Kingston Trio – M.T.A. lyrics

Jacqueline Steiner/Bess Hawes Spoken: These are the times that try men’s souls. In the course of our nation’s history, the people of Boston have rallied Bravely whenever the rights of men have been threatened. Today, a new crisis has arisen. The Metropolitan Transit Authority, better known as the M. T. A., is attempting to levy a burdensome tax on the population in the Form of a subway fare increase. Citizens, hear me out! This could happen to you! (Eight bar guitar, banjo introduction) Well, let me tell you of the story of a man named Charley on a tragic and fateful day. He put ten cents in his pocket, kissed… Read More

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