Dune Crossing EP

by FLAtRich-Rich La Bonte

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released August 25, 2016

All instrumentation, vocals, editing, programming, EP artwork and design by Rich La Bonté.
Most VST instruments supplied by www.dskmusic.com
Words and Music by Rich La Bonté, except American Atrophy - Music by Rich La Bonté (BMI) / words from a June 2016 speech by Donald Trump (Public Domain).
Produced by Rich La Bonté.
Copyright © 2016 Rich La Bonté (BMI). All Rights Reserved.
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FLAtRich-Rich La Bonte New Jersey

Rich La Bonté (1946) is an American musician, writer, editor. He was lead singer of the upstate New York band the huns (1965- 66), played bass and sang in the original cast productions of the musical Godspell in New York and Los Angeles, Original Cast Album and movie soundtrack. Co-produced and co-wrote Son of Frankenstein LP (1981) with Kim Fowley. Get more info, free MP3s & stuff on his website! ... more

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Track Name: Masters of Skulduggery (It's All A Lot of Jive)
Masters of Skulduggery (It's All A Lot of Jive)
Words and Music by Rich La Bonté (BMI).
Copyright © 2016 Rich La Bonté. All Rights Reserved.

Don't inflate your expectations
You might be surprised
When your heroes let you down
You find out that they lied
Kept the money for themselves
Your future plans are fried
So readjust your attitude
It's all a lot of Jive.

She is still a-wonderin'
And wishin' life was free
But it seems so obvious
Ain't how it's gonna be.

Prayin' to the politicians
And their slimy friends
Worship bullshit sacrifices
Justify their ends
Let's count out the profits
One for you and they get five
Masters of Skulduggery
It's all a lot of jive.

Voting for the fabricated
Fraudulent and fake
Promising the universe
With every buck they take
Buying you with plastic
They're paid to take a dive
Cayman Island bank accounts
It's all a lot of jive.
Track Name: Oh, Brother! (Dune Crossing)
Oh, Brother! (Dune Crossing)
Words and Music by Rich La Bonté (BMI). (Lyrics written in 1978.)
Copyright © 2016 Rich La Bonté. All Rights Reserved.

Fever blisters
Scratch the hot sands
Flowing down the stairs

Time stops
And the clocks waver
Seconds stammer by

And we fear
Like our ancient brothers
And we freeze in eternal wail

And we cry
And the dogs are barking
But there are no dogs
There are no dogs here.

Oh, brother! Better pay attention. Better listen to this guy.

In the shade
Of our sweet oasis
We sip our natural herb tea

We left the camels
By a strange old shrine
To some long dead deity

Ooh, ooh
Around the fire
We rest and tell our tales

And the phantom hounds
We hear them howling
But there are no dogs
But there are no dogs here.