Jett And Buster (Bonus Track)

from Friday Night by Robert James

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Jett And Buster (Bonus Track). Come back and stay, you got time to kill. Welcome to Saturday morning. Oh, your head may be pounding from last night’s festivities. A good Friday night will do that to you. Jett and Buster are all ready for their drive. Mexico. And a pit stop or two. Duluth, Minnesota, and The Alamo. Jett’s convinced he’s lived lives there. Mexico because he’s never been. And Buster? He doesn’t care where he’s headed as long as it’s with his best amigo. And another thing. Snacks. Oh, there’s dinner and other such things. But snacks with Jett are the best. Buster figures Jett has good taste in snacks. And he likes variety. Buster’s especially fond of Cheezies. And he’s thinking, just maybe, that Mexico is also a snack. Perhaps the biggest snack of all. Why else would Jett be driving?

And right about now Buster is confused. The voice singing on the truck’s radio sounds just like his master. As Buster looks out the side window he notices a deer just out from the tree line. He thought about barking. But decided not to. That snack was much too big. Besides, if his master thought the snack was worthwhile he would have stopped. Buster decided that this was going to be a long drive. There were clothes. He found an old familiar spot in the passenger’s seat and closed his eyes. He dreamt of Mexico. The mecca of all snacks. And the radio played on ... xoRJ

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Jett: Buster … Buster!
Buster: Woof! Woof!
Jett: C’mon boy - time to go …
Buster: Woof! Woof!
Jett: Ready for Mexico?
Buster: Woof! Woof! Woof!
Jett: Let’s see what’s on the radio … good?
Buster: Woof!

Well, I forgot about you a long time ago
Just one of the many girls I knew
Well, I don’t get around much anymore
Fancy that - bumpin’ into you

I lost your face in my foggy little way
Now I can’t get you off my mind …

Come back and stay - you got time to kill
Maybe we can walk before you run
I’m gonna drive down to Mexico
And this could be your summer in the sun

Yeah, I should be a saint … you know it’s been so long
I can’t lie and say you were the last
But I’ll bet you weren’t too lonely in that other world
I share a separate world there in your past

Now you embrace a familiar yesterday
You’re only holding on and there’s no time …

Come back and stay if you’ve got time to kill
Maybe we can walk before you run
I’m gonna drive down to Mexico
And this could be your summer in the sun

Come back and stay if you’ve got time to kill
Maybe we can walk before you run
I’m gonna drive down to Mexico
And this could be your summer in the sun

I’m gonna drive down to Mexico and back …
And this could be your summer in the sun

This could be your summer in the sun
This could be your summer in the sun
This could be your summer in the sun
This could be your summer in the sun

I’m gonna drive down to Mexico …
I’m gonna drive down to Mexico …

Jett: Stop for snacks?
Buster: Woof! Woof!

Lyrics & Music (c)2012 Robert James
Angry Lion Publishing SOCAN/ASCAP
A division of Horace Media 2020

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from Friday Night, released May 22, 2020
RJ: Lead Vocals & Acoustic Guitars
Jett Black: Guest 2nd Lead Vocal
Rhett Black: Sidestick Percussion
Dustin (Dusty) Black: Bass Guitar
John Kisil: Slide & Electric Guitars
Backing Vocals courtesy of CandyLand Glee:
(RJ, Astrid & Beaverdell) Handclaps as well!

Cakes, cookies, sweets & treats: SugarMountain Confectionary
Coffees & teas: Tiff’s Teaze and Coffees
Special Thanks to John Kisil. And in memory of - blesses
Thanks to Dustin & Jett Black for the extra help! Now that’s a sit-in
Jett, Rhett, Dustin (Dusty) Black & Beaverdell Humes
appear courtesy of
Meet The Blacks and HOH Records.
A division of Horace Media 2020
Special Thanks to Hollis Kinglan and HOH Records
Art Direction and Cover Design: Hirografix
Special Thanks to Mark, Don & Mel @Hirografix
Cover Photo: Wendy Huber Collection

Recorded & Mixed @CandyLand Recorders. Wetaskiwin, Canada
Produced by Robert James for The Kingsway Group
Original Demo recorded at James Manor, Vancouver, Canada
Overdubs/Jett & Buster recorded @CandyLand Recorders
A division of Horace Media 2020
Lyrics reprinted by permission. Angry Lion Publishing.

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Robert James Wetaskiwin, Alberta

We didn't get to test drive "Friday Night" the way we wanted to. Mr./Ms. Universe stepped in. Our seventh full-length release "Piece Of Your Ghost" becomes available on June 18th, 2021. I'll see what I can do about a single release or two. September sounds good. Summer's coming! Time to kick a few ghosts around ... Something in mind ... hmmm ... xoRJ ... more

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