I'm A Man

Album: I'm A Man (1955)
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  • Now when I was a little boy,
    At the age of five,
    I had somethin' in my pocket,
    Keep a lot of folks alive.

    Now I'm a man,
    Made twenty-one,
    You know baby,
    We can have a lot of fun.

    I'm a man,
    I spell M-A-N, man.

    All you pretty women,
    Stand in line,
    I can make love to you baby,
    In an hour's time.

    I'm a man,
    I spell M-A-N, man.

    I goin' back down,
    To Kansas to
    Bring back the second cousin,
    Little John the conqueroo.

    I'm a man,
    I spell M-A-N...man.

    The line I shoot,
    Will never miss,
    The way I make love to 'em,
    They can't resist.

    I'm a man,
    I spell M-A-N, man. Writer/s: Ellas McDaniel
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Deethewriter from Saint Petersburg, Russia FederationBruce Springsteen: "The first time I met Warren Zevon, he came to New York. I saw him at a club in the City and my man recollection was he did a version of Muddy Waters "I'm A Man" and instead of spelling out M-A-N, he spelled out his own name, Warren – which was very funny. It was one of those classic things that told you everything you needed to know about him."
  • Adam from West Palm Beach, FlJeff Beck had replaced Clapton by the time The Yardbirds recorded the song...
  • Peter Griffin from Quahog, RiActually this isn't the Chicago song. The "I'm A Man" that Chicago covered was the Spencer Davis Group song.
  • Guy from Woodinville, WaIs this the Chicago song? Didn't realize Bo Diddley was the author. Great early Chicago song. Good guitar work.
  • Pat from Albuquerque, NmWhen Chicago was the "Chicago Transit Authority," they covered this song too.
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