"Radio" as written by and Rick Nielsen....
We wrote this song, it's not too short, it's not too long
It's got back up voc's in just the right places
It's got a few oohs and ahhs
It takes a little pause
Just before the second chorus
Please play this song on the radio
Almost every line is sung in time
Almost every verse ends in a rhyme
The only problem we had was writing
Enough words
But that's okay, because the chorus is
Coming up again now
Please play this song on the radio
Please play this song on the radio

Right about this time
Some shit head will be drawing a fat fucking line
Over the title on the back sleeve, what an asshole
So Mr. DJ I hope you've already made your segway
Or the FCC will take a shit right on your head
Can't play this song on the radio
Can't play this song on the radio


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"Please Play This Song on the Radio" as written by Mike Burkett

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    General Commentthis is a pretty bad cover~i knew this c.d. would suck after i dled 3 songs before it would come out... that was a waste of money purchasing it.
    jesssicaon May 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe rancid version was so much than this. this sucks.
    time_bomb666on July 09, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song wuz fricken awsome...but only if u like maaaddd reggae/ska riffs...if u dont stay to the original song
    opivy1on August 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti like this versoin.....rancids was reeally good...but i dunno i like the reggae/ska riffs like opi said
    fallnstarr5on August 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentEr, I think this was supposed to be more of a joke.

    It kicks ass though :)
    Rain_O_Painon August 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti heard this version before i heard rancid's version, and personally i like nofx's better. just cause i like their style better i guess. but i thought it was pretty damn cool that they really made the cover their own by making it so different. byo splits are fun.
    sincerelyme96on May 01, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis a good cover, but I must say I do like Rancid's better. It's got more energy.
    wrinkledPholeon April 28, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think this is about seventy...eight or nine times better than the original.
    Cannsawon April 16, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis cover shreds, and so does the original. tim armstrong and rancid are all about the roots reggae stuff, so i think its awesome nofx chose to make a reggae-ish version of a rancid song.
    Mother_Superioron May 27, 2008   Link
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    General Commentif you dont like this song you need to turn the bass up!
    YourHubCapsCostMoreThanMyCaron April 23, 2012   Link

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