Baba O'Riley

Lyrics: Pete Townshend
Music: Pete Townshend

This was played a few times from 1992, invariably paired with Tomorow Never Knows. Vince's version closely follows The Who's.

Out here in the fields
I fight for my meals
I get my back into my living
I don't need to fight
To prove I'm right
I don't need to be forgiven
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

Don't cry
Don't raise your eye
It's only teenage wasteland

Sally, take my hand
Travel south cross land
Put out the fire
Don't look past my shoulder
The exodus is here
The happy ones are near
Let's get together
Before we get much older

Teenage wasteland
It's only teenage wasteland
Teenage wasteland
It's only teenage wasteland
They're all wasted

Grateful Dead Recordings
     Date Album
     17 Dec 1992 Dick's Picks Vol 27

The original version by The Who is on "Who's Next".




Futher Information
For an online discussion of the lyrics to this song see the deadsongs.vue conference on The Well.
For more information on recordings see Matt Schofield's Grateful Dead Family Discography

 


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