Car Jamming

Album: Combat Rock (1982)
  • Tonight they're closing up the world
    N'sweeping smoke from cigarettes
    And what is that
    Funky multi-national anthem rocking from a thousand
    King Kong cassette decks
    And then a shyboy from Missouri
    Boots blown off in a sixties war
    Riding aluminium crutches
    Now he knows the welfare kindness
    Agent Orange color-blindness
    As we works from door to door
    The violence in the carpets
    The arrow of his wife (in a car jam)
    Drives the slum-bum dweller
    To grind his hunting knife (in a car jam)
    In homesteads of cigar box
    The radios hive like bees
    The body in the icebox
    Has no date for freeze (in a car jam)

    (In a car jam)

    Selling is what selling sells
    But only saints on the seven avenues
    Can sell the seven hells
    Fanning the drug afflicted leperizing sword
    Once inisde, the executive
    He never leaves his home
    Now, gorillas drag their victims
    Hyenas try to sue (in a car jam)
    Snakes find grass in concrete
    There is no city zoo (in a car jam)
    By ventilation units
    Where towers meet the streets (in a car jam)
    The ragged stand in bags soaking heat up through their feet (in the car jam

    This was the only kindness, and it was accidental too

    (In a car jam)

    (In a car jam)

    Now shaking single-engined planes trafficking stereos from Cuba
    Buzzed the holy zealot mass and drowned out Missa Luba
    And drowned out Missa Luba
    And drowned out Missa Luba
    And drowned out Missa Luba
    I thought I saw Lauren Bacall, I thought I saw Lauren Bacall (in a car jam)

    Hey fellas, hey fellas
    Lauren Bacall (in a car jam)
    In a car jam
    Yeah, I don't believe it
    In a car jam
    Ah, yeah, positively-absolutely

    (In a car jam)
    (In a car jam)
    (In a car jam)
    (In a car jam)
    (In a car jam)
    (In a car jam) Writer/s: JOE STRUMMER, MICK JONES, PAUL SIMONON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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