1. Monday, April 13, 2009

    tony, much respect… 

    But “The Return of Jackie and Judy” shouldn’t be on that list. Weakest song on that LP if you ask me. – Merle

    I’d wager Mr. Tom Waits would disagree.

    “The Return Of Jackie And Judy”
    (written by the Ramones for “End of the Century”)
    Tom Waits
    “We’re a Happy Family, a Tribute to the Ramones” & “Orphans”

    Jackie is a punk, Judy is a runt
    They went down to the Mudd Club
    And they both got drunk
    Oh-yeah

    Jackie is a bookie, Judy’s taking loans
    They both came up to New York
    Just to see the Ramones
    Oh-yeah

    And oh, I don’t know why she wrote that letter
    Oh no, oh no
    Oh I don’t know why
    We won’t forget her, oh no

    Jackie’s playing hooky
    Judy’s playing pool
    They both got caught for cutting
    Got to go to summer school
    Oh-yeah

    Jackie’s scalping tickets
    Judy’s getting harassed
    They both got kicked outside
    Didn’t have a backstage pass
    Oh-yeah

    And oh, I don’t why she wrote that letter
    Oh no, oh no
    And oh, I don’t know why,
    Dont’t know what’s on her mind
    I don’t know, no, I don’t know

    But I can’t stand to see her cryin’
    She’s still cryin’, she ain’t tryin’
    She’s going to get left behind
    Nobody wants you, nobody wants you