Divorcing Carribean Style

Authors: Walter Becker & Donald Fagen Artist: Steely Dan Album: The Royal Scam Song: Haitian Divorce

Walter Becker 'n' Donald Fagen

Haitian Divorce

Babs and clean Willie were in love they said So in love the preacher's face turned red Soon everybody knew the thing was dead He shouts, she bites, they wrangle through the night She go crazy Got to make a getaway

And papa says Aah - no hesitation No tears and no hearts' breaking No remorse Ooh - congratulations This is your haitian divorce

She takes the taxi to the good hotel Bon marché as far as she can tell She drinks the zombie from the cocoa shell She feels alright, she get it on tonight Mister driver Take me where the music plays

And papa says Aah - no hesitation No tears and ...

At the grotto In the greasy chair Sits the Charlie with the lotion and the kinky hair When she smiled, she said it all The band was hot so They danced the famous merengueo Now we dolly back Now we fade to black

Tearful reunion in the USA Day by day those memories fade away Some babies grow in a peculiar way It changed, it grows, and everybody knows Semi-mojo Who's that kinky so-and-so?

And papa goes Ooh - no hesitation No tears and no hearts' breaking ...

Funny thing that one. Quintessential non-singing musical prodigy Walter B. in his old age allowing himself to sing on stage one of them numbers. Can't sing for 3 cents, I'm lovin' it nonetheless, makes me feel better about my own c-class singing.

 

Öha... bei der Gelegenheit fällt mir ein, ich hab ja noch ein paar Platten...öhm...hust...ja also bei mir daheim, quasi.

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sozusagen halt.

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Gewissermaßen. :) Demnächst mal Übergabe bei einem zwanglos Getränk, tät ich sagen. We call us.

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Resistance is definitely futile.

Don't call us, we will call you. We are the Borg. We are not @ home right now. Never mind. We will assimilate you later.

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This 1st sentence has been lying on my tung, quasi.

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guess so, expected that!

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... answer!
 
last updated: 05.04.22, 07:16
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