It was kind of a bust. Not a lot of folks came to the tag sale, and none of my “friends” came to hear me play, except of course for Monstro and Lex, my devoted fans, twice as many as “Flight of the Conchords” has got. I received many satisfying “Yay, Mommy”s from Lex, particularly after my rousing renditions of “Itsy Bitsy Spider” and “Baa Baa Black Sheep.”
Another little kid couldn't keep his eyes off of me — turns out that the two songs I sang while he was around are special songs *his* mom sings to him. He gave me a dollar.
Another guy, a grown-up this time, walked past while I was playing the IZ version of “Over the Rainbow.”
“Nice groove,” he said. He bought a hose at the sale but didn't flip any cash my way.
All in all, I think I'm better off busking outside of the church 15 minutes before meetings are scheduled to start. More lucrative.
Oh, and Fringes, “Creep” doesn't really work — it's totally out of my vocal range. But “Walkin' after Midnight” sounds pretty d*mn good, if I do say so myself.