We Gotta Get Out of This Place

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The Animals were an English band of the 1960s, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne during the early part of the decade. The band relocated to London on finding fame in 1964. The Animals were known for their gritty, bluesy sound and deep-voiced frontman Eric Burdon, as exemplified by their signature song … more »

In this dirty old part of the city
 Where the sun refused to shine
 People tell me there ain't no use in tryin'

 Now my girl you're so young and pretty
 And one thing I know is true
 You'll be dead before your time is due, I know

 Watch my daddy in bed a-dyin'
 Watched his hair been turnin' grey
 He's been workin' and slavin' his life away
 Oh yes I know it

 (Yeah!) He's been workin' so hard
 (Yeah!) I've been workin' too, baby
 (Yeah!) Every night and day
 (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah!)

 We gotta get out of this place
 If it's the last thing we ever do
 We gotta get out of this place
 'cause girl, there's a better life for me and you

 Now my girl you're so young and pretty
 And one thing I know is true, yeah
 You'll be dead before your time is due, I know it

 Watch my daddy in bed a-dyin'
 Watched his hair been turnin' grey, yeah
 He's been workin' and slavin' his life away
 I know he's been workin' so hard

 (Yeah!) I've been workin' too, baby
 (Yeah!) Every day baby
 (Yeah!) Whoa!
 (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah!)

 We gotta get out of this place
 If it's the last thing we ever do
 We gotta get out of this place
 Girl, there's a better life for me and you
 Somewhere baby, somehow I know it

 We gotta get out of this place
 If it's the last thing we ever do
 We gotta get out of this place
 Girl, there's a better life for me and you
 Believe me baby
 I know it baby
 You know it too

Written by: BARRY MANN, CYNTHIA WEIL

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