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Waterboys – Nearest Thing To Hip Lyrics

There used to be a café a few blocks away, open seven days, called The Brilliant Mistake where a crow-haired girl with scarlet lips and slender hips served up coffee and cake on a crackling stereo the ghosts of Sun Ra, Charlie Parker, Miles and Coltrane blew I’d kick back in my chair, that sweet …

Waterboys – I Can See Elvis Lyrics

I can see Elvis skinny like he was back in fifty-seven razor-quiffed and leather-squeezed sideburns flickering in the breeze that blows across the vales of heaven I can see Elvis throned like a king astride a golden Harley smoking a reefer he just rolled full of acapulco gold with Jimi Hendrix and Bob Marley I …

Blu & Exile – Roots Of Blue Lyrics

[?] Sky blue hue Zulu land in apartheid’s name Made by God [?] Yo, check it [Verse 1] Yo, I’m the first man standing upright, holding a stone in my hand After beating an ape, claiming the land Taking the stand and feeding my fam Back when man ate they children I’m killing other animals just to nurture them I journey further from mine, …

Charlie Parker – Easy To Love Lyrics

Danny was an old-time Bourbon Street barker Who wanted the same as Charlie Parker And always cued-up a ball Thinking he was one rack away But even when you run the table The check still seems small When it’s your last payday The shallow pocket changer Who always took advantage of strangers Tried to make …

Bobby Raps & Corbin – Welcome To The Hell Zone Lyrics

[Verse 1: Bobby Raps] Laughing in the face of death Higher than a space cadet Aspire to greater steps Kill the game, I arrive just to pay respect All that talking you do is cheap you ain’t making sense Breaking bread, boy you couldn’t break a thread Making threats, boy you couldn’t make a friend …