Mekong

Album: Fizzy Fuzzy Big and Buzzy (1996)
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  • Barkeep
    Another Mekong please
    Yes of course, you can keep the change
    A new glass here for this new friend of mine
    Forgive me, I've forgot your name
    Flip a coin
    What shall we talk about
    Heads I tell the truth
    Tails I lie

    I came all the way
    From Taipei today
    Now Bangkok's pouring rain
    And I'm going blind again
    And I ain't seen my girl
    In fifteen thousand miles

    Is it true
    It's always happy hour here
    If it is I'd like to stay a while
    And as cliche as it sounds
    I'd like to raise another round
    And if you bottles empty
    Help yourself to mine
    Thank you for your time
    And here's to life

    Barkeep
    We need to go around again
    One for me and what's his name
    My new best friend
    Deal me in
    And I'll pick my cards up off the floor
    I'll see my lucky coin
    And raise a pack of lies

    Smile to the girl at the door
    Another 4 dollar whore
    But don't look her in the eyes
    She'll break your heart

    We came all the way
    From Taipei today
    Now Bangkok's pissin' rain
    And we're going blind again
    And I ain't seen my girl
    In fifteen thousand miles

    Is it true
    It's always happy hour here
    If it is I'd like to stay a while
    And as cliche as it sounds
    I'd like to raise another round
    And if you bottles empty
    Help yourself to mine
    Thank you for your time
    And here's to life

    Is it true
    It's always happy hour here
    If it is I'd like to stay a while
    And as cliche as it sounds
    I'd like to raise another round
    And if you bottles empty
    Help yourself to mine
    Thank you for your time
    And here's to life Writer/s: BRIAN BLUSH, ROGER CLYNE, ARTHUR "BUDDY" EDWARDS, PAUL H. NAFFAH
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Louis from New YorkThe lyrics are very touching.
    I find myself listening to this daily.
    May Mike Rest In Peace.
  • Cliff from Minneapolis, MnMekong whiskey was made in 1941 by James Hanzatko. After he died his friend Peter Sawyer continued brewing it.-- Effin great song --
  • Nick from Holbrook, NyHi Songfacts:You say Mekong whiskey was created by James Hanzatko, a Chinese entrepreneur, and his partner Peter Sawer, in 1985. Are you sure it was 1985?I drank Mekong back in the early 70's in Thailand during my Army days there. Sawadee,Nick
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