The Ballad of Johnny Butt Lyrics

Sublime


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Mike Davis, Richard Anthony Selga, Kevin Burr Roach
album: Track 11 in album Sublime
release date: 1996-7-30
popularity : 10 users have visited this page.
length: 2:12
engineer: Stuart Sullivan
mix: Paul Leary
producer: Paul Leary

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Johnny Butt was a man with a real strong will to survive
He just keep pushin' on even though he was barely alive
So shoot it up shoot it up it just don't matter
Johnny says he wants go do it
Says he wants to kill a cop

We've got a brand new dance
It's called we've got to overcome
We've got a brand new dance
It's called we've got to overcome

So Johnny just keep pushin' cause the streets are yours
There'll come a day when all that **** won't matter
So shoot it up, shoot it up, it just don't matter
When you're resisting anyway

We've got a brand new dance
It's called we've got to overcome
We've got a brand new dance
It's called we've got to overcome

So Johnny just keep on pushin' cause the streets are yours
There'll come a day when all of that **** won't matter
So shoot it up, shoot it up, it just don't matter resisting anyway

We've got a brand new dance
It's called we've got to overcome
We've got a brand new dance
It's called we've got to overcome

Track Listing

  • 1 Garden Grove
  • 2 What I Got
  • 3 Wrong Way
  • 4 Same in the End
  • 5 April 29, 1992 (Miami)
  • 6 Santeria
  • 7 Seed
  • 8 Jailhouse
  • 9 Pawn Shop
  • 10 Paddle Out
  • 11 The Ballad of Johnny Butt
  • 12 Burritos
  • 13 Under My Voodoo
  • 14 Get Ready
  • 15 Caress Me Down
  • 16 What I Got (reprise)
  • 17 Doin’ Time