Kids Don't Follow

  • Go home.....this is the Minneapolis police....the
    party's over...if you all just grab your stuff &
    leave there won't be any hassle..the party's been
    closed....etc.


    One, two, three, four

    Kids won't listen
    To what you're sayin'
    Kids ain't wondering
    Kids ain't praying
    Mo says he's worried
    He says talk away
    He says yeah I've been cured

    I need some attention
    No house of detention
    I'd love some attention
    Don't start again

    Kids don't need that
    Kids don't want that
    Kids don't need nothing of the kind
    Kids don't follow

    What you're doin'
    In my face out my ear
    Kids won't follow
    What you're sayin
    We can't hear

    Can't stop looting
    Can't stop smoking
    Kids ain't wondering
    Can't stop choking
    Kids won't stand still
    Kids won't shut up
    Kids won't do it
    You talk to 'em now

    Kids don't follow
    What you're doin'
    In my face and out my ear
    Kids won't follow
    What you're saying
    We can't hear

    Kids won't follow
    What you're saying
    In my face out my ear
    Kids don't follow
    What you're sayin'
    We can't hear
    What you say
    Not tomorrow
    Not today Writer/s: PAUL WESTERBERG
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Mary from Mpls, MnI was at that party - ahhhh the good old days, surprised I still remember some of them ! Special thanks to Don the Baptist for so many of the after hours parties. Bob Stinson also told me the cop was Danny Murphys dad.
  • Mister Whirly from Minneapolis, MnYep, it is Dave Pirner who yells "F*** you man!" - I have personally confirmed it when I talked to Pirner. I actually got him to sign "F*** you man!" on my Stink LP...(He also signed "Best Wishes! - Tommy Stinson" on the inside sleeve too! Yes, we had drank a few cocktails before he did this)
  • Andrew from Bergenfield, NjOn the EP "The Replacements Stink!", the intro to "Kids Don't Follow" contains a bit recorded at an actual live show, where two cops try to break up a drunken bunch of Minneapolis partiers. According to legend, the kid who yells "Hey f--- you!" to the cops is Soul Asylum's Dave Pirner.
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