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Eddie Mugavero: music

JONESIN' TO SWING

(Written by Eddie Mugavero-Performed by BadaBing BadaBoom)
The title cut of our second album, I remember having to convince band members what "jonesin'" meant. It made me feel old. Probably the most fun I had in this session was being there when Tommy G recorded his percussion solo. He banged on everything in sight, and used about 4 or 5 tracks. Everything I love is included in these lyrics, including Heinekens, smokes, the Beatles, and the Yanks...and swingin'...
JONESIN’ TO SWING

I’M FEELIN’ A LITTLE WEIRD RIGHT NOW
MY FINGERS ARE STARTIN’ TO ITCH
MY SKIN’S STARTIN’ TO CRAWL
MY SHOULDERS ARE ROLLIN’ FROM SIDE TO SIDE
MY LEG’S BEGINNING TO TWITCH
I NEED A FIX I’M HAVING HIP WITHDRAWAL..

I’M JONESIN’ TO SWING TONIGHT
SWING TONIGHT
I GOT HOT LICK CHILLS AND A LITTLE BIT
OF JITTERBUG SHAKES

I’M JONESIN’ TO SWING TONIGHT
SWING TONIGHT
PICK ME UP AND CARRY ME AWAY…

I JONES FOR COFFEE, GREEN DUTCH BEERS
I JONES FOR MARLBORO LIGHTS
I JONES FOR GEORGE RINGO JOHN AND PAUL
I JONES FOR BASEBALL IN THE BRONX
ON CRISP OCTOBER NIGHTS
BUT THE ONE THING THAT I JONES FOR MOST OF ALL…