Cadillac-Don't Bug Me And My Fleetwood-Mac
I’d like to be behind the wheel of one of the finest cars.
I could buy myself a new one or maybe go to mars.
I don’t have the funds so that I could go that route,
So I’ll take a trip back in time, or maybe do without.
I can pretend I’m cruising with hoi polloi,
I’ll pretend my Cadillac “ride” is just another toy.
1903 Cadillac Runabout
I wish I could take a trip back to nineteen hundred and three.
I’d buy a Cadillac Runabout for my sweat-heart and me.
1927 Cadillac Victoria
Maybe a 1927 Victoria Coupe would be the Cadillac.
But it would be so hard to mount a proper bike rack.
It would be so cool; I’d feel so alive,
If only I could go back to 1955.
Elvis had some Fleetwoods and liked the color pink.
He had an El Dorado and painted it grape, I think.
I‘ve known some older Caddies and loved how they could float,
Like sailing on the ocean in a huge and wonderful boat.
I got into a time machine and tripped to 1993.
I bought an El Dorado that I felt was right for me.
I tried to update the stereo but the speakers really stunk.
I crashed into a toll booth and sold it just for junk.
So I went back in the time machine to 1994.
I bought a Cadillac De Ville, a classic old four door.
It’s smooth and clean with pretty leather seats.
It’s a great car for a frugal old man, to cruise the city streets.
I love the way it floats, like a ship out on the sea.
When I top a short, steep hill, the hood is all I see.
This Caddy is so long I don’t have the slightest clue,
Where my front bumper is or where the rear is too.
I didn’t make this car or make the seats of leather.
But in the end it’s I, who has to decide if whether,
I should have gone more in debt and bought another car,
That uses a lot less gas and takes me oh so far.
But I would need another job and need a lot more bread.
So I went back in time and bought a smoother ride instead.
Alas and alack, please cut me some slack,
I’m really just giving recycling a whack.
So don’t be bugging me or my Fleetwood Mac.
I'm just an old "has-been" driving my Cadillac.
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