Tag: Fogelfoot

What’s A Few Sharks Between Bombs?


Great shipwrecks of the 20th century:
1. The U.S.S. Indianapolis
2. The Edmund Fitzgerald
3. Watership Down/The Ark of the Covenant

When the Edmund Fitzgerald Weighed Empty

Edmund Fitzgerald Uncle Tina

I am of a generation of men who spent their childhoods thinking Gordon Lightfoot’s “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” was the most badass song ever (the ladies in-waiting included C.W. McCall’s “Convoy,” “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” by the Charlie Daniels Band and, of course, Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man”). It was only later that …

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Super-Absorbent: A Song


How to make relationship decisions.

Big in Bremen at Club Fais Do Do

Lately I’ve been playing with a new band, Big in Bremen, whose work I can only describe as Wi-Fi-enabled Gypsy Music. I play trumpet and sing a couple songs (I enjoy singing “Streets of Laredo”). We perform songs in Russian and French, Mamas & Papas covers, and now and then a lesser-used song I wrote …

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tumblr_mazf71SL981rfshwo Both Tonight (lyrics by Marty Barrett, music by Fogelfoot) Slip into the restroom, Lady Watch all the debutantes take flight They’re jealous of your body… That roomy velvet pantsuit. Then you say, then you say,  “Why don’t you kill us both tonight?” Order off the menu, Woman I’ll make sure your lamb shank’s done …

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tumblr_m9u20ghZZL1rcjr1n 30stories30days: All you need to know about Los Angeles, by Fogelfoot.