Workin' in My Sleep
(By Julie Mavity-Hudson circa 07/1999 to the tune of Walkin’
in My Sleep by Arthur Smith)
Workin' in my sleep, Viv, workin' in my sleep,
Cuttin' brains & eyeballs, workin' in my sleep.
Casagrande had a lab, filled with students and postdocs,
They brought their families to Nashville, and gladly
took their knocks.
Sherre drew nice axons, though her slides were
She dropped a bottle of acid, and we nearly all
George drank beer from a coffee cup, he was
a little weird,
I kicked him in the shins once, but now he's
Ed Lachica had a mission, he worked both
day and night,
When Jim and George got into it, he broke
up the fight.
Jim had quite a temper, he sure knew
how to yell,
He cursed and screamed but when he
left he said I sure was swell.
Alfonso was fun to have around,
he came here from Chile,
He took a siesta every day, and
told jokes that were silly.
John knows how to record a
cat and that sure is a fact,
He left to got to Switzerland,
but we're sure glad he's back.
Ding came here from China,
he could always find LGN,
Maybe someday we'll be
as good, but I sure don't know when.
(I know you're gettin'
tired of this, it's gettin' kind of long,
There's only a few
left in the lab and then I'll end my song.)
Amy is a graduate
student, she is awful nice,
She thinks and
reads and writes a lot and chops the tails off mice.
in LGN, whenever she can find it,
real hard and stays real late but doesn't seem to mind it.
a work-study, he was fun to have around,
a lot of work done, and left cute notes we found.
wrote the Owl Monkey paper and injected in DM,
gone back to Canada, we surely do miss him.
Xu is our new graduate student, he's givin' it all he has,
He works real hard and stays real late and makes us all look bad.
If you see my Viv, Don't tell her where I am,
I'm out playin' music-be back 'fore I get canned.