Old Black Cat Song Lyrics

Ian Anderson

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My old black cat passed away this morning
He never knew what a hard day was.
Woke up late and danced on tin roofs.
If questioned “Why?” – answered, “Just because.”
He never spoke much, preferring silence:
eight lost lives was all he had.
Occasionally sneaked some Sunday dinner.

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Calliandra Shade (The Cappuccino Song)
  • 2 Rupi's Dance
  • 3 Lost in Crowds
  • 4 A Raft of Penguins
  • 5 A Week of Moments
  • 6 A Hand of Thumbs
  • 7 Eurology
  • 8 Old Black Cat
  • 9 Photo Shop
  • 10 Pigeon Flying Over Berlin Zoo
  • 11 Griminelli's Lament
  • 12 Not Ralitsa Vassileva
  • 13 Two Short Planks
  • 14 Birthday Card at Christmas


  • credits


    publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Andre Harris, Ryan Toby, Vidal Davis
    album: Track 8 in album Rupi's Dance
    release date: 2003-8-19
    popularity : 60 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Folk Rock
    length: 3:42

    Album Information

    label: Fuel 2000 Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 030206132823
    script: Latin