Ego is no a Dirty native is a 1975 song by Australian tape Skyhooks. Released as a single from the album the the exact same name, it was a optimal 10 struggle in Australia. The derekwadsworth.com the the song comment on - inter alia - the egos of Jesus and Richard Nixon. The song has actually been described as a "Skyhooks classic... With a strong beat and also annoying tune."
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If i did not have an ego I would not be below tonightIf i did not have actually an ego I might not think that i was rightIf you did not have actually an ego you can not treatment the way you dressedIf you did not have an ego you"d just be choose the restEgo is not a dirty wordEgo is not a dirty wordEgo is no a dirty wordDon"t you believe what you"ve watched or heardIf Jesus had an ego he"d tho be alive todayAnd if Nixon had actually no ego he can not be in decayIf friend did not have an ego you can not care too lot who wonIf i did not have an ego I could just use a gunEgo is no a dirty wordEgo is no a dirty wordEgo is no a dirty wordDon"t you think what you"ve watched or heardSome people keep their egos in a bottom drawerA fridge full of Leonard CohenHave to gain drunk simply to walk the end the doorStay drunk to store on goin"So if you acquired an egoYou better keep the in great shapeExercise the dailyAnd get it under on tapeEgo is no a dirty wordEgo is not a dirty wordEgo is no a dirty wordDon"t you think what you"ve watched or heardEgo is not a dirty wordEgo is no a dirty wordEgo is no a dirty wordDon"t you think what you"ve watched or heardEgo is not a dirty wordEgo is not a dirty wordEgo is no a dirty wordDon"t you think what you"ve viewed or heardEgo
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Skyhooks Skyhooks to be an Australian absent band developed in Melbourne in march 1973 by mainstays Greg Macainsh on bass guitar and backing vocals, and also Imants "Freddie" Strauks ~ above drums. Castle were soon joined through Bob "Bongo" Starkie ~ above guitar and also backing vocals, and Red Symons on guitar, vocals and also keyboards; Graeme "Shirley" Strachan came to be lead vocalist in march 1974.
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Described as a glam rock band, because of flamboyant costumes and also make-up, Skyhooks addressed teenage worries including buying medicine ("Carlton (Lygon Street Limbo)"), suburban sex ("Balwyn Calling"), the happy scene ("Toorak Cowboy") and also loss the girlfriends ("Somewhere in Sydney") through namechecking Australian locales. Follow to music historian, Ian McFarlane "