Boys for Pele

Horses

Beauty Queen
She's a Beauty Queen
My sweet bean bag in the street.
Take it,
down out to the laundry scene.
Don't know,
Why she's in my hand.
Can't figure what it is.
But I lie again.


Horses

So, I got me some Horses,
to ride on,
to ride on.
They say that your demons,
can't go there.
So, I got me some horses,
to ride on,
to ride on,
as long as your army
keeps perfectly still.

And maybe, I'll find me a sailor
a tailor
and maybe, together,
we'll make mother well.
So, I got me some Horses,
to ride on,
to ride on,
as long as your army,
keeps perfectly still.

You showed me the meadow
and Milkwood
and Silkwood.
And you would if I would
but you never would,
so I chased down your posies.
your pansies in my hosies
then opened my hands
and they were empty then.

Off with Superfly,
sniffing a Sharpie pen,
honey, it's Bill and Ben.
Off with Superfly,
counting your bees.
Oh, me, honey, life
one two three.
The camera is rolling.
It's easy like
one
two
three.

And if there is a way to find you,
I will find you.
but will you find me if Neil
makes me a tree, an afro, a pharaoh.
I can't go.
You said so.
and threads that are golden
don't break easily.

So, I got me some Horses
to ride on,
to ride on,
they say that your demons
can't go there,
So, I got me some Horses,
to ride on,
to ride on,
as long as your army,
keeps perfectly still,
keeps perfectly still,
keeps perfectly still.

Way Down

Maybe I'm the afterglow
'cause I'm with the band
don't you hear the laughter on the way down

Yes I am the anchorman
dining here with Son of Sam
a hair too much to chat off on the way down

Gonna meet a great big star
gonna drive his great big car
gonna have it all here on the way down

way down
way down
she knows
let's go
way down
way down
way down
she knows

Blood Roses

Blood Roses
Blood Roses
Back on the street now.
Blood Roses
Blood Roses
Back on the street now.

Can't forget the things you never said.
On days like these gets me thinking.
When chickens get a taste of your meat.
When chickens get a taste of your meat, yes.

You gave him your blood
and your warm little diamond.
He likes killing you after you're dead.

You think I'm a queer.
I think you're a queer.
I think you're a queer.
Said I think you're a queer.

And I shaved every place where you been.
I shaved every place where you been, yes.

God knows, I know I've thrown away those graces.
God knows, I've thrown away those graces.
God knows, I know I've thrown away those graces.

The Belle of New Orleans tried to show me
once how to tango.
Wrapped around your feet
wrapped around like good little roses.

Blood Roses
Blood Roses
back on the street now.
Blood Roses
Blood Roses
back on the street now, now, now,

now you've cut out the flute
from the throat of the loon.
At least when you cry now,
he can't even hear you.

When chickens get a taste of your meat
Come on, Come on, Come on, Come on,
Come on, Come on, Come on, Come on,
when sucks you deep.
Sometimes you're nothing but meat.

Little Amsterdam

Little Amsterdam
In a southern town,
Hominy, get it on the plate, girl.

Momma, keep your head down.
Momma, it wasn't my bullet.

Don't take me back to the Range,
Back to the Range,
I'm just comin' out of the cell in my brain.

Don't, boy, take my back to the Range,
Back to the Range.
Cause girl you got to know these days,
which side you're on.

Momma got shit.
She loved a brown man.
She built a bridge in the Sheriff's bed.
She'd do anything to save her man.
You see, her olives, they are cold pressed.
And her best friend is a sun dress.

But Momma,
it wasn't my bullet.

Don't take me back to the Range,
Back to the Range,
I'm just comin' out of the cell in my brain.

Don't, boy, take me back to the Range,
Back to the Range.
Cause girl you got to know these days.

Hop on, I've got a girl in the city.
Hey, got a room and a place for two.
Got a coat and I found myself.
For, boy, you want my Fifth Avenue?

Round and a round and a round I go.
Round and a round this time for keeps.
Round and a round and a round I go.

Round and a round this time for keeps.
Father, only you can save my soul.
And playing that organ must count for something, something.
Girl you got to know these days....

Little Amsterdam.
Shut down today.
They buried her with a
butter bean bouquet.
And the Sheriff now, can't ride away
like he said, into the sunset.
And I won't say that
he shouldna paid.

But Momma,
it wasn't my bullet.

Father Lucifer

Father Lucifer,
you never looked so sane.
You always did prefer the drizzle to the rain.
Tell me you're still in love with that Milkmaid.
How's the Lizzies?
How's your Jesus Christ been hanging?

Nothing's gonna stop me from floating.
Nothing's gonna stop me from floating.

