"The Blimp (mousetrapreplica)" as written by and Don Van Vliet....
Master master
This is recorded through a fly's ear
And you have to have a fly's eye to see it
It’s the thing that’s gonna make Captain Beefheart
And his magic band fat
Frank, it’s the big hit
It’s the blimp
It’s the blimp, Frank
It’s the blimp
When I see you floatin’ down the gutter
I’ll give you a bottle a wine
Put me on the white hook
Back in the fat rack
Shad-rach-ee-shack
The sumptin’ hoop, the sumptin’ hoop
The blimp, the blimp
The drazy hoops, the drazy hoops
They’re camp, they’re camp
Tits, tits, the blimp, the blimp
The mothership, the mothership
The brothers hid under their hood
From the blimp, the blimp
Children, stop your nursin’ unless you're renderin’ fun
The mothership, the mothership
The mothership’s the one
The blimp, the blimp
The tapes, a trip, it’s a trailin’ tail
It’s traipsin' along behind the blimp, the blimp
The nose has a crimp
The nose is the blimp, the blimp
It blows the air, the snoot isn’t fair
Look up in the sky, there’s a dirigible there
The drazy hoops whirr
You can see them just as they were
All the people stir
And the girls' knees trembles
And run and wave their hands
And run their hands over the blimp, the blimp
Daughter, don’t you dare
Oh, momma, who cares?
It’s the blimp, it’s the blimp


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"The Blimp" as written by Don Van Vliet

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    General Comment"Blimp" is a term for an airship or balloon, and the line "Look up in the sky, there's a dirigible there" seems to bear this interpretation out. Also, "drazy hoops" seem to be an evocation of whirring propellers.

    Nevertheless, it's worth bearing in mind that Don Van Vliet grew up in the outer suburbs of Los Angeles, on the edge of the desert. Although it was moribund (and would disappear completely by 1961), the Pacific Electric tram/light railway network (operating out of the terminal at 6th and Main) still extended even into the farthest-flung parts of the metropolis during Don's childhood and teenage years, and the familiar Red Car trains were generally referred to as "blimps". Perhaps he had these in mind, too.
    SuccessStoryon August 30, 2017   Link

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