The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #11353   Message #84302
Posted By: Mark Cohen
05-Jun-99 - 09:59 PM
Thread Name: I give up. What's a HOGEYE?
Subject: Lyr Add: THE BUG-EYE (Bob Kotta?)
I love discussions like this. It's like being at a song circle and a college seminar at the same time. Let me add a different note, with a "modified" version of The Hogeye Man that I learned from Bob Kotta in Seattle, who may or may not have written it. I have more in this genre if anyone's interested. If not, I'll keep quiet.


Oh the bug-eyed Sprite is the car for me
Goes zero to sixty in three point three

In a Bug-Eye
Where's the heater on a Bug-Eye?
Steady on the clutch of a Bug-Eye, oh
I want the Bug-Eye Sprite

Well it's fast and straight and steady in the curve
If you've got the guts it's got the nerve, in your Bug-eye...

I thought I heard my girlfriend say
That she'd go for a ride most any day, in a...

In a bug-eyed Sprite you can have great fun
But there's not enough room to get it on, in a...

I stripped the gears and I popped the clutch
At the end of the ride she thanked me much, in my...

Well nine long months had just passed by
When she came to me with a little Bug-Eye, in a...

And now the saddest part I'll tell
My little Bug-eye I had to sell, and a...

So now I'm married, I'm a family man
And I ride around in a beat-up van, not a...