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Big Time Operator:Keith Hampshire.
Top of the charts in Canada in 1973.
Also hit the UK and USA charts in '73.

#1.(Bright/rock beat.)
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I started off a newsboy on a paper.
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For a time I worked in an elevator.
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But all the time I knew that later,
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I would be a higher rater,
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Finally, a big time operator.

#2.
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For a while I drove an excavator.(yes I did.)
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Then I became a wine and brandy waiter.
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A builder, then a decorator,
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Later on, an estimator,
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I'm gonna be a big time operator.
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(Oh, ya got to believe in me!)

#3.
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I took a job as an airline navigator.
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Then I became a crime investigator.(yes I  did.)
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For a time, a commentator,
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Then I was an administrator,
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I'm gonna be a big time operator.
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(yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah!)

#4.**(Spoken ad lib)**
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Well, don't you know I'm gonna be in the

big time baby?

A big time operator...

I'll have a whole lotta people workin' for me.

Gonna have a chauffeur, an upstairs maid.

Big limousine, racing sports car.

50 foot yacht, race horses.

I'm gonna give new meaning to the word 'big',\

A big time operator now, now.


A seventies smash from Kraziekhat.

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