"A Well Respected Man" as written by and Ray Davies....
Cause he gets up in the morning
And he goes to work at nine
And he comes back home at five-thirty
Gets the same train every time
And his world is built on punctuality
That never fails

Cause he's oh so good
And he's oh so fine
And he's oh so healthy
In his body and his mind
He's a well respected man about town
Doing the best things so conservatively

And his mother goes to meetings
While his father pulls the maid
She stirs the tea with counselors
While discussing foreign trade
She passes looks, as well as bills
At every suave young man

Cause he's oh so good
And he's oh so fine
And he's oh so healthy
In his body and his mind
He's a well respected man about town
Doing the best things so conservatively

He plays at stocks and shares
And he goes to the Regatta
He adores the girl next door
Cause he's dying to get at her
But his mother knows the best about
The matrimonial stakes

Cause he's oh so good
And he's oh so fine
And he's oh so healthy
In his body and his mind
He's a well respected man about town
Doing the best things so conservatively


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"A Well Respected Man" as written by Ray Davies

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