Backward Bill, Backward Bill,
He lives way up on Backward Hill,
Which is really a hole in the sand
I broke into the bank on Sunday,
You should see the money I got.
I couldn't drag it home 'til Mond
Clarence Lee from Tennessee
Loved the commercials he saw on TV.
He watched with wide believing eye
The hard coal's called bituminous,
Or is that anthracite?
Stalactites grow down from caves,
There's a light on in the attic.
Thought the house is dark and shuttered,
I can see a flickerin'
I used to be a prancer
a one-eyed song and dancer
But eyes for true romance
I didn't even try
If we meet and I say, 'Hi,'
That's a salutation.
If you ask me how I feel,
That's a consideratio
Oh, I'm being eaten
By a boa constrictor,
A boa constrictor,
A boa constrictor,
I'm being eaten
Channel 1's no fun.
Channel 2's just news.
Channel 3's hard to see.
Channel 4 is just a bore.
Let's explore this tenderness between us
There ain't no one around at all to see us
Once there was a tree....
and she loved a little boy.
And everyday the boy would come
and he woul
'A genuine anteater,'
The pet man told my dad.
Turned out, it was an aunt eater,
And now my un
Hey dragged up my holly and I pull it to a town for the bigtime
Hey rig down the road I tore 'em do
She was dancin' when I seen her, in a Mexican cantina
In a neighborhood they call 'La Zona Roja'.
I'll tell you the story of Cloony the Clown
Who worked in a circus that came through town.
The Moon she is a pretty girl who lives up in the stars
And that old cloud he's a great old man who
The baby bat
Screamed out in fright,
'Turn on the dark,
I'm afraid of the light.'
Now, listen to me, folks...
Hear what I say.
You got to eat oysters everyday
They'll put your
They're buildin' the gallows outside my cell.
I got 25 minutes to go.
And in 25 minutes I'll b
My skin is kind of sort of brownish
Pinkish yellowish white.
My eyes are greyish blueish green,
In the Grandville greyhound station in the lightly drizzlin' rain
Sittin' on my suitcase goin' quie
Alimony alimony I work till my fingers are bloody and boney
Me oh my oh goodness sake I'm paying fo
Well, my daddy left home when I was three,
and he didn't leave much to Ma and me,
just this old gu
Oh the changing of the seasons it's a pretty thing to see
And though I find this balmy weather plea
There are too many kids in this tub
There are too many elbows to scrub
I just washed a behind that
I've got a couple more years on you, baby...that's all.
I've had more chances to fly and more plac
(Hey the truth might hurt so I'm tellin' you now that you better not ask me)
Hey you better not ask
There is a place where the sidewalk ends
and before the street begins,
and there the grass grows s
In a pad with no heat, up on Sullivan Street,
The last of the hipsters lay dyin'.
Wearin' his sha
I will not play at tug o' war.
I'd rather play at hug o' war,
Where everyone hugs
Instead of t