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Jessie's Jig and Other Favorites

  1. Door Number Three
  2. Blue Umbrella
  3. This Hotel Room
  4. Spoon River
  5. Jessie's Jig (Rob's Romp, Beth's Bounce)
  6. It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
  7. I Can't Sleep
  8. Moby Book
  9. Lookin' For Trouble
  10. Mama Don't Allow It
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Door Number Three

Goodman/Jimmy Buffett Steve Goodman - Vocals, Accoustic Guitar Sheldon Ira Plotkin - Drums Vassar Clements - Fiddle John Burns - Electric Guitar Sieve Burgh - Electric Guitar Winnie Winston - Pedal Steel Guitar Hugh McDonald - Electric Bass Jeff Guicheon - Piano Raun MacKinnon - Harmony and Background Vocals Bonnie Koloc & Diane Holmes - Background Vocals I took a wrong turn, but it was a right turn My turn to have me a ball The boys at the shop told me where to stop If I wanted to play for it all But I didn't know I'd find her on day-time TV 'Cause my world lies waiting behind door number three Now I don't want what Jay's got on his table Or the box Carol Merril points to on the floor But I'll hang out just as long as I am able Until I can unlock that lucky door Well she's no big deal to most folks, but she's everything to me 'Cause my whole world lies behind door number three 'Ain't it hard to realize He's not selling any alibis When he stares into the vacuum of your eyes And says. . . Do you wanta make a deal' They found us in the lost and found Love is blind but now I see That my whole world lies waiting behind door number three Yes, my whole wodd lies waiting behind door number three '* Quote used from Bob Dylon 'Like A Rolling Stone' Big Ears Music/Red Pajamas Music (ASCAP); ABC Dunhill Music (BMI) c1965 M. Whitmork & Sons (ASCAP) Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Blue Umbrella

John Prine Steve Goodman -Vocals, Accoustic Guitar Hugh McDonald - Electric Bass John Bums - Electric Guitar Winnie Winston - Pedal Steel Guitar Jeff Gutcheon - Piano Saul Broudy - Harmonica Abby Newton - Cellos Sheldon Ira Plotkin - Drums and Percussion Bonnie Koloc - Background Vocals Feelings are strange 'specially when they come true, And I had a feeling that you'd be leaving soon, So I tried to rearrange all my emotions, But it seems the same - no matter what I do. Blue Umbrella, rest upon my shoulder, And hide the pain while the rain makes up my mind, Well, my feet are wet from thinking this thing over, It's been so long since I felt the warm sunshine. Just give me one good reason, And I promise I won't ask you any more, Just give me one extra season, So I can figure out the other four. The day-time makes me wonder why you left me, The night-time makes me wonder what I said, The next time all the words I'd like to plan on, The lost time was the only thing you said. Walden Music, lnc.lsour Gropes Music (ASCAP)

This Hotel Room

Steve Goodman Steve Goodman -Vocals, Accoustic Guitar Steve Burgh - Acousftc Guitar Hugh McDonald - Electric Bass Sheldon lm Plotkin - Drums Jeff Gutcheon - Piano Jethro Burns - Mandolin Jack The Bear - Cornets Ken Bloom - Boss Clarinet, Clarinet This hotel room's got a lot of stuff, A laundry bag and a shoe-shine cloth, Thirty-two hangers, and a touch-tone phone, With a light that comes on, when I ain't home. I ain't home, I ain't home, you better leave a message, 'Cause I ain't home. They got an air conditioner for when I'm hot And a radiator for when I'm not Two big chairs siffin' side by side With the Holy Bible and the TV Guide. TV Guide, TV Guide, great god almighty, It's a TV Guide. I got a second story view from curb to curb I got a sign that says do not disturb A monogram towel and a bucket of ice. A chest of drawers and a mirror that lies. A mirror that lies; a mirror that lies. That can't be me and it's a mirror that lies. They got a room service menu for food and drink, A porcelain throne and aluminum sink, Two big pillows to rest my head, And magic fingers on a king size bed Put in the quarter, turn out the light Magic fingers make you feel all right. Feel all right, feel all right, Magic fingers make you feel all right. This old hotel's all right with me They pay the postage if you lose the key This hotel room's got a lot of stuff But I believe I've had enough. I called my baby, said don't you pout I'm packin' my bags and I'm checkin' out Just as soon as you hang up the telephone Stick a candle in the window I'm comin' home Comin' home, comin' home, Stick a candle in the window I'm comin' home. Big Ears Music/Red Pajamas Music (ASCAP)

Spoon River

Mike Smith Steve Goodman -Vocals, Accouslic Guitar Hugh McDonald - Electric Bass Jethro Burns - Mandolin Saul Broody - Harmonica Ken Bloom - - Banduras Ron MacKinnon - Organ and Background Vocals Abby Newton - Cellos Bonnie Koloc & Diane Holmes - Background Vocals All of the river boat gamblers are losing their shirts All of the brave union soldier boys sleep in the dirt But you know and I know, there never was reason to hurt All of our lives were entwined to begin with, Here in spoon river. All of the calico dresses, the gingham and lace, Are up in the attic with Grandfather's derringer case, There's words whispered down in the parlour, a shadowy face, The morning is heavy with one more beginning, Here in spoon river. Come to the dance, Mary Perkins, I like you right well, The union's preserved, if you listen you'll hear all the bells, There must be a heaven, God knows that I've seen most of hell, My rig is outside, come and ride through the morning, Here in spoon river. Bird Avenue Publishing Co. (BMI)

Jessie's Jig
(Rob's Romp, Beth's Bounce)

