Nellie McKay - The Dog Song Lyrics

Credits
release date: 2004-2-10
genres: Hip Hop Jazz Rock Funk / Soul Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Pop Rap/Vocal/Disco/Lounge/Big Band/Funk/Ballad
length: 3:04
Lyrics
I'm just a walkin' my dog
Singin' my song
Strollin' along
Yeah it's just me and my dog
Catchin' some sun
We can't go wrong

My life was lonely and blue
Yeah I was sad as a sailor
I was an angry 'un too
Then there was you
Appeared, when I was entangled
With youth, and fear, and nerves
Jingle jangle
Vermouth and beer
Were gettin' me mangled up

But then I looked in your eyes
And I was no more a failure
You looked so wacky and wise
And I said, lord I'm happy
'cause I'm just a walkin' my dog
Singin' my song
Strollin' along
It's just me and my dog
Catchin' some sun
We can't go wrong
'cause I don't care 'bout your hatin' and your doubt
And I don't care what the politicians spout
If you wanna companion
Well just go right to the pound
And find yourself a hound
And make that doggie proud
'cause that's what it's all about

My life was tragic and sad
Yeah I was the archetypal loser
I was a pageant gone bad
Then there was you on time
And wagging your tail
In the cutest mime
And you was in jail
I said woof, be mine
And you gave a wail
And then I was no longer alone
And I was no more a boozer
We'll make the happiest home
And I said lord I'm happy
'cause I'm just a walkin' my dog
Singin' my song
Strollin' along
It's just me and my dog
Catchin' some sun
We can't go wrong
'cause I don't care 'bout your hatin' and your doubt
And I don't care what the politicians spout
If you need a companion
Well just go right to the pound
And find yourself a hound
And make that doggie proud
'cause that's what it's all about
That's what it's all about
That's what it's all abow-wow-wow-wout
That's what it's all about



Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 David
  • 2 Manhattan Avenue
  • 3 Sari
  • 4 Ding Dong
  • 5 Baby Watch Your Back
  • 6 The Dog Song
  • 7 Waiter
  • 8 I Wanna Get Married
  • 9 Change the World
    CD 2
  • 1 It's a Pose
  • 2 Toto Dies
  • 3 Won't U Please B Nice
  • 4 Inner Peace
  • 5 Suitcase Song
  • 6 Work Song
  • 7 Clonie
  • 8 Respectable
  • 9 Really