Getting Ready For Christmas Day (Paul Simon Cover)

by Coyote Talk

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From early in November to the last week of December
I got money matters weighing me down
Oh the music may be merry, but it's only temporary
I know Santa Claus is coming to town
In the days I work my day job, in the nights I work my night
But it all comes down to working man's pay
Getting ready, I'm getting ready, ready for Christmas Day

I got a nephew in Iraq it's his third time back
But it's ending up the way it began
With the luck of a beginner he'll be eating turkey dinner
On some mountain top in Pakistan
Still the lawyer and the jailer, policeman, undertaker
They all leave me with one thing to say
Getting ready, we're getting ready, ready for Christmas day

Getting ready oh we're getting ready
For the power and the story and the glory of Christmas day

If I could tell my Mom and Dad that the things we never had
Never mattered we were okay
Getting ready, we're getting ready
Getting ready oh we're getting ready
Ready for Christmas day


released December 2, 2015
Josh Frigo - Vocals, Guitars, Keys
Ben Goodrow - Bass
Alex Dobbert - Drums
Isaac Vining - Electric Guitar

Engineered by Alex Dobbert with help from Isaac Vining at The Varsity Recording Co.

Mixed and Mastered by Alex Dobbert

Music and Lyrics by Paul Simon

Image and Text by Josh Frigo



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Coyote Talk Nashville, Tennessee

Coyote Talk is Josh Frigo and Alex Dobbert. New single, "Spirit of the Night" is out now from the upcoming album "Shangri-la". Shangri-la will release on March 31st.

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