"Sunny Goodge Street" as written by and Donovan Leitch....
On the firefly platform on sunny Goodge Street
Violent hash-smoker shook a chocolate machine
Bobbed in an eating scene.

Smashing into neon streets in their stillness
Smearing their eyes on the crazy Kali goddess
Listenin' to sounds of Mingus mellow fantastic.

"My, my", they sigh,
"My, my", they sigh.

In dull house rooms with coloured lights swingin'
Strange music boxes sadly tinklin'
Drink in the sun shining all around you.

"My, my", they sigh,
"My, my", they sigh, mm mm.

"My, my", they sigh,
"My, my", they sigh.

The magician, he sparkles in satin and velvet,
You gaze at his splendour with eyes you've not used yet.
I tell you his name is Love, Love, Love.

"My, my", they sigh,
"My, my", they sigh.
"My, my" - sigh

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"Sunny Goodge Street" as written by Donovan Leitch

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    General CommentThis song is so good. No interpretations?
    scottz55on December 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commentfirst :D

    this song is great! mabey my favorate from him.

    anyway, i always thought on the third line it was
    "Envoled in an eating scene"
    idk though. mabey it just im usualy stoned while i listen to this, so i can realate to an eating scene :P
    tim caesaron October 24, 2008   Link
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    General Commentooops... wasnt first sry

    anyway this song makes me think about a group of stoners just chilling out and trippin

    Mingus mellow fantastic - Charles Mingus it a jazz bassist/ composer from the 50's/60's(/70's?). guess Donovan liked him.
    tim caesaron October 26, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationWhen I first heard this on vinyl I thought the chorus went : "My Mindless Eye".
    libidoon January 06, 2012   Link

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