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"Vegetable Man" is a song written by Syd Barrett for Pink Floyd in 1967. It was considered for the band's third single or for inclusion on their second album A Saucerful of Secrets. Bootlegged for decades, the song did not have an official release until 2016, when it was included on the box set The Early Years 1965–1972.

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In yellow shoes, I get the blues
So I walk the streets with my plastic feet
With blue velvet trousers, make me feel pink
There's a kind of stink about blue velvet trousers
In my paisley shirt, I look a jerk
And my turquoise waistcoat is quite out of sight
But oh, oh! My haircut looks so bad!
Vegetable man, where are you?

So I change my gear, and I find my knees
And I cover them up with the latest cut
And my pants and socks are bought in a box
It don't take long to buy nylon socks
The watch, black watch
My watch with a black face
And the date in a little hole
And all the lot is what I got
It's what I wear
It's what you see
It must be me
It's what I am
Vegetable man

I've been looking all over the place for a place for me
But it ain't anywhere, it just ain't anywhere
Vegetable man (8x)
He’s he kind of fellow you just gotta see if you can..
Vegetable man

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from Temple Of The Goddess EP (2020 Remaster Edition), released July 3, 2020
Written by Roger Keith Barrett
Copyright/Publisher - Essex Music International

Produced by Michael Kite Audino and Todd Parker
Recorded at Starlight Blanket Studio, Sacramento, CA and Churchy Studio, New Castle, PA

Michael Kite Audino - Lead Vocals and Drums
Todd Parker - Backing Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards

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Todd Parker and The Witches Sacramento, California

Todd Parker, songwriter/guitarist/vocalist/founder, of the 1990's Hoboken/NYC psychedelic rockers, Tadpoles returned after a decade off from producing music with Greetings From The Star Chamber in 2010 which has been followed by a series of EPs, singles and 3 more studio albums, the latest being 2018's Futuretripper. More to come. ... more

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