Guys Named Captain

Album: Here and Now (2020)
  • Guys named Captain are, always characters
    Livin' by the water, somewhere in the Americas
    South or Central, or some Virgin Island
    Barefoot and sun-kissed, always smilin'

    Guys named Captain aren't haters, they're lovers
    Livin' life large, but largely undercover
    Dive bars and cocktails, waitresses and tall tales
    Chasin' the sun, run aground a full sail like

    Captain Outrageous, and Captain Tony
    I paint around a sailor, old Key West cronies
    Floatin' on the breeze, the salt of the sea
    Ornery, tattooed and laughin'
    Guys named Captain

    Casanovas and entrepreneurs
    Full of bravado, that's half the allure
    The wink of the eye, a shadowy past
    Laughlines from blowin' smoke up your glass

    Like Captain Blind, Captain Kid
    Mutiny on the bounty, loose cannons in the wind
    Buccaneers, with nothing to fear
    He'll go down with the ship, last man standin'
    Guys named Captain

    Guys named Captain have, sons and daughters
    Flesh and blood, like my father
    Captain Vick, who played the mandolin
    And when they're gone, man you miss them
    Guys named Captain

    Guys named Captain Writer/s: James Thomas Slater
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Diana from IlCaptain Vic who played the mandolin, was the late father of the man who wrote this song, John Hobbs.
  • Robp from ColoradoWho's Captain Vic who played the Mandolin?
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