Lyrics

Lyrics by David Greenberger
Music by: Phil Kaplan (1), Sean Slade (2), Chandler Travis (3), others as indicated
Title line is followed by the song’s performer and its release

“Air, Running Backwards” (3)
Chandler Travis: Ivan in Paris (Sonic Trout CD, 1998)
Chandler Travis Three-O: Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015) VIDEO

“All in a Day” (3)
Chandler Travis: Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)

“Around the World” (Keith Veshecco)
Scotland Yard Fantasy: unrecorded (1969)

“Baby, Come Get Your Cat” (3)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Let’s Have a Pancake (Sonic Trout CD, 2000), Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)

“Bad Day” (1)
Men & Volts: The Mule (Shimmy Disc LP, 1987)

“Bad Luck Bye Bye” (1)
Men & Volts: The Mule (Shimmy Disc LP, 1987)
Men & Volts: Breathe on the Living (various artists compilation) (Locust Records, 3LP set, 1989)

“Band Fight” (3)
The Incredible Casuals: Your Sounds (Caraway/Japan CD, 2005; Target Earth/Japan 7” 45), World Championship Songs (Iddy Biddy CD, 2007)

“Barely Nothing Wrong” (1)
Men & Volts: Honeymoon Luggage (Wigwax LP, 2014)
The Incredible Casuals: Nature Calls (Target Earth/Japan CD, 2006)

“Barnyard in Orbit” (3)
The Incredible Casuals: The Future Will Be Better Tomorrow (Iddy Biddy CD, 2000)

“Big Bad Mood” (1)
Men & Volts: Cheer Up (50 Skidiliion Watts CD & cassette, 1990) AUDIO

“Big Idea” (3)
Chandler Traavis: unrecorded

“Birdman” (Terry Adams)
NRBQ: NRBQ (Rounder CD, 1999)
(originally writtten and recorded for the never completed Cartoon Network show Diggin’ Uncle Birdman)

“Boomtown” (1)
Men & Volts: Boomtown (Wigwax LP, 2014)
Men & Volts: Cheer Up (50 Skidillion Watts CD & cassette, 1990) AUDIO

“Brains & Bone” (1)
Men & Volts: Tramps in Bloom (New Rose/France LP, 1985; Iridescence LP, 1986; Wigwax LP, 2014)

“By the Way” (3)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Waving kissyhead Vol. 2 & 1 (Iddy Biddy CD, 2017)

“Calling Me Back Home” (3)
Chandler Travis: After She Left (Sonic Trout CD, 2009), Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015) AUDIO

“Catbirds Say Yeah” (3)
Catbirds: Catbirds Say Yeah (Iddy Biddy CD, 2012)

“Changing Names” (3)
Catbirds: Catbirds Say Yeah (Iddy Biddy CD, 2012)

“Charlie Brannock’s Device” (1)
Men & Volts: Object Lessons: Songs About Products (Beer Frame CD, 1998)

“Cheer Up” (1)
Men & Volts: Boomtown (Wigwax LP, 2014)
Men & Volts: Cheer Up (50 Skidillion Watts CD & cassette, 1990) AUDIO

“Cowbell” (1)
Men & Volts: Honeymoon Luggage (Wigwax LP, 2014)

“The Crutch of Music” (3)
Catbirds: Catbirds Say Yeah (Iddy Biddy CD, 2012), Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)

“Cupcakian” (3)
Chandler Travis: unrecorded

“Dad’s Happy” (1)
Men & Volts: Honeymoon Luggage (Wigwax LP, 2014)

“Diving Without Air” (Pete Donnelly)
Pete Donnelly: Another Day On You (Good Land CD, 2014)

“The Door” (Erin McKeown)
Erin McKeown: Queen of Quiet (Signature Sounds CD, 2000)

“Drive That Car, Mabel” (3)
Chandler Travis: Ivan in Paris (Sonic Trout CD, 1998)

“Drive That Car, Mabel” (2)
Sean Slade: Second Try (no label cassette, 1986)

“Driving With the Governor” (Jeff Cronenberg)
Men & Volts: Boomtown (Wigwax LP, 2014)

“Foreign Tongue” (1)
Men & Volts: Honeymoon Luggage (Wigwax LP, 2014)
Phil Kaplan: Bla Sounds Compilation #3 (W Bla Bla Bla cassette, 1990)
Funeral Barkers: Stiff (Vivacious CD, 2005)

