Mouse in the House

from by The Blue Project

/
  • Includes high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.

     name your price

     

about

“Mouse in the House” is a classic narrative minor blues. Frank's killer trombone solo, and my smoking guitar solo add to story line. The horn line very modal.

lyrics

Mouse in my House danny petroni@2014

There’s a mouse in my house
My baby says there a mouse in my house
There’s a mouse in my house
Drinking all my beer
I gotta funny feeling something’s wrong in here

I called the bugman about a quarter till 2
I stooped by the crib, cause I didn’t know what else to do
Heard some scratching, heard some scratching
Heard some scratching at my baby’s door
I put out my pistol, and put three caps into Uncle George

Solo - Trombone

I stood in front of the Judge he gave me 20 years
Cause of the things I did, I felt a small tear
Your honor, honor how could you know ,ya weren’t there
I gotta funny feeling something’s wrong in here

I sat in my jail cell and from the corner of my eye
I had seen a tiny mouse scurry on by
The Warren come a running with the keys in his hands
Warden, Warden, Warden why are setting me free
Cause there a mouse in my house drinking all my beer.

Repeat Top Verses and end

credits

from The Blue Project, released January 11, 2014
Danny Petroni - Electric Guitars, Acoustic Guitars, Frank Lacy - Lead Vocals/Trombone/Flumpet , Gary Oleyar – Violin, Gene Boccia - Bass , Calvin Jones - Upright bass on (Requiem for a Working man) , John Drymon -, Piano/Hammond B3 Organ, Steve Kramer - Piano on “Cracker Jack”, “Peanut Butter & Jelly”, John P Allen - Drums , Dave Halpern- Drums on (Mouse in the House)
Female Vocals, Jo Wymer on (I Changed my Ways) Backup Vocals on (Looking Good)
Backup Vocals on (God of War, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Requiem for a Working man)
Layonne Holmes, Ricky Collins, Katrina Harper

tags

license

all rights reserved

feeds

feeds for this album, this artist

about

The Blue Project Asbury Park, New Jersey

The Blue Project, Danny Petroni band and its self-titled first release, began as a reaction to hurricane Sandy. Work for Jersey Shore musicians was sparse after Sandy’s devastation: “Gigs cancelled, venues damaged, all music productions stopped in the immediate area.” Petroni’s idea was to create some work for local musicians with a locally produced blues record using his own original compositions ... more

contact / help

Contact The Blue Project

Streaming and
Download help