King of The Load by Tom Evans

KING OF THE LOAD (Tom Evans)
[from Wish You Were Here LP - recorded 1974 - released U.S. 1974]
[from Wish You Were Here CD - recorded 1974 - released U.S. 2004, 2007, 2013]

He's the king of the road
The old man, the child
The joker running wild, making it funny
He's of no fixed abode
When he carries a load
He'll do anything he can to make it funny

But he'll never say die
If he's living a lie
Pick up his hat and go
If there's reason to cry
He'll just make it a sigh
And wander on down the road

He's a natural friend
With the money to lend
Or whatever it takes to turn you on, too
He's the father, the son
He don't owe anyone
All his debts are all paid
With his confection

Then he'll wander away
With no time in his way
Pick up his hat and go
He'll never say die
If he's living a lie
Just wander on down the road
Wander on down the road

[guitar solo (Pete Ham)]

Then he'll wander away
With no time in his way
Pick up his hat and go
He never said die
He was living a lie
Just wandered on down the road
Wandered on down the road
Wandered on down the road

Ahhhhhhh-ahhhh ahhhhhhh-ahhhh ahhhhhhhhhh
Mmmmmmmmm
Ahhhhhhh-ahhhh ahhhhhhh-ahhhh ahhhhhhhhhh.

lyrics transcribed by Tom Brennan
corrections thanks to Dan Matovina

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