HuHuh! I was in the right!
Yes, absolutely in the right!
I certainly was in the right!
You was definitely in the right
That geezer was cruising for a bruising!
Why does anyone do anything?
I don't know, I was really drunk at the time!
I was just telling him, he couldn't get into number 2
He was asking why he wasn't coming up on freely
After I was yelling and screaming
And telling him why he wasn't coming up on freely
It came as a heavy blow, but we sorted the matter out

Pink Floyd - Money lyrics meaning


These apropos of nothing statements appear throughout the album. They were produced by Roger Waters showing various individuals flashcards with philosophical questions on, and taping the subsequent conversations. People who were shown the cards included the studio doormen, the band's roadies, and Paul McCartney's band.

The questions asked on that particular session included "when is the last time you were violent?" and "do you think you were in the right?"

McCartney's backing guitarist, Henry McCullough, is responsible for the iconic quote in the fadeout:

I don't know, I was really drunk at the time

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