THE RAMONES: SOME RARE RAMONES LYRICS SOME RARE RAMONES LYRICS

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INDIAN GIVER (Ramonesmania / B-Side of A Real Cool Time UK-single etc.)
STREET FIGHTING MAN (B-side of Howling At The Moon and Chasing The Night UK-singles etc.)
GO HOME ANN (B-side of Bonzo Goes To Bitburg UK-maxi etc.)
CAN'T SAY ANYTHING NICE (B-side of Something To Believe UK-single
I GOT YOU BABE (Joey did this song 1982 with Holy Beth Vincent)
I DON'T WANNA GET INVOLVED WITH YOU (Their first writed song, Ramones didn't recorded. Dee Dee recorded with I.C.L.C)

MARKY RAMONE AND THE INTRUDERS: BOOMERANG and BLANK GENERATION (Songs are bonus songs on Japan pressing of Marky Ramone And The Intruders debut album.)



INDIAN GIVER (Bobby Bloom/Ritchie Cordell/Bo Gentry)

I can still remember
It wasn't long ago.
Things you used to tell me,
You said I had to know.
Told me that you loved me
And that you always would.
Then I said I loved you.
You said that that was good.
Girl, you made a promise, said you'd never want me to go.
Oh no!

Indian giver, Indian giver,
You took your love away from me.
Indian giver, Indian giver,
Took back the love you gave to me.

Baby, I was feeling
The way I want to feel.
You had me believing
The love we had was real.
Things we did together
You said they'd never end.
"Now until forever." Yeah, that was what you said.
Girl, when I was down, I knew you'd always be there.
Oh, yeah!

Indian giver, Indian giver,
You took your love away from me.
Indian giver, Indian giver,
Took back the love you gave to me.


STREET FIGHTING MAN (M. Jagger / K. Richards)

Everywhere I hear the sound of marching charging feet, boy
Cause summer's here, and the time is right
For fighting in the street, boy

But what can a poor boy do
except to sing for a rock and roll band
'cause in sleepy London town
There's just no place for a street fighting man

Hey! think the time is right for a palace revolution
But where I live the game to play
Is compromise solution

Well then what can a poor boy do
except to sing for a rock and roll band
'cause this sleepy London town
Is just no place for a street fighting man

Hey, said my name is called disturbance
I'll shout and scream
I'll kill the king
I'll rail at all his servants

Well what can a poor boy do
except to sing for a rock and roll band
'cause this sleepy run down town
Is just no place for a street fighting man


Go Home Ann (Dee Dee Ramone/Mitch Leigh)

Go home Ann
Go home Ann
Go home Ann
Ann go home
(2x)

I had you in my bed last night
I did what I wanted to do, well all right
Go home Ann, it's almost funny
Go home Ann, it's almost done

I never said I loved you
Never said I cared
This is not forever
There is something in my heart

Go home Ann
Go home Ann
Go home Ann
Ann go home
(2x)

I tricked you, had my fun
You could have been anyone
Go home Ann, it's almost funny
Go home Ann, it's almost done

I never said I loved you
I never said I cared
This is not forever
There is something in my heart

Go home Ann
Go home Ann
Go home Ann
Ann go home
(repeats)


CAN'T SAY ANYTHING NICE (Richie Ramone)

I'm walking away from you
Don't want to be abused
Doberman eyes
Eagle claws
And your snake body says it all
You know your biggest problem
Is the way you comb your hair
And you see that it's too late now
Everybody's putting you down

You can't say anything nice
Not willing to sacrifice
Oh you can't say anything nice
You can't say anything nice
Not willing to sacrifice
Oh you can't say anything nice, nice, nice...

Absent minded like a zombie
I can't control myself with you
A give give give, a take take take
Babe I'm through, through with you
You know your biggest problem
Is the way you comb your hair
And you see that it's too late now
Everybody thinks you're a clown

You can't say anything nice
Not willing to sacrifice
Oh you can't say anything nice
You can't say anything nice
Not willing to sacrifice
Oh you can't say anything nice, nice, nice...

I'm walking away from you
Don't want to be abused
Doberman eyes
Eagle claws
And your snake body says it all
You know your biggest problem
Is the way you comb your hair
And you see that it's too late now
Everybody's putting you down

You can't say anything nice
Not willing to sacrifice
Oh you can't say anything nice
You can't say anything nice
Not willing to sacrifice
Oh you can't say anything nice, nice, nice...


I GOT YOU BABE (Sonny Bono)

They say we're young and we don't know
We won't find out until we grow
Well I don't know if all that's true
'Cause you got me, and baby I got you

Babe
I got you babe
I got you babe

They say our love won't pay the rent
Before it's earned, our money's all been spent
I guess that's so, we don't have a pot
But at least I'm sure of all the things we got

Babe
I got you babe
I got you babe

I got flowers in the spring
I got you to wear my ring
And when I'm sad, you're a clown
And if I get scared, you're always around

So let them say your hair's too long
'Cause I don't care, with you I can't go wrong
Then put your little hand in mine
There ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb

Babe
I got you babe
I got you babe

I got you to hold my hand
I got you to understand
I got you to walk with me
I got you to talk with me
I got you to kiss goodnight
I got you to hold me tight
I got you, I won't let go
I got you to love me so

I got you babe
I got you babe
I got you babe
I got you babe
I got you babe


I DON'T WANNA GET INVOLVED WITH YOU (The Ramones)

I don't wanna get involved with you
That's not what I wanna do
Come knocking on my door
I'm gonna knock you on the floor


BOOMERANG (Marky Ramone and Rat Boy)

The time that I was drunk, needed a place to stay.
You said that I stunk

You looked the other way, the day that I was broke.
You said I was a joke, you kicked me in the head.
Then you threw me outta bed.

(Chorus)

Boomerang all the things you do, everything you say comes back to you.
Boomerang, all the things you do.
Everything you say comes back to you boomerang.

I ended up in jail, you wouldn't pay the bail.
I bit down all my nails. Remember what it could've been.
And now I'm on the street, got blisters on my feet. Got bugs in my hair. All because you didn't care.

(Chorus)

You played me for a fool, you acted oh so cruel.
A puppet of a string, I gave you everything.
But things didn't turn out right. You'd go and start the fight.
You really screwed my mind. You wasted all my time. (Chorus)


BLANK GENERATION (Richard Hell)

I was sayin' let me outta here before I was even born
It's such a gamble when you get a face
It's fascinatin' to observe what the mirror does
But when I done it's for the wall that I set a place

I belong to the blank generation
And I can take it or leave it each time
Well, I belong to the ___ generation
But I can take it or leave it each time

Triangles were fallin' at the window as the doctor cursed
He was a cartoon long forsaken by the public eye
The nurse adjusted her garters as I breathed my first
The doctor grabbed my throat and yelled: "God's consolation prize!"

(Chorus)

Ooh, ooh, ...

To hold the TV to my lips the air so packed with cash
Then carry it up flights of stairs and drop it in the vacant lot
To lose my train of thought and fall into your arms tracks
And watch beneath the eyelids every passing dot
(Chorus)