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Everything

Heck/Thomson

 

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Every little dream I wanna know

Every little secret that you hold

Every little thought in vetero

Every little tear that ever flowed

Every percolation of your soul

Every time you feel like letting go

Wanna be your boyfriend at the door

Got a bag of classic videos

Maybe Gunga Din or Vertigo

If you’re in the mood Deuce Bigalow

 

I just want to be essential

Mr. Speed Dial of your heart

Mr. Can Do Everything

 

(Everything you want)

Everything you want every single dream every secret need

(Everything you need)

Every ecstasy nothing in between give it to me clean

(Everything you want)

Everything you do everywhere you go wanna be there too

(Everything you need)

 

Wish we had a dream house on the bay

Somewhere we could duck and slip away

Kill the phone and live like hideaways

Listen to the seagulls every day

You could tell me things I never knew

I could do the very same for you

Wanna hear a joke? I got a few

I could sing the Beatles too

Rocky Racoon checked into his room

Looking for love with someone like you

 

I just want to be essential

Want to be your everything

 

Some people say we walk around with half a human soul

We got to find the other half somewhere in this crazy world

I look at you, I know I see that special missing piece

You’re everything I need

You make me feel complete

 

I just want to be essential

Mr. Speed Dial of the Heart

Want to be your everything

 

Everything you want, etc.

 

 

 

 

The white gloved technicians at the Cairo Fred Music Testing Laboratory just sent a memo

to our Central Office advising that we have a previously unreleased gem in the vaults!

This is a splendid opportunity for those of you who were unable to attend this summer’s

Joni Mitchell Tribute show at the Strathmore Concert Hall (where Eagles guitarist, Steuart Smith

performed with Cairo Fred) to get a Cairo Fred fix. So, enjoy this Cairo Fred original,

"Freedom Street" (parental advisory: tune includes blistering guitar work from Andris,

a delicious chorus that won't quit, AND some biting social commentary and religious imagery from Desson).

 

Freedom Street

 

Freedom Street

Heck / Thomson / Plavnieks

 

Don’t give me your cross to bear

Everyone has got his own

You heave that beam across your back

Take that lonely walk yourself

Life just spat you in the face

Sent you tumbling from this place

Now you’re blind with open eyes

Your soul’s run away to hide

 

Don’t think about the future (there’s nothing more to see)

Don’t think about the past (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)

Don’t think about the future cause the future

Is on Freedom Street

 

Don’t tell me about the saints

No one ever lived that clean

I’ll bet you Matthew, Mark and James

Knew every whorehouse on the scene

Get a grip upon yourself

Drop your righteousness as well

Take the first cab into town

Take a sniff at what’s around

 

Don’t think about the future…………………….

 

 

 Lyrics | Out of the Blue

 

 

Arabian Nights

 

Jones

 

I Was Wrong

 

Raincoat

 

Déjà Vu (All Over Again)

 

Rosanne

 

Risky Business

 

This Old Man

 

Out of the Blue

 

 

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Arabian Nights

Bradford Heck / Desson Thomson

 

The match is burning bright in his fingers

But T. E. Lawrence, he never lets go

He doesn’t care about the pain or the blister

Something hotter’s glowing in his soul

T. E. Lawrence is playing with fire

I’m reaching for the popcorn bowl

 

Another Friday night at the movies

For you and me at home

 

Arabian nights, feel the sand under your feet

Arabian nights, a million stars for us to keep

Riding a camel with you, riding for miles and miles

I’ve got you where I need you, by my side

 

Remember 20th/Pennsylvania

Watching movies at the Circle all night

Lord of the Flies or Lawrence Arabia

We watched them all through the flickering light

Now the theater’s a parking desert

We spend Arabian nights at home

 

Another Friday night at the movies

For you and me at home

 

Hut, hut!

 

John Dawson: Bass / Buddy Griffin: Pedal Steel / Bradford Heck: Keyboard, Background Vocal / Desson Thomson: Lead Vocal / Andris Plavnieks: Guitars, Background Vocal / Erik True: Drums

 

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Jones

Bradford Heck / Desson Thomson / Andris Plavnieks

 

Got a Jones for you

Jones for you

Got a Jones for you

 

This love is some addiction / I'm strung out over you

This love is crucifixion / I feel the nails go through

My open fleshy heart / and I'm howling on the hill

That's the way it feels / that's what I call a Jones

 

(Got a Jones for you / I'm a junked up fool)

I could fill my veins with you

(Don't know what to do)

I would use you if I could

 

