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#155390 - 02/21/06 05:23 AM Just like Jelly Roll
consuelo Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/11/01
Posts: 2636
Loc: Caribbean
Well, they'll stone ya when you're trying to be so good,
They'll stone ya just a-like they said they would.
They'll stone ya when you're tryin' to go home.
Then they'll stone ya when you're there all alone.
But I would not feel so all alone,
Everybody must get stoned.

Rainy Day Women~Bob Dylan

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#155391 - 02/21/06 10:08 AM Oh, the water
Owlbow Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 10/21/03
Posts: 389
Loc: Rhode Island, USA
On the way back home we sang a song
But our throats were getting dry
Then we saw the man from across the road
With the sunshine in his eyes
Well he lived all alone in his own little home
With a great big gallon jar
There were bottles too, one for me and you
And he said Hey! There you are

Oh, the water
Oh, the water
Oh, the water
Get it myself from the mountain stream

And it stoned me to my soul
Stoned me just like Jelly Roll
And it stoned me
And it stoned me to my soul
Stoned me just like goin' home
And it stoned me

Van Morrison
edit:(I forgot to paint my home blue)


Edited by Owlbow (02/22/06 12:18 PM)

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#155392 - 02/21/06 05:33 PM Water for Van to water for Dan
themilum Offline
veteran

Registered: 05/25/02
Posts: 1529
Loc: Aladamnbama the most watered s...
All day I face, the barren waste, without the taste, of water,
Cool water.
Old Dan and I, with throats burned dry, and souls that cry, for water,
Cool water.

The night are cool, and I'm a fool, each stars a pool, of water,
Cool water.
But with the dawn, I'll wake and yawn, and carry on, to water,
Cool water.


Keep a movin' Dan, don't you listen to him Dan, he's a devil not a man,
and he spreads the burnin' sand, with water.
Dan can't you see, that big green tree, where the waters runnin' free,
and it's waiting there for me, and you.

Water, cool water.

The shadows sway, and seem to say, tonight we pray, for water,
Cool water.
And way up there, He'll hear our prayer, and show us where, there's water,
Cool Water.

Dan's feet are sore, he's yearning for, just one thing more, than water,
Cool water.
Like me, I guess, he'd like to rest, where there's no quest, for water,
Cool, (water) clear, (water) water (water).

Water
____________________________ Sons of the Pioneers


Edited by themilum (02/21/06 06:54 PM)

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#155393 - 02/21/06 08:40 PM Re: Water for Van to water for Dan
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 7210
Loc: Vermont
Black Water

Well, I built me a raft and she's ready for floatin'
Ol' Mississippi, she's callin' my name
Catfish are jumpin'
That paddle wheel thumpin'
Black water keeps rollin' on past just the same

Old black water, keep on rollin'
Mississippi moon, won't you keep on shinin' on me
Old black water, keep on rollin'
Mississippi moon, won't you keep on shinin' on me
Old black water, keep on rollin'
Mississippi moon, won't you keep on shinin' on me
Yeah, keep on shinin' your light
Gonna make everything, pretty mama
Gonna make everything all right
And I ain't got no worries
'Cause I ain't in no hurry at all

-- Patrick Simmons (Doobie Brothers)
_________________________
formerly known as etaoin...

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#155394 - 02/22/06 06:31 AM Agua
consuelo Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/11/01
Posts: 2636
Loc: Caribbean
Cómo quieres ser mi amiga
si por ti daría la vida,
si confundo tu sonrisa
por camelo si me miras.
Razón y piel, difícil mezla,
agua y sed, serio problema.
Agua~Jarabe de Palo

How do you want to be my friend
If I would give my life for you,
If I confuse your smile
with the lies you tell
with your gaze.
Logic and skin, a difficult mixture,
water and thirst, a serious problem.


My translation. I'd love it if anyone could do it better...

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#155395 - 02/23/06 09:58 AM et tu
jmh Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 03/22/00
Posts: 1981
El derecho de vivir
poeta ho chi minh,
que golpea de Vietnam
a toda la humanidad.
Ningun caton borrara¡
el surco de tu arrozal.
El derecho de vivir en paz.

Victor Jara (I'll let Consuelo translate, it might be that the Spanish is not quite accurate!)


Edited by jmh (02/23/06 09:59 AM)

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#155396 - 02/23/06 09:38 PM Re: fish bait
maverick Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/15/00
Posts: 4757
Well, come on all of you, big strong men,
Uncle Sam needs your help again.
He's got himself in a terrible jam
Way down yonder in Vietnam
So put down your books and pick up a gun,
We're gonna have a whole lotta fun.

And it's one, two, three,
What are we fighting for ?
Don't ask me, I don't give a damn,
Next stop is Vietnam;
And it's five, six, seven,
Open up the pearly gates,
Well there ain't no time to wonder why,
Whoopee! we're all gonna die.


from Vietnam Song by Country Joe & the Fish

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#155397 - 02/24/06 01:29 AM But a man never trifles with gals who carry rifles
jmh Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 03/22/00
Posts: 1981
Oh my Mother was frightened by a shotgun, they say,
That's why I'm such a wonderful shot.
I'd be am out in the cactus and I practice all day,
And now tell me what have I got.
I'm quick on the trigger with targets not much bigger
Than a pen point, I'm number one.
But my score with a feller is lower than a cellar-
Oh you can't get a man with a gun .

When I'm with a pistol
I sparkle like a crystal,
Yes, I shine like the morning sun.
But I lose all my luster
When with a Bronco Buster.
Oh you can't get a man with a gun.
With a gun, with a gun,
No, you can't get a man with a gun.

If I went to battle
With someone's herd of cattle
You'd have steak when the job was done.
But if shot the herder,
They'd holler "bloody murder"
And you can't shoot a male
In the tail like a quail [!]

Oh you can't get a man with a gun.

I'm cool, brave and daring
To see a lion glaring
When I'm out with my Remington
But a look from a mister
Will raise a fever blister
Oh you can't get a man with a gun.


Irving Berlin


Edited by jmh (02/24/06 01:36 AM)

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#155398 - 02/24/06 08:33 AM Annie Get Your Gun
Alex Williams Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 01/05/01
Posts: 1814
Loc: Spam Factory
He’s not into miracles
Sees life all too cynical
The cat has got his tongue
Now she bangs on his drum
He says "Pull the other one"
Bells ring, look what you have done
Emotions leaking out
Her paint’s all over town
What’s that she’s playing?
Annie get your gun

--Annie Get Your Gun, by Difford & Tilbrook (Squeeze)

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#155399 - 02/24/06 10:03 AM Re: pull-ease
maverick Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/15/00
Posts: 4757
Oh, draw the blinds
We can shut out the night
Oh, pull up the blankets
Pull the blankets up tight

And there are angels on our curtains
They keep the outside out
And there are lions on our curtains
They lick their wounds
They lick their doubt

Curtains by Peter Gabriel

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