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It’s On

[Don Henderson]

This song is from Trevor Lucas’ second Australian solo album of 1966, Overlander. It was also released as the B-side of his single Waltzing Matilda.


Trevor Lucas sings It’s On

A sad story will appear if you’ll listen to me
About two men who could never agree.
What one said was white the other called black,
They’d argue a while then they’d step out the back, and …

Chorus (after each verse):
It’s on!
All reason and logic has gone.
Winning the fight won’t settle who’s right,
It’s sad, it’s true, but it’s on!

And when it was over they’d come back and then
The argument would become heated again.
Who’d won the first round they couldn’t decide,
Till one asked the other would he step outside, and …

They’d been fighting so long they could neither recall
What in the first place had started it all,
But they keep at it day in and day out.
Now they’re fighting to see what they’re fighting about, and …

Well can you imagine if intellect-tules
Came to agreement by Queensbury Rules?
It could easily be that the square root of 4
Was 15 less 3 plus a smack in the jaw, and …

And when governments of nations still think it more sense
To save on Education and spend on Defense
It could also be argued, on the same grounds,
Elections should be the best of ten rounds, and …