Lyrics > Speedball Baby – The Crybabies (Otis)


Writers: Verta-Ray/Ward
(interpolation: “Ne Me Quitte Pas” by Jacques Brel, Edward B. Marks Music Corp., BMI)
From: Speedball Baby – Uptight! (CD, US)
Transcribed: Pop Catastrophe
Notes: Text in RED is incorrect.
The Blackout:
Three Quarter Man
Hanky-Joe Digger
Do The Blackout
Wanna Scratch It?
Pimp Hand Strong
Bee In Flight
Asphalt Blues
The Diddler
Blackjack
Baretta’s My Handle
Cash Cow
The Termite Speaks
Nine Eleven
The Jack Martin Story
Cash Cow (Reprise)
Lil’ Pimp
Skulpee!
The Harmonica is in “F”
Uptight:
I’m Addictive
Dangerous Top
The Al Green Shuffle
December?
Mekong Sue
Hot Boxin’ Baby
Tappin’ My Neighbah!
Numb
Pocket Fulla Fish
The Crybabies (Otis)
8 Ft. Cigaret
Wobbly Organ
A boy in the shadow of the gator-bowl
Otis was a real live gator
A bottom-feeder
Sorta like a reptile in nature
He liked to scurry
Among the bushes

Out near the outskirts of town
You could see otis
Do his little dance
Yeah
Sometimes he’d lay on his back in the grass
Look up at the sky
Just think about everything he’s never going to do
Otis
[Otis]
Oh, otis
[Otis]
Otis
Some talk
[Otis]

My daddy used to say
Momma was as ugly as a poor dog chewing a wasp
I never forgave him for that

He liked to lip-sync to Sugar Shack
It’s Raining Men by the Weather Girls
Pump Up the Jam
Shake Your Body
And everybody Wang Chung
Feel so warm inside
So content and alive
Life meant everything to him

Got some pretty girl
She’s hanging out
Watching all the sweet…
Otis
Oh, Otis
Liquids
And life was so precious
So precious

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