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1.
LIFE, LOVE, DEATH AND THE METER MAN ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI He was holding the McCulloch When he knocked upon her door Yesterday she said she didn't love him anymore But it wasn't her who answered It was some guy he didn't know So he fired up that chainsaw and he laid that sucker low But when he saw the clipboard lying in the severed hand He realized that he just limbed from limbed the meter man Heard the sirens coming, and he sat down on the steps Shut off his McCulloch and he lit a cigarette The verdict, it was guilty and they said "you're gonna fry" He didn't see her in the back row, didn't hear her cry All that he could see was the terrified face of the meter man The moment that he sent him packing to the promised land They led him down the hallway, and the priest said him a prayer He wasn't none too happy, but he knew that fair was fair Still he'd like to thank the meter man, for coming to the door Otherwise his true love would be lying scattered on the floor And as for her, she never loved again, no not one time And though she broke his heart and led him to this ghastly crime She prayed each day they'd be together on the other side And she cried herself to sleep each night until the day she died
2.
Mr Undertaker ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI Hey Mr. Undertaker do me a big favor Make me look real good because I'm going for a ride Hey Mr. Embalmer I did a number with my revolver Can you put my head together, 'cause I'm going for a ride I'm going for a ride, I'm going to the show So everyone I know, so everyone will go "He looks real good man, he never looked better, it's just a shame that that fool could not forget her." My skull is shattered, but that really doesn't matter I know that you can fix it, you can do anything Fill my veins with Wild Turkey just in case I get real thirsty That needle is awful big man, I hope it doesn't sting Hey Mr. Undertaker put pennies on my eyes Do a good show tonight so everybody cries Hey Mr. Undertaker do me a big favor Make me look real good 'cause I'm gonna meet my maker And that picture in my wallet, if she comes to see Hey Mr. Undertaker make her cry for me Do me a favor, Mr. Undertaker Make me look good 'cause I'm going for a ride. Hey Mr. Undertaker
3.
202 03:38
202 ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI I was driving my car down 202 I was trying really hard to forget about you I had the radio on and the windows down I was doing 75 I was covering ground You see, I had a plan, but I lost my nerve But then I lost control on a nasty curve For a second it felt just like I could fly But then a second is all that it takes All that it takes to die - bye bye. Well, they scraped me off of that telephone pole Threw, my carcass in a hearse, and we started to roll I couldn't feel no pain although I was torn right in two The only thing I could do was think about you So tell me darling, what else is new? Now I can see me lying in my plush new bed I don't remember dying but I sure do look dead They gotta close the lid because I'm mangled up so goddamn bad I wish everyone around here wasn't so sad And I can see you standing with my dad and mom You're back together but I'm all gone Before they give me to them graveyard guys I want one last look into your eyes, into those eyes I was driving my car down 202 I was trying really hard to forget about you I was driving my car down 202 Should have never left you Should have never left you Should have never gone
4.
Jesus, Please Come On Down ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI Jesus, please come on down Please come and see me when you're in town I'm waiting, waiting around Please come on down Come on down when you're in town Jesus, please lord stop by I'm all alone, I don't know why Maybe you'd like a beer Why don't you come down here? Come down here Come on down Jesus, I'd like to talk Why don't you come see me We can go for a walk Down the road we'll walk a ways And you can take me up your highway Lord come on down Jesus I'm so confused Why don't you come and see me Tell me a little bit of truth Old Scratch tells me that he knows all the answers Says he's gonna set me free, lord come on down Jesus, don't let him win I love her Lord, tell me why is that a sin? The clock up on my wall is winding down Oh help me please Lord come on down Jesus, don't let him win I love her Lord, tell me why is that a sin? The clock up on the wall is winding down You gotta help me out here, Jesus You gotta come on down Please come on down When you're in town Lord come on down
5.
Prison Walls 04:57
Prison Walls ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI These prison walls keep me from leaving There's no escape I'm not strong enough I was condemned the night the devil came soul stealin' The day I lost my one true love These prison walls are built of sorrow These prison bars are built of pain My prison cell is always with me I live in hell, I've gone insane This prison is my very own invention Nobody sees the barbed wire but me I think that they're just no paying attention I pray she comes back home and sets me free The prison guards, laugh at my heartache The say there';s no chance for parole I tried so hard, but these bars they will not break She took my heart, Scratch took my soul What kind of stones are these walls made of If I am guilty what was my crime I love her so what was she afraid of Forever more I'll do my time These prison walls keep me from leaving These prison bars harder than steel She's got her own prison walls and they're concealing The love that she will never feel.
6.
Chainsaw Charlie ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI Charlie got a chainsaw and a pickle jar of formaldehyde One way or another tonight she will be going for a ride The roses and the poems he wrote, somehow they didn't win Samantha's heart But tonight she will be Charlie's, if he can only get that old Poulan to start Been sittin' in the shed so long, the oil in the case has turned to sludge Been yankin' on the cord all night but he can't get the goddamn thing to budge Samantha will be walking by just like she does every night at 8 She's leaving on the 10:05 tomorrow morning it'll be too late Maybe it's the spark plug, or the gas he siphoned from his daddy's truck But that Poulan won't cooperate, it looks like Charlie might be out of luck And here comes his Samantha whistling and walking down the street One last pull - the Poulan fires up and true love's rolling past his feet Look at Charlie and Samantha another twisted modern fairly tale Samantha's in a pickle jar somewhere and Charlie's growing old in jail True love will make you crazy and some of us don't handle it too good now that Poulan's old and rusty - it'll never cut another piece of wood yeah that Poulan's old and rusty, and it'll never cut another piece of wood.
