December 12, 2002
"Honey", We Didn't Miss You At All

No Watermelons Allowed lists some songs most of us would prefer not to have been reminded of. Bobby Goldsboro scores twice, with "Watching Scotty Grow" and "Honey". As far as I'm concerned, the only reason any of these songs have for existing is to provide opportunities for parody.

For those who have managed to forget "Honey", the lyrics are at this Japanese site (about half way down). What the Austin Lounge Lizards did with the song -- "Shorty's Gal" / "Honey" -- can be found here: the lyrics, I mean, you should buy the album to actually hear it. The album, Lizard Vision (1991), is live, so you can relish the audience's delight as they recognize the chorus. It's not the Lizards' best album: that would be The Highway Cafe of the Damned (1987). But Lizard Vision does include at least one other classic, "Jesus Loves Me (But He Can't Stand You)".

Posted by Dr. Weevil at December 12, 2002 10:25 PM