Dr. Feelgood

Album: Dr. Feelgood (1989)
Charted: 50 6
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  • Rat tailed Jimmy is a second hand hood
    He deals out in Hollywood
    Got a '65 Chevy primered flames
    Traded for some powdered goods
    Jigsaw Jimmy he's runnin' a gang
    But I hear he's doin' okay
    Got a cozy little job sells the Mexican mob
    Packages of candy cane

    He's the one they call Dr. Feelgood
    He's the one that makes ya feel alright
    He's the one they call Dr. Feelgood

    Cops on the corner always ignore
    Somebody's getting paid
    Jimmy's got it wired, law's for hire
    Got it make in the shade
    Got a little hideaway, does business all day
    But at night he'll always be found
    Selling sugar to the sweet
    People on the street
    Call this Jimmy's town

    He's the one they call Dr. Feelgood
    He's the one that makes ya feel alright
    He's the one they call Dr. Feelgood
    He's gonna be your Frankenstein

    I've got one thing you'll understand (Dr. Feelgood)
    He's not what you'd call a glamorous man (Dr. Feelgood)
    Got one thing that's easily understood (Dr. Feelgood)
    He's the one they call Dr. Feelgood oh yeah

    He'll tell you he's the king of these Barrio streets
    Moving up to Shangri La
    Came by his wealth as a matter of luck
    Says he never broke no law
    Two time loser running out of juice
    Time to move out quick
    Heard a rumor going round
    Jimmy's going down
    This time it's gonna stick

    He's the one they call Dr. Feelgood
    He's the one that makes ya feel alright
    He's the one they call Dr. Feelgood
    He's gonna be your Frankenstein

    Let him soothe your soul, just take his hand (Dr. Feelgood)
    Some people call him an evil man (Dr. Feelgood)
    Let him introduce himself real good (Dr. Feelgood)
    He's the only one they call feelgood (Dr. Feelgood)

    I've got one thing you'll understand (Dr. Feelgood)
    He's not what you'd call a glamorous man (Dr. Feelgood)
    Got one thing that's easily understood (Dr. Feelgood)
    He's the one they call Dr. Feelgood

    Dr. Feelgood (Dr. Feelgood)
    Dr. Feelgood (Dr. Feelgood)
    Dr. Feelgood (Dr. Feelgood)
    Dr. Feelgood (Dr. Feelgood)
    Feelgood, Feelgood, Feelgood, Feelgood Writer/s: Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Downtown Music Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 16

  • The Past Catches Up from In The Archive From Which Records Did Not Get DestroyedTwo Words The Rivieras some of us know the truth.
  • Kyl from Mesa, AzI love this song a lot and what really grabs me is it was written after Vince got out of rehab.
  • Jake from Oakland, OkMr. Brownstone is about heroin that's why u can compare them but they chorus for dr. Feelgood and dr. Love are similar
  • Jake from Oakland, OkWho says listen to Jimmy cony play with dr feelgood in a demon voice is Mick Mars
  • Shawn from Green Bay, WiAbsolutely explosive guitar and thundering drums. Yes, music-wise, probably Crue's signature tune. But lyrically there are about 20 Crue songs better than this.
  • Eric from State Collge, PaThis is a pretty decent song, makes me sing.
  • Sigourney from Castro Valley/oakland, CaRatt tailed jimmy hes the second hand hood
    deals out in hollywood
    got a '65 chevy, primered flames
    traded for some powdered goods

    Gotta love it
  • Rehab from Toronto, Oni've heard at the end of the song someone says "listen to Jimmy, come play with Dr.Feelgood"
  • Blane from Pocola, Okthe band calls the video dumb.
  • Jamey from Montgomery, AlDoes anyone have any idea what is being said in the demonic voice in this song? I think Nikki was saying this part in the music video but I'm not sure who's voice it actually is. Thanks!
  • Justin from Fredericton, CanadaGuitarist Mick Mars came up with the main riff for the song, whick gave Nikki the melody for the line "hes the one they call dr feelgood...". Theres no personal connection of any of the band members or the fictional dealer "Jimmy". Growing up on the srteets for most of his adolescent life, Nikki ofen wrote about the way he saw it.
  • Johan from Almunge, SwedenWhat I love about Motley Crue is that they give out tons of music videos for their songs. And I just love the drums in this song! Tommy Lee is the best :-)
  • Karren from Deerfiled, Nhthis has got to be the *BEST* motey crue ever!!!!
  • Jessica from Orangeville, CanadaThis is a wicked song! The crue at it's best!!!!
  • David from Taylors Falls, MnThe crue's song Hell On High Heels. Way better than Dr. Feelgood. The video's better too.
  • John from Northam, Australiathis is a tops song love it
    i can in a way see some comparison between this song and gnrs mr brownstone
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