Parents’ Home Date

The popcorn’s made, it’s in a white plastic bowl It’s a home date, he’s gotta keep it under control He’s gotta show her he cares, but stay kinda cool but she’s already changed into a suit for the pool He picked out a movie, she wants to go swimmin’ She’s flirty like a lot ofContinue reading “Parents’ Home Date”

Mama He’s Not Right

Well, I got off early from my dead end job And I headed to my girl’s parents’ place And they didn’t hear me let myself in I heard her sister state her case Saying, Mama, he’s not right Something’s wrong with that guy I heard he gets drunk and high Don’t you turn a blindContinue reading “Mama He’s Not Right”

Set Me Up With You

You’ve tried to set me up with your friendsThat didn’t go over with them so wellYou kept thinkin’ one of them would like meAnd none of them had fun with me or fell So tonight, I’ve got a good hunch in my heartMaybe you haven’t thought this throughHave you ever considered sweetheart,they think you shouldContinue reading “Set Me Up With You”

The Emigrant Gap Bandit

See, If you could step right into my shoes You would know why I am this way You would know my complete story Why I’m in this Reno jailhouse today If you could see what I’ve been through If you could live where I was raised If you could step right into my shoes YouContinue reading “The Emigrant Gap Bandit”

His Poor Hand

He was at a high stakes card gameRight above Drifters in BloomingtonFrom the looks of him you could sayHe wasn’t having a lot of fun He was losing his money faster than youcould call him an unlucky sumbitchBut this is how things changed so fastHow he won it all then strutted out rich It wasContinue reading “His Poor Hand”

Ballad of Sugar Booger & Ellie Mae

She called him Sugar Booger‘n he didn’t mind one bitHe wasn’t rich or very poorHe was heavier ‘n not so fit They got along like best friendsGrew closer with each passing dayYeah, she called him Sugar Boogerand her name was Ellie Mae Ellie Mae had golden curly locks, ‘nsweeter than German Chocolate CakeShe loved houseworkContinue reading “Ballad of Sugar Booger & Ellie Mae”

California Vacayday

We’ve looked forward to this Just our children, you and me Spending quality time together In scenic Capitola-by-the-Sea It’s a perfect California Vacayday We went bodysurfin’ in the bay It’s a perfect California Vacayday It’s so great to be away from the hustle and bustle and our big city street And eating gourmet tacos filledContinue reading “California Vacayday”

Pinto Lake

Well, I’m thinkin’ about Half Moon Bay and those egg sandwiches you would make, All those black and white analog snapshots you wanted to but didn’t have time to take And I’m thinkin’ about that early Spring day It was a bit foggy, you had something to say When we were in that rowboat onContinue reading “Pinto Lake”