Phish Alumni Blues cover

Alumni Blues
Lyrics and Meaning

August 1, 1998

Song Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
Woke up this morning and I had those Walking Blues (x2)
Verse 2
I wasn't walkin' nowhere 'cause I didn't have no floor!
Verse 3
Staring over the edge of the bed
Verse 4
My old lady lying next to me, I started to cry (x2)
Verse 5
She said "I'm gonna take this diploma,
Verse 6
I'm gonna slice you in the eye!"
Verse 7
Well I'm alright (he's alright) (x9)
Verse 8
'cause I got a degree!
Verse 9
Escaping through my window
Verse 10
There's a policeman on the lawn outside my home (x2)
Verse 11
I opened my mouth to scream but my throat was full of foam
Verse 12
So I'm sittin' in this cell
Verse 13
My fortune dwindled to a thimble full of filth (x2)
Verse 14
I may spend the rest of my life in jail but at least it's got a floor!
Verse 15
Verse 16

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