Dude looks like a lady
Dude looks like a lady
Dude looks like a lady
Dude looks like a lady

Cruised into a bar on the shore
Her picture graced the grime on the door
She a long lost love at first bite
Baby, maybe you're wrong
But you know it's all right...that's right

Back stage we're having the time
Of our lives until somebody say
Forgive me if I seem out of line
Then she whipped out her gun
And tried to blow me away

Dude looks like a lady
Dude looks like a lady
Dude looks like a lady
Dude looks like a lady

So never judge a book by its cover
Or who you gonna love by your lover
Said...love put me wise to her love in disguise
She had the body of a Venus
Lord, imagine my surprise

Dude looks like a lady
Dude looks like a lady
Dude looks like a lady
Dude looks like a lady

(Baby let me follow you down)
Let me take a peak dear
(Baby let me follow you down)
Do me, do me, do me all night
(Baby let me follow you down)
Turn the other cheek dear
(Baby let me follow you down)
Do me, do me, do me, do me

Oooh...what a funky lady
Ooh, she like it, like it, like it, like that
Oooh, he was a lady
Yeow...wak ak ak ak aow

Dude looks like a lady
Dude look like a lady
Dude looks like a lady...woh
Dude looks like a lady
Dude looks like a lady
Dude looks like a lady
Dude looks like a lady
Dude looks like a lady
Du du du dude looks like a lady
Du du du dude looks like a lady
Du du du dude looks like a lady
Du du du dude looks like a lady
Yeow...yak yak yak yak yak yak yak yeow yeow yeow yeow
Gi gi gi gi gi gi gi gi geow



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  • +1
    General Comment:He hooked up with a gender-bender thinking it was a woman. She "whiped out her gun", much to his surrpise. It's really quite funny how Aerosmith makes light of this kind of thing :).
    rhinkon April 14, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:Ha ha Bret Michaels! Poison was the band that made hair bands passe - after them, people were going "you know, I don't think that spending too much time primping my long hair and producing this overslick so-called rock music is so cool anymore." That being said, I like Poison sometimes, that is to say, whenever I hear it on the radio and thankfully not more often than that.

    Well anyway I think this song is actually titled Dude (Looks Like a Lady). I like to pick on small details like that.
    stoolhardyon December 28, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:Song is definately about Vince Neil (Motley Crue)
    Rocket_Queenon April 15, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:The song, which originally started out as "Cruisin' for a Lady", talks about a male with an effeminate appearance who is mistaken for a female. There is a story that the song was inspired by the glam look of the members of Mötley Crüe and their constant usage of the word "dude". Steven Tyler says in the book Walk This Way: The Autobiography of Aerosmith, "Then one day we met Mötley Crüe, and they're all going, 'Dude!' Dude this and Dude that, everything was Dude. 'Dude (Looks Like a Lady)' came out of that session."

    Joe Perry came up with the chorus riff, and Tyler came up with the chorus refrain.

    In his recent book, The Heroin Diaries, Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe claims that the song was specifically inspired by Vince Neil, singer with Mötley Crüe.



    read this on wikipedia
    RHCPzephyron November 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:possibly tue to an extent, altho the band have never admitted it was based on real-life events...
    turtonhoton May 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I love this song. I first heard it in the movie "Mrs. Doubtfire" where Robin WIlliams was dancing with that broom stick. It rocked so much! And it complimented the movie quite nicely. :o)

    *jessie*
    Jessie1224on June 07, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:this song kicks ass it was perfect in ms doubtfire
    Bertieon April 28, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:yeah this is an aaaaaaaaaaswome song but dude...amagin bringing home a chick n finding out it waz a lady....if it happend 2 me...id start singing this song....
    aerofan69on June 13, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i new that it was about some singer that looked like a lady but i had forgotton which one, thanks another dead hero.
    burningwateron October 22, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i LOVE this song. I love aerosmith.
    Hey....Another_Dead_Hero i agree but how can you not be a fan of Aerosmith???????
    Aerosmithloveron November 27, 2004   Link

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