“The Fortune Stomp” (2)
Men & Volts: Cheer Up (50 Skidillion Watts CD & cassette, 1990) AUDIO
Sean Slade: Second Try (no label cassette, 1986)

“Fright Wig” (1)
Men & Volts: “Relentless” b/w “Fright Wig” (Ajax 45, 1990), Honeymoon Luggage (Wigwax LP, 2014)

“Getting Low” (1)
Men & Volts: unrecorded (2015)

“Goldene” (1)
Men & Volts: Cheer Up (50 Skidillion Watts CD & cassette, 1990) AUDIO

“Graciously” (3)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: The Chandler Travis Philharmonic Blows! (Sonic Trout, 2010) Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)

“Guilty Party” (1)
Men & Volts: Honeymoon Luggage (Wigwax LP, 2014)

“Handy Andy Fix-It Man” (Chuck Bell)
Happy Scab: unrecorded, 1970

“Healing Hands” (1)
Men & Volts: The Mule (Shimmy Disc LP, 1987), 20th Anniversary of the Summer of Love (Shimmy Disc LP, 1987; Shimmy Disc Europe/Netherlands CD, 1990)
Raag Billy Bop: Stranger Here Myself (Vivacious CD, 2013)

“Hello Swami” (2)
Sean Slade: Sex, Hair, Marijuana and the Electric Guitar (no label cassette, 1987)

“High Branches” (3)
Chandler Travis: unrecorded (2015)

“The History of the Moon” (1)
Men & Volts: Tramps in Bloom (New Rose/France LP, 1985; Iridescence, 1986; Wigwax LP, 2014)
“L’Histoire de la Lune” (French version)
Men & Volts: Honeymoon Luggage (Wigwax LP, 2014)

“Holy Me” (2)
Bubblin’ Crude (Sean Slade): The Crutch of Music (no label cassette, 1989)

“House of Dance” (3)
Chandler Travis: Writer-Songsinger (Sonic Trout CD, 1992)

“Hurry Home” (1)
Men & Volts: Tramps in Bloom (New Rose/France LP, 1985; Iridescence LP, 1986; Wigwax LP, 2014) AUDIO

“I Bit the Hand That Fed Myself” (3)
Chandler Travis with Rabbit Rabbit: Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)

“I Think I Got It Wrong” (3)
unrecorded (2015)

“If Ice Could Talk” (2)
Bubblin’ Crude (Sean Slade): The Crutch of Music (no label cassette, 1989)

“I’ll Wait” (3)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)

“I’m Home” (2)
Men & Volts: Cheer Up (50 Skidillion Watts CD & cassette, 1990) AUDIO
Sean Slade: Second Try (no label cassette, 1986)

“Improve My Mind” (2)
Sean Slade: Sex, Hair, Marijuana and the Electric Guitar (no label cassette, 1987)
The Roys: Balls to the Wind (Bonar cassette, 1993)

“It Can All Go Wrong So Easily” (3)
unrecorded

“It’s Over Anyway” (3)
unrecorded

“Jack Ice Cream” (Mark Dodge)
David Greenberger & Dozens: Near the Edge of the Penny Jar Spill (PelPel CD, 2011) recorded 1970

“January” (3)
Chandler Travis Three-O: This is What Bears Look Like Underwater (Iddy Biddy CD, 2012), Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy, 2015) VIDEO

“Law of Averages” (2)
Sean Slade: Second Try (no label cassette, 1986)

“Learning How to Fight” (1)
Men & Volts: unissued (recorded during The Mule sessions, tape erased by producer)

“Let Her Sleep” (2)
Bubbling Crude (Sean Slade): Ain’t There one Damn Song That Can Make Me Break Down and Cry (no label cassette, 1988)

“Let’s Be Frank” (1)
Men & Volts: unrecorded (2015)

“Let’s Talk” (1)
Men & Volts: unissued

“Looking Through My Shirts” (3)
unrecorded

“Love Inbetween” (1)
Men & Volts: Honeymoon Luggage (Wigwax LP, 2014)

“The Loveless” (2)
Men & Volts: The Mule (Shimmy Disc LP, 1987)

