"Isadora Duncan" as written by and Vic Chesnutt....
Once I dreamed I was dancing with Isadora Duncan
In a silver cafe,
It was a cafe that was not at all near here
She was planning to diversify
And she sang I should do the same
So I whistled to her how I loved her the best

But she sang "I can't believe you own this attitude",
But with some ballet moves,
I removed her shoes
And I painted my lips to hers
And still she sang "I can't believe you own this attitude"
She sang "I can't believe you own this, this attitude"

She needed her beauty sleep
Though I didn't want it to sound like that
Her mind was occupied,
Her hard coffee was cold by then as snow

And she sang "my smile is more than pearly white,
And my dreams are more than you",
She sang "my yellow eyes are more than mirrors,
And my scarf is more, more, more than blue."

And she sang "I can't believe you own this attitude"
Yes I sang "I can't believe you own this, this attitude"

She closed her New Directions paper book
And screamed "there is no shelter in the arts"
She'd been crying all day
But now her eyes they were brighter than the moon

And she sang "my smile is more than pearly white,
And my dreams are more than you",
She sang "my yellow eyes are more than mirrors,
And my scarf is more, more, more, more than blue."

And she sang "I can't believe you own this attitude"
"I can't believe it, I can't believe you own this attitude",
"I can't believe it, I can't believe you own this, this attitude".


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"Isadora Duncan" as written by Vic Chesnutt

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    General Commentdoes anyone out there know this song? This was my favorite song when I was 16 or 17 years old...on a tape my brother made for me of a band called the La-Di-Da's. Another song on there was Bakersfield, and maybe a song called Danny Carlisle. I loved this guys's music, was so sad when I heard he passed away..
    Sorry to say, I am nowhere near 16 or 17 years old anymore. I think maybe I still have that tape somewhere...............
    o7495on July 27, 2010   Link

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