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A Quick One While He's Away Lyrics

I. her man’s been gone

Her man’s been gone
For nearly a year
He was due home yesterday
But he ain’t here

Her man’s been gone
For nigh on a year
He was due home yesterday
But he ain’t here

Ii. crying town

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  1. Petestownshendschick
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    Jan 16th 2010 report

    An affair while her man's away.

  2. anonymous
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    Oct 19th 2005 report

    Kit Lambert told Pete that he needed to fill in about 10 minutes on the album and suggested that he make one huge song. Pete thought he was crazy, but he followed through Kit's suggestion and made it a story. This provided the foundation to the idea of making a rock opera..TOMMY! Tommy kicks ass.

    Anyway, check out The Who performing this in The Kids Are Alright and in the Rolling Stones Rock n Roll Circus. The Who were cut from the airing of the Rolling Stones thing because they were so good that they completely upstaged the Rolling Stones. Keith Moon (RIP) is the greatest drummer that ever lived.


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