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Bobby (Single)

by Alma Cook

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Bobby 03:34
He’s swinging for the fences— He likes that I can sing, & I like that he’s from Texas. I could be the one to settle down with him, Build a homestead out of town. A little on the short side, But it’s not like I’m in heels when I’m walking on the shoreline. He’s got a place in Redondo, & he Took me back to the condo. Velvet & gold Head to his toes… (You know how I feel about that, and…) Eligible, A head above most… (I don’t know what to do with this man.) CHORUS: Ooh, Bobby, it would Be nice, it would Be a magazine life, Be something they could envy, Something that could tempt me, Bobby. So clean, but it’s Probably not what I need. Hey, what you playing safe for? It’s not what I was made for, Bobby, Bobby, Bobby. I don’t believe in fences— They keep out all the people that are rough around the edges. I never thought I’d make a hundred grand, So I keep my money in an open hand. But Bobby is a classic man; He put the needle on the record & he asked me if I wanted to dance. Oh, this would be a good life, if I Only cared about a good time. Beautiful art, Amazing cigars… (You know I’m a sucker for that, and…) Martinis at dark, The beat of his heart… (How am I going to break it to him?) CHORUS I knew that he’d be texting— The only thing he’s missing is a woman standing next to him. He’d tell me we’re meant to be, & I’d Have to tell him that it wasn’t me. But he beat me to the punches. He used to be a boxer; I should’ve seen it coming. And ever since he went & did that, well I’ve been wishing that he’d come back.


Once upon a time in the land of online dating, there was "Bobby." Flirty and beachy, the song looks back on a boy who wasn't quite the right fit.


released September 24, 2021

Written by Alma Cook. All vocals arranged & performed by Alma Cook. Produced by Chris Thigpen, with music performances by Chris Thigpen (bass) & Darek Cobbs (keys). Mixed by Raz Klinghoffer (Los Angeles, CA). Mastered by Karibu Mastering (Ala di Stura, Italy). Art by John Weeden.


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