Steve Goodman/Bill Swofford Steve Goodman -Vocals, Acoustic Guitar Bill Swofford - Acoustic Guitar Saul Broody - Harmonica Jethro Bums - Mandolin Vassar Clements - Fiddle Hugh McDonald - Electric Bass Sheldon Ira Plotkin - Drums Big Ears Music/Red Pajamas Music (ASCAP)

It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

Billy Mayhew Steve Goodman -Vocals, Accoustic Guitar Just be sure when you say 'I love you' It's a sin to tell a lie. Millions of hearts have been broken, Just because these words were spoken. I love you, yes, I do, I love you. If you break my heart I'll die. (1 st Chorus) Be sure it's true, when you say, 'I love you" It's a sin to tell a lie. (2nd Chorus) So be sure it's true, when you soy, 'I love you" It's a sin to tell a lie! Be sure it's a lie! Bregman, Vocco and Conn, Inc. (ASCAP) Copyright renewed 1960 by Bregman, Vocco and Conn, Inc. (ASCAP) Used by permission. All rights reserved.

I Can't Sleep

Steve Goodman Steve Goodman -Vocals, Acoustic Guitar Sheldon lra Plotkin - Drums Hugh McDonald - Electric Bass Jeff Gutcheon - Piano and Organ Steve Burgh - Tremolo Guitar John Burns - Eledfic Guitar Jethro Burns - Mandolin Ken Bloom - Tenor Saxophones Saul Broudy - Harmonica Ron MacKinnon, Diane Holmes & Bonnie Koloc - Background Vocals Last night I stayed up late to watch the sunrise It afforded a wonderful view Count the sheep till I cry Count the times you said goodbye I can't sleep when I can't sleep with you There's no need to think you'd remember A love like some forgotten I.O.U. I've been watchin' the dawn Every night since you're gone And I can't sleep when I can't sleep with you Oh babe I'm so lonely Now I'm wonderin' what I'm gonna do All of my life I've been dreamin' a sweet dream How was I to know that dream was you Last night I stayed up late to watch the sunrise And I'll stay up late tomorrow night, too Count the sheep till I cry Count the times you said goodbye And I can't sleep when I can't sleep with you Oh babe I'm so lonely Now I'm wonderin' what I'm gonna do You don't have to wake me when it's over Now I know I can't get over you Last night I stayed up late to watch the sunrise And I'll stay up late tomorrow night, too Hear that early bird call Ain't it hard when you fall And I can't sleep when I can't sleep with you Big Ears Music/Red Pajamas Music (ASCAP)

Moby Book

Steve Goodman/David Amram Steve Goodman -Vocals, Acoustic Guitar Hugh McDonald - Elecirk Boss Sheldon lra Plotkin - Drums John Burns - Electric Guitar Jeff Gutcheon - Piano Steve Burgh - Electric Guitar and Dobro Guitar Saul Broudy - Electric Harp Call me Ishmael Ishmael is my name Call me Ishmael Ishmael is my name And I served under Captain Ahab And I sailed in Bounding Maine Ahab walked out that deck And he said unto his men 'Til we spot that great white whale We will not sail home again And he took out a gold coin And he nailed it to the tree Says this coin belongs to the man Who spots the whale that took my leg from me Forty days at sea, forty days and forty nights We took many a whale my boys... But not one great white whale in sight Hear that lookout holler - oh there she blows Lower the boats And over the side we go Queequeg threw that first harpoon Ahab threw another Starbuck threw a third And the boat capsized in the water Now that great white whale is the biggest I ever did see And I pray oh Lord Won't you save for me Oh the sea gets boilin' And makes a mournful sound The Peaquod was lost And many a man did drown Black blood comes from that white whale What's that I see Ahab ride that whale's tail And when I woke up on a British Man O' War I made a vow to the moon and stars I would go to sea no more Call me Ishmael Ishmael is my name I served under Captain Ahab Out on the Bounding Maine Big Ears Music/Red Pajamas Music (ASCAP)

Lookin' For Trouble

Steve Goodman Steve Goodman -Vocals, Accoustic Guitar Hugh McDonald - Bass Saul Broudy - Harmonicas The first time you take a drink It makes you spit & sputter Shiver and shutter Mumble and mutter But the next one tastes so sweet It makes you want another And now you're drinkin' all the time If you're lookin' for trouble Trouble will find you Trouble will find you Trouble will find you Don't go lookin' for trouble Trouble will find you And you sure don't have to look too hard The first time you shade the truth You want to run and hide Your tongue gets tied Your throat gets dry And you start thinkin' that no one maybe knows you lied And now you're shady all the time Don't go lookin' for trouble Trouble will find you And you sure don't have to look too hard Trouble will pin a tail on you And follow you around And catch you when your number is up And when your guard is down The first time you fall in love And the skies are sunny She calls you honey Your jokes are funny Then she reminds you she was only in it for the money And now you're drinkin' all the time Don't go lookin' for trouble Trouble will find you Trouble will find you Deaf, dumb, & blind You don't go lookin' for trouble Let me remind you You sure don't have to look too hard Trouble in your own backyard Big Ears MusicIRed Pajamas Music (ASCAP)

Mama Don't Allow It

Charles "Cow Cow" Davenport/Sammy Cahn Steve Goodman - Vocals, Accoustic Guitar Hugh McDonald - Electric Bass Sheldon Ira Plotkin - Drums Jethro Burns - Mandolin Carl Martin - Mandolin and Vocals Ted Bogan - Acoustic Guitar Howard Armstrong - Fiddle Jeff Gutcheon - Piano Anne-Rachel Music Corp. (ASCAP)
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