Crackerman

  • Kickin' as I'm Trying to sleep got the mud beneath my shoes
    Rubber band, rubberband gun in hand, gun in hand I wanna use
    Roamin', roamin', roam
    (Get away, gotta get away)
    And I think I think too much
    (I don't care yeah but I don't care)

    Roamin', roamin', roam
    (Get away, gotta get away)
    And I think I think too much

    Trippin' as I'm thinkin' about a boy, his name was Sue
    He's a man, he's a man crackerman, crackerman, he's a woman too
    Roamin', roamin' roam
    (Get away, gotta get away)
    And I think I think too much
    (I don't care yeah but I don't care)
    Roamin', roamin' roam
    (Get away, gotta get away)
    And I think I think too much

    And I'm thinkin' while I'm thinking
    And I'm thinkin' while I'm thinking

    Roamin' ,roamin' roam
    (Get away, gotta get away)
    And I think I think too much
    (I don't care yeah but I don't care)
    Roamin' ,roamin' roam
    (Get away, gotta get away)
    And I think I think too much

    And I'm thinkin' while I'm thinking
    And I'm thinkin' while I'm thinking Writer/s: DEAN DELEO, ROBERT EMILE DELEO, ERIC KRETZ, SCOTT RICHARD WEILAND
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Lisa Kay from Des Moines, Ia"A Boy Named Sue" is a country song, written by Shel Silverstein and popularly sung by Johnny Cash. Years later Silverstein wrote a follow-up named "The Father of a Boy Named Sue" in which he tells the old man's point of view of the story.....Yeah I lef' home when the kid was three and it sure felt good to be fancy free

    Tho I knew it wasn't quite the fatherly thing to do

    But that kid kept screamin' and throwin' up and pissin' in his pants til I had enough

    So just for revenge I went and named him Sue

    Yeah it was Gatlinberg in mid July I was gettin' drunk but gettin' by

    Gettin' old and goin' from bad to worse

    When thru the door with an awful scream comes the ugliest queen I've ever seen

    He says my name is Sue how do you do then he hits me with his purse.....
  • Ido from Haifa, Israelif you look deeply into bouth "boy named sue" and "crackerman" lyrics, you can clearly recognize
    element of "Oedipus complex" in wich the boy want to "kill" his father but because the father is stronger then him he has to become him (like him). I think bouth songs talk about a man's struggle to become a man and to create gender identity
  • Ido from Haifa, Israelif you look deeply into bouth "boy named sue" and "crackerman" lyrics, you can clearly recognize
    element of "Oedipus complex" in wich the boy want to "kill" his father but because the father is stronger then him he has to become him (like him). I think bouth songs talk about a man's struggle to become a man and to create gender identity
  • George from Jackson, Nja boy named sue is a johny cash song that was recorded the first time he ever read it live at a prison. one of june carters friends wrote it. a man names his son sue and the father leaves him and his mother. Sue becomes tough because he was always picked on and when Sue confronted his father, his father explained that he had to leave and the only way to make his son tough was to name him sue. EVERYONE LOVES THIS SONG THAT HEARS, DOWNLOAD IT!
  • Adrian Martin from Brookings, SdReally?? That's insane! I wonder if that line about the man named Sue being a woman too ties into that at all. The dual gender identity pops up again in "Lounge Fly" and Scott Weiland certainly does show off his feminine side. Who knows??
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