Man on the Moon

REM and a wild dream, yeah yeah yeah yeah.
Alvin Dark and a bitter team, yeah yeah yeah yeah.
Spitballs and subterfuge, drama we crave, yeah yeah yeah yeah.
Mister Fred Gladding racking up the saves, yeah yeah yeah yeah.
Let’s play baseball, see the stars, yeah yeah yeah yeah.
See you in space if you get that far, yeah yeah yeah yeah.

Hey, Alvin did you hear about this one?
Tell me did you have a great hunch?
Alvin, are you goofing on Perry, hey
Are we losing touch?
If you believe they put a man on the moon (man on the moon…)
If you believe that this is gonna leave the yard, then we’re cool…

Gaylord went hitting with a staff of wood, yeah yeah yeah yeah.
The Mets started hitting and they got real good, yeah yeah yeah yeah.
Seattle was troubled by a horrible start, yeah yeah yeah yeah.
Mr. Ron Santo watched the Cubs fall apart, yeah yeah yeah yeah.

Hey, Alvin did you hear about this one?
Tell me did you have a great hunch?
Alvin, are you goofing on Perry, hey
Are we losing touch?
If you believe they put a man on the moon (man on the moon…)
If you believe that this is gonna leave the yard, then we’re cool…

Here’s a little ticket for the diehard fan, yeah yeah yeah yeah.
Here’s a tiny footstep for a single man, yeah yeah yeah yeah.
Here’s a home run flying out of the park, yeah yeah yeah yeah.
Here’s a prediction from Mr. Alvin Dark, yeah yeah yeah yeah.

Hey, Alvin did you hear about this one?
Tell me did you have a great hunch?
Alvin, are you goofing on Perry, hey
Are we losing touch?
If you believe they put a man on the moon (man on the moon…)
If you believe that this is gonna leave the yard, then we’re cool…
If you believe they put a man on the moon (man on the moon…)
If you believe that this is gonna leave the yard, then we’re cool…
If you believe they put a man on the moon (man on the moon…)
If you believe that this is gonna leave the yard, then we’re cool…

Alvin Dark once said that a man would walk on the moon before Gaylord Perry hit a major league home run.

He was right by seventeen minutes.

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