Bagdad Cafe

Loretta
Send a letter
From Bagdhad today
It seems her favorite pastry shop was blown away
She thanked Allah for the fact
No one was killed
But the owner is certain
He cannot rebuild

This was was where she and her friends would always meet
She loved the modern hustle of that ancient street
Long lazy afternoons with much to say
But now her favorite meeting place has gone away
There was always fresh gossip
Served with sweet tea
Oh they were dishing out drama (You know how they do)

With each pastry

They had that love, that intrigue
All the soap operas
Baby it was a vast array
But now her favorite Coffee Klatch is gone away

You know anytime she would get the blues she would walk inside
Five minutes later she’s healed
She’s feeling happy inside

You heard about that sweet tea and sympathy?
I know it seems unfair
Why did the girl’s coffee shop…
I mean why is it no longer there?

Now it’s time for Stew to sing about politics
But even this old ho,
Man I can’t turn that trick

Rage against coffee machines, go ahead
I’ll take that sweet black tea
And honey bread

Cause you know,
Sadness is so fucking common
It’s not worth a song
So let’s sing of happy happy happy things
Happy things the whole night long

Cause Loretta send a letter
From Bagdhad today
It seems her favorite pastry shop has been blown away
Thank God for sympathy
But it seems unfair
That her favorite coffee shop
Is no longer there
She had to thank Allah and Buddha and Jesus Thank you
That nobody one was killed

But the owner is certain
He cannot rebuild
But the owner is certain
The owner is certain

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