Buddy draining a fire hose after a deck drill; he was the musical talent onboard and master of the piano bar.
His rep book had hundreds of titles and I specialized in getting him to do the most unlikely numbers for a high brow crowd like randy Newman's "Political Science" ("Let's drop the Big One, and see what happens") and Garth Brooks' "I got Friends in Low Places" ("Blame it all on my roots, I showed up in my boots; And ruined your black tie affair.") A surprising number of the other guests knew.
"I'm not big on social graces
Think I'll slip on down to The Oasis."