Oh, you’ll like this: this week in the Brooklyn Paper online, Frank Hoier gives us a modern take on bed bug blues songs, with a “musical editorial” with the refrain,
“They bit me high,
They bit me low,
They bit me places you don’t even want to know!”
Sound familiar, anyone?!?
The Brooklyn Paper kicks off its first installment of Frank Hoier’s “Rhythm and News.” This week, the Bard of Bushwick sings about bedbugs!
And he’s cuter and way more talented than all the singing hipsters on the recent Bushwick/East Williamsburgh bed bug edition of Law and Order: Criminal Intent. Just sayin’.
Check it out: The Brooklyn Paper: Frank sings about bedbugs.
And of course, for the “Mean Old Bed Bug Blues,” check out:
Furry Lewis (1927):