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| artist = The Clash
 
| artist = The Clash
 
| album = London Calling
 
| album = London Calling
 
| year = 1979
 
| year = 1979
 
| song = Wrong 'Em Boyo
 
| song = Wrong 'Em Boyo
| credits = Clive Alphanso
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| credits = Clive Alphonso
| lyricist = Clive Alphanso
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| lyricist = Clive Alphonso
 
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<lyrics>
Stagger Lee met Billy and they go down to gambling
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Stagger Lee met Billy and they got down to gambling
Stagger Lee throwed seven
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Stagger Lee threw a seven
Billy said that he throwed eight, yeah
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Billy said that he threw an eight, yeah
 
So Billy said, hey Stagger! I'm gonna make my big attack
 
So Billy said, hey Stagger! I'm gonna make my big attack
 
I'm gonna have to leave my knife in your back
 
I'm gonna have to leave my knife in your back
  
Start it all over again
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Start all over again
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Hey!
  
 
Why do you try to cheat
 
Why do you try to cheat
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Don't you know it is wrong
 
Don't you know it is wrong
 
To cheat a trying man
 
To cheat a trying man
But you'd better stop
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Don't you know it is wrong
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To cheat a trying man
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You'd better stop
 
It is the wrong 'em boyo
 
It is the wrong 'em boyo
  
 
You lie, steal, cheat and deceit
 
You lie, steal, cheat and deceit
In such a small, small game
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It's such a small, small game
 
Don't you know it is wrong
 
Don't you know it is wrong
 
To cheat a trying man
 
To cheat a trying man
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Don't you know it is wrong
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To cheat trying men
 
You'd better stop
 
You'd better stop
 
It is the wrong 'em boyo
 
It is the wrong 'em boyo
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Yeah
 
Yeah
So you must start all over again - all over again
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Now you must start all over again - all over again
Don't you know it is wrong
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(Don't you know it is wrong)
 
Play it, Billy, play
 
Play it, Billy, play
Don't you know it is wrong
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(Don't you know it is wrong)
 
Well, play it, Billy, play
 
Well, play it, Billy, play
And you will find
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You will find
 
It is the right 'em boyo
 
It is the right 'em boyo
  
 
But if you must lie and deceit
 
But if you must lie and deceit
 
And trample people under your feet
 
And trample people under your feet
Don't you know it is wrong
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(Don't you know it is wrong)
 
To cheat a trying man
 
To cheat a trying man
Don't you know it is wrong
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(Don't you know it is wrong)
 
To cheat a trying man
 
To cheat a trying man
 
You'd better stop
 
You'd better stop

Latest revision as of 17:31, 25 December 2007

“Wrong 'Em Boyo”
Artist: The Clash
Albums: London Calling (1979)
Composers: Clive Alphonso
Lyricists: Clive Alphonso


Stagger Lee met Billy and they got down to gambling
Stagger Lee threw a seven
Billy said that he threw an eight, yeah
So Billy said, hey Stagger! I'm gonna make my big attack
I'm gonna have to leave my knife in your back

Start all over again

Hey!

Why do you try to cheat
And trample people under your feet
Don't you know it is wrong
To cheat a trying man
Don't you know it is wrong
To cheat a trying man
You'd better stop
It is the wrong 'em boyo

You lie, steal, cheat and deceit
It's such a small, small game
Don't you know it is wrong
To cheat a trying man
Don't you know it is wrong
To cheat trying men
You'd better stop
It is the wrong 'em boyo

Hey, wanna ball

Billy Boy has been shot
And Stagger Lee's come out on top
Don't you know it is wrong
To cheat a trying man
Don't you know it is wrong
To cheat Stagger man
You'd better stop
Hey, it is the wrong 'em boyo

Yeah
Now you must start all over again - all over again
(Don't you know it is wrong)
Play it, Billy, play
(Don't you know it is wrong)
Well, play it, Billy, play
You will find
It is the right 'em boyo

But if you must lie and deceit
And trample people under your feet
(Don't you know it is wrong)
To cheat a trying man
(Don't you know it is wrong)
To cheat a trying man
You'd better stop
It is the wrong 'em boyo

Hey!
It is the wrong 'em boyo
It is the wrong 'em boyo
It is the wrong 'em boyo
It is the wrong 'em boyo
The wrong 'em boyo