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(copyright 1973 mountain music,ltd.,carlin music corp.
All rights reserved.
Yellow dog music in canada and u.s.)

Slim jim was a stool pidgeon
On the payroll of the f.b.i.
Reverend fred sold instant religion
With a license from the man in the sky
Billy the kid was a gunslinger
Edgar wallace was a dead ringer
Me, Im just a rocknroll singer

Keyhole pete was a keen watcher
Had a telephoto lens in each eye
Jack the ripper was a cool stalker
But his birds no longer fly
James joyce was a mudslinger
Jesus christ was a forgiver
Me, Im just a rocknroll singer

Im not fakin it
Foolin myself that Im makin it
Im not fakin it

Tricky dicky was a fast talker
But his promises were always a lie
Nostradamus was a doomwatcher
Predicted when were gonna die
Cleopatra was a love giver
Jesse james was a born killer
Me, Im just a rocknroll singer

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