Tony And BobWritten by: Ray Davies
Published by: DavRay Music Ltd./Sony ATV Music Publishing
Sometimes on tour you just fall into situations.
With the band it was handy to have the big
security guy around. We called him the Gorilla.
He protected us from each other more than anything
else, and in my case, a tendency to self-destruct.
First there was a big Tony. He was later replaced
by Bobby from Chicago. We tried hard to think of a
nickname for him other than 'Gorilla' but settled on
the name 'Big Bob'. It was a no-brainer really.
If one of them had been with me that day in New
Orleans, I wouldn't have gone down that street.
They had an instinct for knowing when something
bad was going to happen. They were always there
to tap you on the shoulder and say "now don't do
it again". Big Guys...
I miss you now that you're not there
This song can be found on the following releases:stereo mix, with The Jayhawks (1:10), recorded 2016-2018 at Konk Studios, North London
|Our Country: Americana Act II||29 Jun 2018||USA||Sony Music/Legacy 19075820052||CD|
|Our Country: Americana Act II||29 Jun 2018||USA||Sony Music/Legacy 88985480301||12" vinyl 2-LP set (double album), 33 1/3 RPM|
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