Rappin' Rodney

Album: Rappin' Rodney (1983)
Charted: 83
  • I tell ya I'm alright now
    But last week I was in rough shape
    But I don't get a break with nuthin'

    I played hide and seek when I was three
    (No respect, no respect)
    Why they couldn't even look for me
    (No respect, no respect)
    I was an ugly kid I never had fun
    (No respect, no respect)
    They put me through a dog show and I won!
    (No respect, no respect)
    When I was born I brought no joy
    (No respect, no respect)
    My old man said he wanted a boy
    (No respect, no respect)
    I was an ugly kid always alone
    (No respect, no respect)
    Halloween I had to trick or treat over the phone
    (No respect, no respect)
    Friends don't call
    My phone don't ring
    I don't get a break with anything!
    (Whatsamatta rodney?)
    Ah death, where is my sting?!

    It's just Rappin' Rodney
    Ain't that your type
    No, no
    Rappin' Rodney
    Get out of sight
    It's just
    Rappin' Rodney
    Make no mistake
    Or old
    Rappin' Rodney
    Can't get a break!

    I'm getting old it's hard to face
    (No respect, no respect)
    Well during sex I lose my place
    (No respect, no respect)
    Steak and sex my favorite pair
    (No respect, no respect)
    I have 'em both the same way...very rare
    (No respect, no respect)
    I know I'm old I could go any minute
    (No respect, no respect)
    I got a kidney shaped pool with a stone in it
    (No respect, no respect)
    Doctor Vinnie Boombah that's another one
    (No respect, no respect)
    I said I wanted to stop aging he gave me a gun
    (No respect, no respect)
    I told him I got water on the knee
    He gave me a sponge and raised his fee
    (Whatsamatter rodney?)
    Ahhhh, It ain't easy bein' me

    Ah, give me a break
    Play somethin' from the forties

    Now what kind of music is this?
    And how 'bout stardust?

    Hey what are you doin'?
    That's not stardust!

    Listen to this will ya?!
    I mean where are the flutes?

    What a band...
    Hey, don't quit your day jobs!

    Look at this!
    The drummer carries the melody

    Hey tell the bass player
    I like his instrument

    Hey boys, keep it goin'
    Lay it on me
    I'm in the groove!

    Nothin' goes right I just can't fight it
    (No respect, no respect)
    Well Eastern Airlines thanked me for flying United
    (No respect, no respect)
    I got some money what did I do?
    (No respect, no respect)
    I bought some quicksand the deal fell through
    (No respect, no respect)
    My car broke down I called Triple A
    (No respect, no respect)
    They left the car and towed me away
    (No respect, no respect)
    I can't take it no more I'm getting too old
    (No respect, no respect)
    I called suicide prevention they put me on hold
    (No respect, no respect)
    Winter, Summer, Spring, and Fall
    I'm always up against the wall
    (Whatsamatta rodney?)
    Ahhh, I don't get no respect at all

    It's getting worse
    It's caving in
    The happiness I can't take it no more
    It's all over
    Hey, where are my kids?
    Somebody help me
    Hey bartender!
    Hey! Who's that guy with my daughter?
    Where's my wallet?
    How do I get out of here?
    Stop that dancin'! Writer/s: DENNIS BLAIR, DOUGLAS HOYT, J.B. MOORE, ROBERT FORD JR., RODNEY DANGERFIELD, SCOTT HENRY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, MUSIC MANAGEMENT
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