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My Mothers Clothes


by Romanovsky and Phillips. Buy album CD: Other Songs I - W


(This song came out of my first public drag experience at the age
of 25, which brought back many memories of earlier private
experiences. For my mother, who still has more pairs of shoes
than any drag queen I know. -RR)
I remember dressing up in my mother's clothes
She had hordes of high-heeled shoes
And plenty of pairs of pantyhose
She had wigs to make me look a thousand different ways
And blouses made of silk and lace and evening gowns for days
My mother's clothes, my mother's clothes
All my dreams came true in my mother's clothes
I remember dressing up in my mother's clothes
In the woods behind my house we'd have our fashion shows
Secretly we'd gather all the old things she'd dispatch
And soon we'd have a wardrobe with accessories to match
My mother's clothes, my mother's clothes
All my dreams came true in my mother's clothes
We could be a princess from a fairy tale
Or Florence Nightingale
Curing all disease in our mother's clothes
We could be Miss Lois Lane (Oh, Superman)
Or even Tarzan's Jane
Swinging through the trees in our mother's clothes
We could be a beauty queen (There she is)
Or Mary Magdalene
Sinners we'd forsake in our mother's clothes
(I don't know how to love him!)
We could be Petula Clark (Downtown)
Or even Joan of Arc
Burning at the stake in our mother's clothes
Until we learned it's not okay
For a boy to dress that way
Not allowed to fantasize
We become desensitized
To all our waking dreams
And the endless possibilities
Of roles that we can play
Now some of us still dress up in our mothers' clothes
And some of us just like to watch and some look down their nose
But we've all got an image that we want to convey
And drag is something each of us does every single day



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  2. Attitude
  3. Be On The Safe Side
  4. Be Political, Not Polite
  5. Best Friends
  6. Cat And Mouse
  7. Closet Case
  8. Closing Chapter
  9. Emotional Rollercoaster
  10. Family Of Lovers
  11. Give Me A Homosexual
  12. Guilt Trip
  13. Hymn
  14. I Met A Man
  15. I've Created A Monster
  16. Living in the Nuclear Age
  17. Living In The Nuclear Age (renaissance Song)
  18. Living With Aids
  19. Love Is All It Takes
  20. My Mother's Clothes (the Drag Rag)
  21. My Mothers Clothes
  22. No False Hope
  23. Oh No .. I'm In Love
  24. Once Upon A Time
  25. One Of The Enemy
  26. Outfield Blues
  27. Paint by Numbers
  28. Queers In The Closet
  29. Red Moon Over Boston
  30. She Has a Thing
  31. She Has A Thing (for Men Who Love Men)
  32. Straightening Up The House
  33. Tango Indigesto
  34. The Prince Charming Tango
  35. The Sodomy Song
  36. The Woman Next Door
  37. Waltz For The New Age
  38. What Kind Of Self-Respecting Faggot Am I?
  39. When Heterosexism Strikes
  40. When Hetrosexism Strikes
  41. When I Look Into Your Eyes
  42. Womb Envy

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