You Can Call Me Al
Paul Simon
A man walks down the street
He says why am I soft in the middle now?
Why am I soft in the middle?
The rest of my life is so hard
I need a photo opportunity
I want a shock redemption,
Don't wanna end up a cartoon in cartoon graveyard
Bonedigger, bonedigger, dogs in the moonlight,
Far away my well lit door
Mr beerbelly, beerbelly, gut these muts away from me,
You know, I don't find this stuff amusing anymore

And if you'll be my bodyguard I can be your long lost pal
I can call you betty, betty when you call me you can call me Al

A man walks down the street says why am I short of attention?
Got a short little span of attention and
Woh my nights are so long,
Where's my wife and family?
What if I die here? Who'll be my role model?
Now that my role model is gone, gone
He ducked back down the alley with some a
Roly-Poly little bat-faced girl
All along, along there were incidents and accidents,
there were hints and allegations.

If you'll be my bodyguard I can be your long lost pal,
I can call you Betty, and Betty when you call me you can call me Al,
you can call me Al.

A man walks down the street, it's a street in a strange world
Or maybe it's the third world or maybe it's his first time around
He doesn't speak the language, he holds no currency
He is foreign man, he is surrounded by the sound, the sound,
Of cattle in the market place, skatterlings and orphanages.
He looks around, around, he see angels in the architecture
spinning in infinity
He says amen, and Hallelujah!

If you'll be my bodyguard I can be your long lost pal,
I can call you Betty, and Betty when you call me you can call me Al,
you can call me
Nah nah nah nah
nah nah nah............

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