[alert_box type=”info”]Available on The Dust Blows Forward (An Anthology)[/alert_box] Now Little Scratch was a cat that never made the mat But he sure had a real good time All the chicks on the block used to watch his pockets flop But they never heard the ring of a coin Well he was tattered and thin But all of the men Were jealous of his natural charm You could always see him on the street With a beautiful dish on each arm Jealous of his natural charm Well he never had a dime But he sure made time He had a beautiful dish on each armRead More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Lick My Decals Off, Baby[/alert_box] Rather than I want to hold your hand, I wanna swallow you whole ‘n I wanna lick you everywhere it’s pink ‘n everywhere you think Whole kit ‘n kaboodle ‘n the kitchen sink Heaven’s sexy as hell Life is integrated, Goes together so well ‘n so on Well, I’m gonna go on ‘n do my washing Well, now you may think I’m crazy but I want you to Lick my decals off baby ‘n I don’t want you to be lazy ’cause it’s drivin’ me crazy ‘n this song ain’t no sing-song It’s all about theRead More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Unreleased from 1971[/alert_box] Two lips in a haystack And the moon up above It’s dark and you’re blushing Aren’t you my love The crickets are fiddling About in the night They’re playing a sweet song Kiss me tonight Kiss me my love Kiss me my love Let the man in the moon Tell of our love Two lips in a haystack And the moon up above It’s dark and you’re blushing Aren’t you my love (1971) Transcribed by Ben Waters Recorded October/November 1971 – The Spotlight Kid outtake – unreleased. Also known as ‘Two Lips in a Haystack’ or ‘Two Rips in a Haystack’.Read More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Strictly Personal[/alert_box] Yellow and orange and Well they taste so good I want to eat ’em And they taste so good I get to need ’em Can-can-can-candy candy Candy corn yellow and orange and candy corn yellow and orange and candy be reborn be reformed stay stay warm (1967) Transcribed by John Ellis and CBM. Originally made available at Justin Sherill’s Home Page Replica.Read More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Lick My Decals Off, Baby[/alert_box] I wanna find me a woman who’ll hold my big toe till I have to go I wanna find a blue swirl plastic ocarina About five miles long And play with them sweet potatoes all night long ’cause them yams have all them eyes that yawn ‘yearn down yonder below the ground ‘n their golden hair is ah dirty brown I wanna find me a woman that’ll hold my big toe till I go I wanna hold me a woman that’ll find my big toe Till I have to go ‘n sow my last sweet potato.Read More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Ice Cream For Crow[/alert_box] Ink mathematics grey mass ecstatics noggin elastics cerebral tatics cranium classics brainium domics denizen omics grey massmatics quantum puree it’s plain to feel hard to see fission antics abombastics death antiques wrong deductions poor instructions mass destructions peace antiques singing ink mathematics hop along with me ink mathematics moon to a flea ink mathematics I breathe black and white day and night grey gymnastics ink math ah ratics mathfantastics ink mathematics moon to a flea ink mathematics hop along with me ink mathematics moon to a flea (1982) Transcribed by Lloyd Veerman.Read More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on The Spotlight Kid[/alert_box] The moon was a drip on a dark hood ‘N they were drivin’ around ‘n around Vital Willy tol’ Weepin’ Milly I’m gonna booglarize you baby I’m gonna booglarize you baby If I can find ah place t’ park my machine Out ah town Milly tol’ Willy come on over t’my house I’ll slow your machine right down ‘Cause listen Vitals gives me the Willies Drivin’ around ‘n around Drivin’ around n’ around If you keep beatin’ around the bush You’ll lose your push If you keep beatin’ around the bush You’ll lose your push The moon wasRead More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Safe As Milk[/alert_box] (so sad baby so glad girl) When you first came round I was sad My head hung down I felt really bad Now I’m glad, glad about the good times that we’ve had Walked in the park kissed in the dark leaves burned just like just like a spark Now I’m glad glad about the good times that we’ve had You went away I cried night and day for what you done I had to pay Left me so blue I don’t know where to go or what to do please come back and let the sun shineRead More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Ice Cream for Crow[/alert_box] It’s so hot looks like you have three beaks crow the moon’s so full white hat on a pumpkin you know there’s something the moon was a stone’s throw stop the show I need to say hello to the crow light the fire piano the moon showed up and it started to show tonight there’d be ice cream ice cream for crow ice cream for crow sun cream by day ice cream for crow ice cream by night ice cream by day the sun ain’t stable ice cream for crow crow pants the scarecrow crow dance ahRead More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Doc At The Radar Station[/alert_box] She can burn you up in bed Just like she said Cos she’s a Hot Head, Hot Head, Hot Head She can throw uh pot t’show(?) She can start a fire aglow Cos she’s a Hot Head, Hot Head, Hot Head She puts her head into the fire Makes you red hot perspire