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I've been getting lots of emails from bemydemon.org asking why I haven't gotten off my ass and posted the lyrics to Just a Kid, the Wilco book tracks, the MSG covers (you know, the ones from 48 hours ago), etc. The answer: I'm a lazy bastard. Yes, I am. That and I don't think I made it through the Wilco Book tracks even once. :wave

 

That said, if anyone could help volunteering some lyrics to any of the following songs, I think I speak for more than just myself in saying it would be most appreciated:

 

Just a Kid

 

Pure Bug Beauty

This is New

Diamond Claw

This is New (The Explanation)

What Good Am I

Here Comes Everybody

Hummingbird (Soma)

The High Heat

Doubt

Barnyard Pimp

Rottnest

Hamami

 

Livin After Midnight

Love Will Keep Us Together

Political Science

I Shall Be Released

Something in the Air

Don't Fear the Reaper

Gut Feeling

Comment

 

[and any others I may be missing]

 

 

(Please be sure to mention the correct spelling of your full name to be included on the bemydemon thanks page, as well.)

 

Vaya con dios.

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"The High Heat"

 

She wants to die

Like people do.

Shallow clicking

Summer was sickening

In that room.

 

High in the heat

A white, hot bee hive

Well she doomed.

 

She has a way

To offer the sky.

She stop sinking

She thought she wasn

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"Gut Feeling/Slap Your Mammy"

by Devo

from their album "Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!"

 

Something about the way you taste

Makes me want to clear my throat

There

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Hey ol chum, here's a couple I know for sure -

 

They say ev'rything can be replaced,

Yet ev'ry distance is not near.

So I remember ev'ry face

Of ev'ry man who put me here.

I see my light come shining

From the west unto the east.

Any day now, any day now,

I shall be released.

 

They say ev'ry man needs protection,

They say ev'ry man must fall.

Yet I swear I see my reflection

Some place so high above this wall.

I see my light come shining

From the west unto the east.

Any day now, any day now,

I shall be released.

 

Standing next to me in this lonely crowd,

Is a man who swears he's not to blame.

All day long I hear him shout so loud,

Crying out that he was framed.

I see my light come shining

From the west unto the east.

Any day now, any day now,

I shall be released.

written by Richard Manuel and Bob Dylan from The Band's Music from Big Pink

 

and

Randy Newman: Political Science

No one likes us

I don't know why

We may not be perfect

But heaven knows we try

But all around even our old friends put us down

Let's drop the big one and see what happens

 

We give them money

But are they grateful?

No they're spiteful

And they're hateful

They don't respect us, so let's surprise them

We'll drop the big one and pulverize them

 

Now Asia's crowded

And Europe's too old

Africa's far too hot

And Canada's too cold

South America stole our name

Let's drop the big one

There'll be no one left to blame us

 

We'll save Australia

Don't wanna hurt no kangaroo

We'll build an All American amusement park there

They've got surfing, too!

 

Well, boom goes London

And boom Paree

More room for you

And more room for me

 

And every city the whole world round

Will just be another American town

Oh, how peaceful it'll be

We'll set everybody free

You'll have Japanese kimonos, baby

There'll be Italian shoes for me

 

They all hate us anyhow

So let's drop the big one now

Let's drop the big one now

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Don't Fear the Reaper

written by Donald "Buck" Roeser

performed by Blue Oyster Cult

 

All our times have come,

Here but now they

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Here's "The High Heat" rev 2:

 

She wants to die

Like people do.

Shower clicking,

Summer was sickening

In that room.

 

High in the heat.

A white, hot bee hive

Well she was doomed.

 

She has a wing

To proffer the sky.

She couldn't stop sinking,

She thought she wasn

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Political Science - Randy Newman

 

No one likes us-I don't know why

We may not be perfect, but heaven knows we try

But all around, even our old friends put us down

Let's drop the big one and see what happens

 

We give them money-but are they grateful?

No, they're spiteful and they're hateful

They don't respect us-so let's surprise them

We'll drop the big one and pulverize them

 

Asia's crowded and Europe's too old

Africa is far too hot

And Canada's too cold

And South America stole our name

Let's drop the big one

There'll be no one left to blame us

 

We'll save Australia

Don't wanna hurt no kangaroo

We'll build an All American amusement park there

They got surfin', too

 

Boom goes London and boom Paree

More room for you and more room for me

And every city the whole world round

Will just be another American town

Oh, how peaceful it will be

We'll set everybody free

You'll wear a Japanese kimono

And there'll be Italian shoes for me

 

They all hate us anyhow

So let's drop the big one now

Let's drop the big one now

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There aren't any lyrics for:

 

Pure Bug Beauty

Here Comes Everybody

Doubt

Barnyard Pimp

Rottnest

Hamami

Diamond Claw

 

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This is New - Wilco Book CD

 

This is new

This is the new

The new me

The new now

The new us

This is

the past

(Could us walk?)

slowly

Purses (persons?)

Purses dead

A purse is dead

I wear momentum

I care less

I only honor this

Now, no nothing else

Nothin' happens

 

I loosen

my body

for this

 

This is dumb

 

----------------

 

Lots of question marks in this song. The line at 2:00 stumps me, and I'm not sure between "purse" and "person." Sounds like purse, but makes much more sense the other way. I'm pretty confident on the rest, though.

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Anybody know the lyrics to Chinese Apple? I can't find them anywhere, but there are parts I can't make out which is driving me :punch

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Here's my stab at the lyrics to Chinese Apple so you can cite me if you want Ro :dancing

 

Keep in mind some may not be exact, but here goes:

 

If I sleep too much

A good Chinese Apple

Shined to the touch

My sleep-feeling capital

It's hard to change something supernatural

 

Unlock my body and move myself at last

In the warm liquid flowing, blowing glass

Classical music blasting past

The ringing in my ears

 

Am I waiting for the uncovering?

A simple path's between the branches

Flower and chance, fence slats rattling

Fingers pushing through, slowly brushing past

A fast glimpse of you

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Unlock my body and move myself at last

In the warm liquid flowing, blowing glass

Classical music blasting past

The ringing in my ears

 

that verse is actually the same as the one in HMD..

 

here it is...

Unlock my body and move myself to dance

Into warm liquid, flowing blowing glass

Classical music blasting masks the ringing in my ears

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I actually hear the lyrics to "This is New" like this:

 

This is new

This is the new

The new me

The new them

The new us

This is

The path

Greater love walks

Slowly

Persist

Persistent

A persistent

Onward momentum

I care less

I only honor this

Now, now nothing else

Nothing happens

I loosen

My body

For this

Persistent

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Hi Ronen,

 

I just want to say that when I read your topic title, I immediately nodded to myself, and said, "Why yes, yes they do!"

 

 

 

I suppose I haven't been much help here, have I? B)

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