Joe Baby (2014)

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.

Remember, Joe baby. Remember, Joseph.
Remember, you tend to forget yourself,
When you’ve had one too many–three, four many–
Far too many to count
On yourself.

Circle the bar and shake all the hands.
Dance with the women and cheer for the bands.
You know all the first names and sing every last word.
You try to take pictures, but they’re always a blur.

Remember, Joe baby. Remember, Joseph.
Remember, you tend to forget yourself,
When you’ve had one too many–three, four many–
Far too many to count
On yourself.

Sing hard and loud and beat your guitar.
Put another round on the wrong credit card.
The bartender knows you’ll come crawling tomorrow
To kiss Irish coffee and pick up your car.

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.

Remember, Joe baby. Remember, Joseph.
Remember, you tend to forget yourself,
When you’ve had one too many–three, four many–
Far too many to count
On yourself.


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