• Artist: The Wiyos
  • Title: Jolly Roger
  • Genre: Rock - Alternative Pop, Rock - Vintage Rock/Pop, Pop - Alternative Pop
  • Mood: Up/Positive
  • Speed: Fast (130-160)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass, Keyboards/Organs
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 1/27/2012
  • Lyric themes: Traveling, Change, Nonsensical
  • Lyrics: Jolly Roger a red tailed hawk sails up to the wire while i'm casting my line in the pond hey old friend where you been so long things are getting kinda rough on the farm down muddy rivers over dried up lakes these shifting winds been tugging at my wings the boys are laying grease down the  slipway all hands on deck cause today's the day ..... we're off we're off  far from the din  big fat cats in buttercup suits well they are coming for the wrens of mice and men they've got papers to sign they want a cut from you well bust my buttons there's a back door bell don't you know there will be no sign the creepers in the alley all know the knock buffed up dapper dan with a fresh haircut  her hairs in a perm just for the long walk fly the jolly roger I'm an artful dodger and there's nothing going on here rain wind gather and spin let it swell hoist the sails across prairies and then.... back in Ramona the weeds are growing tall long rusty fences make friends of us all the milo all fades to gray but an ocean of notions could save the day renegade high top shoes the latest craze see some big shot -daddy-long legs man watch her swing try and follow down a straight line never saw her coming gettin dizzy spying refuse the call have a ball can make you spin twinkle toes slip-ruby's all the craze down the  carpet watch here out shine she's light zap cracker-jack superstar bright and the band is cooking up a storm tonight fly the jolly roger I'm an artful dodger and there's something going on here rain wind gather and spin let it swell hoist the sails across prairies and then....
  • Keywords: peppy, cheerful, retro, Bass, Guitar, Garage, Kitsch, Lo-Fi, Motown, Nostalgic

About The Wiyos

The Wiyos 2011

The Wiyos are no longer the street busking acoustic old-timey Brooklyn band they began as in 2002. Since their inaugural tour to New Orleans they have been on a constant path of evolution. Much like the crime driven street gang of New York they take their name from (The Whyos, circa 1870's), The Wiyos have ceaselessly metamorphosed their trade. Their Vaudeville-like performances reached its zenith in 2009 when they were featured in the BBC television ...

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