Scenic Routes

  Scenic Routes

The Best of the Lost Dogs

Scenic Routes

Music by Derri Daugherty, Lyrics by Terry Taylor

Otto shakes his blinders off,
Plows up the common streets
The Lost Dogs bark the Nicene Creed
And dream of bones to eat
Praise eglantines, hot joe and beans,
The sea, the desert heat

Yeah, we'll take the scenic routes
(And stop and smell the roses)
Find out what it's all about
(With eyes wide open)
(With wide-eyed wonder)
(There's nowhere else I'd rather be)
(Chase the endless summer)
Paint the common things with mystery
And renovate our history,
When we take the scenic routes
The cloud-enfolded Trinity
Unpacks the ancient tapestry
When we take the scenic routes

Otto rides narrangensets
On back the westward wind
To pecan logs and shopping malls
And illustrated men
Loves Christ the Lamb, mom, eggs and ham
And this tattoo on his skin, says


Pigs in a blanket
Nice and hot
Wax museums
Mystery Spots
Great balls of string
Neat shrunken heads
The Penguin Boy says

Derri-acoustic guitar/ Mike-bass and electric guitar/ Terry-tenor guitar/ Gene-12 string guitar/ Greg-banjo/ Burliegh-Drums
Lead vocals-Derri, Mike, and Terry/ BGV's-all the Dogs

© 1992 Brinstorm Artists Int'l ASCAP