Women can be sports widows when husbands take to tube, but what’s a man to do when his lady love is a hang-glider? Cyril May and Jack McDonald explore this question in their playful tune, Macho Mountain Mama on their CD, "Off The Beaten Track."
‘When warm winds from valleys
Sweep on up mountain side
When thermals are a pumping all around
When birds are all grounded
‘Cause wind’s too rough to fly
Then Macho Mountain Mama’s up there flyin’ high.’
In song, Cyril’s lyrics show a real appreciation for adventurous woman obsessed with a pastime that leaves her man far below. But a twinge of jealousy for her high-flying freedom comes through as well. The lilting instrumentals add bounce to piece, and keep our feet tapping along in time. Jack McDonald adds his special arrangements to mix, and result is a musical romp.