Tom Cat Goodbye

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Laura Nyro

Laura Nyro /ˈnɪəroʊ/ NEAR-oh[citation needed] (October 18, 1947 – April 8, 1997) was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist. She achieved critical acclaim with her own recordings, particularly the albums Eli and the Thirteenth Confession (1968) and New York Tendaberry (1969), and had commercial success with artists such as Barbra Streisand and The 5th Dimension recording her songs. Her style was a hybrid of Brill Building-style New York pop, jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues, show tunes, rock and soul. more »


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Rosie Pearl
Is a big blond girl
And she sails around
Like a steamboat
Takes her time
And her eyes, they shine
For Tom

Hey there, Tom Cat
Where've you been to?
Hey there, Tom Cat
Say, where've you been to?
I'm so lonely
Been cryin
Waitin up for you
You hear that?
You hear that?
I got your name, Tom
I got your children
What about the children?
Tom Cat
Tom Cat
You ole rat
Where've you been to?

Johnny cheated
Frankie killed him
Johnny cheated
Say, Frankie killed him
Shot and killed him
I don't blame her
I'd a done it too 
You hear that?
You hear that?
You deal and promise
You kiss and swing lo
Foot slippin out the window
Tom Cat
Tom Cat
You ole rat
Where've you been to?...

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Written by: LAURA NYRO

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