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lyrics

Here Comes 1929
In the key of A

Forget about the bad times, open up that gate
I'm saying goodbye 1928
Just gimme one good year, like Al Capone
Shake a little blood out of that stone
Shake, Mama shake. Jump up on that throne
Don’t you know the meat gets sweeter right down by the bone
Shake a little blood out of that stone

I'm gonna rip that stage up, sing my song
Hey, that’s Herbert Hoover! He gonna make this country strong
It's growing so fast you can hear it groan
He's gonna shake a little blood out of that stone
Shake, Mama shake. jump on this thone
This is gonna be the best year anybody's ever known
Shake a little blood out of that stone

”Hard times, hard times”, that ain’t my style
Here come 1929 and the kids are running wild
When that Cadillac come to my town
I'm gonna take one last look around and step out of this line
Hallelujah here comes 1929

But the girl can't help it, she just love that sound
When the band starts rockin' my baby gonna shake it…
---all up and down Wall Street with that saxophone
She's gonna shake little blood out of that stone
Shake, Mama shake! Jump up on that throne!
Head downtown and get yourself a real sweet loan
(if you know what I mean)
Shake a little blood out of that stone

I know this'll be my year I can feel it in my bones
I’m going down in that diamond mine, disconnect the phone
When that Lincoln pulls around again
I'm gonna grab that bumper if I can 'cause it's so fine
Hallelujah here comes 1929

Oh, look out here comes 1929, and I know that it's all mine
Hallelujah...halleluja...Hallelujah here comes 1929

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from How to Make It in Hollywood, released January 31, 2014
Curtis Eller: Banjo & Lead Vocal
Louis Landry: Drums, Farfisa, Harmony Vocal
Joseph Dejarnette: Danelectro Bass
Shea D. Broussard: Harmony Vocal
Dana Marks: Harmony Vocal

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Curtis Eller Durham, North Carolina

Curtis Eller is a banjo player, songwriter and rock & roll singer who's songs describe a dreamlike vision of American history where all points in time have collapsed into one. A twenty-year show business veteran, Eller has developed a devoted international following with his band, The American Circus. ... more

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