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by Lefty Jones Band

Folky, acoustic with countrified licks.
Genre: Folk: Modern Folk
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Deep Water
5:15 album only
2. Mud-Pie
3:07 album only
3. Rosarita Anita
3:31 album only
4. Church of the Rolling Pin
3:40 album only
5. All Grown-Up
4:39 album only
6. Candyman
3:21 album only
7. Old Testa Mints
3:03 album only
8. Little Big Horn Candy Corn
3:55 album only
9. Gypsy & the Gypsyologist
3:16 album only
10. Hands In Holes
4:34 album only
11. Piano Bomb
2:06 album only
12. Seven (For Lee)
2:21 album only
13. Prisoner of Love
2:59 album only
14. Every Little Tear
3:52 album only
15. Giddy-up Sideways
3:51 album only
16. Kid Blues
3:26 album only
17. More I Cannot Wish You
3:49 album only
18. Wish I Had A Dog Like That
4:21 album only
19. Down At The Depot
2:59 album only
20. The Long Lost Pap
5:36 album only


Album Notes
Very acoustical and maybe old-timey. There is a picture of Barry Cron and his dog, Boo, on the label. Both of them are now living on Hobo Island. Barry once gave me a bunch of poems he had stashed up in an old cigarette pack he kept in his pocket. In one of these poems he talks about "living in America...when the dice got rolled.."

Barry lived on Avenue A in New York City for several years before the gentrification of the East Village in the mid 90's. Gentrification pretty much ran over alot of the old time street people back then-- a conflict of interest you might say. And it definitely ran over Barry and Harry (Harry was Barry's later-on dog after Boo).

Harry had a habit of taking a bite outta yuppies, especially when they were giving Barry a hard time. These were hard-core republican spoiled aristocrat brats: they didn't like the homeless and the only welfare they believed in was the over-trickle effect from their parents' bank account. THEY took Harry away several times, and we managed to get him back, and then, eventually, both Barry and Harry just disappeared--vanished.

Either the cops took em both, or the yuppies leveraged them ... I don't know. But I like to think they're just living there on Hobo Island, like I said before. On that island, Barry gets to give out that big smile of his, and Harry gets a yuppie snack any old time he wants.



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