Song-of-the-Week #15 – “Float a Cuppa Tea”

A little ditty, written for friends who caretake and inspire with carefree fire.

Great thanks to John Ashley Murphy for his inspired harp-playing (hear Midstream, his album of original harmonica instrumentals), and also to Daniel Goans of Lowland Hum (stream their gorgeous new album Thin), who played on and engineered this track in his little attic studio in Charlottesville, VA.

Track Credits:
Diane Cluckvocals, broomstick bumps and furniture thumps
Daniel Goanssnare
John Ashley Murphyharmonica

you draw me a bath
you make me laugh
float a cuppa tea in the tub for me
I miss your smile, stay awhile
float a cuppa tea in the tub for me
float a cuppa tea in the tub for me
float a cuppa tea in the tub for me

when you’re lukewarm, you do no harm
but you give no pleasure
oh! twist my arm
put the kettle on, boil till it’s gone
steam up the window
blow me a kiss, go
(draw me a bath…etc, from beginning, repeat)

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