B-sides and Covers


Upside Down

God I love to turn my little blue world upsidedown
God I love to turn my little blue world upsidedown
inside my head the noise
chatter chatter chatter chatter chatter
you see I'm afraid I'll always be
still comin out of my mother
upside down
Don't you love to turn this
little blue girl upsidedown
I know you love to turn this
little blue girl baby upside down
but my heart it says you've been 
shatter shatter shatter shatter shattered
and I know you're still a boy
still comin out of your mother
but when you gonna stand on your own?
I say the world is sick you say
tell me what that makes us darlin'
you see you always find my faults
faster than you find your own
you say the world is getting rid of her demons
I say baby what have you been smokin
well I dreamed I dreamed I dreamed 
I loved a black boy
my daddy would scream
don't you love to turn this
little blue girl upsidedown
any kind of touch I think is better than none
even upside down
but you see I'm tangled up
got a kitten in my hair
Cincinnati - I like the word
it's the only thing we can't seem to turn
upside down
well I found the secret to life
I found the secret to life
I'm O.K. when everything is not O.K.
don't we love to turn our
little Blue world upsidedown
don't we love to turn our
little blue world baby upsidedown
inside my head a voice
chatter chatter chatter chatter chatter and it says girl you're all the same
still comin out of your mother
still comin out of your mother
upside down



Thoughts

Thoughts right now
I picked up a magazine
here they go fifteen hundred years
fifteen hundred years right here
oh, burning witches burning books
burning babies in their looks yes indeed
burning eveything that's sacred in my jeans
Thoughts right now
she's been everybody else's girl
thoughts right now thoughts right now
right now am I here
oh am I here
I'm never here
I'm never here
I'm never here
I'm never never a bird or a flower in the tree
or the pain of the respect thereof yes indeed
Thoughts right now
what will become of me
become of her
become of we babe hey yeah



The Pool

one with her hands
open
"Don't Be afraid" she said
"No one will know it -
just you and me"
And when it's over
I'll go back



Take To The Sky

This house is like Russia
with eyes cold and grey
you got me moving in a circle
I dyed my hair red today
I just want a little passion
to hold me in the dark
I know I've got some magic
buried deep in my heart yeah
but my priest says
you ain't savin no souls
my father says
you ain't makin any money
my doctor says
you just took it to the limit
and here I stand
with this sword in my hand
you can say it one more Time
What you Don't Like
Let me hear it 1 more time then
have a seat while I
take to the sky

My heart is Like the Ocean
it gets in the way so
Close to touching freedom
then I hear the guards call my Name
if you don't like me just a little
Why Do you hang around
there she goes again
wearing those purple panties
there she goes again
wearing her heart
there she goes again Why do you
take it



Sweet Dreams

"Lies everywhere"
said the father to the son
you're peppermint breath
gonna choke him to death daddy
watch your little black sheep run
he's got knives in his back
everytime he opens up
you say "he gotta be strong if
he wants to Be a man" mister
I don't know how you can have

Sweet Dreams

Land land of liberty we're run
by a constipated man
when you live in the past
you refuse to see
when your daughter comes home
9 months pregnant with 5 billion points of light
gonna shine them on the face of your friends
they've got the earth in a sling
the world on her knees 
they've even got your zipper 
between their teeth 
Sweet Dreams

You say you have 'em
I say that you're a liar
go on and dream
your house is on fire

Well well summer wind 
been catching up with me
"elephant mind missy you don't have
you're forgettin to fly darlin
when you sleep"
I got hazy lazy susan
takin turns all over my dreams
I got lizards and snakes
runnin through my body
funny how they all have my face
Sweet Dreams



Sugar

Don't say morning's come
don't say it's up to me
if I could take twenty five minutes
out of the record books

Sugar
he brings me sugar

Bobby's collecting bees
and hammers, he used one on me
cold wars with little boys
get in with the bubble gum trade

and Sugar
bring me sugar
I know the robins bring
bring me many things but
Sugar
He brings me sugar
as far as I can tell
I've been gone for miles now

And you know, and I know
I don't know me very well
and I know, and you know
if they found me out

Sugar
he brings me sugar
I know the robins bring
they bring me many things but
Sugar
oh, Sugar

