Rough Boy

Album: Afterburner (1985)
Charted: 23 22
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  • What in the world's come all over me?
    I ain't got a chance of one in three
    Ain't got no rap, ain't got no line
    But if you'll give me just a minute I'll be feelin' fine

    I am the one who can fade the heat
    The one they all say just can't be beat
    I'll shoot it to you straight and look you in the eye
    So gimme just a minute and I'll tell you why
    I'm a rough boy, I'm a rough boy

    I don't care how you look at me
    Because I'm the one and you will see
    We can make it work, we can make it by
    So give me one more minute and I'll tell you why
    I'm a rough boy, I'm a rough boy Writer/s: Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Pam Noffsinger from ColoradoLove this song, one of my favorites, RIP Dusty ;(
  • Scott Stevens from Van Nuys, Cahard to believe its 30yrs OLD..." written on a cold Texas night...." great song, the POWER of the singular notes in the of my favorite ZZ songs....DUSTY DIED TODAY.
  • Annie from FloridaRough Boy is my favorite song ever!! Thank you ZZ!
  • Harry Gent from Iowalove the guitar riff.
  • Rob from Duluth, GaThis always struck me as a gay song. It's the only ZZ Top song I absolutely do not like.
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