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Down On The Corner Lyrics

"Down On The Corner" was written by John C. Fogerty.
"Down On The Corner" was written by John C. Fogerty.

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Early in the evenin', just about supper time
Over by the courthouse, they're starting to unwind
Four kids on the corner trying to bring you up
Willy picks a tune out and he blows it on the harp

Down on the corner, out in the street
Willy and the Poorboys are playin'
Bring a nickel, tap your feet

Rooster hits the washboard and people just got to smile
Blinky thumps the gut bass and solos for a while
Poorboy twangs the rhythm out on his Kalamazoo
Willy goes into a dance and doubles on kazoo

Down on the corner, out in the street
Willy and the Poorboys are playin'
Bring a nickel, tap your feet

Down on the corner, out in the street
Willy and the Poorboys are playin'
Bring a nickel, tap your feet

You don't need a penny just to hang around
But if you've got a nickel, won't you lay your money down?
Over on the corner, there's a happy noise
People come from all around to watch the magic boy

Down on the corner, out in the street
Willy and the Poorboys are playin'
Bring a nickel, tap your feet

Down on the corner, out in the street
Willy and the Poorboys are playin'
Bring a nickel, tap your feet

Down on the corner, out in the street
Willy and the Poorboys are playin'
Bring a nickel, tap your feet

Songwriters
JOHN C. FOGERTY

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Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC GROUP, INC

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