Andy Hawk & The Train Wreck Endings
2010-06-11
Andy Hawk

Lyrics

Fabulous Moolah came to my hometown

She’d wrestle for your heart and soul and leave ‘em all facedown

Killem Gillem came along and jumped into the ring

She hit the bell and gave ‘em hell and Moolah took a swing

 

Moolah slapped her made-up face and headed for the ropes

She bounced around, took Killem down, we thought she had no hope

Killem Gillem grabbed some hair and showed it to the crowd

We cheered and screamed and, man, it seemed that some of us meowed

 

CHORUS

                Lipstick and dynamite

                Flying through the air to join the fight

                Lipstick and dynamite

                I could watch you roll around all night

 

Killem Gillem pulled a move and ended up on top

She climbed as far as she could go and did a belly-flop

Moolah ducked and held her luck and took old Gillem down

She wrapped her leg and made her beg and kept her champion’s crown

 

She waved goodbye, the crowd all sighed as Moolah lef the stage

Soaked in sweat and cigarettes we staggered in a daze

They took off for another town before we stormed the bus

They blew kisses in the air, we swore they were for us

 

CHORUS

 

One, two, three, you’re counted out

One, two, three, beyond a doubt, I love

 

CHORUS

 

Andy Hawk – vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion

Chuck Bordelon – bass, drums

Steve DeVries – banjo, electric guitar, backing vocals

Branden Hickman – percussion

Andy Hawk & The Train Wreck Endings
2010-06-11
Andy Hawk

Lyrics

The typewriter suffers again and again

Ain’t got no money, but, man, I got rain

I came to the place where they said it all flows

But the card-reader said that I’m dead

I thought New Orleans was a place to hide

But my mask turned the green light to red

I thought New Orleans was a place to hide

But the blank pages found me instead

 

I walk through the streets, shirt soaked to the skin

I live out of focus and drink with my sins

Musicians move on and the artists starve

and the novelists just miss the mark

I thought New Orleans was a place to hide

But the neon can’t pierce the dark

I thought New Orleans was a place to hide

But reality grounded the lark

 

So here, I seek my fate / and here, I’m lost in place

 

I pass the used people, used books, and used flowers

I think of used love and a life’s wasted hours

Being lost and crazy ain’t so bad

If it can be that way undisturbed

I thought New Orleans was a place to hide

But I guess I got some things to learn

I thought New Orleans was a place to hide

If I can go I’ll never return

 

This town’s full of poets and no poetry

We’re nothing but bottles and bums and TV

I doubt that I’ll ever get out of this place

And it haunts me like rattling chains

I thought New Orleans was a place to hide

But I’m naked and out on the plains

I thought New Orleans was a place to hide

But the tigers have found me again

 

Andy Hawk – vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, piano

Chuck Bordelon – bass

Steve DeVries – mandolin

Andy Hawk & The Train Wreck Endings
2010-06-11
Andy Hawk

Lyrics

My, my, it’s been a long, long time

since you wove a thread through everything of mine

You held my hand out by the willow tree

My, my, the world was smiling back at me

 

Every day’s a happy stranger holding clues

When we meet, the serenader sings, “I  love you – I love you.”

 

My, my, we’re spinning ‘round and ‘round

dancing in a circle, never touching ground

My, my, I’m older than you make me feel

I can say I’ve never left the Ferris wheel

 

The old, familiar path seems new again

We can walk hand in hand ‘til we reach the end – it’s new again

 

My, my, it’s been a long, long time

since you wove a thread through everything of mine

 

Andy Hawk – vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion, keyboard

Chuck Bordelon – bass, lead guitar, drums

Paul Bordelon – rhythm guitar

Shane Borders – vocals, backing vocals

Andy Hawk & The Train Wreck Endings
2010-06-11
Andy Hawk

Lyrics

We would take the watercolor path

And we’d run in rain like acrobats

Took a drive out to the ocean waves

As we wrote the stories of our days

 

Ghosts of summer sun / ghosts of summer sun

 

Once upon a time, or maybe twice

I swear those postcards came to life

And though September always stung

We held the ghosts of summer sun

 

