Alright, now seeing how
Seeing how we're in Dallas
We got a special treat for you guys
This little country tune that we wrote
You'll dig it

My daddy was a trucker
Left home when I was three
He fell for some dude in Dallas
Then it was mom and me
She always wanted a daughter
Well, look at what she got
He hit me, beat me, a faggot I ain't
But a real man they say that I'm not

I'm the queen, queen of the rodeo
Queen, queen of the rodeo

So, cowboy, if you're lookin for lovin'
I ain't no queer, go fuck a steer
I think there might be one over there

I drink too much, I smoke too much
And I'm a human waste
I buy a lot of cheap alcohol
But I'll tell ya honey, I really hate the taste
I dress in drag, they call me a fag
But boy, I really don't care
'Cause last night I met your mother, fucker
And I hope ya like to share, 'cause she did

I'm the queen, queen of the rodeo
Queen, queen of the rodeo

So, cowboy, if you're lookin to fight
I ain't no wimp, I scratch and bite
"And I'm gonna kick your ass too"

Queen, queen of the rodeo

Fuck You!

Queen, queen of the rodeo
Queen, queen of the rodeo

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Queen of the Rodeo [Live] Lyrics as written by Layne Staley

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  • +2
    General CommentI thought there was only a live version of least the version I have. You know, in the beginning of the live one, Staley says "Seeing how we're in Dallas, thought we'd sing a little country song". So I think he is kind of mocking homophobes or the stereotype of all country music being homophobic and/or racist, sexist, ect.
    .Three.Lefts.on May 30, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is what Layne said in a interview "the songs are about things that we were thinking and we wrote them down, and when u listen 2 them, whatever u think its about... THATS what its about!"
    Bknow33on May 28, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song cracks me up... I love the random FUCK YOU in the middle of it.
    I wish I could have partied with AIC, wouldve been great.
    Angry Saron July 02, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentfunny song i think's its on the box set too
    fugnaron March 29, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe live version is way better than the studio version. It just sounds like Layne and the boys were dickin around when they recorded it (and there's nothing wrong with havin a little fun at work) I love playin the live version at night drivin around with my buddies. FUCK YOU! I dedicate this to the god damn cops in Erie. fuckin pigs
    metalhead m/on July 26, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSo cowboy, if you're lookin' to fight
    I ain't no wimp, I scratch and bite


    I love the humor packed in these two lines. Considering how dark most of AIC's material is, this is refreshing. Not that I hate the dark numbers.
    DarkerDreamson May 07, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song was about the actual writers (David Dunihoo) adoulecent. his step dad was a total douche, people were always judging him, and he is still to this day a heavy smoker. Alice in Chains stole it from him.
    AlicesDeathSisteron March 01, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLayne's friend wrote it,they just played it,it's pretty funny
    aicguy22on June 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe song was written by Jett Silver, Layne's friend and Layne himself when he was in Alice 'N Chains
    KingoftheKats573on May 11, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentis there only the live version of this song available?
    EZ Tigeron October 25, 2004   Link

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