The complete lyrics - all in good time
some = all / the effluxion of time

56 Wrong Man

(Airey, Gillan, Glover, Morse, Paice)
From the Deep Purple album Rapture of the Deep

This is inspired by the story of Wayne Williams.

One of my managers - Michael Lee Jackson - is the leading counsel for Wayne who has been incarcerated for a long time under very dubious circumstances. His case is a cause celebre in the United States.

I thought of myself languishing in jail for crimes committed by someone else and wondered how I would cope - not well I suspect.

Oh yes, there is an unofficial code used by some police officers in the United States. DSF = Doing Society a Favour.

And there you have it.

Wrong Man

(Airey, Gillan, Glover, Morse, Paice)

I wasn't in the room when the action was going down
I may have been there once but at the time I was out of town
I'm seeing strange fruit, they're saying off with his head
One way or another I'll end up dead

You got the wrong man
You don't understand
You got the wrong man
You got the wrong man
I do what I can

I plead not guilty to the charges you've laid out on your desk
I know what you're thinking 'Oh yes - this is a DSF'
I think I'm prime ministerial material but I can't lie to you
So I'm out of the running
But from here in my cell I imagine
Wouldn't that be something

You got the wrong man
You don't understand
You got the wrong man
You got the wrong man
I do what I can

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