Stale Tequila

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The Rhode Island Songwriter's Association has a monthly music series called 'Songwriters in the Round' in which every month four songwriters have to write a song on a theme chosen by the previous month's audience. (They also perform three other songs.) The third time I participated in SitR the theme was 'Stale Tequila', and this song is what I came up with.

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After the show, I had packed up my guitar
You caught my eye, you were standing at the bar
You flashed me a knowing grin,
Looking so good, it was half a sin.
I felt myself start to fall in lust
My brain began to whirl
I thought it might combust.

CHORUS:
And I woke up
The taste of stale tequila in my mouth.
I looked around, I was all alone.
How could you do it
You were so beautiful.

A few more drinks, and a half a pack of smokes.
We talked for hours, you laughed at all my jokes.
Then we went back to your hotel
And did some things
I shouldn't tell.
And I felt myself
start to fall asleep.
You made me feel so safe
That it almost made me weep.

[CHORUS]

Then I awoke in a bathtub full of ice
You left a note, I had to read it twice
It said "call 911.
I stole your kidney.
Thanks for the fun."
And I felt myself
start to fall apart.
I know you took my kidney
but you also stole my heart.

[CHORUS]

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from Mistaken Identity, released October 6, 2009
Jacob Haller, guitar and vocals

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Jacob Haller Providence, Rhode Island

Jacob Haller has been a fixture of the Rhode Island music scene for ten years, and has been frequently featured in popular shows such as AS220's Empire Revue and Common Fence Point Music's annual Gathering of Fiddlers & Fishermen.

"Jacob Haller is not only a talented musician and songwriter, he's also a talented songwriter and musician."

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