Einstein can’t be classed as witless. Although this song was not a single it did come as a bonus track on his album. Van Gough did some eyeball pleasers. Oh! Probably got help from their mum (who had help from her mum). Oh! Segovia. There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever bastards. Chorus 4: Ab7 A7 There ain't half been, Some clever bastards, D (Lucky bleeders, Lucky bleeders), A7 There ain't half been, D Some clever bas-tards. There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever bas-tards. He claimed atoms were the littlest. Noel Coward was a charmer. He claimed atoms were the littlest. Okey-dokey! Read about there ain't half been some clever bastards by Ian Dury and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Da-laa la-laa da-daa da-lee De dump di dump de dump-dump-diddle li-lee. Obviously, the song is a fun tune and very tongue in cheek. Okey-dokey! Hit me! As a writer he was brahma. Van Gogh did some eyeball pleasers He must have been a pencil squeezer He didn't do the Mona Lisa That was an Italian geezer. He must have been a pencil … As a writer he was brahma. THERE AIN'T HALF BEEN SOME CLEVER BASTARDS Ian Dury & The Blockheads Noel Coward was a charmer. There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever bas-tards. Official Ian Dury There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards lyrics at CD Universe. Lyrics. The B-side was "There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards", written by Dury and Russell Hardy, his co-writer from their time in the pub-rock band Kilburn and the High Roads. Toggle navigation. Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick Lyrics: In the deserts of Sudan / And the gardens of Japan / From Milan to Yucatán / Every womans, every man / Hit me with your rhythm stick / Hit me! As UK music legend Ian Dury said “There ain’t half been some clever bastards” and with a title like that, who else but Keith Smith, our resident business development rock star to be the author? Lyrics for There Ain’t Half Been Some Clever Bastards by Ian Dury and The Blockheads. Spasticus (Autisticus) Sweet Gene Vincent; Wake Up And Make Love With Me Fucking Ada; Blockheads; Plaistow Patricia; Razzle In My Pocket Now that we've had some, Let's hope that there's lots more to come. Ian Dury & The Blockheads', "There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards" The Lyrics: Van Gogh did some eyeball pleasers. Da-laa la-laa da-daa da-lee De dump di dump de dump-dump-diddle li-lee. … Wah! As a writer he was brahma. As a writer he was drama. Watch the video for There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards from Ian Dury and the Blockheads's Do It Yourself (Deluxe Edition) for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards This song is by Ian Dury and the Blockheads and appears on the album Do It Yourself (1979). He claimed atoms were the littlest. Einstein can't be classed as witless. Wah wah wah! The B side is absolute gold and outstrips the A side for mine. Lucky bleeders! As a writer he was brahma. Velvet, jackets and pyjamas, had a gay divorce and other dramas. There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) When you did a bit of splitting-em-ness Frighten everybody shitless There ain't half been some clever bastards. Chorus 1: Ab7 A7 There ain't half been some clever bastards, D (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders), A7 D There ain't half been some clever bas-tards. Okey-dokey! Da-laa la-laa da-daa da-lee De dump di dump de dump-dump-diddle li-lee. There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards; Clever Trevor; Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick What A Waste! There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever bastards. Oh! Ab7 A7 There ain't half been, Some clever bastards, Cmaj7 Bm7 Now that we've had some, Am7 Let's hope that there's, G D7 Lots more to come. Listen to There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards by Ian Dury & The Blockheads, 1,890 Shazams, featuring on Classic Punk Essentials, and Alternative Hits: 1977 Apple Music playlists. Ian Dury – There Ain’t Half Been Some Clever Bastards Lyrics (1979) Of course, this song mentions many famous clever people. G D7 C D7 G He didn't do the Mona Lisa; that was an Italian geezer. -----Da-laa la-laa da-daa da-lee De dump di dump de dump-dump-diddle lum-lee. There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever bastards Ian Dury & The Blockheads', "There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards" The Lyrics: Noel Coward was a charmer. Segovia. Now that we've had some, Let's hope that there's lots more to come. Oh! Ian Dury. There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever bas-tards… "There Ain’t Half Been Some Clever Bastards" "Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3" "Common As Muck" "Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3" [12" version] Bonus CD (2CD Edsel release) Tracks 1-6: demos; tracks 7-17 from the "Stiff’s Live Stiffs" tour 1977 "This Is What We Find" "Boogie Woogie (Duff 'Em Up)" "Quiet" "Inbetweenies" [backing track] Interlude: D D/B D/A G, D + Verse 4: G D7 Okey-dokey! Now that we've had some, Let's hope that there's lots more to come. My Account; Wish List There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever bas-tards. Ian Dury & The Blockheads Lyrics "Dance Of The Screamers" So I'm screaming this to you. From the last place in the queue. The gay divorcee and other dramas There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever bas-tards Van Gogh did some eyeball pleasers He must have been a pencil squeezer He didn't do the Mona Lisa That was an Italian geezer There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever … There ain't half been some clever bastards. Segovia. Segovia. Interlude: D D/B D/A G, Daug Verse 2: G D7 Van Gough did some eyeball pleasers, C D7 G E7 A7 D7 He must have been a pencil squeezer. Oh! Van Gough did some eyeball pleasers. Many of my fellow Ozzies first heard of Uncle Ian when he hit us with his rhythm stick but flip the 45 if you have it. There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever bas-tards. Segovia. Einstein can't be classed as witless. Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities: " There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards " The Lyrics: Van Gogh did some eyeball pleasers. When you did a bit of splitting-em-ness Frighten everybody shitless There ain't half been some clever bastards. There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever bas-tards. Da-laa la-laa da-daa da-lee De dump di dump de dump-dump-diddle li-lee. He must have been a pencil squeezer. Segovia. Okey-dokey! There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever bas-tards. He calls out Mark Ritson and asks, do marketers need a marketing education? He must have been a pencil squeezer. Velvet jackets and pyjamas, "the gay divorce" and other dramas. There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards: Stiff BUY 38 (B-side) Spasticus (Autisticus) Lord Upminster: Sueperman's Big Sister: Laughter: What A Waste: Stiff BUY 27: I Want To Be Straight: Stiff BUY 90 : Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick: Stiff BUY 38 . Okey-dokey! Noel Coward was a charmer. There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever bas-tards. The song affectionately describes the achievements of Noël Coward , Vincent van Gogh and Albert Einstein in a working class (specifically Cockney ) manner and amusingly describes Leonardo da Vinci as an 'Italian geezer'. Contributor: Neil Waite. There ain't half been some clever bastards (Lucky bleeders, lucky bleeders) There ain't half been some clever bas-tards. Noel Coward was a charmer. Sign In; Create Account; Gift Cards; Get Support; My Account. 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