"Trouble Man" as written by and Marvin P Gaye....
I come up hard baby, but now I'm cool
I didn't make it sugar, playin' by the rules
I come up hard baby, but now I'm fine
I'm checkin' trouble sugar, movin' down the line
I come up hard baby, but that's okay
'Cause trouble man, don't get in my way
I come up hard baby, I've been for real
Gonna keep movin', gonna go to town
I come up hard baby, I'm gettin' down
There's only three things that for sure
Taxes, death and trouble
This I know baby, this I know sugar
Girl Ain't gon let it sweat me babe

Got me singin', yeah, yeah, ooh
Come up hard, baby, I had to fight
Took care my business with all my might
I come up hard, come up hard, I had to win
Then start all over and win again
I come up hard but that's okay
'Cause trouble man don't get in my way, hey, hey

I know some places and I seen some faces
I got my connections, they take my directions
What people say, that's okay, they don't bother me, no
I'm ready to make it, don't care 'bout the weather
Don't care 'bout no trouble, got myself together
Laughin', no cryin', my protection's all around me

I come up hard, baby, I've been for real, baby
With the trouble mind, movin', goin' tight
I come up hard, come on, get down
There's only three things for sure
Taxes, death and trouble, oh
This I know, baby, this I've known, baby
Hey now, let it sweat, baby, ooh

All right, baby, ooh
I've come up hard, but now I'm cool
I didn't make it, baby, playin' by the rules
I've come up hard, baby, but now I'm fine
I'm checkin' trouble, sugar, hey, movin' down the line, oh


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"Trouble Man" as written by Marvin P Gaye Marvin Gaye

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    General CommentThe part with the quick singing is totally different and goes like this:

    I know some places
    And I see some faces
    I've got the connections
    I dig my directions
    What people say, that's okay
    They don't bother me, oh yeah

    I'm ready to make it
    Don't care what the weather
    Don't care 'bout no trouble
    Got myself together
    I feel the kind of protection
    That's all around me
    h.caulfieldon May 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentHahah,
    I'm glad I'm not the only person that has looked up this song...
    But I'm pretty sure the lyrics are all wrong...

    I come up hard, baby
    But now I'm cool
    I didn't make it, sugar
    Playin' by the rules

    I come up hard, baby
    But now I'm fine
    I'm checkin' trouble, sugar
    Movin' down the line

    I come up hard, baby
    But that's okay, cause
    Trouble man
    Don't get in the way

    I come up hard, baby
    I'm in for real, baby
    Gonna keep movin'
    Gonna go to town

    I come up hard
    I come up, gettin' down
    There's only three things
    That's for sho'
    Taxes, death and trouble, h'oh!

    This I know, man, is
    This I know, sugar
    Girl, ain't gon' let it sweat me, baby

    Got me singin'
    Yeah! Yea-aah!
    Hoo-ooo-ooo

    Come up hard, baby
    I had to fight
    Took care of my bid'ness
    Wit' all my might

    I come up hard, awful hard
    I had to win
    Then start all over
    And win again

    I come up hard
    But that's okay, 'cause
    Trouble man
    Don't get in my way
    Hey, hey!

    I know some places
    And I see some faces
    I've got the connections
    I dig my directions
    What people say, that's okay
    They don't bother me, oh yeah

    I'm ready to make it
    Don't care what the weather
    Don't care 'bout no trouble
    Got myself together
    I feel the kind of protection
    That's all around me

    I come up hard, baby
    I be for real, baby
    With a trouble minds
    Movin', goin' to town

    I come up hard
    I come up, gettin' down
    There's only three things fo' sho'
    Taxes, death and trouble

    Ooh, this I've known, baby, ooo!
    This I've known, baby
    Ain't gon' let it sweat me, baby
    Woo!

    'I'm on the ground, yeah, yeah!'

    Woo, I come up hard
    But now I've cooled
    I didn't make it, baby
    Playin' by the rules

    Come up hard, baby
    Now, I'm fine, I've
    Checkin' trouble, sugar
    Hey, movin' down the line

    :)
    lilangeljo6309on October 08, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI come apart, baby
    But now I'm cool
    I didn't make it, sugar
    Playin' by the rules

    I come apart, baby
    But now I'm fine
    I'm checkin' trouble, sugar
    Movin' down the line

    I come apart, baby
    But that's okay, cause
    Trouble man
    Don't get in the way

    I come apart, baby
    I'm in for real, baby
    Gonna keep movin'
    Gonna go to town

    I come apart
    I come up, gettin' down
    There's only three things
    That's for sho'
    Taxes, death and trouble, h'oh!

    This I know, man, is
    This I know, sugar
    Girl, ain't gon' let it sweat me, baby

    Got me singin'
    Yeah! Yea-aah!
    Hoo-ooo-ooo

    Come apart, baby
    I had to fight
    Took care of my bid'ness
    Wit' all my might

    I come apart, awful hard
    I had to win
    Then start all over
    And win again

    I come apart
    But that's okay, 'cause
    Trouble man
    Don't get in my way
    Hey, hey!

    I know some places
    And I see some faces
    I've got the connections
    They dig my directions
    What people say, that's okay
    They don't bother me, oh yeah

    I'm ready to make it
    Don't care what the weather
    Don't care 'bout no trouble
    Got myself together
    I feel a kind of protection
    That's all around me

    I come apart, baby
    I be for real, baby
    With a trouble minds
    Movin', goin' to town

    I come apart
    I come up, gettin' down
    There's only three things fo' sho'
    Taxes, death and trouble

    Ooh, this I've known, baby, ooo!
    This I've known, baby
    Ain't gon' let it sweat me, baby
    Woo!

    'I'm on the ground, yeah, yeah!'

    Woo, I come apart
    But now I've cooled
    I didn't make it, baby
    Playin' by the rules

    Come apart, baby
    Now, I'm fine, I've
    Checkin' trouble, sugar
    Hey, movin' down the line

    ^^^ THESE are the right lyrics !
    The "I come apart" bit is from a Mr. T quote in the movie Trouble Man which this song is all about...
    ...
    Just wanted to clear up all the confusion !
    Vinmeisteron January 14, 2010   Link

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