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Ain't found a way to kill me yet
Eyes burn with stinging sweat
Seems every path leads me to nowhere
Wife and kids household pet
Army green was no safe bet
The bullets scream to me from somewhere

Here they come to snuff the rooster, aww yeah, hey yeah
Yeah here come the rooster, yeah
You know he ain't gonna die
No, no, no, ya know he ain't gonna die (x2)

Walkin' tall machine gun man
They spit on me in my home land
Gloria sent me pictures of my boy
Got my pills 'gainst mosquito death
My Buddy's breathin' his dyin' breath
Oh god please won't you help me make it through

Here they come to snuff the rooster, aww yeah
Yeah here come the rooster, yeah
You know he ain't gonna die
No, no, no ya know he ain't gonna die



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  • dethklokr
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    dethklokrApr 16, 2009 at 3:29 pm
    i agree with mike but like said in the song ,"Here they come to snuff the rooster" means the enemy is trying to kill me
  • lilmikey95
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    lilmikey95Apr 6, 2009 at 1:05 am
    rooster is a term from vietnam. the rooster is a suicide bomber that would run into an inteligence base and blow it up.
  • d
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    docdOct 4, 2009 at 8:36 pm
    rooster was his dad's nickname in Nam. I thought everyone knew this song is about Jerry's dad. Am I wrong?

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