Tag Archives: Music

The Devil’s Daughter (An mp3)

If you’re a fan of Rockabilly, you might like this one. Larry Joe Miller and the Rockabilly Rockets, The Devil’s Daughter. I really like the fact that you can’t download the audio files here, since I’m uncomfortable with file sharing. Particularly because many of my favorite artists are relatively obscure and they need all the […]

Lyrics: “Proceed With Caution” Eartha Kitt

Proceed With Caution
performed by Eartha Kitt

Proceed with caution
you kiss too nicely
Proceed with caution
you might entice me

Travel at your own risk
danger zone!
For love is fatal
and the heart you lose
may be your own

Lyrics: “Pussycat Moan” by Katie Webster

Seven years ago, on September 5, 1999, Katie Webster died of a stroke at the age of 63. She was one of the first female blues singers to catch my attention when I discovered the genre, and has remained one of the darlings of my music collection. Unable to find the lyrics to After You […]

Lyrics: “I’d Rather Be Burned as a Witch” by Eartha Kitt

…I’d rather be burned as a witch,
than never be burned at all.

You want a gal who will be your pal,
who would never look at another
who would be good and true
and take care of you
Sorry, you want another!

Lyrics: “Spider Baby” by The Atomic Fireballs

Spider Baby
The Atomic Fireballs

…The life you lead ain’t wicked
it just bores me to tears…

‘Dems Fighting Words

Another category in my mood CDs is the workout. These are subcategorized for different activities, such as running, cycling, boxing (I don’t really box, I just beat stuff up like a champ)…

Strains of Lachrymosity

Music that inexplicably depresses me: Everclear – I Will Buy You a New Life (I do NOT want someone to buy me a new life, or anything else.)

Lyrics: “Swordfishtrombone” by Tom Waits

Well, he came home from the war with a party in his head and a modified Brougham Deville and a pair of legs that opened up like butterfly wings and a mad dog that wouldn’t sit still He went and took up with a Salvation Army Band girl who played dirty water from a swordfish […]