[this verse is sometimes added when the song is done live:]
sweet honey when they find you out
tell me what you think they'll do
when they find you out
when they find out you're just sugar



Flying Dutchman

Hey kid, I've got a ride for you
they say your brain is a comic book tattoo
and you'll never be anything
what will you do with your life
oh, that's all you hear from noon till night

Take a trip on a rocket ship baby
where the sea is the sky
I know the guy who runs the place 
and he's out of sight

Flying Dutchman, are you out there?
flying Dutchman, are you out there?
flying Dutchman

Straight suits, they don't understand
she tried, that one with the alligator boots
but the other side drew her in
heart falling fast when she left
even the milky way was dressed in black

Take a trip on a rocket ship baby
the sea is the sky
I know the guy who runs the place 
and he's out of sight

Flying Dutchman, are you out there?
flying Dutchman, are you out there?
flying Dutchman

'cause they can't see what you're born to be
they can't see me
they can't be what they can't believe
they can't see what you see

They keep the boys spinning in their own little world
tie him up and so he won't say a word
they keep the boys spinning in their own little world
so afraid he'll be what they never were

Take a trip on a rocket ship baby
the sea is the sky
I know the guy who runs the place 
and he's out of sight

Flying Dutchman, are you out there?
flying Dutchman, are you out there?
flying Dutchman

'cause they can't see
'cause they can't see
'cause they can't see
are you still out there?



Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall
Humpty Dumpty had a great big fall, and
all the king's horses and all the king's men
couldn't put Humpty together again

Humpty Dumpty and Betty Louise, well
stole a Sony and some Camembert cheese
she said Humpty baby, oh, take me
ooh yeah, take me to the river
'cause I like the way it runs, yeah
take me to the river, 
you know I like the way it runs, yeah

He said Ev'rything's going my way
he said Maybe it's my la-lucky day
and he said Anything you want I can give
she said I want to take your picture, mmm
just for me
he said 
Anything
she said 
Up there, baby,

Get on the wall, babe

Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall
looked at her as he was falling, and
all the king's horses and all the king's men
couldn't put Humpty together again

hey, Betty Louise
hey, Betty Louise
she said I like custard in the summer, honey
oh yeah, what it takes to be Queen
hey, what it takes to be Queen
what it takes to be... 



Here. In My Head

In my head I found you there 
and running around and following me
boy you don't, oh, dare now
but i find that i have now 
more than i ever wanted to

So maybe Thomas Jefferson 
wasn't born in your backyard
like you have said, and
maybe i'm just the horizon you run to 
when she has left you 

There you all here in my head
and running around and calling me
come back, 
I'll show you the roses and brush off the snow
and open their petals again and again
and you know that apple green ice cream 
can melt in your hands I can't, so
I, I held your hand at the fair
and even forgot what time it was
and even Thomas Jefferson 
wasn't born in your backyard
like you have said, and
maybe i'm just the horizon you run to 
when she has left you 
and me here alone on the floor
you're counting my feathers as the bells toll
you see the bow and the belt 
and the girl from the south
all fav'rites of mine, you know them all well
and spring brings fresh little puddles 
that makes it all clear makes it all...
Hey do you know?
Hey
Do you know 
What this is doing to me?
Oh, here
Here
Here 
Here in my head



Mary

Ev'rybody wants something from you
ev'rybody want a piece of Mary
lush valley all dressed in green
just ripe for the picking

God I want to get you out of here
you can ride in a pink Mustang
when i think of what we've done to you
Mary, can you hear me?

Growing up isn't always fun
they tore your dress and stole your ribbons
they see you cry, they lick their lips
but Butterflies don't belong in nets

Oh Mary, can you hear me?
Mary, you're bleeding
Mary, don't be afraid
we're just waking up
and I hear help is on the way

Mary, can you hear me?
Mary, like Jimi said
Mary, don't be afraid
'cause even the wind
even the wind cries your name

Ev'rybody wants you sweetheart
ev'rybody got a dream of glory
Las Vegas got a pinup girl
they got her armed as they buy and sell her

Rivers of milk running dry
can't you hear the dolphins crying?
what do we do when our babies scream?
fill their mouths with some acid rain

