"Up my nose" second verse, last line. Also last verse repeat 2x, 2nd time leave off last line "Oh, oh, trash wow, wow, you're the one"....
Trash, won't pick it up, take them lights away
Trash, won't pick it up, don't take your life away
Trash, won't pick it up, don't try to take my knife away
And please don't you ask me if I love you
If you don't know what I'm doing, what you know is

Trash, won't pick it up, take them lights away
Trash, won't get it up, don't throw your love away
Trash, go pick it up, don't try to take my knife away
And please don't you ask me if I love you
'Cause I don't know why I do, what I know is

Trash, pick it up, take them lights away
Trash, won't pick it up, don't take my knife away
Trash, won't pick it up, forgot to take them all away
And please don't you ask me if I love you
'Cause I don't know if I do
I want to wipe it out here with you
And take a lover's sleep with you
I'm going to fairyland with you
I'm going to heaven blue with you
But I just don't know if I do
I just don't know if I do

Ah how do you call your loverboy?

Trash, pick it up, take them lights away
Trash, go pick it up, go put that knife away
Trash, go pick it up, don't give your life away
Trash, pick it up, don't throw your love away
Trash, pick it up, don't take my knife away
Trash, pick it up, the doctor take them all away
Trash, pick it up, don't take my knife away
Oh trash, wow, wow, my sweet baby, wow, wow
Oh, oh, trash, wow, wow, you're the one
Trash, pick it up, take them lights away
Trash, go pick it up, don't take my knife away
Trash, go pick it up, don't take them lights away
Trash, pick it up, don't take my knife away
Oh, trash, don't kick my knife away
Oh, trash, don't kick my kinfe away
Oh, trash, don't kick my knife away
Oh trash


Lyrics submitted by pinkglove, edited by KuwlDadio

"Trash" as written by Sylvain Mizrahi David Johansen

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • +2
    General CommentThis song is a transformation of a Mickey and Sylvia song called "Love is Strange". The lines "How do you call your lover boy?" and "Baby, my sweet baby, you're the one" are lifted from "love is strange". You should listen to it. Brilliant kitschy fifties pop. This is sort of like what the sex pistols did with Eddie Cochrane songs-punked up some trashy mass-culture kitsch and altered the song's meaning.
    cabbieon April 20, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti always thought this song was the ramones highlighting the importance of not chucking your kebab box in the street on your way home from the pub.

    great song.
    express weldingon October 21, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti think its about drug addiction too.
    jackiecurtison May 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment...this isn't the ramones...
    misirlouon December 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthe says something about "up his nose" doesn't he? am I the only person hearing this? am I hearing it wrong? help!
    NattyMcScruffyon January 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's about drug addiction.
    the_music_nazion February 13, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentramones? alrighty then...
    xSiddersxon September 19, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"he says something about "up his nose" doesn't he? am I the only person hearing this? am I hearing it wrong? help!"

    ^^YES HE DOES!!! I HEARD THAT AND WAS LIKE "Wtf??? That's absolutely outrageous!"
    So no, you're not alone.

    Oh yea, and I think this song is about someone taking out their garbage and in the process the lights went out, his life got taken away, and a doctor mugged him for his knife, and he did his girlfriend. I hope that doesn't happen when I take out the garbage tomorrow.....except maybe the last part...
    kenyardon December 31, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYess Johansen definitely says "'cause I don't know what I do up my nose," but regardless, great song about...trash...drugs, bullshit, whatever it's about!
    madanicaon July 14, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNew York Dolls --------------><>> Soooo Underated! Their contribution to the historical SHIFT of Music is beyond words.

    The New York Dolls, Iggy & the Stooges, MC5 and of course the Velvet Underground WERE Punk Rock...
    the Ramones, while instrumental themselves are merely an easy answer 4 the lazy...

    Uh.... NYC...
    Uh... CBGB...
    Uh... the RAMONES!
    ............................................ oh well.... I love em all

    BTW.. There's a ton of lyric shifting by Johansen.. Never repeating the EXACT same Chrous..
    theClydeon November 28, 2014   Link

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