He says he reckons I'm a watercolour stain.
He says I run and then I run from him.
And then I run,
he didn't see me watching
from the aeroplane.
He wiped a tear
and then he threw away our appleseed.

Nothing's gonna stop me from floating.
Nothing's gonna stop me from floating.

Everyday's my wedding day.
though baby's still in her comatose state.
I'll die my own Easter Eggs.
don't go yet.
and Beenie lost the sunset but that's OK.
Does Joe bring flowers to Marilyn's grave
and girls that eat pizza and never gain weight

Father Lucifer,
you never looked so sane.
You always did prefer the drizzle to the rain.
Tell me you're still in love with that Milkmaid.
How's the Lizzies?
How's your Jesus Christ been hanging?

Talula (The Tornado Mix)

Congratulate you.
Said you had a double tongue.
Balancing cake and bread.
Say goodbye to a glitter girl.

Talula
Talula
You don't want to lose her.
She must be worth losing
if it is worth something.

Talula
Talula
She's brand new now to you
Wrapped in your paposse.
Your little Fig Newton.

Say goodbye to the baby, glitter girl.
Say goodbye to the old world.

Ran into the henchman who severed
Anne Boleyn.
he did it right quickly, a merciful man.
She said 1 + 1 is 2,
but Henry said that it was 3
so it was.
Here I am.

Talula
Talula
You don't want to lose her.
She must be worth losing
if it is worth something.

Talula
Talula
She's brand new now to you
Wrapped in your paposse.
Your little Fig Newton.

And Jamaica,
do you know, do you know what I have done?
Mary M weaving on
said what you want is in the blood Senators
said what you want is in the blood Senators, yes.

I got Big Bird on the fishing line.
With a bit of a shout a bit of a shout,
a bit of an angry snout.

He's my favourite hooker of the whole bunch.
And I know about his only Bride.
And how the Russians die on the ice.
I got my rape hat on,
Honey, but I always could accessorise.
And I never cared too much for the money,
but I know right now, honey,
That's it's in God's hands,
but I don't know who the Father is.

Talula
Talula
You don't want to lose her.
She must be worth losing
if it is worth something.

Talula
Talula
She's brand new now to you
Wrapped in your paposse.
Your little Fig Newton.
Your little Fig Newton.
Your little Fig Newton.

Professional Widow

Slag Pit
Stag Shit.
Honey, bring it close to my lips, yeah.
Don't blow those brains yet.
We gotta be big boy,
we gotta be big.

Starfucker, just like my Daddy yes,
Starfucker, just like my Daddy yes, selling his baby.
Just like my Daddy.
Gonna strike a deal.
Make him feel like a Congressman.

Running in the family.
It runs in the family.

Rest your shoulders, Peaches and Cream.
Everywhere a Judas, as far as you can see.
Beautiful angel,
calling
we got every re-run or Muhammad Ali.

Prism
Perfect.
Honey, bring it close to your lips.
What is termed a landslide of
principle proportion.
Boy, it's gotta be big I said,
It better be big.

Starfucker, just like my Daddy yes
Starfucker, just like Daddy yes, selling his baby
Just like your Daddy
Selling his baby.
Gonna strike a deal.
Make him feel like a Congressman.

It's running in the family.
It runs in the family, hey.
It's running in the family, hey baby.
It runs in the family.

Mother Mary,
china white.
Brown may be sweeter.
may be sweeter.
Mother Mary,
china white.
Brown may be sweeter.

She will supply.
She will supply.
She will supply.
She will supply.
Supply.
Supply.

Give me peace,
Love, peace,
Love give me peace,
Love, and a hard cock.

Not the Red Baron

Not the Red Baron,
Not Charlie Brown.
Think I got the message figured.
Another pilot down.
and all their devils with halos
in beautiful capes
taking them into the flames
taking them into the flames.

not Judy G
Not Jean, Jean, Jean with a hallowed heart.
I see that screen go,
down in the flames,
with every step, with every beautiful heel pointed.

Not the Red Baron, I'm sure
Not Charlie's wonderful dog.
Not anyone I really know.
Just another pilot down.
Maybe I'll just sing him a last.
Little sound many there know some girls
with red ribbons
the prettiest
red
ribbons.

Mr Zebra

Hello, Mr. Zebra.
Can I have your sweater.
Cause it's cold cold cold
in my hole hole hole.

Ratatouille Strychnine.
Sometimes, she's a friend of mine.
With a gigantic whirlpool
that will blow your mind.

Hello, Mr. Zebra.
Ran into some confusion with a Mrs. Crocodile
Furry mussels marching on.
She thinks she's Kaiser Wilhelm
or civilised syllabub
to blow your mind.

