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Never Trust A Barber (2014)

Never Trust A Barber (2014)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

All my life,
Dead folks tellin’ me how to live.
All my life,
Dead folks tellin’ me how to live.
Martyrs and fathers and lawyers
And all kinds of other stiffs. Read more

Kiss The Ground (2014)

Kiss The Ground (2014)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

If I ever get off this bus, I’m gonna lay down
I’m gonna lay down and kiss the ground
If I ever get off this bus, I’m gonna lay down
I’m gonna lay down and kiss the ground
‘Cause Old Joe ain’t got a soul
I ain’t got a soul to throw my arms around Read more

Joe Baby (2014)

Joe Baby (2014)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

There’s a jazz singer’s voice and a blues man’s soul
In a bottle in a well in a watering hole.
You’ll never feel pain and you’ll never grow old.
It’s all under control. You’re under control. Read more

Itsy Bitsy Blues (2015)

Itsy Bitsy Blues (2015)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

Sun come shinin’
down the drain.
“Climb! Climb!”
called the Rain. Read more

Howling at the Earth (2015)

Howling at the Earth (2015)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

Tied my heart to a rocket for the moon
Sent my heart on a mission to the moon
There was nobody home. Now my heart’s marooned Read more

Underwater (2004)

Underwater (2004)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

There’s so much beauty in this world.
I don’t know if I’ll ever see again.
They say I’ve got my daddy’s eyes.
I keep my eyes closed underwater Read more

Ivy Fountain Blues (2004)

Ivy Fountain Blues (2004)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

There’s a fountain in Greece that the Greeks left for dry.
Ivy spills from its lips, water changed into vines. Read more

The Bath (2004)

The Bath (2004)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

I just can’t sleep tonight,
the rain like fingers tappin’ on the panes;
so I’m just going to close my eyes and wait. Read more

Batmarine Man (2003)

Batmarine Man (2003)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

The time for huntin’ rodent-fish has gone down with the moon.
Now, you’re hangin’ upside-down,
with your wing-fins wrapped around you like tortillas. Read more

Steel Hammer Blues (2004)

Steel Hammer Blues (2004)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

John Henry never dropped the hammer he was born to hold.
His back was strong as steel and now his hands are just as cold. Read more