By Paul Robert Thomas
We just recorded our latest song ‘Marilyn Monroe – Endless Night‘ that was of course inspired by Mr. Dylan’s ‘Murder Most Foul‘ and is about the suspected murder of M.M. and has numerous references to the people in the plot and is put together like an Agatha Christie play and includes a number of her play names that are highlighted in the lyrics.
Anyway, please take a listen at
It is from our next Dylan inspired album – Scared of America – Volume Three at
Like a well written mystery Played out on the stage of history All the actors played their part From the 1st scene to the last The world saw the opening scene The plot was cruel, the plot was mean ‘Happy Birthday Mr. President, you fill me with glee How I wish you felt the same about me’! The same about me’! Wish you felt the same about me’! John, Bobby, Jimmy and Sam Each one an influential man The big four always knocking on your door In the end they didn’t want you no more Love from a stranger A stranger in the night The curtain came down On an endless night The C.I.A. and The Mob one time Were both together partners in crime They wanted Fidel out of the scene He was polluting their American Dream Some say it was a put-up-job By the C.I.A. and The Mob You’ve had a red or two in your bed Is that why they wanted you dead? Sam warned you not to sing Keeping quiet wasn’t your thing Who were those uninvited guests Cleaning up all the mess? There was nothing, nothing you wrote Not in black and white You didn’t leave a note On this endless night Before the end you took a personal call There’s an unfinished portrait hanging on the wall The scene was clean, it was complete The maid furiously washing the sheets They said you went at half past ten Were you alone or surrounded by men? There were bruises on your back Like you’d been beaten and attacked Your stomach was empty, it was clean There were no needles found at the scene Something seemed foul, something was wrong Your secret red diary was gone The deed had been done They turned out your lights They didn’t do it with a gun On this endless night On this endless night On this endless night Well, The big four met grisly deaths Staring down a barrel as they took their last breaths John, Bobby, Jimmy and Sam Were you their Sacrificial Lamb? Their Sacrificial Lamb Were you their Sacrificial Lamb? Judy’s ‘Somewhere Over The Rainbow’ Played as they lowered the casket of Monroe No-one said Kaddish over her grave, no-one cried Who was really shocked that Marilyn had died? Now the orchestra is quiet, there’s no more song All the leading actors are long gone The stage is dark and without light On this lonely cold endless night The stage is dark and without light On this lonely cold endless night The stage is dark and without light On this lonely cold endless night On this lonely cold endless night
Thank you, Paul
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