Solid Gold

by Olli and the Moneycombs

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Recorded in 2008 all Mill Hill studios
Lyrics and basic melody by Olli Tooley with additional contributions encouraged from the rest of the band
Subsequently one of the musicians has used this tune and changed a few of the lyrics and is trying to pass the song off as their own composition.
While he is not going to make enough money to make legal action worth the effort, I felt it only fair to offer this song for sale, despite having not done so out of common decency all these years.
I own the copyright to this song and also paid for the recording session and have never been reimbursed as promised.

lyrics

It was oh so many years ago,
there was a girl, I loved her so,
then that girl, she moved away,
I don't know why she couldn't stay,

years went by, some good some bad,
sometimes happy, sometimes sad,
and all the girls, and all the fun,
never forgot, that very first one,
then today I saw her walking down the street,
looked so good from her head right down to her feet,
makes no difference that she is a little old
'cause time and tide can never tarnish solid gold,

I called her name, she turned around,
she told me she was back in town,
I smiled at her, she smiled at me,
now I'm as happy as can be,

Guitar solo

'cause today I saw her walking in the street,
she looked good from her head right down to her feet,
and she don't care if I've got a little old,
'cause time and tide can never tarnish solid gold,

it was oh so many years ago,
there was a girl, I loved her so,
but now that she is back with me,
well I'm as happy as can be,
yeah I'm as happy as can be.

credits

released November 1, 2008
Lyrics and melody Olli Tooley
Guitar Lee Howard
Bass Chris Randall
Backing vocals Sacha Florey
Drums James Green

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Olli Tooley Ilfracombe, UK

I was the lead singer in 'Led Zep Too' a Led Zeppelin tribute band for 7 years.
Then I spent a short time in Martin Murray's Honeycombs.
More recently I have turned my hand to writing and have decided to try offering my next audiobook on Bandcamp so I can keep the price down
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