TUNE Huck & The Xander Band - The Ancient Greeks
Johnny Wingo Crow, half-Caddo Indian kid, took me to the library one day, got me real stoned, said it’s time to blow the lid, and Higher Education is the way…
“Alexander the Great was a boy with the Night and the Day in his eyes. He was born in the Age of the Edgeless Earth. But his Poppa was always afraid that his Momma would lead him astray — Alexander was torn in half from birth.
“You bear your name out of the past, like a borrowed heirloom. They think of shame before you’re out of the womb!
“Ancient Greece was a treacherous place, kinda like the Confederate States. Men would die by the thousand for a cause. But they left us a great legacy, something nobody wants to believe — LOVE ITSELF IS AS MOTLEY AS THE GODS.
“You bear your name out of the past, like a borrowed heirloom. They think of shame before you’re out of the womb! Your restless mind flickers and glows, like a neon nimbus. Who needs Mt Sinai when ya got Mt Olympus?”
Johnny Wingo Crow, half-Caddo Indian kid, took me to the library one day, taught me what he knows, like nobody ever did, and under Johnny’s wing I’m gonna stay…
Johnny, what was that sound when you led me across town? Were you whistling a tune? ‘Cus I can still hear it in this silent room.