Think a Thing
Muddy Waters' Mannish Boy
of the Hook
recorded by Michael Louw @the Listening Society
I took the boy to a pizza joint and fed him
Last night I was intrigued by a bloom I've never
I'm in a place where I can just see the horizon
is headed towards me.
The pizza cost $3.50, and the pizza man's named
Did I see you just yesterday, running down the
Ain't it hard to imagine? Ain't it hard to explain?
Yesterday while I was working I was trying to
Ain't it a mystery? Ain't it inane?
Just this week I've been moving furniture instigating
Ain't it curious? Ain't it strange?
Love My Sisters (Yes, I Do)
I love my sisters. Yes, I do. Thats one thing
that will always be true.
Well, Maureen said "Man, you just gotta forget
her. Put her stuff in a crate and (woo) look at it later."
Well, Tina said "Man, Mike your beautiful,"
and Vicki said it too and she said it cuter.
Jennifer lives in room 304 shooting up heroin for the pain in her heart.
She walks like a lily blowing through the alley way with her head swaying
sadly and gentle hair falls,
Jennifer sits inthe window for hours watching the sunset, plucking a
Now a ll of you indians can wail your sorrow. All of you cowboys can
stand in your beer,
the Pink & Blue Puberty Bop (1987)
She's a china doll from the shopping mall in a herd of bulls from the
(chorus:)Oh, won't you be my valentine, babe, I got a heart on
my sleeve and a bar of soap.
Come boppin to me my nuclear gal. There's a revolutiond brewin' but
aren't we all.
(chorus)Build another balroom and paint the town again. she's a pokadot
helicopter in her bathroom
Lullabye (for 2 affections) (2000)
If I were a really good tailor I'd tailor make you something to wear.
If I was any good at shopping. I'd go out and buy you a really nice
If I was a lion of course I'd sit down and get ready to let out some
If I was Cinderella 'd invariably hook up with some lucky fella.
Mike has been playing live at El Cocal, the Cottage Bistro, and in
May, the Railway Club. Here's the cover for the listening society compilation:
7 printmaking methods 1997 the portrait ongoing the 3 minute portrait experiment (25 in a 3 day marathon)2003 the Carnegie Hall Sessions 2001 lil' nudes (paint on photograph of large life studies) 1997-2003 pen & ink drawings from t.v. 1994 "Rachmaninoff" & other Composers (very recent work in development) 2003 portrait of an artist as a young man (& other novels drawn by me) 2000-2002 paintings of C.R. Avery's "A Shotgun Wedding" 2002 the quick brown fox 2002 insurmountablemojo(4 songs) 2003 the diarial adventures of Mickey the Swan 2002 sha.la.la.la (the late 20th Century . Bop) 1988 a contribution to Jabbar Al Janabi's "Anu"2001 commercial work ongoing studies of bus stops 1988 studies of taverns 1988