"Summertime Blues" as written by and Eddie/capehart Cochran....
I'm gonna raise a fuss, I'm gonna raise a holler
About a-workin' all summer just to try to earn a dollar
Every time I call my baby, try to get a date
My boss says, "no dice son, you gotta work late"
Sometimes I wonder what I'm a-gonna do
But there ain't no cure for the summertime blues

Well, my mom and pop told me, "son, you gotta make some money"
If you want to use the car to go ridin' next Sunday
Well, I didn't go to work, told the boss I was sick
"Well, you can't use the car 'cause you didn't work a lick"
Sometimes I wonder what I'm a gonna do
But there ain't no cure for the summertime blues

I'm gonna take two weeks, gonna have a fine vacation
I'm gonna take my problem to the United Nations
Well, I called my congressman and he said "whoa!"
"I'd like to help you son but you're too young to vote"
Sometimes I wonder what I'm a gonna do
But there ain't no cure for the summertime blues


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"Summertime Blues" as written by Jerry Neal Capehart Eddie Cochran

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    General Commentchrist how good is the song?
    mark2744on June 13, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe T. Rex cover of this song is fantastic, if you haven't heard it, go find it and do so! i love it.
    walking blueson September 13, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love the T. Rex cover, i just love marc bolan's voice
    its really distinctive
    xSiddersxon September 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commenteddie cochran is one of the most underrated rock originators! This song is great! and he sings it great!! I also like the who's version
    danadam1on September 16, 2013   Link

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