Tuesday morning now
I gotta have somewhere to go
I call up tommy now
I call him on the telephone
Won't you wake up and come with me now
I'm going to the pawn and loan
Walking down thirty three
Walking on thirty o

Well what am i supposed to think
I drop a nickel in the sink
I love people like a brother now
But i'm not gonna be their mother now
What if someone walked up to me
And like an apple cut right through me
I'm not just gonna stand there grinnin
I'm not the one who's sinnin


Now that you have heard my story now
I've got a little ending to it now
Whenever you go out alone
Take a little dog a bone
Think about your little sister
Then you got to drive it home
With a screwdriver

I got a little feeling goin' now
I got a little feeling goin' now

Lyrics submitted by JulianCasablancas

Screwdriver song meanings
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  • +2
    General Commentjack white said this song was about when he got threatened on the street.
    largedirtysnowballon June 06, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song rocks.
    weezerific:cutleryon April 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThere's a line missing, in the end of the 3rd verse..

    And like an apple cut right through me
    >>I'm not just gonna stand there grinnin
    cause I'm not the one who's sinnin
    QweeNeenon July 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBooya, this song is sweet. He breaks it down old school style with the guitar in this song. If I could play the guitar like that I'd do crack (or so my friend says).
    ajteleckyon July 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentso my uncle is friends with jack...i think hes the tommy that he calls
    fuk3ron March 05, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhy isn't this song a huge hit???
    1stnameon June 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJet stole this riff. Kidding. Incredible riff though.
    ROBRAM89on December 28, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's really a fun and simple riff to play, and it ROCKS!

    but about the song....i dont know, maybe it's just my perverted mind, but does anyone else find something wrong with the line, "Then think about your little sister, then you got to drive it home..."?

    i'll leave it at that
    WeezDayon March 31, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCould you explain yourself a lil' better, Weezday? 'coz I don't speak english very well so I don't understand the possible double sense of that line...
    hada_púrpuraon May 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti thought about that once too, about drivin it home and stuff but i read on answers.com that its about jack when he saw someone get threatened on the subway
    Blackjack Daveyon September 26, 2005   Link

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