Who needs stars at night time / my sky's on fire tonight

You are my constellation / I'm squinting in the light

Is there a cure for bliss / some sort of vaccine or

Encounter group for this / yeah, yeah, yeah, that's what I call a Jones

 

Should I look back and say

I was blind, now I see

This disease stays forever with me

 

We meet like movie actors / a screen kiss in the rain

Is it real or am I / just playing mental games

Oh will this moment last / why does it have to dim or

Flicker out so fast / yeah, yeah, yeah, that's what I call a Jones

 

John Dawson: Bass, Background Vocal / Buddy Griffin: Pedal Steel / Nancy Hall: Background Vocal / Bradford Heck: Background Vocal / Desson Thomson: Lead Vocal / Andris Plavnieks: Guitars, Background Vocal / Brian Riordan: Drums

 

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I Was Wrong

Bradford Heck / Desson Thomson / Andris Plavnieks

 

That’s me standing in your doorway

That’s me squeezing the rain from my clothes

A light is burning in your hallway

That's my beacon of hope I suppose

 

Writing letters don't come easy

Face to face is something I’d rather do

I guess I'm hoping the time you’ll give me

Fifteen heart to heart minutes with you

What more can I do

 

Cause I know I was wrong to put you to the test

I was wrong to treat you second best

And now here I am, hat in my hand

I’ve come to tell you I was wrong

 

I’ve been driving with blurry vision

My love for you was asleep at the wheel

Now my life is a front-end collision

I take the blame for the heartache you feel

And it’s real

 

Is that you hiding in the hallway

Is that you holding your breath till I’m gone

I can’t leave, oh, no, not ‘til you say

Stay forever or goodbye, so long

 

Now I’m on my knees, girl, just to say to you

Give this fool another chance because...

Because I know

 

Buddy Griffin: Pedal Steel / Andris Plavnieks: Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboard, Mandolin / Brian Riordan: Drums

 

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Raincoat

Bradford Heck / Desson Thomson

 

Used to be between us love was risky and alive

Night flowed into morning like a never ending wine

We were drunken drivers down a crazy lover’s lane

Now we're only sober friends...Christ, it ain't the same

 

I remember when it happened the flood was coming down

It rained all through the night I thought the world

            was gonna drown

You were standing in the doorway, it was seven days ago

Your face was dripping truths I didn't want to know

 

But when you said goodbye

There was something you left behind

 

You left your raincoat (and there’s no one inside)

You left your raincoat

 

I conjure up your face day after day

The more I think about it the more it fades away

I'm gripping onto something holding with my mind

I'm holding onto yesterday and the days gone by

 

I’ll take it outside in the pouring rain

Leave it in a heap in the alleyway

Someone's gonna find it, someone's gonna take it

And save it for a rainy day

 

John Dawson: Bass, Background Vocal / Buddy Griffin: Pedal Steel / Nancy Hall: Background Vocal / Bradford Heck: Keyboard, Background Vocal / Desson Thomson: Vocal / Andris Plavnieks: Guitars / Brian Riordan: Drums

 

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Déjà Vu (All Over Again)

John Dawson

 

Last year we just about had the World Series won

When the other guys lucked out with some last minute runs

We repeated our intention to redeem our name

And we've been way out in front for most of this final game

But it's the bottom of the ninth and we're down by ten

It's like déjà vu all over again

 

Déjà vu means 'already seen'

But was it in your real life or just in a dream

There's something familiar about the state I'm in

It's like déjà vu all over again

 

A solitary life appeared to be my fate

I couldn't make romance last past the first date

Then a pretty woman told me with her goodnight kiss

‘Baby, this is gonna be the love you thought you would miss’

Now she calls up and says she just wants to be friends

It's like déjà vu all over again

 

Déjà vu, she said 'It's not you, it's me'

I said 'Don't worry, baby, I was meant to be free'

And it's a Blockbuster evening alone in my den

It's like déjà vu all over again

Some people claim that these strange little spells

Are the cosmic remains of our previous selves

I must have been ten thousand people or more

And they all keep reminding me that they've been here before

 

Picture yourself in some new incarnation

When out of the blue comes that peculiar sensation

You stop in your tracks and try to figure out how

You remember the moment that we're sharing right now

 

I was driving in my Thunderbird a little too fast

When my mind got diverted by a blast from the past

And I found out what happens when you stray off course

And immovable trees meet irresistible Fords

You can see the scene on the reruns when

They show 'Déjà Vu’ all over again

 

Déjà vu, imagine my surprise

When my entire life flashed in front of my eyes

When you go to notify my next of kin

Say it was déjà vu all over again

 

