My Name Is Till (You Can Call Me Sweetcakes)

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THE HOUSE THAT HORSE BUILT (LET THE GREAT WORLD SPIN)

Joe Hurley/Colum McCann

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MY NAME IS TILL (YOU CAN CALL ME SWEETCAKES)

You can call me sweetcakes,or honeypie,or miss bliss, i'm gonna make you cry with happiness , my shimmy shake, chocolate baked, is all yours to take, only one rule and thats this..dont ever try to kiss my mouth, last soldier did that, ended up going south,
had a necklace of bullets in his chest..
I blew them fancy vietnam medals off his vest

We can step into the walk-in fridge, or maybe down in that ditch, yeah its new york honey,i know it stinks, piss and things, but its all blood..under the bridge
I seen a lot of big boys, but ohhhh..
you're the biggest

I seen a lot of big bills too, snorted one or two,
but i never got rich, not like you, unless you count my little girl, and all the soft silk in the world,
you try to leave here, you might get killed,
but it don't matter anyway 'cos i dont have the will...

Come and have your fill
My name is Till
And I'm still-borne
In the house, in the house that horse built

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from The House That Horse Built (Let The Great World Spin), track released November 30, 2009
Music written/arranged-Joe Hurley. LyricsHurley/McCann.

Musicians: Joe Hurley, James Mastro, Paddy Moloney, Matt Sweeney, Tony Shanahan, Ken Margolis, Tami Lynn, Antonique Smith, Dennis Diken, Joe McGinty, Megan Gould, Faith Hahn.
Produced by Don Fleming with Joe Hurley

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Joe Hurley New York, New York

NYC."Best singer in R&R."
- Village Voice
Joe Hurley,
Johnny Depp, Keith Richards win 2 Audie Awards for 'Life'.
AudioBook w Neil Gaiman,CD w/ Colum McCann.
Heralded for the emotional delivery in his raspy baritone, & poetic lyrics.
"Joe Hurley is one of the City's deepest singers, both in his vocal range & in the level of his soulfulness-Mesmerizing"
THE NEW YORKER.
London-Irish. West Ham man.
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