"Trouble" as written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller....
If you're looking for trouble
You came to the right place
If you're looking for trouble
Just look right in my face

I was born standing up and talking back
My daddy was a green-eyed mountain jack
Because I'm evil, my middle name is misery
Well, I'm evil, so don't you mess around with me

I've never looked for trouble
But I've never ran
I don't take no orders
From no kind of man

I'm only made out of flesh, blood, and bone
But if you're gonna start a rumble
Don't you try it on alone
Because I'm evil, my middle name is misery
Well I'm evil, so don't you mess around with me

I'm evil, evil, evil as can be
I'm evil, evil, evil as can be
So don't mess around, don't mess around
Don't mess around with me

I'm evil, I'm evil, evil, evil
So don't mess around, don't mess around with me
I'm evil--I tell you I'm evil
So don't mess around with me
Yeah


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"Trouble" as written by Bernie Marsden David Coverdale

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    General Comment"I was born standing up and talking back" XDDD oh lord what a line. I wonder, is his saying "evil" what we eventually got as "bad" today lol o.O
    mordsithon March 20, 2009   Link
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    General CommentWow. These lyrics take no prisoners. They go straight to the point. They tell the truth about what Elvis (Evils) purpose was (something that is done regularly, truth hidden in plain sight). Like in the trailer of the upcoming movie "Straight out of Compton"). Elvis was a devil in disguise. And there is a song where Elvis sings about "the devil in disguise". But he himself was a satanic tool for the elite to corrupt the young people, to plant unbiblical ideas into their impressionable minds in order to lead them away from God. It worked.

    First there was resistance but that didn't stop the young and rebelling kids and we know that compared to what is possible in 2015, Elvis appears almost clean and innocent, like a country singer, one even wonders: What is the problem with Elvis? I think he didn't care what the consequences of his godless music was (like most mainstream artists don't take any responsibility for their lyrics about violence, sex, drugs, hate and so on), he sold his soul for money, fame, women and all the worldly goods. He didn't get a happy ending, he died a horrible death. But still Elvis is mostly known as the famous super talented singer, the media usually don't talk about the dark side of Elvis and that the persona and style of Elvis was carefully created by powerful and well educated people. Even an "in your face" song like "Evil" wouldn't change a fan's opinion, because Elvis is just playing, he's just pretending to be a bad boy, he's fighting the system, he takes no orders from noone, it's sarcasm. Whatever excuse is good enough. Same goes for today's superstars like e.g. Eminem or Marilyn Manson. They are just joking, they are misunderstood, they are fighting the system from within. It's only entertainment.
    cloudtravelleron August 24, 2015   Link

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