"Pinball Wizard" as written by and Pete Townshend....
Ever since I was a young boy,
I've played the silver ball.
From Soho down to Brighton
I must have played them all.
But I ain't seen nothing like him
In any amusement hall
That deaf dumb and blind kid
Sure plays a mean pin ball!

He stands like a statue,
Becomes part of the machine.
Feeling all the bumpers
Always playing clean.
He plays by intuition,
The digit counters fall.
That deaf dumb and blind kid
Sure plays a mean pin ball!

He's a pin ball wizard
There has got to be a twist.
A pin ball wizard,
S'got such a supple wrist.

'How do you think he does it? I don't know!
What makes him so good?'

He ain't got no distractions
Can't hear those buzzers and bells,
Don't see lights a flashin'
Plays by sense of smell.
Always has a replay,
'n' never tilts at all
That deaf dumb and blind kid
Sure plays a mean pin ball.

I thought I was
The Bally table king.
But I just handed
My pin ball crown to him.

Even my usual table
He can beat my best.
His disciples lead him in
And he just does the rest.
He's got crazy flipper fingers
Never seen him fall
That deaf dumb and blind kind
Sure plays a mean pin ball!

Lyrics submitted by Lillyfusel

"Pinball Wizard [DVD]" as written by Peter Townshend

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Spirit Music Group

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    General Commenti have to say i am a fan of this cover .. it's obviously not The Who, and the tempo's slowed a little (after all, not many people can keep up with the legend that is Keith Moon) but overall, it's not bad. i'm not usually a fan of cover songs, but this one's fun and catchy, so why not? And the fact that the band collaborated with Roger Daltry is pretty amazing.
    midnighthearton June 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is pretty awesome live, by McFly, I've been madly in love with the original since I was tiny. And now I love this =)
    peanuts and raisinson August 22, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti LOVE both versions, i love mcfly&the who, but i'm gonna have to say that the who's version was ALOT better IMO =]
    ugliestpretty___on August 28, 2008   Link

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