Caught the Bus to the Shit Town Blues

from by Bird Names

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    It's Bird Names-- toiling under its name after a thousand years to proudly give you 50 minutes of contemporary music to mythologize your life by. These minutes have come by serious meditation under the bodhi tree-- the insight of intuitive play tempered by tactful and ornate craft. Here is what I have to say to you. You will be amused to make yourself in its clay.

    14 saucy songs captured in that one-of-kind DIY-til-I-die Bird Names-y way --
    Professionally dubbed on ferric tape. Self-released. Limited to 250 copies.

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    "Naming Names" is available in limited edition CD release-- every cover is a unique painting by David Lineal. You can view all available covers and indicate the painting you would like with your copy of the album! Visit this gallery birdnamesmusic.com/namingnamescd.html and indicate the painting # of your choice with your order.

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lyrics

I CAUGHT THE BUS TO THE SHIT TOWN BLUES

Baby baby baby
Feed me the placebo baby
They say it's not my cure
But it goes down like a lure

A placebo is good medicine

Give me sax back, baby
I got to go downtown
And play the shit town blues

I caught the bus
To the shit town blues
Playing my saxophone
In a bluesy mood
The downtown shit town blues

Great blue heron baby
You take the box of tackle
And walk it over to me
I'm gonna belt out the ook
I'm going to fill the bus with bluegills
Just let me tie on the right hook

I'm waiting for the bus
that goes away from the shit town blues
Just a'riffin' on my saxophone
In a bluesy mood
The downtown shit town yodel-ay-ee blues

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from Naming Names, released April 15, 2013

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Since 2004, it's BIRD NAMES the psychedelic shambly band

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