Ghosts of summer sun / ghosts of summer sun

 

Time went by like a hurricane parade

Not sure that we knew we couldn’t stay

 

Copper-colored sunsets take me back

When a day was love and long laugh-tracks

Every night felt like a hole-in-one

As we made the ghosts of summer sun

 

Ghosts of summer sun / ghosts of summer sun

 

Andy Hawk – vocals, acoustic guitar

Chuck Bordelon – bass

Sean Cunningham – backing vocals

Branden Hickman – drums

Allen Kave – electric guitars

 

Andy Hawk & The Train Wreck Endings)
2010-06-11
Andy Hawk

Lyrics

Despite what you might see, babe, I swear I’m Superman

Ain’t too much wrong with me – babe, I swear I’m Superman

And if you stop your laughing soon, you could be my Lois Lane

 

Daily Planet’s closing down, so now I have a little time

Let’s leave this no-horse town – we’d fly but I ain’t got a dime

But if you let me share your change, you could be my Lois Lane

 

If you would be my Lois Lane

we’d spend the weekends on my cape

If you would be my Lois Lane

I’d fix my glasses with some tape

If you would be my Lois Lane

 

Won’t use my X-ray eyes – oh, girl, I’ll try to be polite

But I’m feeling kind of weak – girl you must be Kryptonite

If you can handle all the fame, you could be my Lois Lane

 

If you would be my Lois Lane

I’d never show off or race a train

If you would be my Lois Lane

we’d find a phone booth and we’d change

If you would be my Lois Lane

 

Andy Hawk – vocals, acoustic guitars, keyboards, percussion

Chuck Bordelon – bass, drums

Steve DeVries – electric guitar, backing vocals

Andy Hawk & The Train Wreck Endings)
2010-06-11
Andy Hawk

Lyrics

Strippers in Toledo off Highway 51

got nothing on you, bad girl, they’re just part of the fun

Peeling Reptileland in Pennsylvania’s fine

We’ll drive through Kansas to the largest ball of twine

 

Oh, how we love another tourist trap

grab the cooler and we’ll head on back

Another roadside attraction

 

South of Border went to Pedroland

Met Elvis the monkey at Affie’s Ice Cream stand

Took my picture at Four Corners, USA

Well, I had parts of me in all them different states

 

Oh, how we love another tourist trap

Grab the cooler and we’ll head on back

Another roadside attraction

 

There’s a price to pay for being alive

You’ll never shake it if you duck and dive

But if you don’t go, you will never arrive

The land rolls on like the ocean meets the sky

Nothing wrong with always wondering why

Another roadside attraction

 

I read that Jesus came back, they put him in a cage

And for a ticket price you can drive through and get saved

 

we’re so lost we’ll never need a map

leave the cooler, we ain’t heading back

another roadside attraction

another roadside attraction

another roadside attraction

 

Andy Hawk – vocals, percussion

Chuck Bordelon – bass

Steve DeVries – keyboards, electric guitar

Lisa Fiorilli - Saxophone

Gary Rudinsky – electric guitar effects

Andy Hawk & The Train Wreck Endings
2010-06-11
Andy Hawk

Lyrics

Welcome to Havana, Mr. Hemingway

La Floridita waits

The daiquiris are flowing strange

The hour’s growing late

 

We’ll talk about the Great DiMaggio

And undefeated eyes

And then we’ll take Pilar and head to see

A fool’s paradise

 

Maybe tomorrow, in room 511

You’ll write the pain away, and find the sun

 

Stay in Havana, Mr. Hemingway

We hate to see you go

I hope you find your answers

Up in Idaho

 

Maybe tomorrow you’ll change your mind

Let’s drink on it, and you’ll be fine

 

Andy Hawk – vocals, acoustic guitars, keyboards, percussion

Chuck Bordelon – bass

Steve DeVries – classical guitar

Andy Hawk & The Train Wreck Endings
2010-06-11
Andy Hawk

Lyrics

I said, “I’m leaving, pretty baby.”

