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Whaddya?
Whaddya think I'm standing here for?
Whaddya think, I'm mad or what?
Whaddya think I'm doing at the movies?
Echo Park looked fine, but I didn't go for the plot.

God given rights for white midwestern rock-boys.
Visibly lost in the ski room and dreaming of you.

The Ski Room, world famous bar at the end of Hollywood, much used by the JBC

You know I'd cross the world right now if you called me.
I don't know what to call it, but I guess you do.
And of course I have to.

Whaddya think I'm standing here for?

You could be there when I get where I'm going this evening.
Or you could be in heaven - you could be anyplace at all.
You could be the one to push me to heresy, you could have pale blue eyes.
You could be the one to make me fall in love.
And of course you were.
And of course I have to.

Whaddya think I'm standing here for?

She said:
"No one ever had an angel like you
No one ever had an angel like you
No one ever had an angel like you
No one ever had an angel like you"

Of course you do.

And you can't see the towers for the dinosaur remains

it's SMOG, see?

And nobody's safe on the roads when it rains
And I would let the handrail go
If I thought anything could catch my fall.

Whaddya think I'm standing here for?
Oh and I would let the handrail go
If I thought anything could catch my fall.
Whaddya think I'm standing here for?

She said:
"No one"

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Waiting For The Love Bus
There's a clean, simple sound to a lot of this that Condition Blue detractors might appreciate. I'm ten years older now than when I made Bath, and right now, after all that morbid stuff, it only really feels like about three. There's rockin' shit and there's a big ballad or two and some weird little pop songs and a nice family sing-along about penguins. I hope you like it.
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¡Excellent! The Violent Years
Millions of years ago, dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Today the Galileo Space Probe orbits mighty planet Jupiter. The Jazz Butcher Conspiracy first appeared in June 1982 in the back room of the Black Lion in Northampton. They finally drank the bar dry in a small town in in Mallorca on the 20th August 1996
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Insight

The Butcher Says..
A true story. Whaddya want? A diagram?

Live Stats

17 documented performances (click to explore)
1993 2 (Pat Solo)
1997 2 (JBC)
1998 1 (JBC)
1999 4 (JBC)
2002 3 (JBC)
2004 1 (Pat Solo)
2005 1 (JBC)
2006 2
1 (Pat Solo)
1 (JBC)
2009 1 (Pat Solo)

Media

30 Second Teaser
2 Recorded Live Performances
2009-06-09 The 12 Bar Club - London, England
2002-06-11 The Onion - Hamburg, Germany
Credit: Brian Kelly
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  • Whaddya think?
    gwrobinson311453[at]-remove-yahoo.com - G Robinson from TN USA
    7Oct2012 12:54 PM (5 years 43 days ago)
    RTB, I love you. Nothing in this world will ever change this feeling. I just never knew it would hurt so much. (Fantastic performance, Pat. Beautiful song.)
  • pale blue eyes???
    you know, Pat - Rene' aka Sage
    8Jun2002 5:53 PM (15 years 167 days ago)
    after all these years, this song still makes me crazy.

    it's even delicately masked in the new book I'm writing.

    I don't interview anymore. Too many dead people.

    nor do I live in too hot