Cat Scratch Fever

Album: Cat Scratch Fever (1977)
Charted: 30
  • Well I don't know where they come from
    But they sure do come
    I hope they comin' for me
    And I don't know how they do it but they sure do it good
    I hope they doin' it for free

    They give me cat scratch fever
    Cat scratch fever

    The first time that I got it
    I was just ten years old
    I got it from some kitty next door
    I went and see the Dr. and he gave me the cure
    I think I got it some more

    They give me cat scratch fever
    Cat scratch fever

    I got a bad cat scratch fever
    Cat scratch fever

    It's nothin' dangerous I feel no pain
    I've got to ch-ch-change
    You know you got it when you're going insane
    It makes a grown man cryin' cryin'
    Won't you make my bed

    I make the pussy purr with the stroke of my hand
    They know they gettin' it from me
    They know just where to go
    When they need their lovin' man
    They know I do it for free

    I give 'em cat scratch fever
    Cat scratch fever
    They got it bad scratch fever
    Cat scratch fever

    Cat scratch fever
    Cat scratch fever
    Cat scratch fever

    Cat scratch fever
    Cat scratch fever
    Cat scratch fever Writer/s: TED NUGENT
    Publisher: Round Hill Music Big Loud Songs
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 18

  • Maxwell Edison from Nm"...make my bed"? Earlier lyrics were "...bite my fez". Neither makes sense.
  • Esskayess from Dallas, TxMark, Nugent hasn't killed anymore and I'll take him over your Donkeycrat girlymen.
  • Baker from Los Angeles, CaI think Ted liked Ketamine too much.
  • Chomp01 from Penargyl, Pa"Ted Nugent is to American Hard Rock music, as what Apple Pie is to the United States. A symbol of American Heritage."
  • Chomp01 from Penargyl, Pa(from Wikipedia): "Cat Scratch Fever" is a rock song by Ted Nugent that appears on thecalbum ofthe same name. The song is well known for its signature riff, which is a 3-tone "blues scale" melody harmonized in parallel fourth. In 2009 it was named the 32nd best hard rock song of all time by VH1. -- (Pantera Cover): The tune was covered by Pantera for the Detroit Rock City CD soundtrack. Their version peaked at 40 on the Mainstream Rock chart. Nugent criticized the version claiming, "It was exceedingly white. No soul, no balls, no feel. Caucasian all the way." Nugent later released more possitive comments on the group and even mourned the death of Dimebag Darrell saying, "It's a heartbreaker." --(song was released on May, 1977 on Epic Records. Length: 3:41 .).
  • Cyberpope from Richmond, CanadaStanza two seems to clearly suggest it's some sort of STD (crabs would fit)
  • Squigle from Columbus, OhI know a girl who thought that the title was "Jack Scrath Tea-Bird"!!
  • Squigle from Columbus, OhTed Nugent's best!
  • Chomper from Franjkin County, Patoday , Ted Nugent owns a Archery Camp ; where he teaches young children how to use the bow and arrow for hunting . He spends much of his time hunting dears and has his own hunting show on Outdoor Network . He also hunts his own food (mostly Bucks [ male deers ]). He did a commercial onced for the "Energizer Battery" ; where he pretended he was selling his own pork rinds , and the Energizer Rabbit came in and stopped him as the announcer says , "Still going..Nothing outlast the Energizer battery. ..It keeps going..andgoing..and.." .
  • Robert from Los Angeles, CaAnd mark which is about six mor than you'll ever have for I suspect you are even a more minor player in you narrow world. Enjoy your john lennon yeah he's a rocker.
  • Bryan from Morgantown, KyDerek St. Holmes sang lead vocals on "Just What the Doctor Ordered" and "Dog Eat Dog". Derek St. Holmes did not sing lead on "Cat Scratch Fever".
  • AnonymousI thought this site was about music? Hey Mark from Byrdstown, at least he doesnt play any Dixie Chicks songs in concert! Has anyone seen their latest CD cover? Those broads look like the freakin' Addams Family!...YIKES! Remember music fans...Meat Is Murder...Tasty, tasty murder!
    THE MOTOR CITY MADMAN FOREVER...Guys who bring a knife to gun fight, NEVER!
  • Bam from London, Canada"great song and there is a fantastic cover by pantera" o man panteras version is garbage, its got no feel to it.

    "wow! songfact is incorrect, ted does sing on this song, compare it to just what the doctor ordered or dog eat dog" maybe ur were listening to one of his newer live albums where ted does sing it
  • Carrie from , MiI always thought this song was about a case of the crabs
  • Mark from Byrdstown, TnNugent had about 5 good songs.Now that he has become this crazed macho Republican killing machine I cant even listen to any of his 5 songs.No great loss....Nugent is a minor player in the world of rock.
  • Wes from Sherwood, Ari bet you youngsters never heard of his early acid type album ---journey to the center of the mind! example one song was named why is a carrot more orange than an orange!
  • Luis from São Paulo, BrazilGreat song. Nuge is huge.
  • Justin from Albany, Nygreat song and there is a fantastic cover by pantera
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