© 2011 by John Cook
by J Dale Cook Music / BMI
Inspired by my dear friend,
all words & music © 2005
by John Cook
published by J Dale Cook Music /
The old saying about making sausages / laws applies to
--- if you know what went into it, it's ruined for you. But,
make an exception for this tune.
The first verse of this song is, almost word-for-word, a standup comedy
joke I used to do. But, one night I put some minor chords
behind it and it became the most searing, depressing blues lyrics I
ever wrote! For pretentious navel gazers who like to analyze
lyrics and theorize about comedy / tragedy, this is probably pretty
I liked the joke and love the song.