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Ordinary Average Guy


Joe Walsh

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Walsh wrote this about his mid-life crisis. It deals with escaping the fame and fortune associated with the life of a Rock Star. Walsh makes a statement that even though he is famous, he is just as ordinary as you and me - he does yard work, has a Dodge, goes out bowling etc.
This is a parody of Walsh's previous release, "Life's been good to me," which is about Rock Star excess. Walsh is well known for his sense of humor. (thanks, Mike - Mountlake Terrace, Washington, for above 2)
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Comments (8):

I think that what Joes tryin to say is that he may be rich, famous, and be amazing at guitar he is an average Joe literally. And trust me dog doo is better to pick up when hard.
- Chase, Miami, FL
Joe Walsh is just another average Joe..But he does have money than I do..
- Geo, Altoona, PA
worse or just pretty damn funny??
- Ryan, Cleveland, OH
pick up the dog doo, hope that it's hard. THE ABSOLUTE WORSE LYRIC IN ROCK N ROLL HISTORY
- Andrew, Indianapolis, IN
Hey Stefanie
- Jon, Oakridge, OR
Walsh-the ultimate CLASSIC rock star.
- Jon, Oakridge, OR
I thought the song "Life's Been Good To Me" was the parody. I've never heard this one, so I didn't know it's the parody.
- Stefanie, Rock Hill, SC
Cool song...hits home to me...i go bowling every so often, i drive a dodge dakota, and i work in the yard all the time. Very Cool song!!!
- Jonathan, Oklahoma City, OK
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