Mary, can you hear me?
Mary, you're bleeding
Mary, don't be afraid
we're just waking up
and I hear help is on the way

Mary, can you hear me?
Mary, like Jimi said
Mary, don't be afraid
'cause even the wind
even the wind cries your name

Oh butterflies don't belong in nets

Mary, can you hear me?
Mary, you're bleeding
Mary, don't be afraid
we're just waking up
and I hear help is on the way

Mary, can you hear me?
Mary, like Jimi said
Mary, don't be afraid
'cause even the wind
even the wind cries your name
cries your name
cries your name
cries your name



Ode To The Banana King (Part 1)

Turning back ten thousand years 
it's all a blur where have the taxis gone
monster man a willing friend 
Lucy serves the melon cold

Violent and delicious souls 
four red trucks dressed illegally
Mother knows how the bugle blows 
gonna get caught, gonna get caught
gonna get caught in her rug babe

This is not a conclusion
no revolution
just a little confusion
on where your head has been

Boats made out of paper float 
dreams made up for the banana king, Darling 
crumbs you have lapped freely of 
devious we all have been

Violent and delicious souls

This is not a conclusion
no revolution
just a little confusion
on where your head has been 



Song For Eric

I wait all day for my sailor and sometimes he comes
see you over hill and dale
riding on the wind I see
you know me, you know me like the nightingale
"Oh fair maiden I see you standing there"
will you hold me for just a fair time
the tune is playing in the fair night
I see you in my dreams
fair boy your eyes haunt me



Sister Janet

Master Shamen I have come 
with my dolly from the shadow side 
with a demon and an Englishman
I'm my mother 
I'm my son
nobody else is slipping the blade in easy
nobody else is slipping the blade in the marmalade

All the angels all the wizards black and white 
are lighting candles in our hands
can you feel them touching hands before our eyes 
and I can even see sweet Maryanne

Sister Janet you have come 
from the woman clothed with the sun 
your veil is quietly becoming none 
call the Wanderer he has gone 
and all those up there are making it look so easy
with your perfect wings 
a wing can cover all sorts of things



Home On The Range
[With Cherokee Addition]

Oh give me a home where the buffalo roam
where the deer and the antelope play
where seldom is heard a discouraging word
and the skies are not cloudy all day

Home, home on the range
where the deer and the antelope play
where seldom is heard a discouraging word
and skies are not cloudy all day

Well Jackson made deals
a thief down to his heels
had a long trail of tears
the Smokies could hide Cherokee bride
her brave was shot yesterday

Home on the range 
where the deer and the antelope play 
where seldom is heard a discouraging word 
and skies are not cloudy all day

Mmm, We know it's not Caroline
your home is your home
the range may be fine
for some but not in my eyes

Home on the range
the Smokies always hide
Cherokee bride but in her eyes 
we know it's not Caroline

yeah, America
hey, America
oh, who discovered your ass?

The white man came
"This land is MY Land
this is your land" they sang

Home on the range
where the deer and the antelope play
where seldom is heard a discouraging word
and the skies are not cloudy all day
and the skies are not cloudy all day
and the skies are not cloudy all day



Daisy Dead Petals

Daisy dead petals, that is her name
she's in the phone booth phase so
underneath the shade of a peppermint tray
she can turn it out with a heal on 
she just rides into town
knowing what they'll say
knowing they're around the corner
got a crack in
got a crack in some strange places

Daisy dead petals, that is her name
so maybe she tastes like a hamburger maid, well 
these dead petals, honey, brought me here
she said, these dead petals, honey, brought me here

Dancing on a dime
hearing mother cry
maybe she's a-round the corner
got a crack in 
got a crack in some strange places
on my back with 
on my back with some dirty dishes

Falling down, falling down
all over the river
falling down, falling down, falling down
wish what I'm feeling could go on like this forever
falling down, falling down, falling down

And since we're down might as well stay
might as well fry some eggs
and wave to the shade of the peppermint tray
she's a new friend not a skeleton
to ride into town knowing what they'll say
knowing she tastes like a hamburger maid but
these dead petals, honey, brought me here
She said, these dead petals, honey, brought me here
said these dead petals, honey, brought me here



