53rd & 3rd

  • If you think you can, well come on man
    I was a Green Beret in Vietnam
    No more of your fairy stories
    'Cause I got my other worries

    Fifty-third and third standing on the street
    Fifty-third and third I'm tryin' to turn a trick
    Fifty-third and third you're the one they never pick
    Fifty-third and third don't it make you feel sick?

    If you think you can, well come on man
    I was a Green Beret in Vietnam
    No more of your fairy stories
    'Cause I got my other worries

    Fifty-third and third standing on the street
    Fifty-third and third I'm tryin' to turn a trick
    Fifty-third and third you're the one they never pick
    Fifty-third and third don't it make you feel sick?

    Then I took out my razor blade
    Then I did what God forbade
    Now the cops are after me
    But I proved that I'm no sissy

    Fifty-third and third standing on the street
    Fifty-third and third I'm tryin' to turn a trick
    Fifty-third and third you're the one they never pick
    Fifty-third and third don't it make you feel sick?

    Fifty-third and third
    Fifty-third and third
    Fifty-third and third
    Fifty-third and third
    Fifty-third and third
    Fifty-third and third
    Fifty-third and third
    Fifty-third and third

Comments: 7

  • Arthur ItisI wonder if the person in this song is the perpetrator in Rod Stewart’s Killing of Georgie; both songs were released in 1976. Too much of a connection there.
  • Rod Stewart Song from Australia"Killing of Georgie' by Rod Stewart says Georgie was killed on the corner of 53rd and 3rd.
  • Zero from The Abyss, NjThat last chorus after Dee Dee's bridge actually goes up a whole step with the chords to the chorus. I never noticed that until I tried to learn the song on my guitar!
  • Willie from Scottsdale, AzSeveral of the roadies in DeeDee's solo band were known bisexuals, so it's not entirely out of the question.
  • Joe from Chicago, Arone of the greatest punk rock songs ever made.... i went to 53rd & 3rd in New York though.. and it sucks... there is nothing there.
  • Steve from Birmingham, AlYes, the protagonist of the song killed a trick. However, it's safe to assume Dee Dee Ramone never killed anyone.
  • Johnny from Los Angeles, CaSo the guy in the song killed someone right? I bet this relates to Dee Dee wanting to kill the a**holes who came around there, or maybe Dee Dee ACTUALLY KILLED SOMEONE *conspiracy alert conspiracy alert*
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