Oh Garibaldi

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This song was inspired by an episode of Babylon 5.

lyrics

Oh, Garibaldi, what are you thinking?
There's a whole pack of troubles headed your way
If you give them a welcome, take them out drinking
You might just as well ask them to stay.

Oh Garibaldi, trouble's come courtin'
With a bottle of wine and its eye on romance
That old devil whiskey may look purty sportin'
But he ain't gonna give you a chance!

Oh Garibaldi, you've been a pal and since
We'll push you away if we come on too strong,
We -- tiptoe around, with our hearts in the balance
Knowing damn well that something is wrong!

Oh Garibaldi, your laughter is hollow
Though your words reassure, and you claim you're OK
Are you walking away just to see who will follow you
Or are you just walking away?

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from As Good As Any, released April 1, 1999

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Echo's Children Portland, Oregon

In 1995 Cat Faber and Callie Hills teamed up to form Echo's Children, a duo known for well crafted harmonies and interesting lyrics about science fiction and fantasy subjects. They worked together until 2003, when Cat Faber moved to Tennessee and the group broke up. ... more

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