Weasel And The White Boys Cool

Album: Rickie Lee Jones (1979)

Songfacts®:

  • A track from the first Rickie Lee Jones album (the one that earned her a Grammy Award for Best New Artist), "Weasel And The White Boys Cool" uses characters to tell a story based on real people in her life. This song is unusual in that she used a real name: "Sal" is Sal Bernardi, a good friend who became her romantic partner after the album was released. The story though, is made up.
  • Jones wrote this song with Alfred Johnson, a keyboard player who also wrote the song "Company," recorded by Dianne Reeves.

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