Honey

A little dust never stopped me none 
he liked my shoes I kept them on 
sometimes I can hold my tongue 
sometimes not when you just 
skip-to-loo my darlin
and you know what you're doin' so don't even

You're just to used to my honey now
you're just to used to my honey

And I think I could leave your world 
if she was the better girl
so when we died I tried to bribe the undertaker 
cause I'm not sure
what you're doin or the reasons

You're just too used to my honey now
you're just too used to my honey

Don't bother coming down 
I made a friend of the western sky 
don't bother coming down
you always like your babies tight

Turn back one last time 
love to watch those cowboys ride 
but cowboys know cowgirls ride 
on the Indian side

And you know what you're doing 
so don't even



Black Swan

Ride on, ride on
friends of the black swan
ride on, ride on
do you know where she's gone

Gumdrops and saturdays
did Eric call, by the way
he knew, he knew
and he knew where the pillow goes

Ride on, ride on
friends of the black swan
ride on, ride on
do you know where she's gone

Buttercups and fishing flies
the biggest thickest ever sky
I know they know something I know

Ride on, ride on now
friends of the black swan
ride on, ride on
do you know where she's gone

Little green men do ok,
it's the fairies revenge they say
and gumdrops and saturdays
did Eric call by the way

Ride on, ride on
friends of the black swan
Ride on, ride on
do you know where she's gone

ride on
ride on
ride on



Butterfly

Stinky soul get a little lost in my own
Hey General, need a little love in that hole of yours
So one ways now and Saturdays now and our kittens
all wrapped in cement
From cradle to gumdrop 
got me running girl as fast as I can
and is it right, Butterfly,
they like you better framed and dried

Daddy dear, if I can kill one man why not two?
well, nurses smile when you got iron veins 
you can't stain their pretty shoes.
and pompoms and cherry blondes
and their kittens still wrapped in cement
from God's saviors to gumdrops
got me running girl as fast as I can and
is it right, Butterly,
they like you better framed and dried

got a pretty pretty garden
pretty garden, yes
got me a pretty pretty garden
a pretty garden, yes
got me a pretty pretty garden
a pretty garden



Graveyard

here I said
don't even let this go
and it's hey
to that old man
I'm coming in the graveyard
with my little tune
it's june
I said she's gone but I'm alive
I'm alive
I'm coming in the graveyard to 
sing you to sleep 
now



Toodles Mr Jim

[hey I yes I said yes I said hooray yay yippee yay I said toodly hey and]

Toodles Mr Jim you cherry picker
Toodles I say so long
hear that your grave's a little warm you stickler
sing them all your happy song
it's today
today sunday
by your grave

I say Toodles Mr Jim you cherry picker
taught me so well
how to spell those red in and 
and hey
you know she deserved that nose
splattered and swattered blood in my hands
not a nice day for your little girl
but you came to my aid instead

Now it's toodles Mr Jim
you cherry picker
build that ladder well
teach me just where those boys can climb
when they've got a spell

Toodles Mr Jim
you are my sweet favorite neighbor of them all
(at them)
girls go to their parties
I don't care
cause I'm with you
still

[spoken:]

That was Toodles Mr Jim

Mr Jim died
2 weeks ago
and he taught me how to pick cherries
and I punched his daughter in the nose
because she was mean

Mr Jim was good



Samurai

[spoken:]
you do your thing

My Samurai said going to the sanctuary
I knew about my la la la too
my Samurai done making a liar of me when
to be happy
to be you
he says

My Samurai take me down to the sanctuary
and I'm free
gonna be
you know me
you know me
I said I'm gonna be
gonna be
you know me

My Samurai taking my face
and she's sticking it on a daisy
and you

[spoken:] 
I think I cut that one too
I get the Samurai book out and just read words



Frog On My Toe

Poppa I know
there's a frog on my toe
maybe I'll call him Jethro.
maybe I'll grow up to be quite as good as he,
and maybe you'll come back after you're long gone.
and Poppa I'm sure the worms have eaten you now
and Jethro's been on some Frenchy's plate long ago
and now I'm pretty sure that I listened to every word
cause I still hear you telling me still
slap them boys when they're naughty
make them crawl, make you haughty
make you strong little girl
you paint them toes that reddish color
and you know one day you're gonna be bigger than a flea
you're gonna be bigger than that old poison ivy tree

now I'm pretty sure that I think you come and visit
and talk sometimes kind of like Gidget and
in funny little chants like an Indian Brave
you said we all grew fat when the white men came
but one day girl
you're gonna learn to make 'em crawl
make them grow tall but have the grace
to be a lady with disgrace
you fry them 'taters and you make them with lady's hands and all
you're my poppy's baby



