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I’ve Got a Brand New Pair of Roller Skates Lyrics by Melanie Safka

Posted by on Oct 22, 2010 | Leave a Comment

A folk singer, Melanie Safka is a writer of pop song; title “Brand New Key”. It became innovation hit in 1971-72. “Brand New Key,” also known through “The Roller Skate Song” was a biggest hit of her in the USA. The song is taken from Melanie’s album “Gather Me”. Here is provided lyrics by Melanie Safka named as I’ve Got a Brand New Pair of Roller Skates.

i got a brand new pair of roller skates

Melanie Safka Schekeryk is U.S. singer-songwriter, also known as Melanie. She is born in Astoria, New York on February 3, 1947 and “Gimme A Little Kiss” was the first recording she made at the tender age of five.

Annually Melanie has made a record, since 1969. They all are formed by her husband, Peter Schekeryk. The couple has three children and they are also musicians, Beau ‘Virtuoso’ Jarred, Jeordie and Leilah Schekeryk.

The tone of the song is jocular, sung from the point of view of a girl annoying to attract the interest of a boy.

Artist: Melanie Safka lyrics
Title: I’ve got a Brand New Pair of Roller Skates

Lyrics of I’ve got a Brand New Pair of Roller Skates:

I rode my bicycle past your window last night
I rollerskated to your door at daylight
It almost seems like you’re avoiding me
I’m OK alone but you’ve got something I need, well

Refrain:
I’ve got a brand new pair of rollerskates
You’ve got a brand new key
I think that we should get together and
Try them on to see
I been lookin’ around awhile
You got something for me
Oh, I got a brand new pair of rollerskates
You got a brand new key

I ride my bike, I rollerskate, don’t drive no car
Don’t go too fast, but I go pretty far
For somebody who don’t drive, I been all around the world
Some people say I done all right for a girl

I asked your mother if you were at home
She said yes, but you weren’t alone
Oh, sometimes I think that you’re avoiding me
I’m OK alone but you got something I need, well

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