“Shake a Hand,” made famous by Faye Adams (not allowed to embed), here sung by LaVerne Baker and Jackie Wilson, courtesy of YouTuber sandfordway)
Sometimes while prowling back alleys you find things that don’t bear the light of day, brass ritual cymbal turns out to be a trashcan cover, exotic seafood dinner is really rotten fish guts.
Yet perhaps there’s some truth to these lies.
Here in NYC the sun has gone down. That’s the time to prowl.
There is a revolution of the seasons, winter turns to spring, spring to summer. There are revolutions in the course of humankind, kings and queens are replaced by other kings and queens.
And then there is a revolution in consciousness. No, not evolution, revolution. First you gotta get the bad stuff out, clean the muddied well, then you can go to the evolution part!