Figure it out
She's, she's a goodtime fella.
She got a little fund to fight for Moneypenny's rights.
Figure it out.
she's, she's a goodtime fella.
too bad the burial was premature, she said and smiled.

Agent Orange

Gotta tell you what I heard
from agent orange
mister suntan
mister happy man
mister I know the girls on all the world tours
mister agent, yeah

he's my favorite
and they don't understand
he's got palm oil fans
yes, he's down and there and everywhere
he's getting an A to Z
an underwater city where she swims and swims

Marianne

Tuna
Rubber,
a little blubber in my igloo.
And I knew you, pigtails and all.
Girls when they fall.
And they said Marianne killed herself.
And I said, not a chance,
not a chance.

Don't you love the girls, ladies, babes,
old bags who say she was so pretty.
Why, why, why, why did she crawl down in the old
deep ravine?

C'mon, pigtail girls and all those sailors.
Get your bags and hold down.
Won't you just hold down.
cause Ed is watching my every sound.
I said,
They're watching my every sound.

The weasel squeaks fasters than a seven day week.
I said Timmy and that purple Monkey
are all down.
At Bobby's house.
Making themselves pesters and lesters and jesters and my
traitors of kind.

And I'm just having thoughts,
I said, I'm just having thoughts of.
Having thoughts
Having thoughts of Marianne.
She could outrun the fastest slug.
She could.
I'm just having thoughts of Marianne,
quickest girl in the frying pan.
Thoughts of Marianne.

Doughnut Song

Hand me a trick and a kick and your message.
you never gain weight from a doughnut hole.
Then, thought that I could decipher your message.
There's no one here,
no one at all.

And if I'm wasting all your time,
this time.
Maybe you never learned to take.
And if I'm hanging on to your shade.
I guess I'm way beyond the pale.

And southern men can grow cold
Can grow pretty.
Blood can be pretty
Like a delicate man.

Copper to steel to a hinge that is faltered
that let's you in let's you in let's you in.

And if I'm wasting all your time,
this time.
I guess you never learned to take.
And if I'm hanging on to your shade.
I guess I'm way beyond the pale.

You told me last night.
You were a sun now with your very own
devoted satellite.
Happy for you
and I am sure that I hate you.
Two sons too many
too many able fires.

And if I'm wasting all your time,
this time.
Said you never learned to take.
And if I'm hanging on to your shade.
I guess I'm way beyond the pale.
Guess I'm way beyond the pale.

Hand me a trick and a kick and your message.
You never gain weight from a doughnut hole.

Caught a Lite Sneeze

Caught a lite sneeze.
Caught a lite breeze.
Caught a lightweight lightningseed.

Boys on my left side
Boys on my right side
Boys in the middle
and you're not here.
I need a big loan
From the girl zone.

Building
Tumbling Down
Didn't know our love was
so small.
Couldn't stand it at all.
Mr. St. John
just bring your son.

The spire is hot
and my cells can't feed.
And you still got that Belle
dragging your foots.
I'm hiding it well, Sister Ernestine.
But, I still got that Belle
dragging my foots.

Building
Tumbling Down
Didn't know our love was
so small.
Couldn't stand at all.
Mr. St. John
just bring your son.

Right on time,
you get closer and closer.
Called my name.
But there's no way in
use that fame.
Rent your wife and kids today.
Maybe she will
Maybe she will.

Caught a lite sneeze.
Dreamed a little dream
Made my own pretty hate machine.

Boys on my left side.
Boys on my right side.
Boys in the middle.
and you're not here.
Boys in their dresses.
and you're not here.
I need a big loan
from the girl zone.
I need a big loan
from the girl zone.

Building
Tumbling Down
Didn't know our love was
so small.
Couldn't stand at all.
Mr. St. John
just bring your son.

In the Springtime of His Voodoo

Standin on a corner in Winslow, Arizona
and I'm quite sure I'm in the wrong song.
2 girls 65 got a piece tied up in the back seat.
Honey, we're Recovering Christians

In the Springtime of his voodoo.
He was going to show me spring.

And right there for a minute.
I knew you so well.
And right there for a minute.
I knew you so well.

Got an angry snatch,
Girls you know what I mean.
When swivellin' that hip doesn't do the trick.
Me pureed sanitarily
Mr. Sulu
Warp speed
Warp speed

In the Springtime of his Voodoo.
In the Springtime of his Voodoo.

Every road leads back to my door.
Every road I will follow.
Every road leads back to my door.
Got all your crosses loaded.

And I know she's not that
Foxy,
Boys.
I said I know she's not very
Foxy, but
You gotta own something sometimes.
You gotta owe.
when you're your momma's sunshine.
You've got to give something sometimes
when you're the sweetest cherry
in an apple pie.
I need some voodoo on these prunes.

