Skinny Sweaty Man

Album: The Uplift Mofo Party Plan (1987)

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Hillel Slovak, who was both skinny and sweaty. He died of a heroin overdose in 1988. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Joe - Chicago, IL
  • When Hillel was alive and would take drugs, he would get whacked out and dance around in a green suit, hence the lyric, "Skinny sweaty man in a green suit." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alec - Yorktown Heights, NY

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