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Hurricane Supplies Song

(Tom Dalton - vocals, acoustic guitar, drums, bass)
June 18, 2006
Words and Music by Tom Dalton
This country rock song provides a useful list of hurricane supplies that one needs to purchase to be prepared for the hurricane's arrival.
Hurricane Supplies Song

Here’s what to buy for your hurricane supplies
Put it in a plastic container
Don’t wait till it’s too late do it now for heaven’s sake
When the hurricane comes you’ll be safer

Flashlights, radios, extra batteries, rain gear and generator
Garbage bags, matches, paper plates and napkins and don’t forget the toilet paper
Fire extinguisher, a rabbit ear antenna and a lantern that runs on battery
2 weeks of food - dry or in a can like cereal, soup or spaghetti


Peanut butter and jelly, crackers and bread, canned chicken, beef, tuna or potatoes
Coffee and tea and cookies if you please and some wine or beer for later
A big ice chest, jugs and containers and plenty of ice and water
You can fill up the tub - dry ice is nice and it’ll last you a week or longer


Now fill up your tank and get some gas cans you’ll need ‘em for your generator
Have a first aid kit and plenty of cash and a place for important papers
Mosquito repellent, a bag of tools and a chainsaw comes in handy
Get a portable John and a surge protector or a battery powered TV


Make a list of phone numbers, get a map of the town and a copy of your insurance policy
A manual can opener and a bag of tools will be handy on your hurricane odyssey
A couple more things like plastic sheeting, duct tape, gloves and some rope
Don’t forget your medications and have a lot of patience so you can help your family cope


© 2006 Tom Dalton