I'll tell you the story of Cloony the Clown
Who worked in a circus that came through town.
The baby bat
Screamed out in fright,
'Turn on the dark,
I'm afraid of the light.'
(Hey the truth might hurt so I'm tellin' you now that you better not ask me)
Hey you better not ask
Alimony alimony I work till my fingers are bloody and boney
Me oh my oh goodness sake I'm paying fo
In the Grandville greyhound station in the lightly drizzlin' rain
Sittin' on my suitcase goin' quie
In a pad with no heat, up on Sullivan Street,
The last of the hipsters lay dyin'.
Wearin' his sha
Oh, I'm being eaten
By a boa constrictor,
A boa constrictor,
A boa constrictor,
I'm being eaten
Captain Hook must remember
Not to scratch his toes.
Captain Hook must watch out
And never pick
Now a friend of mine, way back in Chicago
You know, he finally made his pile.
Well he got himself
She was dancin' when I seen her, in a Mexican cantina
In a neighborhood they call 'La Zona Roja'.
I will not play at tug o' war.
I'd rather play at hug o' war,
Where everyone hugs
Instead of t
The hard coal's called bituminous,
Or is that anthracite?
Stalactites grow down from caves,
I used to be a prancer
a one-eyed song and dancer
But eyes for true romance
I didn't even try
I've got a couple more years on you, baby...that's all.
I've had more chances to fly and more plac
'A genuine anteater,'
The pet man told my dad.
Turned out, it was an aunt eater,
And now my un
Backward Bill, Backward Bill,
He lives way up on Backward Hill,
Which is really a hole in the sand
There's a light on in the attic.
Thought the house is dark and shuttered,
I can see a flickerin'
Well, my daddy left home when I was three,
and he didn't leave much to Ma and me,
just this old gu
Now you know some fellahs, they want fame and fortune
Yeah, and other fellahs they just wanna swin
Hey dragged up my holly and I pull it to a town for the bigtime
Hey rig down the road I tore 'em do
There are too many kids in this tub
There are too many elbows to scrub
I just washed a behind that
Once there was a tree....
and she loved a little boy.
And everyday the boy would come
and he woul
Clarence Lee from Tennessee
Loved the commercials he saw on TV.
He watched with wide believing eye
My skin is kind of sort of brownish
Pinkish yellowish white.
My eyes are greyish blueish green,
I broke into the bank on Sunday,
You should see the money I got.
I couldn't drag it home 'til Mond
Let's explore this tenderness between us
There ain't no one around at all to see us
Now, listen to me, folks...
Hear what I say.
You got to eat oysters everyday
They'll put your
Oh the changing of the seasons it's a pretty thing to see
And though I find this balmy weather plea
Channel 1's no fun.
Channel 2's just news.
Channel 3's hard to see.
Channel 4 is just a bore.
They're buildin' the gallows outside my cell.
I got 25 minutes to go.
And in 25 minutes I'll b
There's a polar bear
In our Frigidaire-
He likes it 'cause it's cold in there.
With his seat i
There is a place where the sidewalk ends
and before the street begins,
and there the grass grows s
The Moon she is a pretty girl who lives up in the stars
And that old cloud he's a great old man who
If we meet and I say, 'Hi,'
That's a salutation.
If you ask me how I feel,
That's a consideratio