Common as Muck

Ian Dury & the Blockheads

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Ian Dury & the Blockheads

The Blockheads are an English rock band formed in London in 1977. Originally fronted by lead singer Ian Dury as Ian Dury and the Blockheads or Ian and the Blockheads, the band has continued to perform since Dury's death in 2000. As of March 2023 members included Chaz Jankel (guitar and keyboards), Nathan King (bass), Mick Gallagher (keyboards and piano), John Turnbull (vocals and guitar), John Roberts (drums), and Mike Bennett (lead vocals). There is a rolling line-up of saxophonists that includes Gilad Atzmon, Terry Edwards, Dave Lewis, and from time to time, the original sax player, Davey Payne. Between 2000 and 2022, the band's lead vocalist and main lyricist was Derek Hussey. The band are best known for their hit singles, recorded with Dury, "What a Waste… more »


Year:
1992
4:00
98 

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You're not Brigitte Bardot
I'm not Jack Palance
I'm not Shirley Temple
On any circumstance
Or Fred Astaire

You're not Sydney Taphler
I'm not Dirk Bogarde
I'm not very stylish
And you're not avant garde
Or Lionel Blair

We're as common as muck
Bonne chance, viel glück, good luck
Where bold is beautiful we don't give a damn
Love a duck we're as common as muck

You're not Victor Hugo
I'm not Patience Strong
I'm not Rodney Rygate
Or Evonne Goolagong
Shirley Abicair

I'm not Nelly Melba
You're not Nelly Dean
We do our best endeavours
To keep our doobries clean
'Cause we care!

We're as common as muck
Buona fortuna, vayas con Dios, good luck
Where bold is beautiful we don't give a damn
Love a duck we're as common as muck

We're as common as muck
Bonne chance, viel glück, good luck
Where bold is beautiful we don't give a damn
Love a duck we're as common as muck

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Written by: CHAZ JANKEL, DAVID STANLEY PAYNE, IAN ROBINS DURY, STANLEY PAYNE DAVID

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