Life as a Joke

from by Fowler's Bluff

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I know your song
starts out in a b flat
the house where you live is in the side of a hill
and we all like that
I notice your boat hasn't left the dock in over 8 days
you've got us worried that you might be drinking too much

and I don't know why, you are so sad
because the fishin’ it ain't all that bad
I guess I know why, why you are broke
because you think that life is a joke

when you returned from the war no one saw you
for over a month
suppose you saw some things over there that we
just would not believe
but then your time away seemed to help you
get your head straight
now you're missin’ again and I fear it may be too late

Life as a joke
Life as a joke
Life as a joke
Life is a joke


from Fowler's Bluff, released August 23, 2013
Life as a Joke
Lead vocals - 1st verse Michael Todd - 2nd verse Todd Rider McBride
Piano - Michael Todd
Recorded by Damon Dougherty and Aaron Lepley at Moontower Studios
Mixed by Damon Dougherty and Aaron Lepley with Fowler’s Bluff



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Fowler's Bluff St. Petersburg, Florida

Swampy Psychedelic Southern Rock

"Their songs' soundscapes are as expansive as the surrounding gulf..." -- Aaron Lepley TBT

“What Dischord Records’ version of J.J. Grey & Mofro might sound like.” - Scott Harrell, Creative Loafing

"dark, dynamic and complex at times yet simple and joyous at other times -- a musical soup reminiscent of their Suwannee River namesake." -- Jon West
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