Jug Band Music

Album: Daydream (1966)
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  • I was down in Savannah
    Eatn' Cream and Bananas
    When the heat just made me faint
    I began to get cross eyed
    I thought I was lost
    I'd begun to see things as they ain't.
    As the relatives gathered to see what's the matter
    The doctor came to see was I fine.
    But the doctor said give him jug band music,
    It seems to make him feel just fine.

    I was told a little tail about a skinny as a rail
    L.A. put cowboy with a headache
    He was hung up in the desert swappin' rats
    And tryn' ta get a drink of water with his knees gettin' mud caked
    And I'll tell you and acceptance how he stumbled into Memphis Tennessee
    Lookin' hard and gettin' dust baked.
    We gave I'm little water, a little bit of wine
    He opened up his eyes but they didn't seem to shine
    And the doctor said give him jug band music
    It seems to make him feel just fine

    So if you ever get sickly
    Get sister run quickly to the dusty closet shelf
    And pull out a washboard, and play a guitar chord
    And do a little do it yourself.
    Call on your neighbors to put down their labors
    And come and play the hardware in time
    Cause the doctor said give him jug band music
    It seems to make him feel just fine

    I was floatin' in the ocean
    Greased with suntan lotion
    When I got wiped out by a beach boy
    He was surfin' when he hit me but jumped off his board to get me
    And he dragged me by the armpit like a child's toy
    As we staggerd into land with all the waiters eatn' sandwiches
    We tried to mooch a towel from the hoi poloi
    He emptied out his eardrums, I emptied out mine
    And everybody knows that the very last line is
    The doctor said give him jug band music
    It seems to make him feel just fine

    And the doctor said give him jug band music
    It seems to make him feel just fine. Writer/s: JOHN SEBASTIAN
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, CARLIN AMERICA INC
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Comments: 2

  • Barbintheboonies from WashingtonI am looking for a CD I lost that had 24 Loving Spoonful songs, or more. One I really enjoyed was about a guy who always did the wrong thing. I can't remember it.
  • NormMaybe the Even Dozen Jug Band had something to do with it.
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