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The Richard Hell song is actually a reworked version of a novelty song sendup of beatnik-ism called "Beat Generation" by none other than kitsch poet Rod McKuen and Bob McFadden in the early 1960s.

I can't seem to find the durn lyrics anywheres (anyone help?) though I have the song on a tape somewhere so if I ever find it I'll transpose them here, cos they're a hoot.

I remember only this: "I belong to the beat generation, and I don't let anything trouble my mind..."