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by The Who
Lyrics by: Pete Townshend
# Debut Chart
19 Apr '69 Hot 100

Lyrics

Ever since I was a young boy I've played the silver ball From Soho down to Brighton I must have played em all


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But I ain't seen anything like him In any amusement hall That deaf, dumb and blind kid Sure plays a mean pinball He stands like a statue Becomes part of the machine Feeling all the bumpers Always playing clean He plays by intuition The digit counters fall That deaf, dumb and blind kid Sure plays a mean pinball He's a pinball wizard There has to be a twist A pinball wizard's got Such a supple wrist How do you think he does it I don't know What makes him so good Ain't got no distractions Can't hear no buzzers and bells Don't see no lights a-flashing He plays by sense of smell Always gets a replay Never seen him fall That deaf, dumb and blind kid Sure plays a mean pinball I thought I was The Bally table king But I just handed My pinball crown to him Even on my favorite table He can beat my best His disciples lead him in And he just does the rest He's got crazy flipper fingers Never seen him fall That deaf, dumb and blind kid Sure plays a mean pinball

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