"I Wanna Know Why" as written by and Joe Perry Steven Tyler....
Kickin' down the road
Feelin' mighty slowed
With the likes of you
Gettin' mighty spaced
Never had a taste
Of what you're goin' through
I can't bitch
Went from rags to riches
Then to ragtime screamin' the blues
I want to know why
Everybody's good intention
Try to make a fool out of me
I want to know why
Everybody's good intention
Gotta make a fool
Gotta make a fool
Try to make a fool out of me
Swing low
Sweet cherry o
When a strange love showed me the way
Ya see more
Can't keep a score
When the whore's comin' on for the play
E. Poe
Eatin' crow
Wonder if he knowed that the raven was mad
Time passed
And words lost the last
Of the best thing he ever had
Oh play rough
Can't get enough
So they try to make a fool out of me, lordy
Ain't foolin' me
Ya ain't ghoulin' me
Ain't foolin' me
Ya ain't ghoulin' me


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    General CommentThis is the best, and most under rated song aerosmith ever wrote. This just shows how stupid people are, since no one has commented on it yet.
    Juice 11on October 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI got to hear this song just some time ago, so I guess I'm not stupid. Good song. But you're right, juice11, more aero fans needed, on the page.I'm sure there are loads of fans who don't know about this site.
    young_jableson December 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis is the only really good song on this album, the onlt one close to it is sight for sore eyes
    ac/aeroon December 19, 2008   Link
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    General Commentonly
    ac/aeroon December 19, 2008   Link
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    General Commentand kings and kings
    ac/aeroon December 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI hate how you never hear
    these songs on the radio.
    No they play

    "Dream On" (great song over done)
    "Walk This Way" (Good but Tired of it.)
    and well, you know.

    darbynicoleXDon June 09, 2009   Link
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    General Commentac/aero, i strongly disagree with what you said. the Draw The Line album was excellent start from finish. Aerosmith is my favorite band... Critical Mass is probably my favorite off that album. This is probably the last amazing album they put out. Night in the Ruts was next and even that was good. Its probably bc i love all aerosmith up till Night in the Ruts. I found there later pop era to be too soft for me.
    xVOoDOoxon May 27, 2011   Link

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