Monday, July 25, 2016

Tin Can at My Feet

Every singer wants a hit,
Randy Newman threw them a bone…
Nora, Bette and Melanie,
Sang it but weren’t alone.

Dusty, Judy, Diamond and Crocker,
Tried to make it their own;
So did Barbara, and Claudine Longet,
And also Tom O’Dell and Nina Simone.

Mr. Newman scored a winner;
Royalties earning a rich man’s pay…
Never once has he looked back,
Or thought of rain today.

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