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48 I'll Rip Your Spine Out

(Gillan, McCoy, Underwood)
From the Gillan album Double Trouble

I really can't remember specifically what it was that aroused me to such a passion, probably because it has happened so many times since; in which case I can be sure that a politically correct maggot must have wormed its way through my defences, and given me a mild dose of idiocratic inflammation.

I first heard the expression from John Gustafson, and it inspired me to add to my armoury of silly threats. Other examples are: I'll drag your lungs out through your nose, and…you can stick your lunch up your arse, George. This last one created a near-death-experience in Montserrat, but I winked at the last moment and George cracked up…fortunately. There are many more, but really, I think we've had enough.

I'll Rip Your Spine Out

(Gillan, McCoy, Underwood)

And you say there ain't nothing here for me
And you tell me I'm wasting my time
Can't play a natural role with my lady
Got to just take my place in your line
Now you listen to all that I'm saying
I'm a free man and I'll show you how
There ain't no politics that I'm afraid of
And I may just eat your sacred cow

Listen dumb punk I'll rip out your spine
If you rouse me from fantasy land
You live your life and I'll live mine
Or things won't turn out the way you planned
You know your intrusions untimely don't you
I'm a free man and in my own land
I'll treat my woman the way that we want to
She is my woman and I am the man

If I give you a passion and freedom
If I send you my love for yourself
You'd just screw up and sow your foul seeds on
Virgin pastures and children of hope
Now you listen to all that I'm saying
I'm a free man and in my own land
I'll rip your spine out to show I'm not playing
So you'd better move on as fast as you can

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