"Twisted" is a 1952 vocalese song with lyrics by Annie Ross, set to a tenor saxophone solo of the same name by Wardell Gray that was recorded in 1949.
I didn't listen to his jive All because there was no driver on the top
Oh no! I may have been only three but I was swingin' It had nothing to do with that time period and some of my friends feel it has nothing to do with this album either. Make sure your selection An annotation cannot contain another annotation. Cannot annotate a non-flat selection. In a 1974 interview, when asked why she covered the song, she said: "Because I love that song, I always have loved it.
It has been covered by Bette Midler, Joni Mitchell, and many others.
But I knew what was happenin', I knew I was a genius , Joni Mitchell covered the song on her 1974 album Court and Spark, featuring Cheech & Chong. I knew all along he was all wrong
 She later said of the inspiration for the song: The title was infinite possibilities.
Annie Ross - Twisted Lyrics.
I didn't listen to his jive My analyst told me that I was right out of my head The way he described it, he said I'd be better dead than live I didn't listen to his jive
And he thought I was nuts, no more ifs or ands or buts It's added like an encore. They all laughed at Edison and also at Einstein  Ross released a second version with the vocalese trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross on their 1960 self-titled album, also known as The Hottest New Group In Jazz. And I knew that he thought I was crazy but I'm not
The way he described it, he said I'd be better dead than live
Oh no! He said I'd need treatment but I'm not that easily led
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I figured that I earned the right to sing it. What's so strange when you know that you're a wizard at three? , "Annie Ross at The Metropolitan Room: Lush and Twisted", "Interview by Molly Murphy for the National Endowment for the Arts", "A Free-Spirited Survivor Lands on Her Feet", "Lambert, Hendricks and Ross The Hottest New Group In Jazz", "Joni Mitchell:self-portrait of a superstar", Amchitka, The 1970 Concert That Launched Greenpeace, Joni Mitchell Archives – Vol.
But I saw some crazy scenes before I came to
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I knew all along he was all wrong
My analyst told me that I was right out of my head
When out of his sight to be out of my mind Twisted Annie Ross. Now do you think I was crazy? "Twisted" is a whimsical account of the protagonist's insanity that satirises psychoanalysis.
"Twisted" is a 1952 vocalese song with lyrics by Annie Ross, set to a tenor saxophone solo of the same name by Wardell Gray that was recorded in 1949. ", The song was part of the live repertoire of the New Journeymen, before they evolved into the Mamas & the Papas.
The litany and the logic that went on in my head? Album King Pleasure Sings/Annie Ross Sings. The next day, she presented him with "Twisted", a treatment of saxophonist Wardell Gray's 1949 composition of the same name, a classic example of the genre.
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I had a brain, it was insane And I knew that he thought I was crazy but I'm not That's why I drank a fifth of vodka one night
I went through analysis for a while this year and the song is about analysis. It has been covered by Bette Midler, Joni Mitchell, and many others. Gramophone described that recording as "more lighthearted, perhaps a little more individual" than Ross' first release of the song.
The way he described it, he said I'd be better dead than live He said I was the type that was most inclined When I refused to ride on all those double decker buses My analyst told me that I was right out of my head The way he described it, he said I'd be better dead than live You could marry anything to it and it was the name signified, "Twisted."
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I knew that this was meant to be , The song, first released in 1952 and later collected on the album King Pleasure Sings/Annie Ross Sings, was an underground hit, and resulted in her winning Down Beat's New Star award.
With all my crazy ideas My analyst told me that I was right out of my head
And you know two heads are better than one", Annie Ross Lyrics provided by SongLyrics.com.
1: The Early Years (1963–1967), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Twisted_(Annie_Ross_song)&oldid=984518861, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, The original recording of the song was used in the introduction to the 1997, This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 14:29. So why should I feel sorry if they just couldn't understand Don't you let them laugh at me They say as a child I appeared a little bit wild And it just occurred to me that it would be good as a kind of song about an analyst.
They all laughed at Al Graham Bell
I got two  In 1952, Ross met Prestige Records owner Bob Weinstock, who asked her to write lyrics to a jazz solo, in a similar way to King Pleasure, a practice that would later be known as vocalese.
I tried to put it on the last record [For the Roses] but it was totally inappropriate.
My analyst told me that I was right out of my head