• Artist: The Wiyos
  • Title: Yellow Lines
  • Genre: Country - Alternative
  • Mood: Up/Positive, Quirky/Wacky/Silly
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Piano, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Horns/Woodwinds/Brass, All Other, Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 1/27/2012
  • Lyric themes: Tripping Hallucinating, Storytelling, Being High Stoned, Struggle Hardship, Optimism
  • Lyrics:   Yellow Lines last night my house came down on the witch now munchkinland round here's got one less one less bitch what you gonna do, when they come down hard on you? everybody's staring down at your brand new walking shoes well those lolly-pop punks left me stoned im seeing colors on the threads of my two tone get along little doggy, truck it on down the line the law around here don't like your kind their gonna stick their monkeys on you well its a long way back to know where send back my vest and fitted suit and if i should fall, take me on the river down to Lafayette where them trumpet players blow and that second line will play my song ride brother ride those yellow lines well there's a hole in the bucket, hangs on a ten penny nail where all the people sit cross-legged waiting on their mail Cruella Deville, on her busted bicycle comes riding in with a hairy chin, serving papers to the man won't you lend me a hand on the way Sister Georgina says we're not okay today's the day the sun will shine and we pack the trunk, shake some hands and skip on down the path where Rainman would count all the poles and those Knickerbockers stop to smoke their bowls farmer john's been sold on the bucket, leaks like a sieve, metal man he's got his joints that just don want to give Miss Gulch got the cats tongue got the whole dam posse on the run but the band marches on, they play our favorite song ride brother ride those yellow lines
  • Keywords: cheerful, whimsical, Bass, Brass, Guitar, Country Music

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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