Summer Alone in New York City

by The Taoist Cowboys

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Recorded by Kevin Crothers. Mixed and mastered by Bryan Lay.
Bob McCluskey - Vocals, Guitar.
Scott Carpenter - Guitar.
Brad Deaton - Bass.
Jeff Bills - Drums.

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When I call your name, Babe.
I feel the sadness.
I long for happiness, and to see you in your dress.

Walkin' down a sidestreet.
I thought I saw Lou Reed.
Pen and paper in his hand.
Bayonets sticking out of his raybans.

Thought I saw my Mommy.
Thought I saw my Daddy.
Down in town at the Fish Market.
But they're only in my mind.

In the middle of the summer.
I thought I saw Graham Parker.
In a sequined parka.
Squeezing out sparks like a sparkler.

Thought I saw Ace Frehley.
Riding in a taxi.
With a wicked woman by his side saying, "Where are we?"

When I think of your name, Sugarpop.
I feel the sadness.
I long for hapiness.
And to see you, see in your dress.

All the way from Ireland.
Thought I saw Van the Man.
Looking for a Jelly Roll.
But bagels are all they sold.

There's more bands than people here.
There's more actors than actors here.
And nobody speaks English here.
I stole that line cause Tom's not here.
He's with the kids in Disneyland.
He's the only rock actor I can stand.

I want to think I see you.

And I go up and kiss her, until i realized...

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released July 1, 2015

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The Taoist Cowboys Knoxville, Tennessee

The Taoist Cowboys were a garage band based in the heart of Fort Sanders in Knoxville, TN circa 1988-1992. Bob McCluskey was the principle songwriter and played guitar. Fellow guitarist Scott Carpenter also wrote songs as did bassist Brad Deaton. Jeff Bills played drums. ... more

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