Mohammed's Radio Lyrics

Warren Zevon


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUB GROUP , Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Warren Zevon
album: Track 7 in album Warren Zevon
release date: 1976
popularity : 34 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Southern Rock/Folk Rock
length: 3:44
producer: Jackson Browne
drums: Garry Malabar
piano: Warren Zevon
bass: Bob Glaub
guitar: Waddy Wachtel
saxophone: Bobby Keyes
slide guitar: David Lindley
background vocals: Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks
composer: Warren Zevon
lyricist: Warren Zevon

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Everybody's restless and they've got no place to go
Someone's always trying to tell them
Something they already know
So their anger and resentment flow

But don't it make you want to rock and roll
All night long
Mohammed's Radio
I heard somebody singing sweet and soulful
On the radio, Mohammed's Radio

You know, the Sheriff's got his problems too
He will surely take them out on you
In walked the village idiot and his face was all aglow
He's been up all night listening to Mohammed's Radio

Don't it make you want to rock and roll
All night long
Mohammed's Radio
I heard somebody singing sweet and soulful
On the radio, Mohammed's Radio

Everybody's desperate trying to make ends meet
Work all day, still can't pay the price of gasoline and meat
Alas, their lives are incomplete

Don't it make you want to rock and roll
All night long Mohammed's Radio
I heard somebody singing sweet and soulful
On the radio, Mohammed's Radio

You've been up all night listening for his drum
Hoping that the righteous might just might just might just come
I heard the General whisper to his aide-de-camp
"Be watchful for Mohammed's lamp"

Don't it make you want to rock and roll
All night long Mohammed's Radio


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Frank and Jesse James
  • 2 Mama Couldn't Be Persuaded
  • 3 Backs Turned Looking Down the Path
  • 4 Hasten Down the Wind
  • 5 Poor Poor Pitiful Me
  • 6 The French Inhaler
  • 7 Mohammed's Radio
  • 8 I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
  • 9 Carmelita
  • 10 Join Me in L.A.
  • 11 Desperados Under the Eaves