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 Post subject: Re: Really Bad Lyrics
PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 1:58 pm 
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Hey! Here's some country-western lyrics I wrote back when I was drinkin'! Any you musicians out there want them, you can have 'em free!

(just put some twang in your mind, first...)


Yer never gonna break
That Tennessee whore
She’ll nail you down
Right to the core
Ain’t no sense
In getting sore
Yer never gonna break
That Tennessee whore

Leave her to the pimps
And their shiny cars
Leave her to the kings
And the movie stars
And drunken cowboys
In Nashville bars

You just stay right were you are

You’ll never catch up
With the Tennessee ‘har
You just stay
in Arkansas
With yer low-brau beer
And yer wal-mart drawl
Don’t look for me
Stay in Arkansas

Yer never gonna break
That Tennessee whore
Not without a tank
Or a dinosaur
Your old lines
Ain’t good no more
Yer never gonna break
that Tennessee whore

Leave her to the pimps
And the big fine cars
And to the reverend few
And to movie stars
And to lonely cowboys
In lonesome bars

Just stay right where you are

You’ll never ride proud
O’er the Tennessee ‘har
You just stay
In Arkansas
With yer pious sneer
and yer over-alls
Don’t look for me
Stay in Arkansas

Yer never gonna break
that Tennessee whore
You know that now
And you knew before
Smoketime’s done
Get back in the store
Yer never gonna break
that Tennessee whore

Leave her to those pimps
And their Cadillac cars
Leave her to the kings
And to the shooting stars
And to drunken cowboys
In the mountains far

You just stay right where you are

Yer never gonna break
This Tennesse ‘har
You just stay
Right where you are
Don’t you come near
With yer old cat calls
Don’t look for me
Stay in Arkansas

Yer never gonna break
That Tennessee whore
Put the cigarette out
And walk through the door
Put yer best smile on
Try not to be a bore
But yer never gonna break
that Tennessee whore

Leave her to the Pope
And send her on to Mars
Leave her to God
And never wander far
Be a drunken cowboy
In yer howmetown bar

And you just stay right where you are


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 Post subject: Re: Really Bad Lyrics
PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2012 3:04 pm 
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Beef heart blues by The Dead Remedies
from the bootleg 3/18/08, Hartford

Drip drip drip
drippy like a popped zit
check my style
use your wit

call the dog
make that mustard
shoot your wad
feeling flustered

wait for the shit
that makes you wait
so sedate
as you learn to skate
the thin thin ice
feels so nice
burned you twice
felt like thrice

mister captain
gotta big beef heart
smelled his fart
and called it art

beefy heart
double chin
safe as milk
in a rotting carton

lick the ooze
swallow the booze
your new shoes
give me the blues
the blue blue blues
the bluest of blues
blue is the new red
you gots to choose

I wear the coat
I wrote the note
I wear the trout mask
it dont never float
on a river of bile
like pigs in a pile
like sex without eyes
like legs with no thighs

I love you so much that it hurts my heart
I hate you so much that we must part
juicy and ripe I'll ball you tonight
but don't come calling tomorrow


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 Post subject: Re: Really Bad Lyrics
PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:52 am 
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From Fairies Wear Boots by Black Sabbath:



"So I went to the doctor
See what he could give me
He said "Son, son, you've gone too far.
'Cause smokin' and trippin' is all that you do.
YEEEEAH!!"

It's like he didn't know what to say there so he just went YEAH!!

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:20 am 
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muffinman72326 wrote:

...
CHORUS
MacArthur's Park is melting in the dark
All the sweet, green icing flowing down...
Someone left the cake out in the rain
I don't think that I can take it
'cause it took so long to bake it
And I'll never have that recipe again
Oh, no!
...


I'm not sure that this piece by Jimmy Webb was designed to be "meaningful" any more than it was to make some serious fun at some music (or musicals) that took themselves way too seriously.

I it was sung in the grand old style of Edith Piaf, Gilbert Because and the grand singers of strength and song ... which I thought was hilarious and off the rocker.

Hearing it today, of course, is kinda ... sappy, sad, weird, off the wall, stupid ... and all the other words that we look at about those days ... when we can add, things like, stoned, crazy, drunk ... and a few other details.

Remember "Winchester Cathedral"? ... same thing ...

I would actually like to do a punk version of McArthur's Park ... the idea of Sid or Rotten screaming this one out, is very appealing ... and funny ... and you and I would sit back and laugh our heads off. Of course, I think that many of us would like to see Flo and Eddie do this one ... in drag! ... now that would be a real riot for us all!


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 Post subject: Re: Really Bad Lyrics
PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:37 am 
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Hi,

There are other ... famous "bad lyrics" and a lot of them have to do with the fact that we do not know what they are about, or what they refer to ... and we're not sure if the writer is trying to send us left to drop off the hill or if they are trying to say ... wake up ... and learn something or other.

No one here, I don't think, can make sense of "The Soft Parade" ... for example, and while none of us is really going to say that these are bad lyrics, the fact remains ... that is really weird ... and ... what is going on here is always the first thing you say ... and of course, this is not the only piece by The Doors that you and I ... scratch our heads on ... as to what does the imagery stand up for.

I always thought, that Frank did not like that "supposed" meaningful imagery from the psychedelia thing that everyone thought was so cool, and he made fun of it ... more than once, and showed that you did not have to be stoned, to do a movie so stoned that no one, even many of us here, can handle it or deal with it ... 200 Motels -- the ultimate psychedelic thing ever done! But saying that some of the lyrics there are better than McArthur Park, or worse, is a bit off key as well ... let's talk about dental higyene, or pennis dimention ... or donovan's ...


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:40 pm 
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Moshkito wrote:
muffinman72326 wrote:

...
CHORUS
MacArthur's Park is melting in the dark
All the sweet, green icing flowing down...
Someone left the cake out in the rain
I don't think that I can take it
'cause it took so long to bake it
And I'll never have that recipe again
Oh, no!
...
I would actually like to do a punk version of McArthur's Park

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bwm0tTFLzw

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 Post subject: Re: Really Bad Lyrics
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:04 pm 
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"She Sells Sanctuary" by the Cult. Great song, great band. The lyrics? hmmm...

"Oh the heads that turn
Make my back burn
And the heads that turn...
Make my back, make my back burn

The sparkle in your eyes
Keeps me alive
And the sparkle in your eyes
Keeps me alive, keeps me alive

The world
And the world turns around
The world and the world, yeah
The world drags me down

Oh, the heads that turn
Make my back burn
And the heads that turn
Make my back, make my back burn, yeah

Yeah-hey...

The fire in your eyes
Keeps me alive
And the fire in your eyes
Keeps me alive
I'm sure in her you'll find
The sanctuary
I'm sure in her you'll find
The sanctuary

And the world
The world turns around
And the world and the world
The world drags me down
And the world and the world and the world
The world turns around
And the world and the world and the world and the world
The world drags me down

Ah...

Hey-yeah...

And the world
And the world turns around
And the world and the world
Yeah, the world drags me down
And the world
Yeah, the world turns around
And the world and the world
The world drags me down

Sanctuary
Sanctuary
Sanctuary
Sanctuary"

A friend of mine thought the first verse said "Oh the Texas sun paperback burn. And the Texas sun, paperback, paperback burn".

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 Post subject: Re: Really Bad Lyrics
PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2012 1:53 am 
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Anything by Mr. Sting


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