"Touching The Untouchables" as written by and Ron/hay Strykert....
Hello to you, my sweet young friends
Have you got money perhaps you could lend?
I wash my leather face in the afternoon sun
My shirt's turn my time's near done

Touching the untouchables but they don't know
Respect the disrespectable's, but in the end you know
You turn away, what can I say?

Spend my nights in the telephone booth
I make sure I leave the phone off the hook
There are no Jones' and I pay no rent
I have to stand straight because my back's so bent
Tell my secretary I ain't takin' any calls,
And if you want to find me, just ask the boys
Down at the wall that's where I'll be

Oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh

Park bench and cigarettes
Can you help me get off this fence?
Can't you see, I'm just an old man
Tryin' hard, do what I can

Touching the untouchables but they don't know
Respect the disrespectable's, but in the end you know
You turn away, what can I say?
You'll never, never know
You'll never know


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"Touching the Untouchables" as written by Ron Strykert Colin James Hay

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    General CommentTo me this sounds like the singer [Colin Hay I believe] is talking from the point of view of one of the 'undesirables' of society. The first verse he begs and then later he begs some more. He talks about the 'untouchables' and 'disrespectables' and the attitudes towards them, mainly ones of pitiful respect and a bit of hidden disgust, which is displayed by them turning away at the end.
    Emanresu12on July 25, 2008   Link
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    General Commentgreat song :)
    zellon January 31, 2006   Link

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