"Long While" as written by and Ed/creeggan Robertson....
It's gonna be a long while
It's gonna be a long, long while
Gonna be a long while, living

A sad, sad day
When he finally goes away
There's gonna be a deli tray
And some tears
But it could be years

Everybody's lining up
To get a piece of grandpa's stuff
If you think that living's tough
Dying's worse

It's gonna be a long while
It's gonna be a long, long while
It's gonna be a long while, living

It only takes a little slip
For him to fall and break his hip
And then it's just a downhill trip
To his grave
Embalmed and shaved

Sister wants the figurines
Brother wants the fax machine
Mother thinks it's all obscene
'Cause she'll be next

But it's gonna be a long while
It's gonna be a long, long while
It's gonna be a long while, living

Beneath the chatter no one heard
The old man's final dying words
He lay alone so pale and small
And whispered, "How I hate you all"
His life is not what I would call living

Wait until
The lawyer finally reads the will
Circling above their kill
Everyone will be stunned

He gave it all to charity
Dangled like a carrot, he
Decided not to share it, we
Should have known

Grandpa's gonna be a long while
Gonna be a long, long while
Gonna be a long while, living
Grandpa's gonna be long while
Gonna be a long, long while
It's gonna be a long while, living
Long while,
Gonna be a long, long while, living
Long while,
Oh he's gonna be a long, long while,
Gonna be a long while, living.


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"Long While" as written by Jim Creeggan Ed Robertson

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    Song MeaningSeems to be about family members becoming vultures waiting for grandad to pass away so they can get at his stuff, only to find he's left it all to charity. A nice little dark song for BNL ;-)
    zydecaton August 02, 2012   Link

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