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Garbage Blues

Garbage Blues

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Garbage Blues
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Takin out the garbage can be such a drag
There's some crusty old gristle hangin off a dish rag
That's sittin right on top by some moldy old beans
There's some long green goobers that smell mighty mean
Aluminum cans full of yellowish goo
Oozin over plastic caked with mildew

Well last night's news mixed with gravy glue
Was pasted to a melon and some doggy doo
Aluminum foil layin in a big glob of
Somethin green and fuzzy I started to sob
If I hadn't mixed it all in this bag
Takin out the garbage wouldn't be such a drag


U huh, recycle, It's a better way
U huh, recycle, It's a better way
I'm needin a solution to this throw away pollution
What can I do I got the garbage blues U huh

There's an old beer bottle that I couldn't see in
sittin right next to a rancid tuna tin
You know I looked inside somethin dribbled in my eye
It was brown and lumpy I started to cry
Dealin with the garbage is a terrible task
There's gotta be somethin I can do with this trash


Well I held my nose and I dumped out the bag
Separated what I could from the crusty dish rag
Long green goobers to the compost heap
Thrashin in the trash I was knee deep
All the paper and the cans every bit of the glass
Got recycled right out of the trash

Garbage Blues

 Song Credits:

Words and Music…Dennis Westphall
Lead Vocal…Angie Bolton
Background Vocals…Lorraine Bayes, Dan Schmill, Dennis Westphall

 Album Credits:

Founded & Directed by Lorraine Bayes and Dennis Westphall

The Tickle Tune Typhoon Performers”

Lorraine Bayes--Lead Vocals, Autoharp
Angie Bolton-Lead Vocals, Dance
Andy Blyth-Lead Vocals, Guitar, Banjo
Kathy Gerke--Piano, Synthesizer
Dan Schmitt-Vocals, Bass, Congas, Percussion
Richard Warner-Saxophone, Flutes
Dennis Westphall-Lead Vocals, Guitar

Contributing Musicians:

Bud Brewer--Pedal Steel Guitar
Ken Dalluge-Timbales, Percussion
Danny Deardorff- Vocals, Harmonica
Gary Hillaire-Native American Drum
Rick Johnson--Drums
Barbara Lamb--Fiddle
John Morton--Electric Guitar

Producer--Danny Deardorff

Album Direction and Management-Lorraine Bayes and Dennis Westphall
Recording Engineer—Larry Nefzger
Additional Engineering--David Kaplowitz

Recorded at Triad Studios, Redmond, WA

Mastered by K-Disc Studios, Los Angeles,CA, by John Golden

Tickle Tune's Legal director: Lynn Loacker, Roger Stouder

Cover design: Wilkins & Peterson

Cover photos: Ken Latona Productions
Back Cover Photography shot at Fun Forest Amusement Park at Seattle Center.

All Tunes BMI & Tickle Tune Typhoon Publishing Co.

Tickle Tune Typhoon Recording ©1985.
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