The Harvard Tango

by The 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco

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1.
This is how I roll. I've got the wheels that will turn you around. How far do you think we can go? Have you seen my Harvard tango? This is my town now. And I'm packing Chicago bullet speed. Are you disappointed by these plates? If I shoot the duck can we skate? Have you seen my Harvard Tango? Don't look down or let my hands go. Hey Linda, can I be your Bobby James? You've got the legs and I've got the lanes Can I be your Bobby James tonight? It's not my first time. I'm a roller bootin' rink rat with some skills. Have you heard some whispers on the floor? Let me dance the Harvard Tango to your door. Have you seen my Harvard Tango? Don't look down or let my hands go. Hey Linda, can I be your Bobby James? You've got the legs and I've got the lanes Can I be your Bobby James tonight? This is how I roll. I've got no place else to go.
2.
Leave the casino, have you seen the time? The mirrors in the ceiling reflecting your decline. Curse the creases and the crows feet, I was a face you'd recognise. Now I own a face that tells the time. I've got some game I've got some black book I've got some names and I still got the look. I used to be a face, but I've lost a yard of pace. I'm no tiny dancer, can you see the shapes I throw. The profile page from 98 is stretching whats on show I'm older and I'm bolder than a brass that I once met. Now I own a face that you'd regret. I've got some game I've got some black book I've got some names and I still got the look. I used to be a face, but I've lost a yard of pace. Oh what splendid shoes for dancing, there's magic in these soles tonight I'm so fast you'll never catch me I'm so old this cant be right. Do you recall when you last saw me I wear the same face every night I wear the same face each and every night I've got some game I've got some black book I've got some names and I still got the look. I used to be a face, but I've lost a yard of pace.
3.
What do I say, can he hear me? Is it foolish to read out the scores? Now that he's hip, I hear they fixed him real good, is he ready to take the applause? Take me to Rutterford, he'll know what to do. Do take me to Rutterford, do. Stay with us now we just got here. Short people passed in your sleep. He's a real Judith charmer, I know that for sure, those 45 men cutting deep. Take me to Rutterford, he'll know what to do. Do take me to Rutterford, do. Did you dream that it was over? The house was crowded and still. We're waiting for news, can you trouble the mayor, Rutterford's been through the mill. Take me to Rutterford, he'll know what to do. Do take me to Rutterford, do. I hear he's been sleeping, but he'll understand Fetch me the charts and the scans Take me to Rutterford, he'll know what to do Do take me to Rutterford, do
4.
39 Grams 03:11
Pour me some of the good stuff, be mindful not to choke You bring the Fizzy, sugar daddy. The Mountain Dew and coke Hit me with a heavy shot, I've got no time for lite. Let's get me busy, sugar daddy. I'm riding 7up tonight? I'm riding 7up tonight? 39 grams I've got the spoon and the cubes in my hand. 39 Grams I'll kick the can just as fast as I can. Get me to 39 grams I got the heart for this liquid candy, and still got all of my teeth You hook me up, sugar daddy Can you pay for the fructose relief? You hook me up, sugar daddy Can you pay for the fructose relief? 39 grams I've got the spoon and the cubes in my hand. 39 Grams I'll kick the can just as fast as I can. Get me to 39 grams It's the real thing, six million a day. Look up America, let's play. 39 grams I've got the spoon and the cubes in my hand. 39 Grams I'll kick the can just as fast as I can. Get me to 39 grams
5.
Brothers Fairchild and Marylebone Ties thicker than blood Their love for each other is as clear as the mud Here's to your health and the ladies we love Brothers Fairchild and Marylebone Ties thicker than blood. They take presidents and poets and those stand up guys too. Houdini keeps keeping those secrets from you. Voltaire and Count Basie gave nothing away Brothers Fairchild and Marylebone have come here to play. Are you a traveling man? Is this the third degree? Are we on a level? Let's just wait and see Are you a traveling man, my friend? Can you hold a brother up? The Christians we'll miss there are no Jesus creepers Patent shoes show the moon and the handshakes that greet us. Here's to your health and the ladies that care. Brothers Fairchild and Marylebone have nothing to share. Are you a traveling man? Is this the third degree? Are we on a level? Let's just wait and see Are you a traveling man, my friend. Can you hold a brother up? Here's to your health, your health in a song. Brothers Fairchild and Marylebone will always belong. Are you a traveling man? Is this the third degree? Are we on a level? Let's just wait and see Are you a traveling man, my friend? Can you hold a brother up? Can you hold a brother up?
6.
