Money (That's What I Want)

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About Money (That's What I Want)

"Money (That's What I Want)" is a rhythm and blues song written by Tamla founder Berry Gordy and Janie Bradford, which was the first hit record for Gordy's Motown enterprise. Barrett Strong recorded it in 1959 as a single for the Tamla label, distributed nationally on Anna Records. Many artists later recorded the tune, including the Beatles in 1963 and the Flying Lizards in 1979.


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2010
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The best things in life are free
But you can give them to the birds and bees
I want money
That's what I want
That's what I want
That's what I want

Your love is such a thrill
But your love won't pay my bills
I want money
That's what I want
That's what I want
That's what I want

Money don't get everything it's true
What it don't get, I can't use
I want money
That's what I want
That's what I want
That's what I want

I want money
I want lots of money
In fact, I want so much money
Give me your money
Just give me money

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The Flying Lizards

The Flying Lizards were an English experimental rock band, who were formed in 1976 in England. They are best remembered as New Wave one-hit wonders, thanks to their deliberately eccentric cover of Barrett Strong's "Money", which became a UK and US chart success in 1979. more »

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Written by: Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy Jr., BERRY JR GORDY

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