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​Screaming Issue

This song is by Loudon Wainwright III and appears on the album I'm Alright (1985).

You and Ludwig van Beethoven
And your Manhattan Grandfather
Born on the 16th of December
Ludwig, grandfather and you

In Poland tanks were rolling
On Hudson street it was snowing
Taxi ride to the hospital
Laboring by centimeters

Lucy when I hear you crying I don't know what I can do
You're so miserable lying next to me I can't help you
Who were you in your last life?

How come you came at Christmas?
If you had waited longer
You might have been Lady Di's baby
Lucy when I

It's New Year's Day your first one
What is your resolution?
It's raining, grey beginning
Here's to Ludwig, grandfather and

You and Ludwig van Beethoven
And your Manhattan Grandfather
Born on the 16th of December
Ludwig, grandfather and you

Written by:

Loudon Wainwright III; Terre Roche