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the spider 

the spider
BeTh isBell & David Rodgers

Boom Boom everybody knows, that's the way the story goes,
fight fight for your life when the spider comes (2x)

Little Miss Muffet was a friend of mine, on that fateful day,
everyone already knows she loved her curds & way,
along came a spider, big ugly and mean,
sat down beside her, and he tried to start a scene,
Little Miss Muffet picked upa gun and shot him in the head,
cause everyone knows if you fuck with Muff you're going to wind up dead

Little Miss Muffet sat her ass on a tuffet
eating her curds & her way
along came a spider who sat down beside her
and frightened, Little Miss Muffet away!

Boom Boom everybody knows, that's the way the story goes, 
fight fight for your life when the spider comes (3x)

Boom, Boom!
Boom, Boom!
Boom,Boom!

Love Sublime 

Love Sublime
by Beth Isbell
© 2016 BeThisBell

v.1
I, think I'm losing, my mind
And I, baby I'm crying, baby I'm crying all the time
Without you

v.2
And you, baby you're beautiful, and I just want you to know
That I, want to give you everything, and I'm about to lose control
Without you

c.1
I just want to hold you, one more time
And I just want to feel your, love sublime
And I don't like the way we've, been deprived
And I just want to hold you, one more time

v.3
And I, baby I want you, to find a real real love
And I, baby I miss you, and there's a hole in my soul
Without you

c.2
I just want to hold you, one more time
And I just want to feel your, love sublime 
And I don't like the way we've, been deprived
And I just want to feel your, love sublime 

Out:
Love, sweet love, I want you to find, a real real love (3x)
Love, I want you to find, your real real love
 

Hey Humboldt! 

Hey Humboldt!
by Beth Isbell
© 2015 BeThisBell

v.1
And I am just a junkie
With this needle in my arm
And everybody on Second Street has had their way with me
Hey Humboldt, where's the charm?

Hey Humboldt!

v.2
Now I live on Second Street and I'm a whore
One guy paid me $50 but he wanted more,
And when I said I didn't play that way,
You know, the bastard, he took my life away

Hey Humboldt!

v.3
And I am just a junkie
With this needle in my arm
And I smoke dabz on the weekend
Because they do not know the same Jah

Hey Humboldt!

v.4
It's 4:20, got to have our fun
Hey Humboldt, you are the one
And I've had sex with the mountain gods in my dreams
Your rock and roll just makes me scream

Hey Humboldt!
It's 4:20
Hey Humboldt!
It's 420
 

Cry To Me 

Cry To Me
by Beth Isbell
© 2016 BeThisBell


Verses:
Put down the axe (2x)
And cry to me (2x)

Choruses:
It's ok to be angry,
It's ok to be sad,
It's ok to be happy,
It's ok to go mad.

 

Bleed 

 "Bleed"
by Beth Isbell
© 2015 BeThisBell


v.1
Sittin' in this darkness,
Smoke my weed,
And you don't understand,
What it means to me

Hiding in the shadows,
With my disease,
And I hope you don't catch,
What's inside of me.


v.2
Bucket full of kerosene,
All over me,
Johnny with a match now,
Guess it's time to bleed

And the Mushroom Lady,
Says drink this tea,
It'll make you feel better,
When it's time to bleed.


v.3
Bucket full of kerosene,
All over me,
Johnny with a match now,
Guess it's time to bleed

And the Mushroom Lady,
Says drink this tea,
It'll make you feel better,
When it's time to bleed.

Work It Out 

"Work It Out"
by Beth Isbell
© 2015 BeThisBell


v.1
There's a melody in my head,
I can't sleep now or go to bed,
Work it out, got to work it out (yeah now)

And in the morning when the light first comes,
Got a feeling now that she'll be done,
Work it out, got to work it out (yeah now)


I got to work it out,
I got to work it out


v.2
And I don't know where she's gonna go,
Just got to catch her, got to feel that flow,
Work it out, got to work it out (yeah now)

Beautiful and so am I,
Come together, let the people cry,
Work it out, got to work it out (yeah now)


I got to work it out,
I got to work it out


ch.
Ain't no reason now for you to lie,
Ain't no reason now for me to cry,
Just the way I feel, the way she grooves tonight
Ain't no reason now for you to lie,
Ain't no reason now for me to cry,
Just the way I feel, the way she grooves tonight
 yeah,... the way she grooves tonight


v.3
There's a melody in my head,
I can't sleep now or go to bed,
Work it out, got to work it out (yeah now)

