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Dead Duck by Black Jake & the Carnies -- the unabridged theme song for "Dead Duck & Zombie Chick," the episodic online radio show of the comic of the same name by Jay Fosgitt, published by Source Point Press. www.jayfosgitt.com/deadduckcomic/?p=207


What will you desire when your flesh is dust?
When you're torn from pride and you're stripped of lust?
You're gonna wish you'd done right cause now you're just a Dead Duck!

A live dog has hope, a dead lion's outta luck.
Riches and rewards won't let you rise above the ruck.
Princes and peasants both lying in the muck,
in their beds of maggots and worms!
When the Reaper reaps and the shell is shucked,
your dreams all die when down you're struck!
You were flying high, but now your feather's plucked,
and you're a Dead Duck!


released October 2, 2017
Banjo, kick drum, tambourine, main vocals: Jake Zettelmaier
Fiddle: Mark "Gus" Wallace
Guitar, backing vocals: Kyle "K.K. Dirty Money" Kipp
Bass, backing vocals: Daniel "Ozzie" Andrews
Hand Percussion, backing vocals: Wally "Walter der Rattenfänger" Jarvis

Written and produced by: Jake "Black Jake" Zettelmaier
Recorded, mixed, and mastered by: Ted Thrasher


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