"My Baby Loves A Bunch of Authors" (MF) From "Bargainville"(1994) Use a capo on the 4th Fret. Intro: C/G (with scat vocals) C/G (3x555x@1) F (133211@1)Well you should see my story-reading baby, G (320003@1) C/G (3x555x@1)you should hear things that she says C/G (3x555x@1) F (133211@1)She says "Hon, drop dead, I'd rather go to bed G (320003@1) C/G (3x555x@1)with Gabriel Garcia Marquez" Cuddle up with William S. Burroughs, leave on the light for bell hooks I been flirtin' with Pierre Burton 'cause he's so smart in his books CHORUS: F (133211@1) C (x32010@1)I like to go out dancing F (133211@1) C (x32010@1)My baby loves a bunch of authors F (133211@1) C (x32010@1)My heart's so broke and bleeding G (320003@1) (G) Baby's just sittin' there doing some reading |C/G | So I started watching some TV, played my new CD player too She said "Turn it off or I'll call the cops, and I'll throw the book at you" All this arguing made me get dizzy, called my doctor to came have a look I said "Doctor, hurry!",he said: "Don't worry,I'll be over when I finish my book" I like to go out dancing My baby loves a bunch of authors We've been livin' in hovels Spendin' all our money on brand new novels So I got myself on the streetcar and it drove right into someone The driver said: "I was looking straight ahead!" but he was reading the Toronto Sun So my honey and me go to a counsellor, to help figure out what we need She said: "We'll get your love growin', but before we get goin' here's some books I'd like you to read" I like to go out dancing My baby loves a bunch of authors Lately we've had some friction 'Cos my baby's hooked on short works of fiction (A Capella verse) So we split and went to a party, some friends my girl said she knew But what a sight 'cause it's authors night and the place looks like a who's who! Now I'm poundin' the Ouzo - with Mario Puzo Who's a funny fella? - W.P. Kinsella Who brought the cat? - would Margaret Atwood? Who needs a shave? - he's Robertson Davies! Ondaatje started a food fight, salmon mousse all over the scene Spilled some dressing on Doris Lessing these writer types are a scream! I like to go out dancing My baby loves a bunch of authors We'll be together for ages Eating and sleeping and (x2) Eating unt sleeping unt ..Turning Pages Yeaaah.