"Strychnine" as written by and J. Roslie....
Some folks like water,
Some folks like wine,
But I like a taste,
Of straight strychnine,
You may think it's funny,
That I like this stuff,
But once you've tried it,
You can't get enough,
The wine is red,
And poison is blue,
Strychnine is good,
Oh what's a ??? to you,

The wine is red,
And poison is blue,
Strychnine is good,
Oh what's a ??? to you, oh oh oh

If you listen to what I say,
And you try strychnine someday,
Make you choke,
It'll make you shout,
Illegal, and knock you high,
Some folks like water,
Some folks like wine,
But I like the taste,
Of straight strychnine,

Strychnine(ay ay) [x4]


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    General CommentThe line you have question marks for is supposed to be "For what's ailing you". It's got a heavy inflection, but I'm pretty sure that's it.

    This song is great. If you don't know what strychnine is, it's a highly toxic alkaloid used as a pesticide. It tastes extremely bitter, and causes extremely painful convulsions. The victim dies of asphyxia or sheer exhaustion. At the moment of death, rigor mortis sets in instantly, paralyzing the body even in mid-convulsion. It is lethal even at concentrations of 5 mg. (Thanks Wikipedia!)

    In short, the Cramps are some sick puppies. But that's why they rock so hard.
    Croove55on November 12, 2007   Link

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