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A happy ode to the original dadaists.

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Lyrics:

Alfred Jarry opens the door
All the kids jump out on the floor
Goes into a Callaway dance
Knocks the doctor out of his trance
Ubu claims that he is the king
Disembraining with his machine

Doctor Faustroll, Bosse-de-Nage
Cruise through time in camouflage
Tristan Tzara’s up on the stage
Huelsenbeck goes into a rage
Negro rhythms beat on the drum
Dog-faced baboon “ha-ha” hum

Let’s all do the Big Fish Swing
All we do is Big Fish Swing
Big Fish Swing, the Big Fish Swing
We all do the Big Fish Swing
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Lyrics ©1982 Andrew L. Jackson

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from Zruism: Zru Vogue 1980​-​84, released January 1, 1998
Andrew L. Jackson: Vocals, bass
Rick Cuevas: Guitars, keyboards, backing vocals

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Zru Vogue San Francisco, California

Avant-Pop, Art-Funk, Surrealist Indie Rock from the San Francisco Bay Area. Zru Vogue's first single "Nakweda Dream" (1981) is an early post-punk classic. Band members Andrew Lawrence Jackson, Rick Cuevas, and Patrick Coyne continue to create inspired new music for postmoderns. ... more

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