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Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?

Pseudonym 09 Jun 97 - 05:29 PM
Joe Offer 09 Jun 97 - 10:03 PM
Joe Offer 10 Jun 97 - 12:41 AM
Jimmie 04 Aug 99 - 02:38 AM
Mo 04 Aug 99 - 05:18 AM
Walrus 04 Aug 99 - 09:05 AM
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Rasta 07 Aug 99 - 05:24 PM
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Subject: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Pseudonym
Date: 09 Jun 97 - 05:29 PM

Hello,

I recently heard a song that had a real catchy beat to it. I can only remember one line from the song. I will edit the explitive.

The line was

'Alice, Alice, who the F--- is Alice"

Does anyone know the name and group who does this song?

Thanks,

Pseud


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Subject: Lyr Add: LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE (Chinn, Chapman
From: Joe Offer
Date: 09 Jun 97 - 10:03 PM

I'm really proud of myself for finding this thing. It's on the International Lyrics Server

http://www.lyrics.ch/search.html

Actually, the song is an adaptation by Jimmy Sturr, I think. It's on his 1996 "Polka! All Night Long" CD on rounder - it's a great CD, as are all of the Jimmy Sturr recordings. Sturr's adaptation is that after the lead singer sings the bit about 24 years of living next door to Alice, the band shouts, "Alice? Alice? Who the hell is Alice?" I did not, repeat did NOT hear Sturr's band use any expletive stronger than "hell."

Oh, it's a good CD. It really is. Willie Nelson and the Jordanaires help with some of the vocals.

LIVING NEXT DOOR TO ALICE By Smokie (1977)
Written by Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman
Transcribed by Frantic Freddy; What I Hear Is What You Get (errors included)

Sally called when she got the word
And she said "I suppose you've heard, 'bout Alice"
Well I rushed to the window, and I looked outside
But I could hardly believe my eyes
As a big limousine rode up onto Alice's drive

Chorus:
Oh, I don't know why she's leaving, or where she's gonna go
I guess she's got her reasons but I just don't wanna know
'Cos for 24 years I've been living next door to Alice
24 years just waitin' for a chance
To tell her how I feel and maybe get a second glance
Now I gotta get used to not living next door to Alice

We grew up together, two kids in the park
Carved our initials deep in the bark, me an' Alice
Now she walks through the door, with her head held high
Just for a moment I caught her eye
As the big limousine pulled slowly out of Alice's drive

(chorus)

Then Sally called back, and asked how I felt
And she said, "I know how to help, to get over Alice"
She said, "Now Alice is gone, but I'm still here
You know, I've been waiting 24 years..."
And the big limousine disappeared

I don't know why she's leaving, or where she's gonna go
I guess she's got her reasons but I just don't wanna know
'Cos for 24 years I've been living next door to Alice
24 years just waitin' for a chance
To tell her how I feel and maybe get a second glance
But I'll never get used to not living next door to Alice
No, I'll never get used to not living next door to Alice


The Who Wrote That Song? book (Dick & Harriet Jacobs) verifies that the song was written by Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman, and popularized by a group called Smokie. The date given for the song is 1977, but I don't know if that's the song publication date or the date of the Smokie recording.


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Joe Offer
Date: 10 Jun 97 - 12:41 AM

The album notes say Sturr learned this song at the Oktoberfest in Munich. How it got to Munich, Lord only knows.


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Jimmie
Date: 04 Aug 99 - 02:38 AM

Good work Joe. This is definitely the lyrics I was searching for!!!!!!!!!!


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Mo
Date: 04 Aug 99 - 05:18 AM

The UK version which came out about two years ago definitely had the expletive in it - though a cleaned up version of it was used on national tv/radio, naturally!

Mo


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Walrus
Date: 04 Aug 99 - 09:05 AM

I seem to remember hearing the "original" of "Lining Next Door To Alice" (ie without the "Who the F*** ...") in the 1970s (I can't remember the artist, but it did make the charts here*). The "WTF.." line (as opposed to any milder version) was certainly recorded by Roy "Chubby" Brown, a comedian whose entire acts appears to be made up of jokesof bodily functione ane expletives

Regards

Walrus

* U.K.


