Paralyzed

Album: State of Shock (1979)

Songfacts®:

  • Ted Nugent is a notorious teetotaler, steadfastly abstaining from drugs and alcohol. This song, like his 1977 track "Death by Misadventure," is what he called a "anti-drug-liquor-f--king'-your-body-up" song. He makes it clear that substance abuse is not glamorous:

    You're killin' you and nobody else,
    And know you been spending your nights alone

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