What A Gal!

Clyde (left) and Susan and (right) Chuck

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First love

Way back in the fifth grade

A vivid classroom memory prevails

Chuck & I watching you

Pick your nose & roll your boogers into little balls

Then tossing them into the hair of Greg P

As he slept with his head on his desk

What a gal

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from

The Autobiographical Fantasies & Transformations Of

Rawclyde

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photo from Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

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Will You Still Need Me? Will You Still Feed Me?

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T’was a red hot brand

That singed my hide forever

When you passed me in your new Volvo

On College Avenue

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I was lollygagging along

In my brother’s ’56 Chevy

When you honked, waved, smiled

And accelerated as if a gust of wind

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I would have chased you down

But I was having a logical moment

No, I’d get a ticket &

You’d get away, so I didn’t

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The blond in the little white station wagon

Fresh out of high school & accelerating

A sight to behold, a flash

A photo forever in my mind

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I finally caught up to you at 64

A remnant of yesteryear

Bee-bopping in the kitchen making me breakfast

A plate of nourishment piled a mile high

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Rawclyde!

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photo

Buffalo Bill Cody

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Waiting For The Bus

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Here come the bus!

Here come the bus!

We’re ready to ride

God bless us!

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Try not to cuss

Try not to fuss

Manners are a must

When yer boardin’ de bus

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We don’t know each other

Shut-up, brother

Excuse me, sister

Muzzle your mother

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Don’t be afraid

To slap that brat

We won’t report you

Give me back me old hat

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Would you like to buy it?

It’s a hundred dollar hat

It fits right here

Yes, my head’s kinda fat

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My baby said I gotta go

She surely know

This old tramp

Movin’ kind a slow

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Yes, you may sit here

Give her room please

A pretty woman

Smooth shoulder tease

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Pullin’ down me brim

Ready to sleep the whole way

Oops, my head’s tilting over

Didn’t mean to stray

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 Ridin’ the bus!

Ridin’ the bus!

We been waiting so long

God bless us!

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Rawclyde!

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