Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Art and Lyrics: Liquid Lunch

Artwork: S Bess (Watercolor, pencil, and ink on paper)
Bad Liquor Blues
Listen here people, listen to what I have to say (2x)
If you drink bad whiskey, it will do you this a-way

Make you lose your money, make you lose your best friend (2x)
And when you get sober, swear you'll never get drunk again...
As sung by: Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell

My inspiration for this piece came from a photograph I recently shared with you of my grandfather.

Well, I'm watching the democratic debates so I must go. Take care, my friends. Peace~

15 comments:

Rethabile said...

Heeeeey, there's drawing talent, here. Pretty nice, ntate. Best.

Fabrizio said...

Ehy Stephen, that's not bad at all!
And I love the photograph. It's just like you're looking at an old movie.
Very cool.

I'm looking at the democrats election too. Many, many, many Italians would be happy to see Hillary or Obama as the new president. They both show peaceful wisdom and people in the world really need it.

See ya

Fab

Torrance Stephens bka All-Mi-T said...

them sound like the kind of blues i have now

Aly Cat 121 said...

Ohhh the liquid lunchers. I actually like that picture. NEXT - Liquid Lunchers inside corporate america exposed. *chuckle*

lyre said...

I had liquid lunch too but it was slimfast!

Stephen Bess said...

Rethabile-
Ke a leboha, ntate. It's a hobby. Perhaps I will advance as I get older. :)

Fab-
Good to see you. Glad you like the photo and the watercolor. I enjoy it.
I agree with your assessment of the election. I'm going with Obama in '08. Peace~

Torrance-
Yes, I've been there too---a long time ago now. :)

Aly-
Good to see you. Yes, there are many in the corporate world who participate. :)

Lyre-
That's much better than Slim-Gin. :)

Yasmeen Christian said...

Love the artwork, good post once again ;-)

Stephen Bess said...

Yasmeen-
Thank you. I must go see your books for children.

Crankyputz said...

Loved the poem, and the pic....wish you were close by I'd make you draw me something for my place..

Lyrically speaking said...

Hope all is well, stopping by to feel the luv here :) enjoy your week Mr. Bess

tryphina said...

Very innocent Art, I like that. Ola Senor Bess. Good to see you **wink**

Stephen Bess said...

Cranky-
You like my art? *smile* What would the subject of your ideal piece of work?

Cathy-
Good to see you. It's all luv here. :)You have a good week as well.

Tryphina-
Ola Tryphina! I see you're back from your world travel.

Dance_Soul said...

I really like that watercolor Stephen!

Stephen Bess said...

Thanks Dance!

Rent Party said...

Those old blues lyrics are so brilliant.