I can see you walking and I see your ants are crawling. Adam I just love your stadium stripes. You can see me flying and I know that youʼve been lying. Evie can you share those lonely nights? Evie can you share those lonely nights? Adams wants it greener, canʼt camouflage heʼs seen her. I have everything we need to get us high. I am no canteen cowboy, like your fanny bowser playboy. Evie can you see me flying by? Evie can you see me flying by? Dirk is not a bogey Heʼs ace and wears white socks. Dirk is never lonely. Heʼll Spike at three oʼclock. Heʼs not your Johnnie Johnson, Dirk is no poster boy, but Dirk will always take it on. This Tonka not a toy. Itʼs a little ostentatious, canʼt park in public places. Impractical for family holidays. But Evie have you seen me? If you have believe me. Evie we can struggle to the stars. Evie we can struggle to the stars. Dirk is not a bogey Heʼs ace and wears white socks. Dirk is never lonely. Heʼll Spike at three oʼclock. Heʼs not your Johnnie Johnson, Dirk is no poster boy, but Dirk will always take it on. This Tonka not a toy.
7.
Marcie I do, Stephanie who? I swear she means nothing to me. Iʼm not one of those boys, did your mother warn ya? Iʼm a clerical man from Blythe California. Linda and Lee donʼt make the cut. Now Bonny was crazy as hell. I will practice and preach, like the good lord will tell ya. Iʼm a clerical man from Blythe California. Iʼm a clerical man from Blythe California Monogamy has got the better of me. Twenty nine timeʼs on the spin. Monogamy will be the death of me. Monogamy blues fill mahogany pews Twenty nine times on the spin. Iʼve got boxes of toasters and monogrammed coasters, And a chow chow called Kiki DuRane. I canʼt help myself, so what can I tell ya. Iʼm a clerical man from Blythe California. A clerical man from Blythe California. Monogamy has got the better of me. Twenty nine timeʼs on the spin. Monogamy will be the death of me. Monogamy blues fill mahogany pews. Twenty nine times on the spin. I canʼt help myself, so what can I tell ya. Iʼm a clerical man from Blythe California.
8.
Dream Pharma 02:43
Bring me the burrito, hot sauce on the side. I havenʼt tasted freedom since 1985 Iʼve seen the invitation. Tightening the noose. Carson mixing cocktails. Letʼs shake this Calaboose. Charlie Baker Denver Row With Spider Murphy, little Joe Driving school and Pharma sow. Stop my heart Iʼm good to go. Charlie Baker Denver Row Stop my heart Iʼm good to go. Inside this mainline joint thereʼs nowhere I can hide. I miss the double bunk and the killer that I ride. I need Incarceration. Tightening the noose. Carson fixing cocktails. Let shake this Calaboose. Charlie Baker Denver Row With Spider Murphy, little Joe Driving school and Pharma sow. Stop my heart Iʼm good to go. Charlie Baker Denver Row Stop my heart Iʼm good to go. Tell the Boston shaker Iʼm ready for this juice. The Alabama Slammer always cuts me loose. Iʼve heard of intervention. Letʼs break this country club. Arizona stoner, who did it all for love. Arizona stoner, who did it all for love. Charlie Baker Denver Row With Spider Murphy, little Joe Driving school and Pharma sow. Stop my heart Iʼm good to go. Charlie Baker Denver Row Stop my heart Iʼm good to go.
9.
My good neighbour Sam showed me how it was done. Boy, that Saturday night kid was a blast. Lead me into the light, give a little direction. How long will this flower last? Lead me into the light, give a little direction. How long will this flower last? Last call for the Queen of the Hollywood extras. Last call to the Hollywood hills. Forget the bouquets and your trash accolades. Last call to the Hollywood hills. Thereʼs Rita and Ava, Elizabeth Taylor. Hey, those Kodachrome scenes blow my mind. Lead me into the light, I can take a direction. Those Hollywood flowers are mine. Lead me into the light, I can take a direction. Those Hollywood flowers are mine. Last call for the Queen of the Hollywood extras. Last call to the Hollywood hills. Forget the bouquets and your trash accolades. Last call to the Hollywood hills. Itʼs all about Eve and the whole town is talking. Man, you canʼt take it with you I guess. But if you shine a light I will follow direction. Is that what you always do Bess? But if you shine a light I will follow direction. Is that what you always do Bess? Last call for the Queen of the Hollywood extras. Last call to the Hollywood hills. Forget the bouquets and your trash accolades. Last call to the Hollywood hills. My good neighbour Sam was the last to be played. Ashes were scattered where flowers are laid. Tell me about all the scenes that we made. The scenes that we made. The scenes that we made. Last call for the Queen of the Hollywood extras. Last call to the Hollywood hills. Forget the bouquets and your phoney arse praise. Last call to the Hollywood hills. Last call to the Hollywood hills.
10.
Taking a dive in Columbia. The Bogata heat was to blame. Losing our wheels to those deals in the shade. I'm diving in Columbia. We had our diamond days. I hear you Bobby, it's true. Where did the all the medals go? Too busy counting peso. Surviving in Columbia Trying to make deals to return. Missing the speed that we burned. The Tango is all that we learned now it's over Fighting in the caco fields Escaping on these broken wheels Linda's home and she's wearing heels. I'm a liar in Columbia. Trying to make deals to return. Missing the speed that we burned. The Tango is all that we learned now it's over Did you ever get to see us fly? Maybe we were too fast. The turns, the fractures and burns will last. I'm leaving now Columbia Diving in Columbia Surviving in Columbia Lying in Columbia Dying in Columbia

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The 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco Essex, UK

In 1957, Harley Earl designed the most beautiful automobile the world would ever see.

By 1960 the tail-fin was all but extinct.

In 2013 Harley Earl appeared to Essex chancers David Myers and Malcolm Moore in a dream.

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