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#1173160 - 01/08/21 01:02 PM The Ditty Bop Bar-n-Grill  
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JAPOV posted some lyrics at another place we hang out, I commented and we ended up collaborating. I added a few words and the music, and we ended up with this piece of silliness.

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THE DITTY BOP BAR-N-GRILL
(A thing that JAPOV and Gavin did)

We got a one-eyed hound dog sleeping at the door
A three legged cat that won't drink no more
A stuffed alligator hanging from the roof
And a hose outside to clean your boots

We got brand new gravel in the parking lot
The sign on the door says "shirts or not"
Betty at the bar wears a .44Mag
And the fresh fried oysters are the best you ever had

The music's always live and the beer is cold
And every guitar picker in town plays rock-n-roll

Come on folks we're gonna sing and dance
Dogs gotta howl and cats gotta prance
Romance never felt like such a thrill
Saturday night at the Ditty Bop Bar-n-Grill

Betty keeps purses safe behind the bar
Bonnie keeps the peace no matter who you are
Bridget works sound and lights for the band
Bubba runs the kitchen like a crazy man

Nine or ten beers and he climbs up on stage
His missus shouting, “Bubba, act your age?”
But the band don’t mind, cause Bubba can sing
And they’re just about to start into “Wild Thing.”

Betty gets respect from all the boys
'Cause it's always ladies night and ladies choice

Come on folks we're gonna sing and dance
Dogs gotta howl and cats gotta prance
Romance never felt like such a thrill
Saturday night at the Ditty Bop Bar-n-Grill.

At the end of the night when you fall asleep at the bar
Betty will hide the keys to your car

Come on folks we're gonna sing and dance
Dogs gotta howl and cats gotta prance
Romance never felt like such a thrill
Saturday night at the Ditty Bop Bar-n-Grill.

#1173161 - 01/08/21 04:01 PM Re: The Ditty Bop Bar-n-Grill [Re: Gavin Sinclair]  
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The characters in this tune are quite noteworthy & loveable....

Must've been a blast putting this one together...


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#1173166 - 01/08/21 09:44 PM Re: The Ditty Bop Bar-n-Grill [Re: Gavin Sinclair]  
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Lol... originally I put "Gavin in the kitchen" smile

But he still did a fine job!

#1173171 - 01/09/21 12:33 PM Re: The Ditty Bop Bar-n-Grill [Re: JAPOV]  
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Originally Posted by JAPOV
Lol... originally I put "Gavin in the kitchen" smile

But he still did a fine job!

Maybe I should start doing an Alfred Hitchcock and give myself cameo roles in my songs (or in this case our song). smile

#1173245 - 01/13/21 11:35 PM Re: The Ditty Bop Bar-n-Grill [Re: Gavin Sinclair]  
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I'm sure you were on the falling down water when you came up with this one.
A good fun song Gavin
John


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#1173303 - Yesterday at 01:10 PM Re: The Ditty Bop Bar-n-Grill [Re: Gavin Sinclair]  
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Sounds like a fun place. Nice job on this one.

..ant


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Hi Gavin
Love the sound of this - and the lyrics are a hoot!
Lead vox are great - sit nicely in the mix and clear as a bell smile
Lovely guitar work too.
No nits from me.

Loved it
Paul


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