"What's My Name?" as written by Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Topper Headon....
What the hell is wrong with me?
I'm not who I want to be
I tired spot cream an' I tried it all
I'm crawling up the wall

What's my name, name, name

I tried to join a ping-pong club
Sign on the door said "all full up"
I got nicked, fighting in the road
The judge didn't even know

What's my name, name, name

Dad go pissed so I got clocked
Couldn't hear the Tannoy so he lost the lot
Offers mum a bribe through the letter box
Drives you fucking mad

Now, I'm round the back of your house at night
Peeping in the window, are you sleeping tight?
I laugh at your locks with my celluloid strip
An' you won't know who came

What's my name, name, name

What's my name, name, name


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"What's My Name" as written by Mick Jones Joe Strummer

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    General CommentTeenage disillusionment, of course. The Manics did a great version of this song.
    my nothingon December 18, 2004   Link
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    General Commentlove the opening riff.........i wish this song was longer
    queenjaneon October 05, 2004   Link
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    General CommentApparently Keith Levine wrote this when he was in the Clash. He was like 16 or 17. It shows.
    Chinupon December 02, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song kicks ass I got the opening tabs and play them on my acoustic guitar genius a great short punk song. really simple on one string check it out if into playing guitar. I like the lyrics kinda creepy great stuff.
    Cpt-Sensibleon August 22, 2005   Link

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