You Can Call Me Al

A man walks down the street
He says why am I soft in the middle now
Why am I soft in the middle – The — rest of my life is so hard
I need a photo-opportunity — I want a shot at redemption
Don’t want to end up a cartoon — In a cartoon graveyard
Bonedigger Bonedigger — Dogs in the moonlight
Far away my well-lit door
Mr. Beerbelly Beerbelly
Get these mutts away from me
You know I don’t find this stuff amusing anymore

CHORUS:
If you’ll be my bodyguard
I can be your long lost pal
I can call you Betty
And Betty when you call me – you can call me Al

A man walks down the street
He says – why am I short of attention
Got a short little span of attention
And — wo my nights are so long
Where’s my wife and family — What if I die here
Who’ll be my role-model
Now that my role-model is Gone Gone
He ducked back down the alley with some
Roly-poly little bat-faced girl
All along along – There were incidents and accidents
There were – hints and allegations

(CHORUS)
Call me Al

A man walks down the street
It’s a street in a strange world
Maybe it’s the Third World
Maybe it’s his first time around
Doesn’t speak the language
He — holds no currency
He is a foreign man
He is surrounded by the sound – the sound
Cattle in the marketplace
Scatterlings and orphanages
He looks around, around
He sees angels in the architecture
Spinning in infinity – He says Amen! and Halleluiah!

(CHORUS)
Call me?
Na-na-na-na — Na-na-na-na (4x’s)

{If you’ll be my bodyguard ? I can call you Betty}
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