Well, my friend Bob's in jail today
His girlfriend is too
For stealing change for gasoline

Nothing to do but rue
Destroy the prude (???)
'Cause there will never be another one just like you, no

I met him on the boulevard, Hollywood and Vine
He said "you're gonna be a superstar"
I said "that’s fine, sublime"
He loved my crime

But there will never be another one just like you, no

I never see you
I never see you
I never see you

Hanking laid all thru the night
Blackest flag at dawn
A lust for life that kills itself before it gets too strong, that’s wrong
Please be life long

'Cause there will never be another one just like you, no

I never see you
I never see you
I never see you

Killing yourself, that would be an awesome oath (???)
This song is so far away (???)
Remember the home and now they left us alone (???)
Remember our friend

Stealing everything in the store
You know I want you to stay
Remember the home and now they left us alone (???)
Friends fade away…

Well, my friend Bob's insane today
I know I am too
A mental patient's laugh and cry

Nothing to do but rue
Destroy the prude (???)
'Cause there will never be another one just like you, no


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    General CommentMy guess is that this song is about good friend of anthony and flea, bob forest. Anthony frequently talks about him in his biography "scar tissue"
    mmmbeefy1011on December 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBob is one hell of a motherfucker! He helped save my life! but he is a bit of a crazy, wacky, badass, red haired, four eyed, nerdy spaz! Thanks Bob, for keeping me interested.
    tbone5on February 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentKilling yourself I hear your voice on the phone
    It sounds so far away
    Remember the home and how they left us alone
    Remember our friend?

    I think he is talking about Bob, Hillel and himself hanging out in that last line. This song reminds me of a friend of mine...I love it so much.
    abrooks77on March 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentKilling yourself I hear your voice on the phone
    It sounds so far away
    Remember the home and how they left us alone
    Remember our friend?

    I think he is talking about Bob, Hillel and himself hanging out in that last line. This song reminds me of a friend of mine...I love it so much.
    abrooks77on March 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is definitely about Hillel Slovak. Sure Bob forest was in Scar Tissue but Anthony called Hillel Bob as a nickname and this song has lyrics like"there will never be another one like you" suggesting that the person he is talking about has passed away and has no replacement.
    boozer11on May 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentBob Forrest!!!
    meghanfruon March 23, 2012   Link
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    TranslationThis is my complete translation of the lyrics:
    Well, my friend Bob’s in jail today
    His girlfriend is too
    For stealing change for gasoline
    Nothing to do but rue
    Destroy the brew
    ‘Cause there will never be
    Another one just like you, no
    Bob, Bob, Bob, Bob
    I met him on the boulevard
    Hollywood and Vine
    He said you’re gonna be a superstar
    I said that’s fine, sublime
    He loved my crime
    But there will never be
    Another one just like you, no
    Bob, Bob, Bob. Bob
    I never see you
    I never see you
    I never see you
    Hanky late all thru the night
    Blackest flag at dawn
    A lust for life that kills itself
    Before it gets to strong
    That's wrong
    Please be lifelong
    ‘Cause there will never be
    Another one just like you, no
    Bob, Bob, Bob, Bob
    I never see you
    I never see you
    I never see you
    Killing yourself
    I hear your voice on the phone
    It sounds so far away
    Remember the home
    And how they left us alone
    Remember our friend?
    Stealing everything in the store
    You know I want you to stay
    Remember the home
    And how they left us alone
    Friends fade away
    Well, my friend Bob’s insane today
    I know I am too
    The mental patients laugh and cry
    Nothing to do but rue
    Destroy the brew
    ‘Cause there will never be
    Another one just like you, no
    Bob, Bob, Bob, Bob
    GregsVinylRoomon December 26, 2014   Link

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