oh the shark has, pretty teeth dear
And he shows them, pearly white
Just a jackknife, has MacHeath here
And he keeps it out of sight.

When that shark bites raah with his teeth dear
Scarlet billows start to spread
Fancy gloves though, wears MacHeath dear
So there's not a, trace of red.

On a sidewalk Sunday morning
Lies a body oozin' life
Someone's sneaking, 'round the corner
Is their someone Mack the Knife?

A pretty widow, not yet twenty, was assaulted one dark night
Who was that girl, in her nighty, know one knows but, Macky night

Sloppy Sadie, was discovered with a knife wound up her thigh
and MacHeath strolls down on dark street, looking dreamy at the sky

And straight down by the hollow, little Suzie calls us up
Blaming that she's been assaulted "wonder what, got into her" (laughter)

From a tugboat, by the river
A cement bag is drooping down
The cement's just, for the weight dear
I bet ya Macky's back in town.

And some rich Lord, still is missing
Like so many, wealthy men
Mack the Knife is money kissing
Try to prove it, if you can

Yes you love him (but of course dear)
There is danger (come with may)
There are plenty rich and famous ( I'll take Macky any day)

Oh the shark has, pretty teeth dear
And he shows them, pearly white
Just a jackknife, has MacHeath here
And he keeps it out of sight.

Just a jackknife, has MacHeath here
And he keeps it out of sight.


The Pig Must Die
(Weill, Brecht, Blitzstein)

Released on Mike Batt's "The Hunting Of The Snark" Soundtrack
Released on Adventure Records SNARK 1 (UK)
Released in 1986.
Roger plays the part of Barrister.

He dreamed that he stood in a shadowy Court,
Where the Snark, with a glass in his eye,
Dressed in gown, bands, and wig, was defendig a pig
On a charge of deserting its sty.

(Barrister)
I dreamed last night I was standing in a court of Law,
And the Snark was the Counsel for Defence,
He was trying to establish the innocence,
Of a pig that I clearly saw,
As stated hereinbefore
In a Court of Law.

And while I was standing in a Court of Law,
The jury talked so they missed a lot,
And some were listening and some were not,
So the judge cried, "I implore,
Bring it down to a deafening roar,
In this Court of Law".

(Barrister + Jury)
Let's teach it a lesson it'll never forget
For a devious deed it will live to regret,
It's clear that the pig must die.
We're of the opinion the pig must pay,
We can't let it live for another day,
We fear if the rules apply,
It's clear that the pig must die.

(Barrister)
The Snark replied, "I beg you my learned friends,
For it seems to me with the naked eye
That the pig can live or the pig can die,
And its happiness all depends
On the mercy that now extends
From my learned friends."

(Jury)
Let's teach it a lesson it'll never forget
For a devious deed it will live to regret,
It's clear that the pig must die.
(Barrister + Jury)
We're of the opinion the pig must pay,
We can't let it live for another day,
We fear if the rules apply,
It's clear that the pig must die.

Let's teach it a lesson it'll never forget
For a devious deed it will live to regret,
It's clear that the pig must die.
We're of the opinion the pig must pay,
We can't let it live for another day,
We fear if the rules apply,
It's clear that the pig must die.

Then the snark pronounced sentence, the Judge being quite
Too nervous to utter a word;
When it rose to its feet, there was silence like night
And the fall of pin might be heard.

(Barrister)
Let's teach it a lesson it'll never forget
For a devious deed it will live to regret,
It's clear that the pig must die.
(Barrister + Jury)
We're of the opinion the pig must pay,
We can't let it live for another day,
We fear if the rules apply,
It's clear that the pig must die.

But their wild exultation was suddenly checked
When the jailer informed them with tears
Such a sentence would have not the slightest effect,
As the pig had been dead for some years.


Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
(John, Taupin)

Released on the "The Lost Boys" Soundtrack
Released on Atlantic 81767-1 (USA)
Released in 1987

I can't light no more of your darkness
All my pictures seem to fade to black and white
I'm growing tired and time stands still before me
Frozen here on the ladder of my life

Too late to stop myself from falling
I took a chance and changed your way of life
But you misread my meaning when I met you
Closed the door and left me blinded by the light

Don't let the sun go down on me
Although I search myself, it's always someone else I see
I'd just allow a fragment of your life to wander free
But losing everything is like the sun going down on me

I can't find oh the right romantic line
But see me once and see the way I feel
Don't discard me just because you think I mean you harm
But these cuts I have they need love to help them heal

Don't let the sun go down on me
Although I search myself, it's always someone else I see
I'd just allow a fragment of your life to wander free
But losing everything is like the sun going down on me


Don't let the sun go down on me
Although I search myself, it's always someone else I see
I'd just allow a fragment of your life to wander free, wander free
But losing everything is like the sun going down on me


"Rock And Roll"
(Page, Plant, Jones, Bonham)

Released on the McEnroe & Cash 12" Single
Released on Music For Nations 12KUT 141 (UK)
Released in 1991

Its been a long time since I rock and rolled,
Its been a long time since I did the stroll.
Ooh, let me get it back, let me get it back,
Let me get it back, baby, where I come from.
Been a long time, been a long time,
Been a long lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely time.

Its been a long time since the book of love,
I cant count the tears of a life with no love.
Carry me back, carry me back,
Carry me back, baby where I come from.
Its been a long time, been a long time,
Been a long lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely time.

(Guitar Solos)

Been so long since we walked in the moonlight,
I need your hunger it just don't work right.
Open your arms, opens your arms,
open your arms, baby, don't look away.
Its been a long time, been a long time, Baby Yea

(vocal ad lbs)

Been a long time, been a long time, been a lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely time.



Child Of Mine

Released on the Banger Sisters Soundtrack in 2002
Also appears on the Witchblade Soundtrack.

Lyrics not posted at this time.


Born To Run
(Springsteen)
Recorded live at the Henry Ford Theater in California
December 5, 2003.

In the day we sweat it out in the streets of a runaway American dream.
At night we ride through mansions of glory in suicide machines.
Sprung from cages out on highway 9, Chrome wheeled, fuel injected
and steppin' out over the line .
Oh Baby this town rips the bones from your back It's a death trap, it's a suicide rap
We gotta get out while we're young 'Cause tramps like us, baby we were born to run.

Wendy let me in I wanna be your friend I want to guard your dreams and visions.
Just wrap your legs around these velvet rims and strap your hands across my engines.
 Together we could break this trap we'll run till we drop baby we'll never go back
Oh Will you walk with me out on the wire 'cause baby I'm just a scared and lonely rider
But I gotta find out how it feels I want to know if love is wild girl I want to know if love is real.

Beyond the Palace hemi-powered drones scream down the boulevard.
Grls comb their hair in rearview mirrors and the boys try to look so hard
The amusement park rises bold and dark kids are huddled on the beach in a mist.
I wanna die with you Wendy on the streets tonight In an everlasting kiss.

The highway's jammed with broken heroes on a last chance power drive.
Everybody's out on the run tonight but there's no place left to hide.
Together Wendy we'll live with the sadness I'll love you with all the madness of my soul.
Oh Someday girl I don't know when we're gonna get to that place where we really want to go,
 and we'll walk in the sun until then tramps like us baby we were born to run.

Oh Wendy, tramps like us baby we were born to run.
Oh Honey tramps like us baby we were born to run.


A Second Out
(previously unreleased)
(Daltrey/McEwan)

All I needed was a little grace
To take a second out
Just some time to recuperate
And take a second out
Overloaded it was hard to find me
I had to let it out
Rested up I left it all behind me
Was just a second out

What time, is the healer, don't let it pass you by
What time, is the healer, but how it fly's
Take a second out
Take a second out

I never noticed how things have changed
I was missing out
Everything had been rearranged
I never listened out
Out of touch with everyone, around me
And they were movin' out
I'd give them much and yet I found, ye,
to be loosen out

What time, is the healer, don't let it pass you by
What time, is the healer, but how it fly's
Take a second out
Take a second out

What time, is the healer, don't let it pass you by
What time, is the healer, but how it fly's
Take a second out
Take a second out

WDK 2008

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