Robyn Hitchcock Song Catalogue

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Author: Robyn Hitchcock

Released on 9 records:

Black Snake Diamond Role, 1995  (CD)  Sequel Records RSA CD 819
Black Snake Diamond Role, 1995  (CD)  Rhino Records R2 71820
Black Snake Diamond Role, 1987  (Vinyl LP)  Base Records GI LP 54
Black Snake Diamond Role, 1987  (CD)  Aftermath Records AFTCD 1
The Man Who Invented Himself, 1986  (Vinyl LP)  United Records UR 627
Black Snake Diamond Role, 1986  (Vinyl LP)  Relativity Records 88561-8088-1
Black Snake Diamond Role, 1985  (Vinyl LP)  Aftermath Records AFT 1
Black Snake Diamond Role, 1985  (Cassette)  Relativity Records 88561-8088-4
Black Snake Diamond Role, 1981  (Vinyl LP)  Armageddon Records ARM 4


You wear the lizard's shoes
And afterwards you get confused
You wear the lizard's coat
And afterwards you fail to float
You take the lizard's path
But look who's lying in the bath
You wear the lizard's skin
No man can be a god and win at all

You take the lizard's mask
But look who's lying in the cask
And when the clocks have stopped
You'll find out what the lizard dropped
You know the lizard's won
But you can't work out how it's done
The lizard is your friend
And will be 'til the very end of time

You lie beneath the stars
The lizard knows how high they are
The stars are out of reach
The lizard lingers on a beach
The stars are out of date
The lizard had them on a plate
You vomit in the shed
The lizard got there first he's dead

It's the bat

No guitar tab entered.

Known to have been played live at 21 gigs:

The Soft Boys:
Hope & Anchor (Islington, England UK), 1/23/1981 (Concert)
The Soft Boys: Hope & Anchor (Islington, England UK), 1/30/1981 (Concert)
The Soft Boys: Greyhound (Fulham, England UK), 2/8/1981 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Inkstick Shibura Factory (Tokyo, Japan), 9/16/1988 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: Town and Country Club (London, England UK), 10/6/1988 (Concert)
Nigel and the Crosses: 7th St. Entry (Minneapolis, Minnesota US), 3/8/1989 with Peters Buck and Holsapple, Morris, Andy (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: TT the Bear's (Cambridge, Massachusetts US), 6/18/1989 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: The Library (Richmond, Virginia US), 4/24/1990 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Trax (Charlottesville, Virginia US), 4/25/1990 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Alligator Lounge (Santa Monica, California US), 3/19/1996 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: 12 Bar Club (London, England UK), 9/17/1996 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Point (Atlanta, Georgia US), 2/26/1997 (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Wow Hall (Eugene, Oregon US), 6/5/1997 Tim Keegan (Concert) excerpt
Robyn Hitchcock: 12 Bar Club (London, England UK), 7/16/1997 with Ntshuks Bonga and the Dear Janes (Concert) w/ Ntshuks
Robyn Hitchcock: WOMAD Festival (Rivermead Leisure Center), 7/27/1997 with Tim Keegan and Ntchuks Bonga (Concert) with Ntchuks (cuts/fades out)
Robyn Hitchcock: Jazz Cafe (Camden, England UK), 11/20/1997 with Tim Keegan and Ntshuks Bonga (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Mean Fiddler (London, England UK), 4/4/1998 with Kimberley Rew & Ntshuks Bonga (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Bloom (Milano, Italy), 2/13/1999 (Concert) electric
The Soft Boys: Pine Street Theatre (Portland, Oregon US), 4/5/2001 with Young Fresh Fellows (Concert)
Robyn Hitchcock: Maxwell's (Hoboken, New Jersey US), 3/26/2005 (Concert) electric
Robyn Hitchcock: Duncan Hall (Lafayette, Illinois US), 4/3/2005 (Concert)

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