John Dawson: Vocal, Bass / Buddy Griffin: Pedal Steel / Bradford Heck: Background Vocal / Andris Plavnieks: Guitar, Background Vocal / Brian Riordan: Drums

 

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Rosanne

Dale Fierke

 

I may never know you as I should

I may never understand what could have been

We should not say

Our love has drifted far away

From where I stand I plainly see

This distance between you and me

Has cooled the warmth between our hands

It’s blown away and scattered in the shifting sands

 

Rosanne, sirens sing and angels cry

Goodbye, they watch and hover

Rosanne, silent stars will tell no lies

Goodbye, to my sweet lover

 

As the morning flags unfurl

And wave across this waking world

I throw these weary sheets aside

And gaze across those far and wide

Forgotten things I hung on to

Billowed white against your blues

I never meant to drag you down

I never meant to make you turn your life around

 

Now you’re on your own at last

And life continues slow and fast

Between the rising and the fall

Beware the siren softly calls

Remember me as best you can

When you’re looking for your angel-man

Crawl beneath the blanket sky

And try to catch those shooting stars

Before they fly away

 

John Dawson: Bass, Background Vocal / Buddy Griffin: Pedal Steel / Nancy Hall: Background Vocal / Bradford Heck: Guitar, Background Vocal / Desson Thomson: Vocal / Andris Plavnieks: Guitars / Brian Riordan: Drums

 

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Risky Business

Bradford Heck / Desson Thomson

 

I've been told loud and clear, I hear warnings every day

Only victims come to you, and you'd scare Medusa away

Rules are broken, life is cheap, people die one heart at a time

Body bags in a heap, is this love or serial crime

 

They say you're risky business, I think I'll take a chance

They say you're risky business, never fought for nothing else

They say there's no forgiveness, but I'm too blind to care

 

Foolish men crowd your place, just like astronauts stranded in space

Strung up like northern lights, hanging round like stringless kites

Maybe I heard your call, maybe that's what brings me around

Isn't so far to fall, when you live so close to the ground

 

They say you're risky business, I think I'll take a chance

They say you're risky business, never fought for nothing else

They say there's no forgiveness, but I'm too damed to care

 

Love is like a thousand cuts

It's later that you feel the pain

You hide yourself inside a hole

And lick your wounds and learn to live again

Forget the sorrows of long ago

 

I think I'll take a chance

 

Andy Hamburger: Drums / Bradford Heck: Keyboards / Andris Plavnieks: Vocals, Guitars, Bass

 

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This Old Man

Bradford Heck / Desson Thomson

 

Every night’s the same at the embassy

Sip the dinner wine, play the mystery

He’s the grand old man, but you’re just 25

You’re his ornament around party time

Tell me what goes on at night

Does he watch and take delight

Do you open like a fan

In the hands of this old man

 

Was it this old man that you wanted when

When you were a girl in your old playpen

When he rubs his hands through your silky hair

Is it him you want or don’t you care

 

He’s a vampire gent his hair is standing straight

When he looks at you he sees a veal cutlet

You’re a little pawn in his private game

Another cheap glass of human pink champagne

Tell me what does he do at night

By the burning bedside light

Do you open like a fan

In the hands of this old man

 

This old man he played you

Or did I get it wrong, did you play him too

This old man, him or you

Which one is playing who

 

John Dawson: Bass / Buddy Griffin: Pedal Steel / Bradford Heck: Keyboards / Desson Thomson: Vocal / Andris Plavnieks: Guitars / Erik True: Drums

 

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Out of the Blue

Bradford Heck / Desson Thomson / Andris Plavnieks

 

Out of the blue / I could turn a cartwheel

I'm over the moon / If you wanna know how my heart feels

Since I heard you / came back in circulation

My world's gone through / some kind of transformation

 

You got me dreaming my friend

About a love from way back when

Feels like I'm back from the dead

 

You brought me back to life again

You left me lost without a clue

So many years, no sign of you

Do I dare believe it's true

You're back again out of the blue

Back again out of the blue

 

Sometimes life / leaves a door cracked open

That's my sign / to jump in before it closes

Since you came / I feel you drawing nearer

It's a brand new day / and my world is so much clearer

 

I guess I've broken the law

Fell in love with my best friend

But I can't help it at all

 

Peter Chamberlain: Drums / Tom Eicher: Piano / Bradford Heck: Acoustic Guitar, Chorus / Andris Plavnieks: Vocals, Guitars, Pedal Steel, Bass, Synthesizer

 

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