Cos she’s a Hot Head, Hot Head, Hot Head She was burnt before she was born Burnin’ up a storm Cos she’s a Hot Head, Hot Head, Hot Head Lick out like flame ‘n’ burn you to a shame ‘n’ bite the burnin’Read More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Ice Cream For Crow[/alert_box] Why, not even a rustler’d have anything to do with this branded bum steer world this pirate flag headlong disaster course vessel misguided charted this nautical numbskull hull sink in silence smoke – blow your chest out in hope sits spread-eagle on poor men piled high on truth mountain – last link in clarity’s chain you’ll not be thrown but dive and sink your pockets filled with earthly burdens when they could be filled with light and back with wings the sky is dark in daytime and still the blackbird’s beauty lyrics clean sing ye brothers andRead More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Trout Mask Replica[/alert_box] Strawwood claw rattlin’ m’ jaw I can’t call it usin’ It’s just sumptin’ soothin’ Feather times uh feather Mornin’ time t’ thaw Hobo chang ba Hobo chang ba Standin’ still is losin’ Feather times a feather Mornin’ time t’ thaw Strawwood claw rattlin’ m’ jaw Hobo chang ba Hobo chang ba Hobo chang ba ‘o Hobo chang ba ‘o Stand t’ gain m’ ground Lay t’ rest the law The ocean is m’ mother ‘n the freight train is m’ paw Hobo chang ba Hobo chang ba ‘o Hobo chang ba The rails I ride ‘r rustin’ TheRead More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Ice Cream For Crow[/alert_box] Hey Garland, I dig your tweed coat. I’ll trade you a domino this size, mothball-scented. The woman silk nude tie painting his chest. One celluloid stay exposed through his nibbled collar. Feet speckled the sidewalk. Faces gurgled through windows. Passing cars gum rubber streaks. Neon plants swim like green seaweed to a deep rhythm of blues. Red thyroid sunsets, flame in speckled chemistry. Pipes run off dark tubes. Erase into marks that pour the dye of darkness. Crystal comes together as silent as ink. “I don’t think I could let it go. I got it at theRead More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Clear Spot[/alert_box] I look at her and she looks at me In her eyes I see the sea I can’t see what she sees in a man like me She says she loves me Her eyes Her eyes Her eyes are a blue million miles Far as I can see She loves me Her eyes Her eyes Her eyes are a blue million miles Far as I can see She loves me I look at her and she looks at me In her eyes I see the sea I can’t see what she sees in a man like me She saysRead More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on The Legendary A&M Sessions[/alert_box] Well you came and now you’re gone But our life it will go on I moss you so but only for your return Please come back to me tomorrow To ease this pain and sorrow please try to understand My heart is in your hand baby please don’t take our love in vain (repeat) Well here I am I always am And with you my love it will remain please try to understand Yeah my heart is in your hand Please don’t take my love in vain Well my nights are filled with sorrow For me thereRead More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Shiny Beast[/alert_box] Harry Irene were a couple that lived in the green Harry Irene were a couple that ran a canteen Ran a canteen Ran a canteen Two people Harry and Irene like you never seen The floor was made of oak, the door was smokey gray Their tuna sandwiches would turn the dark into day They sold wine like turpentine to painters They took to social life like props to aviators Harry Irene were a couple that ran a canteen Harry Irene were a couple that lived in the green Ran a canteen Ran a canteen took Harry for allRead More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Safe As Milk[/alert_box] I got up this morning And I put on my shoes I tied my shoes Then I washed my face I went to the mirror For to comb my head I made a move Didn’t know what to do I tipped way forward Got to break and run Baby, this ain’t me Baby, this ain’t me Got so ugly I don’t even know myself I left Angola 1964 Go walking down my street Knock on my baby’s door My baby come out She asks me who I am And I say, honey, Don’t you know your man? SheRead More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on Clear Spot[/alert_box] Those little golden birdies look at them And the mystic Egypt tossle dangling down Old sleeper-man shish, don’t wake him Up one hand broom star was an obi-man revered throughout the bone-knob land His magic black purse slit creeped open, Let go flocks of them Shish sookie singabus Snored like a red merry-go-round horse And an acid gold bar swirled up and down, Up and down, in back of the singabus And the panataloon duck white goose neck quacked webcor, webcor (1972) Originally made available at Justin Sherill’s Home Page Replica.Read More →

[alert_box type=”info”]Originally appeared on The Spotlight Kid[/alert_box] Into the sun in my glider There’s a shadow beside her Up ‘n’ down through the blues Clouds give me my silent cues I’m up in my glider With a shadow beside her It begins to rain on her window pain Up in my glider There’s no shadow beside her Thundering ‘n’ lightning Gettin’ pretty frightenin’ I feel like an outsider Then the sun shows through ‘n’ right on cue There’s a shadow beside her Up ‘n’ down through the blues I’m up in my glider ‘N’ I’m telling you boys there ain’t no noise ‘N’ me andRead More →