Ok, I never signed up to twitter. Bunch of twits.
But I did write another verse for the song SAVED. It might not be the one that comes up on the You tube search. I learn it as a teen from side B of Moondog Matinee by The Band.
I sang it to my father. He said, “Where did you learn THAT?” I didn’t know and did an internet search. I forgot what album I leaned it from. It was his album, that I recorded on tape before I went to college.
Here is my new verse:
I used to Tweet, I used to Twerk, I used to Tweet, Twerk, I was such a Jerk
I used to tweet and twerk, tweet and twerk and I was such a jerk
But now I’m standing on the corner, it was too much work
That’s cause I’m saved, that’s cause I’m saved
People let me tell you about Kingdom Come
I’m saved, I’m saved, I’m going to preach until you’re deaf and dumb
I’m in the Salvation Army, beating on the big bass drum!
Who else sang it? Laverne Baker! She is the earliest I’ve found. Recorded in 1960, though the videos are later.
And here too, along with her hit “Jim Dandy”.
The authors: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saved_(Leiber_and_Stoller_song) .
Anyone else? Oh, yes, and I haven’t even listened to them all. But one is Elvis Presley. A gospel album:
And here is the dance video:
So, chief twit, tweeting gets a verse. I do not mind if it dies other than the verse. Shake your money maker, twitter!