"Token Back To Brooklyn" as written by and John C./linnell Flansburgh....
The token back to Brooklyn fell between the grating
And we're just watching it sinking
The fare went up to one hundred dollars
And we can never go home again
The bill collector's drinking lighter fluid
And says he'll tell our parents
Our feet start running at a furious pace
But we can't get away

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"Token Back to Brooklyn" as written by John Linnell John Flansburgh

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    General CommentThis song's message is very similar to the Kingston Trio's 1960s protest song "M.T.A." about a man who can't afford the city's expensive subway system and is forced to remain boarding it for all eternity as a consequence.
    JohnnyLurgon May 24, 2014   Link

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