Sister Named Desire

Got a sister named Desire
they don't let you light those
little boy's [?]
on the back hand swings.
know a vicar who coughs a lot
thought we told some little sweet stories
in the parking lot

they say the girl lost her sway
they say the girl lost her sway
that day

God, I'd like to take him for a long way
cause maybe I
then I just cry a little tear
near to that sleepy safe place
and I'm gonna take it by myself if I've got to go
don't let you, let you know
where she goes to with those meows and her fear

the girl lost her sway
they say the girl lost her sway
that day

teach me about them old old words
big brother man
In an elevator where
somebody can get out without sound
Say that girl lost her sway
just watch it
just watch it
slip through my hands, boy
watch it go
what you know, hey, yes

just see
cause she still can sway



Alamo

Alamo
heard all about your fandango
begged on my knees on your back door
only to wake you to blues on the way
blues on the way
blues on the way

embarcadero, figures you'll see me as older
twenty-three hours til the border
Don't think I'll be going as fast as I came.
fast as I came
fast as I came

the tears on my pillow, of course they're not mine
alter that altar
make it a play
somebody invent the telephone line
I'll take my chances

Alamo
wish I could do what God does
heard that the stars were in order
got yourself dealt a hand
with two queen of spades
and blues on the way
blues on the way

tears on my pillow
of course they're not mine
alter that altar
make it a play
somebody just
somebody invent the telephone line
I'll take my chances



Siren

and you know you're gonna lie to you
in your own way 

know know too well
know the chill
know she breaks 
my siren 

never was one for a prissy girl
coquette call in for an ambulance
reach high doesn't mean she's holy
just means she's got a cellular handy
almost brave almost pregnant 
almost in love vanilla

and you know you're gonna lie to you
in your own way



Merman

go to bed
the priests are dead
now no one can call you back
go to bed
the priests are dead
finally you're on peppermint
at last

he's a merman
he doesn't need your voice
he's a merman

go to bed
dream instead
and you will find him
he's a merman to the knee
doesn't need something you're not willing to give
he's a merman
doesn't need your voice to cross his lands of ice

go to bed
priests are dead
now no one can call you back
go to bed
the priests are dead
finally you found out

who could ever say you're not simply wonderful
who could ever harm you
sleep now
you're my little girl 

go to bed
priests are dead
and come sing it all again

go to bed
past the apple orchard
and you'll feel nice
two can play i said
two can play



Purple People (Christmas in Space)

well hey do you do judo when they surround you
a little mental yoga will they disappear
it's grim but never dubious as motives go
no matter what it takes she promises a show 

thunder wishes it could be the snow
wishes it could be as loud as she can be
these gifts are here for her, for you, for me

i watch me be this other thing and never know
if i'm marooned or where the purple people go
and lily white matricide from vicious words
it doesn't leave a scratch so therefore no one's hurt

thunder wishes it could be the snow
wishes it could be as loud as she can be
these girls are here for her, for you, for me 

and don't you know the nurses make you clear
just when they've escaped you have yourself to fear
a restaurant that never has to close
breakfast every hour it could save the world 

so hey do you do judo in your finery
an angel's face is tricky to wear constantly 

thunder wishes it could be the snow
wishes it could be as loud as she can be
these gifts are here for her, for you, for me 

for her, for her



Bachelorette

bachelorette
you climb on rooftops and you
bachelorette
you can turn dust into champagne
you even dream about his name

bachelorette 
the graves are painted painful
bachelorette 
you tried to show him that you can
but you can never rush a man
you must remember
you're a cow girl you're a star girl
you are at the door
the tide will turn
there's a window
there's a window 

yeah, you climb on rooftops and you
you tried to show him that you can
but you can never rush a man
yeah, no, say, bachelorette
the things you do girls to your bachelorettes
you thought that 

you must remember
you're a cowgirl, you're a stargirl
you are at the door
the tide will turn
there's a window
there's a window 

bachelorette
you fly alone and then you cry sometimes
there's nothing like it in the world
you'll go to Paris on your own
oh, just bachelorette 
you climb on rooftops and you
bachelorette
you can turn dust into champagne
you even 



