Stephen Lynch - Taxi Driver

  • Season 3, Ep 9
  • 08/01/2000
  • Views: 10,243

Stephen sings about a cab ride. (1:39)

IN HIS LIFE WAS MISSING.

SO YOU KNOW WHAT HE DID,BOYS AND GIRLS?

HE STARTED LISTENING TO MUSICFOR INSPIRATION.

HIS FAVORITE KIND OF MUSIC

WERE THE EXCITING RHYTHMSOF SINGER-SONGWRITERS

LIKE HARRY CHAPINAND GORDON LIGHTFOOT.

CAN YOU SAY "GORDON LIGHTFOOT"?

[laughter]

HIS FAVORITE SONG

WAS ABOUT A NEW YORK CITYTAXICAB RIDE LATE AT NIGHT.

♪ I FLAGGED HIM DOWNAT THE CORNER, ♪

♪ AND HE PICKED ME UPAT THE LIGHT. ♪

♪ I TOLD HIMWHERE I WAS GOING, ♪

♪ AND WE DROVE OFFINTO THE NIGHT. ♪

♪ "HOW'S IT GOING, MY FRIEND?"I ASKED HIM. ♪

♪ SLOWLYHE TURNED HIS HEAD. ♪

♪ THE TAXI DRIVER LOOKEDAT ME, ♪

♪ AND THIS ISWHAT HE SAID. ♪

♪ HE SAID, "VADUYUWANMETOTAKEYOU? ♪

[unintelligible]

[with accent]"OKAY, DO YOU WANT ME TO THELEFT SIDE OR THE RIGHT SIDE?

"OKAY, HERE WE ARE.NO, I CANNOT BREAK A TWENTY.

"THAT IS FAR TOO MUCH MONEYFOR ME TO--

"OKAY, HERE WE ARE.HAVE A GOOD NIGHT.

GOOD NIGHT.OKAY, GOOD-BYE."

[applause]

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