"Bye Bye Barbie" as written by and Daniel Johnston....
Bye bye Barbie
Barbie bye bye
Knocked in the skull sure changes a man

I'm havin' a hard time
'Cause it's been a long time
Since I tried to lay down a song

Bye bye Barbie
Barbie bye bye
Knocked in the skull sure changes a man

Bye bye Barbie


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    General Comment"Barbie" is most likely a girl Daniel was hanging around with during his early days in Austin. Her boyfriend got jealous and punched Daniel in the head. Dan talks about it here:
    youtube.com/…
    Soon after this incident, he recorded Retired Boxer, the first songs he'd written in over a year.
    I think the boxing motif is mentioned in most of the album's songs. I'll Do Anything but Break Dance... is the highlight of the album to me.
    thirsty_thursdayon March 13, 2010   Link

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