"The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me)" as written by and Tom Waits....
The piano has been drinking
My necktie is asleep
And the combo went back to New York
The jukebox has to take a leak
And the carpet needs a haircut
And the spotlight looks like a prison break (It's bright!)
And the telephone's out of cigarettes
And the balcony is on the make
And the piano has been drinking
The piano has been drinking

And the menus are all freezing
And the light man's blind in one eye
And he can't see out of the other
And the piano-tuner's got a hearing aid (Say what?)
And he showed up with his mother
And the piano has been drinking
The piano has been drinking
Mmm...

And the bouncer is a Sumo wrestler
Cream-puff Casper Milktoast
And the owner is a mental midget
With the I.Q. of a fence post
'Cause the piano has been drinking
The piano has been drinking

And you can't find your waitress
With a Geiger counter
And she hates you and your friends
And you just can't get served without her
And the box-office is drooling
And the bar stools are on fire (Talk about a hot seat!)
And the newspapers were fooling
And the ash-trays have retired
'Cause the piano has been drinking
The piano has been drinking
The piano has been drinking
Not me


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