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Jo Taylor
Date: 05 Aug 99 - 07:58 PM

The 1970's band who had the hit in the UK were Smokie, got to no. 5 in December 1976. They had about 10 hits between 1975 and 1980, lead singer was a chap with long silver hair, very striking.
Sang it on last Saturday night in a marquee here in our field - 170-plus people including quite a few Dutch - the 'Who the f*** is Alice' version is very well known in Holland. I learnt that version from an English friend Tim who lives in Alsace, he learnt it from a Dutch friend...
Just had a great week, lots of music right here, sessions going throughout the day, actually I think we did Alice every evening... and this was a 2cv (small French car) meeting!
Nice to be back, I've been a little busy for the last couple of weeks!!
Jo


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Jo Taylor
Date: 06 Aug 99 - 06:51 PM

...and the other bit that's altered in the rude version is:

24 years just waitin' for a chance

To tell her how I'm feeling, get inside her pants

Sorry!

Jo


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Rasta
Date: 07 Aug 99 - 05:24 PM

what album did jimmy sturr cut this song on. I had a bass player friend who played and cut an allbum or two with jimmy sturr around 95 or 96 and also with willie nelson yes folks willie does Polka----Rastaaaa


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Joe Offer
Date: 07 Aug 99 - 06:53 PM

Hi, Rasta - good to see you got your Mudcat Registration back - "Alice" is on Jimmy Sturr's 1996 album, Polka! All Night Long on Rounder (click).
-Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: GUEST,Tony
Date: 23 Jun 07 - 11:51 PM

Is it possible that this explitive version was recorded by Dr hook. I have a version here, that uses "who the f**k is alice, in every chorus. I have it listed as dr hook, but im here because I was looking to verify that. Im a big dr. hook fan, and I can't say it's not them by listening...


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Darowyn
Date: 24 Jun 07 - 05:58 AM

Since the lyrics makes it perfectly plain who Alice is, I wonder why the lead singer does not shout back,
"LISTEN TO THE WORDS YOU BUNCH OF ******** *******!"
Another song for the drunk and stupid!
Cheers
Dave


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 24 Jun 07 - 07:10 AM

It's another of these drunken pub retorts that gets picked up and spread around... a bit like the Buddy Holly songs 'Oh Boy!', the variant of which goes 'All my life, I've been akissing your left tit cos your right one's missing, Oh boy!'

LTS


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Leadfingers
Date: 24 Jun 07 - 07:15 AM

The story I have is that the "Who The **** Is Alice" version was the responsibility of one Roy 'Chubby' Brown , an alternative comedian in UK - It used to very popular at Late Night Discos , and we used to do the song absolutely straight , as a sort of Cod C&W song , and let the audience do what they wanted in the gaps . It always went down well , oddly enough !


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 24 Jun 07 - 08:08 AM

Exactly... drunken pub retorts.

LTS


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: GUEST,Geoff the Duck
Date: 24 Jun 07 - 09:27 AM

Smokie are a band who came from my home town, Bradford. They were fairly popular mid 1970s and Alice was probably their best known chart record.
According to Joe's posting at the start of the thread it was Written by Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman. Chinn and Chapman were record producers who dominated the UK pop charts around that time. They took or created bands, often gave them an "image" and wrote the songs which the group then performed. If I remember correctly their stable of artistes included the Sweet (Ballroom Blitz / Blockbuster) and Suzi Quatro, plus many others. In the 1980s, Stock, Aitken and Waterman did a very similar thing.
Smokie had their chart success and then disppeared from the charts, but still kept performing.

The first time I was aware of the version of the lyrics under discussion in this thread was at least two years before the recording with Roy "Chubby" Brown. A bunch of friends who I know from various folk festivals had organised a trip to Ireland. Someone had booked a couple of cottages and stopped there for a week or two. They all came back singing "Who the...." More than one of them are Mudcatters, so they might add more to the story than I know.
When in Ireland they had happened across a CD Single recorded by Smokie and on release in Eire. It contained four tracks. One was either the original recording (or a new re-recording)of Alice. The second was a Live version recorded at a concert somewhere in Ireland. The band were singing the song fairly "straight" but when they reached the chorus all the audience were shouting "Who the ****". Track three was the live version with the audience "bleeped" and the fourth track was a fairly nice "new" song.
The story went that the "Who the ****" is something which was started by some audience members when on tour in Ireland, and it had caught on and spread until the band couldn't sing it out without getting the audience response. Presumably someone then decided that if it was released a single, it would sell in Ireland, and obviously it did.
This recording of Alice is not the version released a few years later in the UK. That record was still Smokie, but they imported "Chubby" Brown, who is known for being a foul mouthed "blue" comedian. I've not ever seen him perform so don't actually know what his material consists of, but it is "sold" as being X-Rated. Presumably the record company thought that having a known "foul mouth" comic putting in the "****"s would sell more copies in England than releasing the Irish recording.

