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"A Well Respected Man" is a song by the British band The Kinks, originally released on the UK EP Kwyet Kinks in September 1965 (see 1965 in music). It was released as a single in the US in October and reached #13. Musically, it marked the beginning of an expansion in the Kinks' inspirations, drawing much from British music hall traditions, as well as from American rhythm and blues used later in songs such as "Dedicated Follower of Fashion". Following… read more

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'Cause he gets up in the morning and he goes to work at nine
And he comes back home at five-thirty, gets the same train every time
'Cause his world is built 'round punctuality, it never fails

The Kinks - A Well Respected Man Lyrics


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  • Great song
  • Love it!!
  • Early names were The Ravens and The Bo Weevils. The Kinks is based on the word "Kinky," which they heard on the TV show The Avengers.
  • :-))
  • So Conservatively. Must be a capital C.
  • Still great song.
  • Please, please, please, play 'Celluloid Heroes' for me!!!!!!!
  • "cause he's dying to get at her", just like a guy ( lol!) "
  • Ditto to :-) ! :-)

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