I think its gone far enough
I can't take it anymore
I've got to even up the score
Before he sweeps me off the floor

I've really got to find a way
Of taking care of him for good
I know he'd kill me if he could
So I'll nail him to the wood

(Chorus)
Killing my old man
You may not understand
He's a terrible man
Got to make a stand
And kill the old man

Every time that I think he's gone and I've finally won
He just keeps coming back, puts me on the run

I think I'd better do it now
Get my hammer and a nail
Pray to God I that I won't fail
Lest he'll keep me in the jail
And I don't wanna stay in jail!


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    General CommentAbout mortifying your fleshly nature.
    lightninboyon July 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt's about a man's struggle to get rid of his old, sinful self, but it could easily be misinterpreted as a plan to kill his father. For that reason, the record label cut it from their 1977 album Come and Join Us; it made its appearance later on 1981's Never Say Die.
    TallCoolOneon February 25, 2007   Link

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