Roland The Roadie And Gertrude The Groupie

Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show


Top 40


Top 40


Top 40


Top 40

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Dr. Hook

A-kant Titel

Roland The Roadie And Gertrude The Groupie

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A-kant Componist(en)

Shel Silverstein

A-kant Producer(s)

Ron Haffkine

B-kant titel

Put A Little Bit On Me

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B-kant componist(en)

Shel Silverstein

B-kant producer(s)

Ron Haffkine




CBS 1648


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Now Roland the roadie was only a toadie who set up the lights and the mikes for the shows
And Gertrude the groupie was a rock and roll fan, who stood by the stage door in the rains and the snows

Roland the roadie met Gertrude the groupie at a rock concert back in Bayonne
He tried to seduce, said he'd introduce her to all of the Beatles and Stones

So Roland the roadie got Gertrude the groupie a seat in the balcony above
And Gertrude the groupie felt grateful and groovy but Roland the roadie felt love

And some folks loves ham hocks and some folks loves pork chops and some folks love vegetable soup
But Roland the roadie loves Gertrude the groupie, but Gertrude the groupie loves groups

She stood up and screamed as the amber spot gleamed on her heroes so skinny and tall
With their eyelids so droopy, and Gertrude the groupie and she was in love with them all

Roland the roadie told Gertrude the groupie to wait and he'd be her man
But while he dreamed of a rose covered home she was out with the group in the van

Hey Gertie, get out here, come on babe, come on out of there... I know you're in there...
The whole trailer's moving baby... What about me... Gertie... Oh Gertie

Now Roland the roadie is back on the road, his heart has been broken again
And Gertrude the groupie waits out in the cold for the very next group to come in

And some folks loves ham hocks and some folks loves pork chops and some folks loves vegetable soup
And Roland the roadie loves Gertrude the groupie, but Gertrude the groupie loves groups... groups... groups... groups...

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