“Make the Small Things Pretty” (3)
Chandler Travis Three-O: This is What Bears Look Like Underwater (Iddy Biddy CD, 2012), Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)

“A Man Who Walks On Air” (3)
Chandler Travis Three-O: unrecorded (2015)

“Meet Me At the Rip” (1)
Men & Volts: Cheer Up (50 Skidillion Watts CD & cassette, 1990) AUDIO

“Mile One” (2)
Sean Slade: Sex, Hair, Marijuana and the Electric Guitar (no label cassette, 1987)

“Monkey of Nothing” (3)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: The Dog Ate My Album (Radio Ball #8) (Iddy Biddy CDR, 2000)
Chandler Travis: Dogsuit #2 (Radio Ball #19) (Iddy Biddy CDR, 2000)

“Move Still” (1)
Men & Volts: unrecorded (2015)

“Mr. Obsession” (Sal Baglio)
Sal Baglio: unrecorded (2015)

“My Forgetful Creature” (3)
Chandler Travis Three-O: unrecorded (2015)

“National Geographic” (3)
Chandler Travis Three-O: unrecorded (2015)

“Nine Miles of Crazy” (1)
Men & Volts: unrecorded (2015)

“No Shower No Shave” (1)
Men & Volts: Hootersville (Eat Records LP, 1983)
Men & Volts: Boomtown (Wigwax LP, 2015) recorded 1984

“Not My Birthday” (3)
Chandler Travis Three-O: unrecorded

“Not My Fault” (3)
Chandler Travis Three-O: unrecorded

“Obedience Test” (Chuck Bell)
David Greenberger & Chuck Bell: David & Eva featuring Chuck Bell (Mr. & Mrs. Greenberger Record Co. 7″ EP, 1983)

“Oglivana” (Chuck Bell)
Happy Scab, Eddie Haleman & The Skylargers: unrecorded (1970)

“On My Crutch of Music” (Pete Donnelly)
Pete Donnelly: Another Day On You (Good Land CD, 2014)

“One Holiday Too Many” (1)
Men & Volts: The Mule (Shimmy Disc LP, 1987)

“The Only House On My Block” (1)
Men & Volts: What Else Do You Do? (Shimmy Disc LP, Shimmy Disc Europe/Netherlands CD, 2000, Boomtown (Wigwax LP, 2014)
AUDIO

“Only the Part You Can See” (Sal Baglio)
Sal Baglio: unrecorded (2015)

“Our Little Talk” (Aaron Spade)
Otto: Sing For Your Supper (Otto/Swain CD, 1999)

“Our Town” (1)
Men & Volts: The Mule (Shimmy Disc LP, 1987)

“Paperboy” (3)
unrecorded

“Pardon Me” (1)
Men & Volts: Honeymoon Luggage (Wigwax LP, 2014)

“Petrified” (Sal Baglio)
Sal Baglio: unrecorded (2015)

“Privy to the Wrong Information” (2)
Sean Slade: Sex, Hair, Marijuana and the Electric Guitar (no label cassette, 1987)

“Pulling At This Mule” (1)
Men & Volts: The Mule (Shimmy Disc LP, 1987)

“Records Go ‘Round” (1)
Men & Volts: The Mule (Shimmy Disc LP, 1987)
Men & Volts: Boomtown (Wigwax LP, 2014) recorded 1984
Men & Volts: Hartbeat! #16 (Hartbeat!/Germany 7” EP, 1993)
The Incredible Casuals: That’s That (Rounder LP & cassette, 1987; Demon/UK LP, 1988; Japan) AUDIO
The Incredible Casuals: Your Sounds (Sonic Trout CD, 1991; Caraway/Japan CD, 2005), World Championship Songs (Iddy Biddy CD, 2007)
Funeral Barkers: Stiff (Vivacious CD, 2005)

“Related Occurrances At Various Times” (D. Greenberger)
Calico: unrecorded (1972)

“Reverb” (Sal Baglio)
Sal Baglio: unrecorded (2015)

“Running Up the Clock” (3)
The Incredible Casuals: The Future Will Be Better Tomorrow (Iddy Biddy CD, 2000)

“Saddle Up” (1)
Men & Volts: Hootersville (Eat Records LP, 1983)

“Scary Situation” (1)
Men & Volts: unissued
Funeral Barkers: Stiff (Vivacious CD, 2005)

