Ring-A-Ding
© 1999 Fajita Musik

In August of 1999, Bing and tour manager M.K. Hartmann were driving through Texas on the way back home when it was decided to stop and withdraw the last $60 of gas money from an ATM. It dispensed $20, subtracted the amount requested from the account and left the travelers stranded. While arrangements were being made, Bing wrote this tune while standing at the gas pumps.

Got a guitar in Houston for $32.99
didn't come with a case
didn't come with a cord
but Lord, that suits me fine

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Ring-a-ding-ding
ring-a-ding-ding
ring-a-ding-ding, my name is Bing
I can't play guitar and I can't sing

picked up a mouth harp in Phoenix
got it in the key of C
it's just a little thing
but it ain't got strings
and that's all that matters to me

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picked up a girlie in Vegas
the girlie, she was mighty fine
she was quite the little honey
but she spent all my money
and left me with nothing but a dime

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