He spent 15 years
Getting loaded for 15 years
Till his liver exploded
Now what's Bob gonna do
Now that he can't drink?
The Doctor said: "What ya been thinking bout?"
Bob said, "that's the point. I won't think bout nothing.
Now I gotta do something else

To pass the time
Had someone shave his head
He got a new identity
62 hole air cushioned boots
And a girl who rides a scooter
To take him out of town
They would get away
Running around
And as the trucks drive by
You can hear the mother fuckers go "PUNK!"

A couple of lines, an extra thermos of Joe
He'll be kicking in heads at the punk rock show
Bob's the kinda guy who knows just what
Bob's the kinda guy who knows just what to do
When the doctor tells him to
Quit your drinking, now's the time
But will he ever walk the line?
To all my friends I feel just great
But will he ever walk the line?

Kicking ass, and busting heads
Red suspenders
Once a day he shaves his head
But will he ever walk the line? [Repeat: x2]


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    This song is so fun. That's all I have to say.

    the wretchedon February 09, 2002   Link
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    I agree totally, this song is so much fun to drink to. my favorite i'd have to say. first song i heard of nofx's.

    NOFX-182on February 17, 2002   Link
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    Good song, good video to, Rancid does this song on the BYO Records NOFX/Rancid split... id say its about as good as this version

    NOFXJuggaloGirgoon March 31, 2002   Link
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    my band covers this song, fun song to play, not very long tho

    panhandleron May 01, 2002   Link
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    great song; its about me; being drunk, and needing a liver transplant :)

    scuzzballon May 03, 2002   Link
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    it's a filth song for all the little drinkers out there it is sooooo much fun to sing along to

    emskion May 27, 2002   Link
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    This is one of the 300 reasons why NOFX is one of the best punk bands ever.

    Skankin'InThePiton June 05, 2002   Link
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    this song is a classic. the video's hilarious!

    riotgrrlon June 12, 2002   Link
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    funny song, funnier live

    The_Philon June 21, 2002   Link
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    have to agree with skankininthepit nofx is the best punk band of all time this would have to b one of my favorite songs if not my favorite ohhh man they kick ass and there new cd's 45 or 46 songs that werent good enough to go one our other records is a very good cd's i like the video its cool and nofx and rancid did that cd pretty good but i like the nofx versoin better rancid did it pretty good though!!!!!!hahahahhaha fun fun

    badreligionpigeonon July 03, 2002   Link

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