The Boy Done Good

Billy Bragg

strange as it may seem
once had my football dreams
but I was always the last one
the last to get chosen
when my classmates picked their teams

I guess that was the way it stayed
   in every game I played
life just kicked me
and clattered and tripped me
til you picked from the parade

now I feel like I've won the cup
every time that we make love
forty five minutes each way
at halftime I hear a brassband play

the boy done good
the girl done better
 seasons turn,  we're still together
the sky's still blue
 tomorrow is another day         

You weren't that kind of a bird who
likes her studs to be covered in mud
Taking you to the pictures was a regular fixture
For one of life's eternal subs

I tried hard acting tough
but I just can't stand the taste of that stuff
Like some macho park player I got in the way of
In some grudge match against his pub

But I'm happier than I am today
now I've put my boots away
I guess I'll never get picked to play my
song on Match of the Day

(chorus) x 2


022000 - Em
xx0232 - D
332010 - C/G
320030 - G+6
320033 - G
xx4432 - Bm


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