After writing the above, I have just looked in Wikipedia and most of what they say ties in with what I recall (BLICKY- Smokie; BLICKY2 - Gompie). They do not mention the Irish CD, but I did once have a copy (possibly still do have somewhere) won as a prize in some competition or raffle.
It also says that the musicians who became Smokie got together at a school which I attended about 10 years later.
I was aware that at least one of them lived just up the road from the Seabrooks Crisps factory in Bradford.

Quack!
GtD.


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: Leadfingers
Date: 24 Jun 07 - 11:19 AM

That's interesting Geoff ! Always though Chubby was to blame !


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: GerryMc
Date: 24 Jun 07 - 12:26 PM


Smokie were indeed a Bradford band. My brother went to school with 'em at St. Bedes. They were once called the Elizabethans coz they wore ruffled collars. Nice!

The 'famous' line-up was...

Chris Norman - Lead Vocals
Alan Silson - Guitar
Terry Utley - Bass
Pete Spencer - Drums

Chris, Alan and Terry were all at school with our kid and Pete came from Leeds. When they released their first album 'Pass it Around' the spelling was 'Smokey' but they changed it to 'Smokie' to avoid any confusion with Smokey Robinson.

I saw them play live a number of times in the mid 70s when they were just hitting the charts. They did a blinding gig supporting Pilot at Leeds Town Hall in 1975. Personally I thought their own songs were stronger than Chinn/Chapman covers they did.

Living Next Door to Alice was orginally recorded by New World in 1973 and was by no means Smokie's best effort, although perhaps the one song that people remember them by.

If you need to know more there's loads on Wikipedia.

Not really what you'd call a folk thread but they influenced me and probably many other musicians starting out in the 70's. They could sing and they could play. Now there's a thing!


Gerry :-)


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: GUEST,charlotte the oast ouse opper
Date: 25 Jun 07 - 08:56 AM

my baby sister, who was born in 1991, so is 16 soon, had to cope with the version that came out int he early nineties being sung at her ALL THE TIME....she'd get really upset when people swore at her (no really, they did. apparently swearing at a child is the done thing in medway!)
anyway....i still like to sing this to alice occasionally, just to make her smile...
she knows every word to this amazing little ditty!

i know its not really relevant...so apologies but there you go!

Charlotte


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Subject: RE: Alice, Alice, Who the
From: alanabit
Date: 25 Jun 07 - 03:35 PM

I think they were probably very good musicians, but you can't really tell from the pop singles. I was never a fan. I got to meet Alan Silson and Terry in the nineties, because they often toured Germany on those oldies band package tours and they did some recording near Cologne. I had a pint with them from time to time at the Corkonian in Cologne, where I still go occasionally and where I used to gig in those days. Alan told me that they were really more into blues. He said that when he and Terry were at home, they would ring up a couple of mates and do their own thing in local pubs. I can well believe Gerry Mc's story of a blinding gig by them.
The story of the pop group is a tale which has often been told in the business. They were starving and needed to feed their families. So they accepted a record deal, which meant that they had to record Chinn Chapman songs, produced by Micky Most. They were part of the hit factory,which included Suzi Quatro, Mud, Sweet and New World. The hits came and they made an adequate living.
One sad footnote came a few months after the last time I saw them. The replacement singer, Alan Barton, who had replaced Chris Norman, was killed in a car accident on the autobahn near Gummersbach (about thirty miles east of Köln). For a long time, as I only knew Alan Silson by his first name, I feared that he had been the casualty. You have to feel for Alan Barton's family anyway.


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: GUEST,ArmyChick
Date: 27 Apr 08 - 04:48 PM

I can attest to the drunken pub retort theory. I learned this song in a pub near Munich and sung it all over Bavaria really. We were always drunk. Anecdotal? Sure, but there you have it!


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: Muttley
Date: 28 Apr 08 - 02:45 AM

Definitely Pub retort stuff.

I remember hearing this to pub bands who sang 'Living Next Door To Alice' and the reported response to 'Oh Boy' that Liz reported - the other favourite (and like the originator I shall delete/asterisk the expletives:
The song was "Will I Ever See (Your Face Again)?"

The line is sung: "Will I ever see your face again?"

And the standard response(in time to the beat and ending just as the question is repeated) is : "No Way! Get F*****! F*** Off!"

Very crude - but also, peculiarly, very Australian!

