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Gangsta Gangsta


1 Matt Blankman   ~  Mar 2, 2012 12:21 pm

I always thought the lyrics to Rodger's "Blue Yodel #9" were especially prescient...the birth of the gangsta attitude in popular music?

"Standing on the corner, I didn't mean no harm
When a police come, he took me by the arm
Was down in Memphis, corner of Beale and Main
Said "hey big boy, you better tell me your name"

I said "you'll find my name on the back of my shirt
I'm a Tennessee hustler and I don't have to work"

2 Alex Belth   ~  Mar 2, 2012 1:28 pm

1) Have often thought the same thing, my man.

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