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  • 5:55 by Charlotte Gainsbourg
    a cinq cinquante-cinq awake with open eyes adrift upon the night and miles away from land five fifty-five five fifty-five a cinq cinquante-cinq ante meridiem too late to end it now too early to start again five fifty five five fifty five soon the morning will arrive can i begin another day? whilst this old…
  • Suzy Wong (lyrics by Stew)
    William Holden is a soldier and Nixon will not send him home with every card game he gets older so when on leave he needs to roam don’t judge him by his desires the puppet wires are strong oh William Holden is a BART rider bound for Hong Kong or Seoul William Holden holds a…
  • Fairytale of New York, selectively annotated.
    (bold items sung by Kirsty MacColl) (otherwise sung by Shane McGowan) (bold and red by both) (lyrics from pogues.com) On YouTube, a live version, and an incomplete version. It was Christmas Eve babe In the drunk tank An old man said to me “Won’t see another one” And then he sang a song The Rare…

  • Brass in Pocket
    ’cause I gon’ make you see nobody else here no one like me I’m special (Special) so special (Special)
  • Just Got Lucky, by the JoBoxers: Lyrics
    Your technique it leaves me weak my heart knows it’s the beat I seek and I found it (just got lucky) oh yes I found it (just got lucky) I never worry that your love is fake I’m free and easy and I’m feeling jake ’cause I found it (just got lucky) oh boy I…
  • Cowpunk, by Scott Goddard: Lyrics
    And I look over yonder tell me what do I see? can it be a see a special angel built specially for me? with that long black hair yeah her eyes are so bright yeah she looks real good underneath the bar lights She drives a new Thunderbird owns a stack of credit cards yeah…
  • Demonically Energized, by Stew
    Demonically Energized L.A.’s ruled by gurus, and New York’s ruled by shrinks: at least that’s what my uncle, in Kansas thinks. He’s got all my records; they’ve been thoroughly analyzed. He’s come to the conclusion I’m demonically energized. He said “If you choose to engage, in experimental sex, or write freakish novels that are willfully…
  • Lyrics of the Day; Dialogue of the Day
    Don’t Forget Your Old Shipmates: Safe and sound at home again, let the waters roar, Jack. Safe and sound at home again, let the waters roar, Jack. Long we’ve tossed on the rolling main, now we’re safe ashore, Jack. Don’t forget yer old shipmates, faldee raldee raldee raldee rye-eye-doe! We have worked the self-same gun,…
  • Lyrics of the Day (Yesterday): Burning Airlines Give You So Much More
    from Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) Burning Airlines Give You So Much More When I got back home I found a message on the door Sweet Regina’s gone to China crosslegged on the floor Of a burning jet that’s smoothly flying: Burning airlines give you so much more. How does she intend to live when…
  • Whatsoever You Do
    I was thinking of these lyrics the other day and wanted to find our more about them, they’re based on this passage from the New Testament’s Matthew 25:31-46. I have to say this is a pretty clear call to do good works on this planet. It’s a favorite song growing up Catholic. Whatsoever you do…