A while ago, back in September of 2020, I had this small story of a heist gone awry rattlin’ around my head and I thought, well, how about putting it to tune? Maybe an instrumental from our production site at work. It just had to be something fast, a little manic. So, thus, my first attempt at doing such a thing (I’ve done a few others since) grabbing an instrumental and writing some lyrics to it. I will say, along with some added production elements for the theatre of it, that I thought it came out pretty nice in the telling of the story of the voice (who I will call Stevie – I know I’m so creative and original that way) and his friend Tommy and Stevie’s little brother, Billy.
Well recently, at the same site, in my search for something for a work commercial spot, I came across a bed that caught my ear, a short, bluesy rockin’ thing with a cool hook. Pretty much all just hook but still I liked it and I thought to another new tune and, while I was at it, another tune in the world of Stevie and his pal Tommy, drunk at a bar, with twins.
Some fun and shit that just makes me happy.
I also repurposed an opening from one of my parody tunes going back a ways just because I can and because it makes me laugh.
Tommy said wanna ask that one to dance
I said good luck but you knows you ain’t a chance
I said I wanna ask that one to dance
Tommy said back off I was first to glance
She’s looking at me, no she’s looking at you
She’s looking at you, no she’s looking at me
Now don’t make this another throwdown
Fightin’ over girl another go round
Cause I’ve owned you since k-town
Grab another beer and just go sit down
She said they want one of us to dance
Me or you they’ve only half a chance
She said we’re mean but it’s fun so give a glance
Ok your turn let’s put them on their pants
They don’t know it’s me, they don’t know it’s you
They don’t know it’s you, they don’t know it’s me
We really gotta stop playin’ this game
Momma she would be so angry plum ashamed
But this is how she grabbed Pa back in days
And Aunt Millie twin she did the same
Tommy am I think I might be seein’ two
Tommy said no drunk it ain’ta just you
Are there two one girl at table here
I don’t know man but I ain’t so clear
Just sit down boys let us buy you a beer
For Mom and Aunt Millie and a night be dear
Now how’s about’s by chance would you two like to dance?
Jesus Tommy, am I drunk or are there two of ‘em?