Summer in the City

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The Lovin' Spoonful is an American rock band of the 1960s, named to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. When asked about his band, leader John Sebastian said it sounded like a combination of "Mississippi John Hurt and Chuck Berry," prompting his friend, Fritz Richmond, to suggest the name "Lovi… more »

Lovin' Spoonful
Summer in the City
Hot town, summer in the city
Back of my neck gettin' dirt-'n'-gritty
Bend down, isn't it a pity
Doesn't seem to be a shadow in the city
All around people lookin' half dead
Walking on the sidewalk, hotter than a match-head
{Refrain}
But at night it's a different world
Go out and find a girl
Come on, come on and dance all night
Just bide the heat, it'll be all right
And babe, don't you know it's a pity
The days can't be like the nights
In the summer in the city, in the summer in the city
Cool town, evening in the city
Dressed so fine and looking so pretty
Cool cat, looking for a kitty
Gonna look in every corner of the city
'Til I'm wheezing like a bus stop
Runnin' upstairs, gonna meet you on the roof top
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{Repeat first verse}
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Written by: ANTHONY MATTHEW CAMPBELL, NICHOLAS DEMETRIADES

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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