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"Roadrunner" is a song written by Jonathan Richman and recorded in various versions by Richman and his band, in most cases credited as The Modern Lovers. Critic Greil Marcus described it as "the most obvious song in the world, and the strangest".Rolling Stone ranked it #269 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

As a teenager Richman saw the The Velvet Underground perform many times, and the format of “Roadrunner” is derived directly from the… read more

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Roadrunner, roadrunner
Going faster miles an hour
Gonna drive past the Stop 'n' Shop
With the radio on
I'm in love with…

The Modern Lovers - Roadrunner Lyrics


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