I'm breakin' rocks in the hot sun
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won

I needed money 'cause I had none
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won

I left my baby and I feel so sad
I guess my race is run
But she's the best girl I've ever had
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won

Robbin' people with a six-gun
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won

I miss my baby and the good fun
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won

I left my baby and I feel so sad
I guess my race is run
But she's the best girl I've ever had
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won


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I Fought the Law (The Crickets cover) song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentMike Ness from Social D did this song too, its a classic song and kicks ass no matter who does it
    punkid885on August 20, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe Clash did a cover of this song too!
    ZiggyStardust17on May 23, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentgood song, I think it was originally done by Bobby Fuller back in the '60s
    Henleyon October 16, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDead Kennedys did it too (but changed it around a bit to "I fought the law and I won". I haven't heard Bruce's, but I'm sure it rocks (like everything he does)
    Thesmellyoneon October 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentkennedy's also mention sumthing about the kkk if i remember
    brick11on October 09, 2006   Link

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