Muttley


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: GUEST,Bill the Collie
Date: 28 Apr 08 - 06:09 AM

Just a few years ago, Terry used to be seen around Burley in Wharfedale, near Ilkley, drinking in the Red Lion and scoffing in the Moghul, a Bangladeshi restaurant.

Smokie were on Look North a few weeks ago, too.


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: GUEST,KB Sans Kuki
Date: 28 Apr 08 - 09:25 AM

Hee Hee
This Phrase is traditional and dates sback to WW1 and was the Allied troops reply to the Bosch singing "Deutchland Deutchland Uber Alles"

Obvoiusly had a song written round the phrase ----   Debate!
but not too seriously


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: pavane
Date: 28 Apr 08 - 10:24 AM

There are clubs in South Wales which have signs up BANNING the singing of this song, due to the added phrase.


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: Betsy
Date: 28 Apr 08 - 05:50 PM

Definitely Chubby Brown from Middlesbrough.
BTW Smokie are still a big act in Scandinavia.


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: Old Grizzly
Date: 28 Apr 08 - 06:26 PM

Lighten up folks

You do have to be pissed to appreciate it :o)

Hic

Dave - Now sadly teetotal for all time


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: the lemonade lady
Date: 28 Apr 08 - 06:42 PM

did anyone find this ?

Sal


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: bubblyrat
Date: 29 Apr 08 - 12:34 PM

I was working in Flanders a few years ago, late nineties, and the song was a great hit for a Dutch or Flemish group called "Humpy"----I worked in a carpet shop (" Karpetland ")in Kortrijk, and the song was played on local radio several times every day---The staff didn't know much English, but they sure knew the words to THAT song !!


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: GUEST,pook66
Date: 30 Jan 10 - 06:55 PM

According to Wikipedia, a dutch DJ is credited with starting this, in or around 1995. I know for a fact that this was started in Ireland at least a year or two before this. I know it because we sang it in a pub we owned in Waterford.


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: mkebenn
Date: 31 Jan 10 - 11:07 AM

Guest Tony..did Dr hook ever record anything that wasn't a Silverstien song? Mike


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: Thompson
Date: 31 Jan 10 - 12:06 PM

It's in a film, too, though I can't for the life of me think what film. People at a picnic table...?


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: Dave MacKenzie
Date: 31 Jan 10 - 05:15 PM

The first Dr Hook album I picked out at random only had 6 Silverstein songs out of 20.


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: Weasel
Date: 31 Jan 10 - 05:59 PM

We first heard the expletive version (which I am almost certain was the Chubby Brown version) in Germany where it was very, very popular and sung very loudly nightly in our chosen bar. It was quite funny to see some very demure young ladies joining in the "Who the...." lines with no embarrassment at all.

When the Germans made the return trip to visit us, they had to be taken to one side and encouraged not to sing it so loudly in our chosen English bar.

Weasel.


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: beeliner
Date: 31 Jan 10 - 07:28 PM

The first version I heard was the German version by Guildo Horn and the Orthopedic Socks, of which there are (at least) two variations.

In one, the verses are in German but the cheer/shout is in English, and this appears on several compilation CDs which contain little or no other vulgarity.

The other is entirely in German, with the shout softened to "Wer verdammt ist Alice?" ("Who the hell is Alice").

But the English version by Smokie is often heard there also, the group was quite popular there, as was Chris Norman solo.


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: Weasel
Date: 31 Jan 10 - 07:54 PM

You may be right - it could well have been the German version we heard over there - it was a long time ago and I've always associated it with Chubby Brown.

Weasel


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: Mr Happy
Date: 01 Feb 10 - 05:41 AM

Chubby Brown aka Royston Vasey


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royston_Vasey


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: GUEST,.
Date: 25 Nov 10 - 08:29 PM

"Living Next Door to Alice" is a song co-written by Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman. Originally released by the Australian vocal harmony trio New World in 1972, the song charted at # 35 on the Australian chart. The song later became a worldwide hit for the band Smokie.

Before you quote things.. get your facts right first.


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: JennieG
Date: 25 Nov 10 - 11:35 PM

Smokie are still alive and touring, they performed here last night. I didn't go, so I can't vouch for the "Alice" words being sung by the audience - it's a staid country town!

Cheers
JennieG


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Subject: ADD: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: Joe Offer
Date: 26 Nov 10 - 02:26 AM

Gee, you wonder what our Guest thinks we said in 1997 that was so wrong - that we didn't give credit to the Australian first recording? Heck, we got the songwriters and lyrics right. I found the New World Trio recording - it's pretty good.
Well, as a public service, I'm posting the German lyrics, as recorded by Guildo Horn & Die Orthopädischen Strümpfe.

