Breakin' rocks in the hot sun
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won

I needed money 'cause I had none
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won

I miss my baby and I feel so sad
I guess my race is run
Like she's the best girl I ever had
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the ...

Robbin' people with a six-gun
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won

I miss my baby and I miss my friends
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won

I miss my baby and I feel so sad
I guess my race is run
Like she's the best girl I ever had
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the ...

I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the ...


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I Fought the Law (Clash cover) song meanings
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    General CommentThis is a sick cover and "gofuckyourself" can "gofuckhimself" coz he dont know fuckin' shit. green day didn't write this song yea, wateva, but that still doesn't change the fact they are still one of the most original bands trying to express meaning and truth in the only way kids will listen; music. So "gofuckyourself" why don't you just "F.O.D."?
    Green_Dayist_101on August 16, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSonny Curtis wrote the song but the original wasn't Bobby Fuller Four it was The Crickets back in 1959. Sorry to be so nerdy. Do carry on :-).
    yculon November 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti heard they played this song during a pepsi commercial during super bowl '04.

    and now it seems to be some itunes official licensed song. got it anyways ;)

    i think it kicks ass
    cerphon April 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgot it off kazaa, cool cover
    EZ Tigeron April 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is an awesome cover
    sobeautifulon May 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentObviously no one can do this better than the Ramones, but it's still a great cover of a classic.
    quiffpornon June 09, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI believe you have the Ramones confused with the Clash.
    Jakeberton June 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyes i believe he does
    iiharmonyiion June 13, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is not a good song by Green Day, and I like almost all of their songs. I dont like it because...

    A)it confuses those annoying little hot-topic-goers into thinking Green Day wrote the song

    B)It gives Green Day a crappy name, thanks to....those little hot-topic goers.

    C)It just isn't a good song in my mind

    Sorry.
    brain_stewon July 01, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits a Clash song, why the hell is this even in their lyrics section. why do people insist on putting cover songs in here. nothing has changed except maybe the band's take on the song, the lyrics are still the same.
    nopoeticon September 27, 2004   Link

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