Standing In For Joe

(Moulding)

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Recordings

  1. Album version.
    Released on Wasp Star.
    Chuck Sabo (drums)

    Colin: “Glam stomp meets Country and Western. Lament. Originally written for... ‘The Bubblegum Record’, this project never saw the light of day. So we thought let's do it anyway.”
  2. Demo version, 3'34.
    Released on Homegrown.

    Colin: “I was not that familiar with ‘Bubblegum’ music until the cassette was thrust into my hand and a plan hatched to create some of it with new songs. Up until that then my only brush with Bubblegum was the confectionary type, Bazooka Joe being my favorite, so I concluded that the name Joe must be in the title of at least one of the new compositions. It made perfect sense to me.”
  3. Lounge Version, 2'41.
    Released on Homegrown.

  4. Instrumental version.
    Released on 17 October 2002 on Waspstrumental in Japan.


Art

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Lyrics

  I'm standing...
Standing in for Joe
Joe called up to ask me
Would I do a favour
While he's gonna be out of town
Said his girl needs company
She gets so restless
Would I keep her safe and sound
Softly softly in the night
Well you can guess the rest
Now these shoes fit all too well
Standing in for Joe
I'm standing in for Joe
Joe said we've been friends so long
That I would be the one
He would trust with his life
Now those words run round my brain
As darkness falls
And I turn out his bedroom light
Who could resist her tender charms
So the story goes
This actor he plays all the parts
Standing in for Joe
I'm standing in for...
Love is like a river
You cannot stop its flow
I'm standing in for Joe

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Chords and Tablature

Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2000 20:35:41 +0100
From: Tim Harris <wordsrus (at) wordsrus dot demon dot co dot uk>
Subject: chords to Standing In For Joe
Message-ID: <1vr2UDAN8lV5Ewh3 (at) wordsrus dot demon dot co dot uk>


            Standing  In  For  Joe


                            Dsus? (000021)
            I'm standing...
                             A   Asus4 A Asus4 A (rpts)
            Standing in for Joe
                             D
            Joe called up to ask me
                    F#m
            Would I do a favour
            G          D        A            (Asus4 ...)
            While he's gonna be out of town
            A                   D
            Said his girl needs company
                F#m
            She gets so restless
            G       D        A          (Asus4...)
            Would I keep her safe and sound
            D             E
            Softly softly in the night
                 F#m               F    (bass notes EDCBAGF)
            Well you can guess the rest
            A                   D
            Now these shoes fit all too well
            G        D      A
            Standing in for Joe
                G        D       A
            I'm standing in for Joe
                G                     (A7sus4  'sitar twiddle')
            I'm standing in for Joe


            Joe said we've been friends so long

            That I would be the one

            He would trust with his life

            Now those words run round my brain

            As darkness falls

            And I turn out his bedroom light

            Who could resist her tender charms

            So the story goes

            This actor he plays all the parts

            Standing in for Joe

            I'm standing in for...
            F#m            E
            Love is like a river
                F#m             F     (A7sus4  'sitar twiddle')
            You cannot stop its flow

            I'm standing in for Joe
--
Tim Harris

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