Beautiful and so am I,
Come together, let the people cry,
Work it out, got to work it out (yeah now)


I got to work it out,
I got to work it out


ch.
Ain't no reason now for you to lie,
Ain't no reason now for me to cry,
Just the way I feel, the way she grooves tonight
Ain't no reason now for you to lie,
Ain't no reason now for me to cry,
Just the way I feel, the way she grooves tonight
yeah, ... the way she grooves tonight



 

Words 

"Words"
by Beth Isbell
© 2015 BeThisBell


ch.
Your words are killing my soul,
You stand up on high, just to make me feel low,
I give you my love, but you take all control,
And your words are killing my soul


v.1
It's hell to be all and ever want more,
The prices you pay for your dreams are paved with your woe,
And I may be a fool for all that you know,
But these dreams that you kill in my head still never let go


ch.
Your words are killing my soul,
You stand up on high, just to make me feel low,
And I may be a fool for all that you know,
But your words are killing my soul


v.2
I don't understand why it tortures you so,
You claw & you claw & you claw 'til I'm down in your hole,
You tear down my love with your lack of a soul,
But the prizes you want me to prize only melt down to gold


ch.
Your words are killing my soul,
You stand up on high, just to make me feel low,
You tear down my love with your lack of a soul,
And your words are killing my soul


 

Shine On 

"Shine On"
by Beth Isbell
© 2011 BeThisBell


v.1

Sometimes, when I'm feeling down,
I feel the breeze and I smile,
It's always the little things that mean the most,
Trial after trial after trial

Life is a test of my angel soul,
And we all have a light that shines,
So even when it's cloudy, I still believe in you,
And inside this soul, I feel fine


pre-ch.
And there ain't no reason for us to ever cry,
'Cuz we're all big stars in this great earth & sky,
so take your light ...


ch.
And shine on!  Shine on!  Shine on!
Shine on!  Shine on!  Shine on!
Shine on!  Shine on!  Shine on!
Oh come on people, you got to take your light and shine on!
  You got to let everybody around you see the star that you are!
And shine on!


v.2
We're all big stars in this universe,
And everybody has a light that shines,
We're all big stars in this universe,
And inside this world, I feel fine


pre-ch.
And there ain't no reason for us to ever cry,
'Cuz we're all big stars in this great earth & sky,
so take your light ...


ch.
And shine on! Shine on! Shine on!
Shine on! Shine on! Shine on!
Shine on! Shine on! Shine on!
Oh come on people, you got to take your light and shine on!
You got to take your light, you got to show 'em the star that you are,
You got to take your light, and shine on, shine on, shine on,
And shine on!

 

Hometown (Reprise) 

"Hometown (Reprise)"
by Beth Isbell
©2015 BeThisBell



v.1
Vonnegut can see my twisted future, from his front porch,
He wrote it down, in my hometown (2x)
Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb, in my hometown,
We light one up and burn it down

ch.
All my dreams have died in this city …
Schenectady, Schenectady!
The city that lights and hauls the world (3x) …
And all our crap to you!

v.2

Things they never change, they stay the same, in my hometown,
It’s burning down to the ground (2x)
The world is tripping and I’m not getting any younger, so I light one up,
in my hometown, and burn it down!
The world is tripping and I’m not getting any younger, so I light one up,
and my hometown is burning now!

We Are The Gods! 

"We Are The Gods!"

©2013 BeThisBell/WCI Music and
David Bowie/Essex Music Intl. Inc.


Verse 1:

I am a god,

I write in stone,

All my decrees are my own,

Because I am a god.

And I love you.

Verse 2:

Because you are a god

You make me happy,

You set my world on fire,

Because you are a god.

And you love me, and we are free,

Because we are the gods!

Bridge (David Bowie):

Ground control to Major Tom,
Countdowns started, engines on,

Start ignition and may god’s love be with you …

Solo Break:

And may god’s love be with you (2x)

And may god’s love be, And may god’s love be, And may god’s love be with you


Verse 3:
We are the gods,

We fly to the stars,

We have the scars to prove,

That we are the gods.

And we are love

And you’re love too.

 Verse 4:
We are the gods,
We write in stone,
And all our dreams are our own,
Because we are the gods.
And we love you,
And you love us too.
Because we are the gods!