"I Got To Put The Hammer Down" as written by and Michael Melchiondo Aaron Freeman....
I lost my cherry on a side street
To a dirty little woman in the back seat
I was young and wet behind my ears
Well I'm fuckin' stupid beyond my years
Rollin in the sticky
Rollin in the Benz
Been stealin all your women since I don't know when cause

I got to put the hammer down

I was strung out on a heroin kick
With the cops and the government on my dick
I was lookin' out the window for the FBI
With my pipe and a needle just a tryin to get high
The white coat president on my hands
Every twenty five seconds I make thirty five grand cause

I got to put the hammer down

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"I Got to Put the Hammer Down" as written by Michael Melchiondo Aaron Freeman

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    General CommentWeen FTW!

    Loving the new EP.
    Labyrinthian Pompon July 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about someone looking at the first time they used heroin then distribeing how it makes them parinoid and how they really wanna quit
    superjackstrawon August 03, 2007   Link
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    Song Meaningi cant tell if he is saying i got to put the hammer down as in "i have to put the hammer down" or as in "i had a chance to put the hammer down".
    wrtyhopon August 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is just a romp through an urban jungle of prostitution and drug abuse. The first line: I lost my cherry on a side street... might be a double énténdre: the colloquial loss of virginity sexually, slash, the first time using dope.

    Overall it's just another sublime Ween parody with mood, timing, and visual reference fine-tuned to perfection.
    font9bon September 25, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti think the first verse is about reflecting on how he came to be a junkie then he 'puts teh hammer down' meaning shooting up to forget

    the second verse is describing BEING a junkie.. the paranoia, the law problems.. then again at the end of the song he 'puts the hammer down' again to forget the crap life he has addicted tot he needle.
    EmoTonyBon October 01, 2010   Link

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