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Lyrics Published as Stand-alone Poetry

Lyrics that an eminent poet would be proud to have written. Chris Boyd, Herald-Sun

 

CORETTA
DEAD CAT BOUNCE
DEATH OF BACH
DOMINIQUE
ELI_WHITNEY AND THE COTTON GIN
GIDEON BIBLE
GIVE ME LITTLE SUGAR WITH MY BEER SYLVIE
JACK_JOHNSON AND THE MANN ACT
LAFAYETTES MIXTURE
LEAD
LULLABY REDUX
MARIE LAVEAU LA BELLE VOODOOIENNE
MR CRITICAL
MR Q
ORPHEO DONT LOOK BACK
OUT OF BOOK
STARVATION BOX BLUES
THE AWFUL FLANDERS AND WALLONIA TRAIN WRECK
THE GREEN EYED BOY OF THE RAIN
THE HAPPIEST TIMES I EVER HAD
HARRY POWER: THE LAST BUSHRANGER
TRANSPORTATION TO AMERICA
BLACK CAESAR - THE FIRST BUSHRANGER
DRY WHISKY TONGUE
EVERYTHING IS FIXED
I NEVER FOUND THOSE LIPS AGAIN
JELLY WITH MY CAKE
PIGTAILS IN GRAVY
RED VELVET CAKE
THE BALLAD OF THE GANGSTER PAUL KELLY

By Album

THE WIND CRIES MARY

ST VALENTINE'S DAY
LYNETTA
COCAINE LIL
ROCKS OF BAWN
DRAGON LADY
DEATH OF BACH
IT WAS ONLY A DREAM
SMOKIN'
HILL OF DEATH
GIFT (FROM ONE IRAQI CHILD)
SEPTEMBER 11th

 

FREELOVEDAYS

MARCHING WITH MARTIN LUTHER KING JR
FREE LOVE DAYS
JACK OF DIAMONDS (JACK OF SPADES)
FLOWERS
SHE'S A WRITER
SIMPLER LIFE
SLEEP ON THE FERRY BOAT
IN THE GARDEN WITH MONET
GIRL IS BORN IN BETHLEHEM
SAPPHO: Fragment 64 (Evocation of Sappho)
CROP CIRCLES IN MY MARIJUANA

 

MEMOIRS OF A MOUTH ORGAN

UN HOMME JALOUX (JEALOUS GUY)
FATHER
ODE TO DIANA
LICKITY SPLIT
VAFACULO POLKA
STILLBORN
EDGE OF A MIRACLE
MILE'S DELIGHT
NUCLEAR JUNKMAN

BLACK PEPPER WITH A HINT OF VIOLETS DifficultWomen

SLAVEWOMAN
WOMEN OF THE CHAIN
VIVA LA VIDA
A QUE VER SALE
LULLABYE FOR A BATTERED CHILD (Precious Darling)

 

SHADDAP YOU FACE

SHADDAP YOU FACE
BOAT PEOPLE
HOW CAN OUR LOVE BE
STICK IT OUT
RETURN
IF YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY

 

STEAL AWAY HOME (songs co-written with Phil Motherwell)

The music in the play [Fitzroy Crossing] is by Joe Dolce, who’s a genius…
I’d bring him a bunch of lyrics and a day later, he’s have all these songs ready for me.
Phil Motherwell, playwright

DRAGON LADY
LICKITY SPLIT
JACK OF DIAMONDS (JACK OF SPADES)
FEELING WEARY
MORNING STAR
NOTHING WAS REVEALED
GIVE
BLACK JACK BLUES
WHO GOES THERE?

 

PUNDULUMURA

WHEN THE OLD PEOPLE GO
ABORIGINAL/ABORIGINE
BLACK AND WHITE
PUNDULUMURA

 

Miscellaneous Recordings

TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS (Italian Style)
PIZZA PIZZA
DID YOU GET STUPID FROM BEING UGLY (Or Ugly From Being Stupid?)
INTIMACY
NOTHING WAS REVEALED
TONIGHT I AM NOT YOUR CHILD (I AM YOUR LOVER)

 

Librettos for Larger Works

JOAN ON FIRE (Oratorio)
ECSTASY OF NARCISSUS
PERFUME FLOWER

 

Writtten and Unrecorded by Joe Dolce but Recorded by Other Artists

KING OF HEARTS
MY HOME AINT IN THE HALL OF FAME (aka HALL OF FAME)
ROLLING ALONG
UPSY DAISY
ATHENS COUNTY
ANGEL DOVE


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