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Our relationship was forged to the soundtrack of Yoko Ono's magic,
frenetic, love-laden song, "Walking On Thin Ice." ( play song )
 
   
 
 

Monkeys monkeys moneys and more


Shadowjack – foto Smith

Took a fragment of a 2005 poem and turned it into a bluesy rasp rock song called Uncle Sham. It walks the moral dark side of “Do unto others as they’ve done.” But other than that, it’s a nifty little number, bounces right along.

Click to play Uncle Sham: www.reverbnation.com/play_now/song_11543779.

Uncle Sham

Monkeys monkeys moneys and more
My monkey’s so hungry I gotta score
So I’m takin’ names, I’m makin’ lists
Of faker folk who got me pissed

Save your seedy greedy soul
Before you find you’re masshole
My monkey’s not drugs or food
But fairness, truth, trying to do good

  Though I forgive I never forget
  Those who think truth is sublet
  So make my day, try your lies
  Watch them weave among the wise

And hurtin’ the bad begins to look right
Along these paths we walk to light
Let’s do the monkey on money’s men
Hurt those who hurt and then begin

De-tongue the liars lying their load
Run the road ragers off the road
Cast the priests with very dull spoons
Engage in cage the Man’s police goons

  Though I forgive I never forget
  Those who may think they sublet
  So make my day, try your lies
  Watch them weave among the wise

— Smith, fragment of 2005 poem

Music, mix, recording by Peter Ball of Apartment One; words and voice me.

There are 38 Ball/Smith word/music jams at revernbation.com/mutantsmith.


Flutterbye – foto Smith

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