"I'm The Man" as written by and Joe Jackson....
Pretty soon now
Why 'know I'm gonna make a comeback
And like the birds and the bees in the trees
It's a sure-fire smash
I'll speak
To the masses throughout the media
And if you got anything to say to me
You can say it with cash
'Cause I got the trash and you got the cash
So baby we should get along fine
So give me all your money
Cause I know you think I'm funny
Can't you hear me laughing
Can't you see me smile

I'm the man
I'm the man that gave you the hula-hoop
I'm the man
I'm the man that gave you the yo-yo

Kung fu
That was one of my good ones
Well what's a few broken bones
When we all know it's good clean fun
Skateboards
I've almost made them respectable
You see I can't always get through to you
So I go for your son
I had a giant rubber shark
And it really made a mark
Didja looka looka lookit alla blood
Give me all your money
Cause I know you think I'm funny
Can't you hear me laughing
Can't you see me smile

I'm the man
I'm the man that gave you the hula-hoop
I'm the man
I'm the man that gave you the yo-yo

Right now
I think I'm gonna plan a new trend
Because the line on the graph's getting low
And we can't have that
And you think you're immune
But I can sell you anything
Anything from a thin safety pin
To a pork pie hat
Cause I got the trash and you got the cash
So baby we should get along fine
So give me all your money
Cause I know you think I'm funny
Can't you hear me laughing
Can't you see me smile

I'm the man
I'm the man that gave you the hula-hoop
I'm the man
I'm the man that gave you the yo-yo


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"I'm the Man" as written by David Ian Jackson

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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  • +1
    General CommentTimeless lyrics, great kickass guitars, play this one loud.
    kevwizon May 04, 2008   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationClearly about "huckster" advertising men who spend their days pitching trendy products and services to people who may or may not need them. Great track.
    cre8orjvson March 08, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBadass tune right Here
    kfe2on April 13, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJoe didn't get this cynical often, but FWIR wrote it out of frustration with certain music types.
    quampon August 07, 2014   Link

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