Who The F... Is Alice

Ein Freund rief an mit leisem Ton
Sagte er:" Du weißt wohl schon von Alice?"
Und ich eilte zum Fenster
Schaute hinaus
Ein Möbelwagen stand vor dem Haus
Ich wußte nicht
Ob ich richtig sah
Denn auch Alice war da
Refrain)
Ich weiß nicht wo sie hin geht
Woran es liegen kann
Sie hat wohl ihre Gründe
Und es geht mich auch nichts an
Doch seit ewiger Zeit leb ich Tür an Tür mit Alice
Alice who the F... is Alice?
Fast jeden Tag traf ich sie im Flur
Ich grüßte jedesmal doch sie lächelte nur
Es ist schwer ich leb nicht mehr Tür an Tür mit Alice
Alice who the F... is Alice?

Warum ich nie zu ihr fand
Dabei trennt mich bloß eine Wand
Oh, eine Wand trennte mich von Alice
Warum habe ich ihr nie eine Frage gestellt
Und ihr gesagt wie sehr sie mir fehlt
Ich sah das Lächeln auf ihrem Gesicht
Und doch tat ich es nicht

(Refrain)
Ich weiß nicht wo sie hin geht
Woran es liegen kann
Sie hat wohl ihre Gründe
Und es geht mich auch nichts an
Doch seit ewiger Zeit leb ich Tür an Tür mit Alice
Alice who the F... is Alice?
Fast jeden Tag traf ich sie im Flur
Ich grüßte jedesmal doch sie lächelte nur
Es ist schwer ich leb nicht mehr Tür an Tür mit Alice
Alice who the F... is Alice?

Oh, na na na na na na na na na na na
Na na na na na na na na na na na
Doch seit ewiger Zeit leb ich Tür an Tür mit Alice
Alice who the F... is Alice?

Oh, na na na na na na na na na na na
Na na na na na na na na na na na
Es ist schwer ich leb nicht mehr Tür an Tür mit Alice

(Refrain)
Ich weiß nicht wo sie hin geht
Woran es liegen kann
Sie hat wohl ihre Gründe
Und es geht mich auch nichts an
Doch seit ewiger Zeit leb ich Tür an Tür mit Alice
Alice who the F... is Alice?
Fast jeden Tag traf ich sie im Flur
Ich grüßte jedesmal doch sie lächelte nur
Es ist schwer ich leb nicht mehr Tür an Tür mit Alice
Alice who the F... is Alice?

Ich weiß nicht wo sie hin geht
Woran es liegen kann
Sie hat wohl ihre Gründe
Und es geht mich auch nichts an
Doch seit ewiger Zeit leb ich Tür an Tür mit Alice
Alice who the F... is Alice?
Fast jeden Tag traff ich sie im Flur
Ich grüßte jedesmal doch sie lächelte nur
Es ist schwer ich leb nicht mehr Tür an Tür mit Alice
Alice who the F... is Alice?


http://www.savelyric.com/who-the-f-is-alice-lyrics-1.5a/


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: JHW
Date: 26 Nov 10 - 05:41 AM

Christopher Robin went down with her


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: GUEST,Grishka
Date: 26 Nov 10 - 07:31 AM

The original punchline, about Sally having waited for 24 years herself, adds some ironic depth to the song, whence people take the license to deface it. Too bad that Guildo Horn, who used to be an ironist himself, omits that punchline without any compensation, as far as I see.


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: Geoff the Duck
Date: 26 Nov 10 - 07:55 AM

Hi Joe,
Like you I was wondering why someone refreshed a thirteen and a half year old thread (in some countries it would be old enough to get married) just to talk rubbish.
The question asked was about "Who the ****" recorded by Smokie (and various Dutch or German artistes), not the original song. Info about Smokie is relevant, but any earlier recording has NOTHING to do with the subject of the thread.
Let's face it, Joe. We got ALL our facts right and a damn sight more facts than either Wikipedia or some ignorant rude "guest".
Quack!
GtD.


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: GUEST
Date: 10 Oct 11 - 09:48 AM

anyone know where to get t-shirts that say "who the f**k is alice?" on them? really want one! thanks!


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: GUEST,Eliza
Date: 10 Oct 11 - 11:13 AM

I've a feeling that Kevin Bloody Wilson (Aussie singer/comedian) recorded this too.


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Subject: RE: Origin: Alice, Alice, Who the F*** Is Alice?
From: GUEST
Date: 04 Jan 13 - 08:45 AM


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