4.17.2010

looking up the wasteland

is "spiritual drag" close enough to "shakespearean rag" to be an allusion?

here are some song lyrics not in the wasteland final:
BY THE WATERMELON VINE, LINDY LOU
(Thomas Allen)

Benny Carter & His Orch. (vocal : Roy Felton & The Mills Brothers)


(Mills Brothers)
Lindy, Lindy sweet as the sugar cane
Lindy, Lindy say you'll be mine
When the moon am a-shinin'
Then my heart am a-pinin'
Meet me, pretty Lindy,
by the watermelon vine

(Roy)
Lindy, Lindy sweet as the sugar cane
Lindy, Lindy say you'll be mine
When the moon am a-shinin'
Then my heart am a-pinin'
Meet me, pretty Lindy,
by the watermelon vine

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and my evaline / sweet aldeline, most recently covered by WEEZER?

My Evaline (my Evaline)
Say you'll be mine (say you'll be mine)
Won't you come and let me whisper in your ear
Way down yonder in the old corn field
For you (for you)
I've pined
Sweeter than the honey
To the honey bee
I love you
Say you love me
Meet me in the shade
Of the old apple tree
Eva-Iva-Ova-Evaline

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