Cooling

Maybe I didn't like to hear 
but I still can't believe Speed Racer is dead 
so then i thought I'd make some plans 
but fire thought she'd really rather be water instead 

and Peggy got a message for me from Jesus 
and I've heard every word that you have said
and I know I have been driven like the snow
but this is cooling faster than I can
this is cooling faster than I

but do I hate what she is
or do I want to be her
and don't we love something fresh
anything new, a virgin

woman you've got too many brambles
hanging onto these bushes
woman you've got too many brambles
but I always liked a good storm
and always good for a storm

so then love walked up to like
and said I know that you don't like me much
let's go for a ride
this ocean is wrapped around that pineapple tree
and is your place in heaven worth giving up these kisses
these, yes, these kisses

and Peggy got a message for me from Jesus
and I've heard every word that you have said
and I know I have been driven like the snow
but this is cooling faster than I can
hey faster than i can
hey this is cooling 
this is cooling



The Happy Worker

(written by Trevor Horn)

Laughing at the smoke from the factory chimney
marching to the beat that's hot within me
hey-ho, hey-ho, we're off to work again
bells are ringing we are singing
joyous in our industry

I love my job
he loves his job
pull the lever
start the engine 
pump the water
building pressure 
push the piston
press the button

pump the water
building pressure 
push the piston
press the button
it's a perfect job

Happy Workers

I love my job
he loves his job
pull the lever
sister, start the engine 

Happy Workers



Ring My Bell

Anita Ward

I'm glad you're home
I bet you really missed me
I guess you did by the look in your eye
Lay back and relax
I put away the dishes 
Then you and me can rock-a-bye

You can Ring my Bell
Ring my Bell
['cause baby you]
You can Ring my Bell
Ring my Bell

The night is young
and full of possibilities
Come on and let yourself be yourself
[yourself be free]
My love for you so long I've been saving
Tonight was made for me and you

You can Ring my Bell
Ring my Bell
['cause baby you]
You can Ring my Bell
Ring my Bell

anything you like
come on, yeah
I'm getting over my falling clover

there was a time, I said to you
there was a time, I said to you
when I'm with him, do it to you
do it to you, do it, you know

You can Ring my Bell
Ring my Bell



Angie

The Rolling Stones

Angie, Angie
when will those clouds all disappear
Angie, Angie
where will it lead us from here
with no loving in our soul
and no money in our coats
you can say were satisfied
Angie, Angie
you can't say we never tried
Angie, you're beautiful
but ain't it time we said goodbye
all the dreams we held so close
seemed to all go up in smoke
let me whisper in your ear
Angie, Angie
where will it lead us from here
with no loving in our souls
and no money in our coats
you could say we're satisfied
oh Angie, I still love you baby
everywhere I look I see your eyes
there's not another woman 
that ever comes close to you
dry those tears from your eyes
here...
Angie, Angie
you can't say we never tried
Angie, Angie
I still love you
but ain't it time we said goodbye



Smells Like Teen Spirit

Nirvana

Load up on guns 
bring your friends 
it's fun to lose and to pretend
she's overbored and self-assured
oh no, I know a dirty word
hello, hello, hello, hello
hello hello
I'm worst at what I do best
and for this gift I feel blessed
our little group has always been
and always will be until the end
hello, hello, hello, hello
hello hello
with the lights out it's less dangerous
here we are now, entertain us
I feel stupid and contagious
here we are now, entertain us
yes
hello
hello, hello
with the lights out it's less dangerous
here we are now, entertain us
I feel stupid and contagious
here we are now, entertain us
yes, a mulatto
an albino
a mosquitto 
my libido
a denial
a denial
a denial
a denial
yes
a denial



Thank You

Led Zeppelin

If the sun refused to shine
I would still be loving you
mountains crumble to the sea
there would still be 

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