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Tom Waits - Orphans Buzz Fledderjohn

  • ISRC:USEP40620115
  • Volume:1 of 3
  • Recorded:2006
  •  ©2006 Anti, Inc.

Lyrics

I stood on the roof of Stuart's old Dodge
to get a better look at the Fledderjohn's lodge
bait shop pistols
and ammo too
Nothing but books
about World War II
rottweiler doberman
a Pinkerton guard
I ain't allowed in Buzz Fledderjohn's yard

I ain't allowed
no I ain't allowed
I said I ain't allowed in Buzz Fledderjohn's yard

I seen a python swallowing a Dobermann whole
piranha swimming in a mixing bowl

paper is full of stabbings
the sky's full of crows
she's singing in Italian
while she's hanging out her clothes
carp in the bathtub
and it's raining real hard
I ain't allowed in Buzz Fledderjohn's yard

I said that I ain't allowed
no I ain't allowed
no I ain't allowed in Buzz Fledderjohn's yard

well a sailor's ringing doorbells
the sinner's in the pew
weather vane squeaking to the west
I seen the cliffs of Dover
and the deepest ocean blue
one thing in the world I can't recommend to you

cause I ain't allowed
I said I ain't allowed
no I ain't allowed in Buzz Fledderjohn's yard

I said I ain't allowed
no I ain't allowed
I ain't allowed in Buzz Fledderjohn's yard

I ain't allowed
I ain't allowed
I said I ain't allowed in Buzz Fledderjohn's yard