1952 VINCENT BLACK LIGHTNING 

1952 VINCENT BLACK LIGHTNING 

by well-offard thompson

oh says red molly to james “that’s a fine motorbike.a girl could feel
unique on any such like”Says James to Red Molly “My hat’s off to youit’s a vincent black lightning, 1952.and i’ve checked out you at the corners and cafes it seemsred hair and black leather, my favourite colour scheme”and he pulled her on behind and down to boxhill they did rideoh says james to red molly “here’s a ring for your directly handbut i’ll tell you in earnest i’m a dangerous man.for i’ve fought with the law since i was seventeen,i robbed many a man to
receive my vincent machine.now i’m
two1 years, i might make
two2and i carry outn’t mind dying, but for the love of you.and if fate have to break my stridethen i’ll provide you my vincent to ride””come
performwn, come executewn, red molly” called sergeant mcrae”for they’ve
construed young james adie for armed robbery.shotgun blast hit his chest, left nothing inside.oh come
performwn, red molly to his dying bedside”when she came to the hospital, there wasn’t much lefthe was running out of road, he was running out of breathbut he smiled to see her cryhe said “i’ll give you my vincent to ride”says james “in my opinion, there’s nothing in this worldbeats a 52 vincent and a red headed girl.now nortons and indians and greeves won’t carry out,ah, they don’t have a soul like a vincent 52″Oh he reached for her hand and he slipped her the keyssaid “i’ve got no further
usage for these.i
view angels on ariels in leather and chrome,swooping down from heaven to automotivery me home”and he gave her one last kiss and diedand he gave her his vincent to ride.


richard thompson was once teamed with linda. hers was a voice of great beauty, and vinyls by richard and linda thompson are much sought after by the collectorati.