JD GLA 26/10/20
I open my eyes in the morning, Its calling to me from the shed. A bottle waits on the table If I’m able thats where I am led. I’ll pour out a toast to the dawn of the day, put on my hat, walk into the play, today, Its Hamlet we’re playing. Give me a drink then i’ll say:
Chorus: Give me a double, then another double. Give me a double I say. Give me a double, a double J.D, a double J.D, I say.
Well, I’m walking into the green room, they are waiting for me to go on. All in their makeup and costumes, my celebrity arrives as a Don.
But first I need to gargle with something for my nerves to get through the play, so I stick my hand in my pocket and bring out a drink while they say:
Chorus: Give me a double, then another double. Give me a double, they say. Give me a double, a double J.D, a double J.D, they say.
Now, Margie, she’s been to Uruguay, she’s been to the U’S’of A. She’s been to Paris and Tokyo, she’s been in her mind to L.A. The fact that she’s never been anywhere, doesn’t stop her drinking out of her face. Shes the same as me, I need to be: someone in some other place.:
Chorus: Give me a double, then another double. Give me a double, I say. Give me a double, a double J.D, a double J.D, I say.
There are many ways for this song to be sung, each one with a different outcome, one caused a mess, one could be blessed, who knows what the others have done, each one says: