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The Not Quite Brothers - GCFD

from Narwhals are Real by Lightning Lucas

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The only song from the 2012 'DOOR' Chicago trip that made it off the page. Caleb, Abe and I started calling ourselves 'Not Quite Brothers,' and had a blast jamming almost every day of the trip. As an intern, on the first night I attended a meeting with the youth group leaders about the different places we were going to go during the week. The Greater Chicago Food Depository stuck in my mind because everybody called it the GCFD... hmm, sounded like a chord progression to me. When we tried it out, we couldn't think of any other words, so we just wrote a song about the GCFD, with the chords G,C, F and D. Also, we had the first verse and the chorus stuck in everyone's heads before we even visited the place.

lyrics

Greater Chicago Food Depository x3
Packaging pasta, food for everybody
Hair nets for Rastas, dreads are pretty nasty,
At least in macaroni, they belong on your head,
not in what we've been packing, so please,
store them elsewhere instead of at the,
Greater Chicago Food Depository x3

Maple Granola smells quite wonderfully,
unfortunatnatly, I cannot have any,
unless I'm really stealthy, it's okay because it's healthy,
it's not intended for the wealthy,
but who defines wealthy at the,
Greater Chicago Food Depository x3

I'm always happy, here at the GCFD,
It's always a party working with me and Pete.
All kinds of people work at the GCFD,
but what I've found out is,
they're just like you and me
Greater Chicago Food Depository x2
It's also known as the GCFDepository

credits

from Narwhals are Real, released February 17, 2014
Music and lyrics by Abe Nouri, Caleb Schrock-Hurst and myself. Produced, mixed and all that good stuff by Abe Nouri, this track would not exist without you Abe, thanks so much.
Special thanks to Chris Mast for the use of his recording studio, we all miss you Chris.

Abe Nouri: Vocals, Guitar, Trombone, 2 Kazoos, Drums, Little Noise Makers
Caleb Schrock-Hurst: Vocals, Mandolin
Me: Vocals, Harmonica
Eli Wenger: Vocals

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Lightning Lucas Harrisonburg, Virginia

On July 21, 2013 Lucas was directly hit by a freak lightning bolt. He lived to appreciate the stage name.

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