Je M'accuse Blues

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It was late in the day
It was late in the day
and everybody makes mistakes, but I still did a bad thing.

I had too much to drink
I was so high I could not think
and the moon was winking his shimmering shink, I did a bad thing.

And the dogs were howling the je m'accuse blues.
Stumbling home I kept on losing my shoes,
I ain't got no excuse, mea maxima culpa.

I had nowhere to go
I had nowhere to go, and nobody could know, that I did a bad thing.

And the dogs were howling...

I got lost down a dark back street,
found a doorway, crawled in, curled up and fell asleep
to be awoken by the smell of a man and the sound of his booted feet,
I ran, and ran until I could not breathe

And the dogs were howling...


from Live at Nells, released March 9, 2015



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Bouche London, UK

Bouche is the music of songwriter, double bass player and singer Rebekah Bouche, accompanied by trumpet/flugelhorn and electric guitar. The songs are a kind of "blue-jazz hymnal"; the honesty and rawness of the blues, with melodic salutes to early jazz and a sense of pathos and drama that nods in the direction of 19th century hymns and british folk. ... more

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