Lyrics to
Flying Junk

Released by 10Cc in 1975
From the Album: The Original Soundtrack |

This version of Flying Junk was released by 10Cc in 1975.

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Oo he’s a sly one
He’s a razamataz man
He flew in from Singapore
On a flying junk man
Oo he’s a devil
Oo and the devil’s gonna bring you down

Oo he’s a stalwart
With a heavy load on
He’s got a finger in everyone’s pie
And he’s got what you want
Oo he’s a salesman
Oo and his goods are gonna bring you down

He’s never got the stuff
If you ever come to him without money
He hasn’t got the time
For the people who are down on their knees
But if the price is right
You won’t be asking him where it came from

Oo he’s a remnant
From the swingin’ sixties
He pushed his load down the Kings Road
To the Chelsea Potter
Oo he’s a snow job
Oo and his shovels gonna cover you


10Cc has released many songs over the years besides Flying Junk. 10Cc released songs from 1973 to 1995 spanning across albums like 10cc, Sheet Music, The Original Soundtrack, How Dare You!, Deceptive Bends, Bloody Tourists, Look Hear?, Ten Out Of 10, Windows In The Jungle, ...Meanwhile, and Mirror Mirror. Decade Lyrics has over lyrics & songs by 10Cc.

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About Lyrics and Flying Junk by 10Cc

The lyrics for Flying Junk are defined as the words making up the song released by 10Cc in 1975. It also includes the verses and words used by the background chorus in the song. Like many hit songs, the lyrics to Flying Junk have different meanings to different people. While it is clear in some of the lyrics what the artist is trying to really say, only 10Cc and those working with them know all of the meanings behind all of the lyrics to their songs.

Some folks are interested in word and phrase etymology. It is easy to understand the lyrics to Flying Junk by 10Cc if you think through it. The word "lyric" itself derives from the Latin word lyricus, with the actual English word lyrics applied to the definition "words set to music" listed in Stainer and Barrett's 1876 Dictionary of Musical Terms. Continuing the chain, the Latin word lyricus derives from the Greek word λυρικός or lyrikós. This somewhat means "poetry accompanied by the lyre" or "words set to music." You can easily see that by looking at the background of the word lyric, that the "lyrics to Flying Junk" means the words set to the music of Flying Junk, or poetry accompanied by the lyre played by 10Cc. The singular form "lyric" is still used to mean the complete words to a song. However, the singular form lyric is also commonly used to refer to a specific line (or phrase) within a song's lyrics. Hence, by this analysis of word structure, you could say that the lyric to Flying Junk and the lyrics to Flying Junk are both one and the same thing. None of this talk about the word Lyrics is really relevant to fans of 10Cc who came here looking just for the lyrics to Flying Junk, but we feel it is still fun to learn what's behind commonly used words and lyrics in songs.

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