“She Laughed” (3)
Lester: Lester (Radio Ball #22) (Iddy Biddy CDR, 2000)
The Incredible Casuals: The Future Will Be Better Tomorrow (Iddy Biddy CD, 2000), Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)

“She Might As Well” (2)
Sean Slade: Second Try (no label cassette, 1986)

“She Tips Me Over” (Jeff Cronenberg)
Men & Volts: Boomtown (unissued)

“Show Me Your Tan” (1)
Men & Volts: unissued (1985)

“Snap Out of It” (1)
Men & Volts: The Mule (Shimmy Disc LP, 1987)

“Someone Else’s Money” (1)
Men & Volts: Tramps in Bloom (New Rose/France LP, 1985; Iridescence LP, 1986; Wigwax LP, 2014) AUDIO

“Speedboat’s Wake” (1)
Men & Volts: Honeymoon Luggage (Wigwax LP, 2014)
Anne Richmond Boston: unissued
Raag Billy Bop: Stranger Here Myself (Vivacious CD, 2013)

“Stay in Touch” (1)
Men & Volts: Cheer Up (50 Skidillion Watts CD & cassette, 1990) AUDIO

“The Strongman of North America” (3)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015) VIDEO
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Waving kissyhead Vol. 2 & 1 (Iddy Biddy CD, 2017)

“Take Me With You” (3)
The Incredible Casuals: It Is Balloon (Akers CD & cassette, 1995), Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)
Chandler Travis Three-O: This is What Bears Look Like Underwater (Iddy Biddy CD, 2012)

“Ten Little Indians” (Sam Kulik)
Sam Kulik: Escape From Society (Hot Cup CD, 2012)

“There’s a Reason” (3)
The Incredible Casuals: It Is Balloon (Akers CD & cassette, 1995)

“This is Home” (3)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Let’s Have a Pancake (Sonic Trout CD, 2000), Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy, 2015)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Rocket Travis Infinity Caravan 2000 (Radio Ball #3) (Iddy Biddy CDR, 2000)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Live at Bickford’s (Radio Ball #12) (Iddy Biddy CDR, 2000)

“Tinsel Queen” (Keith Veshecco)
Scotland Yard Fantasy: unrecorded (1969)

“Tramps in Bloom” (1)
Men & Volts: Tramps in Bloom (New Rose/France LP, 1985; Iridescence LP, 1986; Wigwax LP, 2014) AUDIO

“Twentieth Century Fable” (D. Greenberger)
Calico: unrecorded (1972)

“Typos” (3)
The Incredible Casuals: The Future Will Be Better Tomorrow (Iddy Biddy CD, 2000), Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)

“Useless Things” (1)
Men & Volts: unrecorded (2015)

“Waiting For the Rain” (Curt Naihersey)
Mr. Curt: unissued (1986)

“Water In and Out of My Shoe” (1)
Men & Volts: Cheer Up (50 Skidillion Watts CD & cassette, 1990) AUDIO

“Waters of the World” (3)
Chandler Travis: Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)

“When the Roses Shine in Picardy” (3)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Raw Blarney! (Iddy Biddy CD, 1999)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Miss America Presents (Radio Ball #4) (Iddy Biddy CDR, 2000),
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)

“When You’re Here” (1)
Men & Volts: Tramps in Bloom (New Rose/France LP, 1985; Iridescence LP, 1986; Wigwax LP, 2014)

“Who Cares” (Terry Adams)
Anne Richmond Boston: What’s For Supper? (Daemon Records, various artists compilation cassette, 1995)

“The Wrong Stuff” (1)
Men & Volts: Honeymoon Luggage (Wigwax LP, 2014)

“You and Me, Pushin’ Up Daisies” (2)
Men & Volts: The Mule (Shimmy Disc LP, 1987)
Sean Slade: Sean Slade (no label cassette, 1985)

“(You and Me) Pushin’ Up Daisies” (3)
Chandler Travis: Ivan in Paris (Sonic Trout CD, 1998), Bocce & Bourbon (Iddy Biddy CD, 2015)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: The Chandler Travis Philharmonic Blows! (Sonic Trout CD, 2010) VIDEO
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Let’s Music! (Radio Ball #5) (Iddy Biddy CDR, 2000)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Monkeys of Nothings (Radio Ball #13) (Iddy Biddy CDR, 2000)