She said she said, “I’m leaving,” first

Well, who’s to say where the truth may lie

When it all goes in reverse

Everyday it changes, and it keeps on getting worse

 

I could read it in her movements

But I’d rather paraphrase

She left like turning off a light switch

Now it’s dark all day

Everyday it changes, and I’ll never find a way

 

Now I’m walking through this town

That’s never seen a neon light

It’s hard to see straight when your world is upside down

And you’re just a satellite

Everyday it changes, but I’ll feel the same tonight

 

Sleepless in the early hours

Wooden sighs and splintered thoughts

My memory’s just a television show

That I hate but can’t help watch

Everyday it changes, and it’s got me tied in knots

 

Andy Hawk – vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, percussion

Chuck Bordelon – bass

Gary Rudinsky – electric guitar

 

Andy Hawk & The Train Wreck Endings
2010-06-11
Andy Hawk

Lyrics

She’s a wheel like the wind and she’s rolling all night long
She’s a wheel like the wind and she’s rolling all night long
She’ll sweep you right along and you can hope to just hold on

She’s the sun coming up in the middle of the night
She’s the sun coming up in the middle of the night
A sunny hurricane makes you want to fly your kite

She’s a wheel with heartbreak eyes
You can feel her lies
She’s the sunshine who brings the rain
She’ll blind you and blow away
She’s a wheel like the wind and she’s rolling out of sight

She’s a wheel like the wind and she’ll hit the old highway
She’s a wheel like the wind and she goes and can’t explain
The room is twice as empty when she left as when she came

She’s a wheel with heartbreak eyes
You can feel her lies
She’s the sunshine who brings the rain
She’ll blind you and blow away
She’s a wheel like the wind and she’s rolling out of sight

 

Andy Hawk – vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion

Chuck Bordelon – bass

Steve DeVries – piano, backing vocals

Lisa Fiorilli - saxophone

Branden Hickman – drums

Andy Hawk & The Train Wreck Endings
2010-06-11
Andy Hawk

Lyrics

She said that holding on’s no answer

That she was only passing through

She said, “I’ll meet you in the shadows, babe, if that’s OK with you,

‘cause shadows are the only thing that’s true.”

 

“I move to keep my life wide open

I don’t tie laces on my shoes

But rest assured, I swear, my lord, I’ll always think of you

And our blue rendezvous / and our blue rendezvous”

 

Blue rendezvous, only me and you

We’ll see it through, don’t you know it’s true

No, it ain’t goodbye, ‘cause you’re still in my mind

Blue rendezvous / blue, blue rendezvous

 

She said, “The open road’s not easy,

But, man, it saved my life a time or two

Well, you stay there and I’ll go where tomorrow takes me to –

I’ll miss our blue rendezvous – I’ll miss our blue rendezvous

 

Blue rendezvous, only me and you

We’ll see it through, don’t you know it’s true

No, it ain’t goodbye, ‘cause you’re still in my mind

Blue rendezvous / blue rendezvous

 

Andy Hawk – vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion

Steve DeVries – bass, mandolin, dobro, keyboards

 

Andy Hawk & The Train Wreck Endings
2010-06-11
Andy Hawk

Lyrics

I’d like to hide inside the shadow of your smile
I’d like to love you, even if it’s just a while
Your breath stirs up the dust that settled in my heart
And stitches all the times I cut myself apart / cut myself apart

And if you leave this lonely, love-affair charade
You’ll always be a song played in my big parade
And that’s the only thing that I can guarantee
That all that’s left behind will be a part of me
‘cause it’s what you take away / it’s what you take away

Let’s stop running for a while to embrace what we’ll leave behind
Then I’ll touch what’s no longer there and make it mine

The beat of breaking waves and sunlight’s last hurrah
New Year’s Eve in Times Square, down to Mardi Gras
Every story behind most every face
Is written on my soul and cannot be erased / cannot be erased

And when your voice begins to fade to pantomime
And I don’t remember how I started drinking wine
I won’t know where you are but that’ll be OK
It’s not what’s gone, you know, it’s what you take away

 

Andy Hawk – vocals, piano, keyboards, percussion

Chuck Bordelon – bass, classical guitar

 

 

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