In the Springtime of his voodoo.
In the Springtime of his voodoo.
He was going to show me spring.

Muhammad My Friend

Muhammad my friend.
It's time to tell the world.
We both know it was a girl
back in Bethlehem.

And on that fateful day,
when she was crucified,
she wore Shiseldo Red
and we drank tea by her side.

Sweet, Sweet, Sweet,
Used to be so sweet to me. Well.....

Muhammad my friend.
I'm getting very scared.
Teach me how to love
My brothers who don't know the law.
And what about the deal
on the flying trapeze.
Got peanut butter hand.
But honey do drop in at the
Dew Drop Inn

Sweet, Sweet, Sweet,
between the boys and the bees.
Sweet, Sweet, Sweet,
Sweet, Sweet, yes
between the boys and the bees.

Moses I know,
I know you've seen fire.
But you've never seen fire
until you seen Pele blow.

And I've never seen light,
but I sure have seen gold.
And Gladys save a place for me
on your grapevine.
till I get my own on a TV show.

Ashre, ashre, ashre, ashre
and if I lost my Cracker Jacks at the tidal wave
I got a place in the Pope's rubber robe.

Muhammad my friend,
it's time to tell the world.
We both know it was a girl,
back in Bethlehem.
We both know it was a girl,
back in Bethlehem.
We both know it was a girl,
back in Bethlehem.

Putting the Damage On

Glue,
to my shoe.
Does anyone know why,
you play with an orange rind?
You say you packed my things
and divided what was mine.

You're off to the mountain top.
I say her skinny legs could use sun.

But, now I'm wishing,
for my best impression
of my best Angie Dickinson.
But, now I've got to worry
cause, boy, you still look pretty
when you're putting the damage
when you're putting the damage on.

Don't make me scratch on your door.
I never left you
for a Banjo.
I only just turned around for a poodle
and a corvette.

and my impression
of my best Angie Dickinson.
But, now, I've got to worry
cause, boy, you still look pretty
when you're putting the damage
when you're putting the damage on.

I'm trying not to move,
it's just your ghost
passing through.
I said
I'm trying not to move
it's just your ghost passing through,
it's just your ghost passing through,
and now I'm quite sure...
There's a light in your platoon.
I've never seen a light move
like yours.
Can do to me,

so now I'm wishing
for my best impression
of my best Angie Dickinson,
but, now, I've got to worry
cause boy you still look pretty
to me,
but, I've got a place to go.
I've got a ticket to your late show.

And now I've got to worry cause even still
you sure are pretty
when you're putting the damage,
yes,
when you're putting the damage,
you're just so pretty.
When you're putting the damage on....

Hey Jupiter

No one's picking up the phone.
Guess it's me and me
and this little masochist.

She's ready to confess.
All the things
that I never thought
that she could feel and

Hey Jupiter,
Nothing's been the same.
So are you gay?
Are you blue?
Thought we both could use a friend to run to.

And I thought,
I wouldn't have to be with you,
something new.

Sometimes, I breathe you in
and I know, you know,
and sometimes you take a swim.

Found your writing on my wall.
If my heart's soaking wet.
Boy, your boots can leave a mess.

Hey Jupiter,
Nothing's been the same.
So are you gay?
Are you blue?
Thought we both could use a friend to run to.

And I thought I wouldn't have to keep
with me.
Hiding.

Thought I knew myself so well.
All the dolls I had.
Took my leather off the shelf
Your apocalypse was fab.
For a girl
who couldn't choose between
the shower or the bath

And I thought I wouldn't have to be
with you.
A magazine.

No one's picking up the phone.
Guess it's clear he's gone.
And this little masochist
is lifting up her dress.
Guess I thought I could never feel
The things I feel

Hey Jupiter,
Nothing's been the same.
So are you gay?
Are you blue?
Thought we both could use a friend to run to.

Hey Jupiter,
Nothing's been the same.
So, what do you say?
Now we're through.
Thought we both could use a friend to run to.
Hey Jupiter....

Twinkle

Sure that star can twinkle
and you're watching it do
Boy so hard, Boy so hard,
But I know a girl
twice as hard.
And I'm sure
said I'm sure
She's watching it to.

No matter what tie she's got in her right dresser
tied
I know she's watching that star.

Gonna twinkle.
Gonna twinkle.
Gonna twinkle.

And last time I knew
she worked in a Abbey in Iona
She said "I killed a man
I've gotta stay hidden in this Abbey"

but, I can see that star
when she twinkles
and she twinkles
cause I sure can.
That means
I sure can.

That means
I sure can
so hard.
So hard.

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