7.
Poor Little Raccoon ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI There was a little raccoon on the side of the road When I drove to work one day He was sleepin' there as peaceful as can be So I blew my horn to wake him up and get him out of the way But that little raccoon paid no attention to me Well the next day on my way to work, much to my surprise That little raccoon was sleeping in the same spot So I blew my horn again but he didn't pay me no mind And I thought to myself "boy he sure sleeps a lot" On the third day I drove by and he was sleeping there again But I noticed that that little raccoon had grown a lot He was lying in the sun with a funny little grin He must be eatin' pretty well I thought On the fourth day I drove by but that little 'coon didn't look right He was the size of a little piggy, and his skin looked kind of tight There was real awful smell, it was enough to curl your hair And I wondered how he could keep sleepin' with that stench permeating the air On the fifth day I drove by and again to my surprise That little raccoon was sleeping there all covered up with flies I stopped my car and I yelled out, "wake up you sleepyhead!" And then it hit me - he wasn't sleeping at all That poor little bugger was dead Poor little raccoon I guess he's had it Now he's a nursery for 10,000 little maggots Poor little raccoon pushin' up daisies And all this time I thought he was just lazy.
8.
Brand New Girl ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI I'm gonna skin you alive, and make a suit out of your hide And then I'll go downtown and I'll make believe I'm you I'm gonna put your favorite dress on, I'm gonna put on your perfume I'm gonna go out and find out what it's like to be you. I'm gonna flirt with all the boys, I'm gonna be so f**king coy And they won't know inside it's me - it isn't you And while I'm being you, you'll get your taste of being me All alone and crying, dying with no one around to see I won't be there to help you this time, now you'll learn your lesson I'll be out with your red dress on , giving it away for free I'm gonna be a brand new girl, I'm gonna own this whole damn world At every party I will be the queen I'm gonna find out what's so great about everything I hate From now on I'm you and there is no more me It didn't have to come to this, but I guess life is full of twists And love is just one breath away from hate We could have been the biggest thing since they crowned the Presley boy the king But now it's time for me to end this stalemate.
9.
Whiskey 02:32
WHISKEY ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI You say you want me to choose Between life without you Between life without you, and life without my whiskey That isn't much of a choice No, I don't think that it's fair When I was alone, my whiskey was always there When I needed a friend When I was feeling way down When no one was there my whiskey was always around Do you care about me or are you just being vain? It's not my whiskey, it's you that drives me insane You and me ain't the same as we were before. I don't know what happened, maybe we just got bored Now you're telling me, how it's gonna be Who made you the boss? did you win some toss? I wish you'd understand, I wish that you would lend a hand But you're to busy telling me what to do You told me I had to choose Between you and my booze Well, I'm afraid that you lose, I'll take my whiskey.
10.
Jawbone 02:22
Jawbone ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI You win some and you lose some
 That's just the way it goes 
Someday maybe I'll win one
 right now I just don't know 
I've got a special talent
 You might call it a gift 
I'm really good at losing 
I'm always getting stiffed 
I'm a sucker for punishment 
I'm always flying blind 
But this foolish heart's been broken
 Just one too many times 
It's time to change my thinking 
'cause I'm getting nowhere fast
 When somebody says she loves me
 It never really lasts 
I've gotta stop believing every pretty little liar 
Everybody's got a motive
 Every seller's got a buyer 
No more trusting anybody 
Love is nothing but a scam
 Always leading me to slaughter like a 
foolish little lamb
 Yeah there's one born every minute
 Oughta know 'cause here I am
 Seems I'm always steppin' in it
 But I finally understand
 This whole world is full of takers 
This whole world is full of thieves
 This whole world is full of fakers
 with the aces up their sleeves 
Now I've got a new agenda
 Think it's time to change my luck
 If you're not doing the fucking 
You're the one that's gettin' fucked 
No more cryin' no more grieving 
I'll be happy as a clam 
I'll be the one who's always leaving
 with the money in his hand
 You can only break a heart so much it 
finally turns to stone 
And as far as I can tell I will be better off alone
 Now I'm gonna be the biggest bastard 
you have ever met 
Gonna knock you down so hard
 and then you never will forget
 You broke this camel's back
 Yeah, you created quite a creep
 So think about that baby while you cry 
yourself to sleep.
11.
Meet My Maker ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI Gonna meet my Maker, gonna shake His hand
 Gonna meet my Maker, gonna shade His hand 
Gonna meet my Maker, I'm at the undertaker
 Gonna meet my Maker, in the promised land
 You see I had a fever, then He called my name 
Boy I had a fever, the Savior called my name
 Yeah I had a fever, and then I heard my Savior 
Gonna meet my Maker, in the promised land
 The devil tried to get me, tried with all his might
 The devil tried to burn me, but that match
 wouldn't light
 The devil tried to trick me, when I was down he
 kicked me 
But the Lord was with me, and I won that fight
 Gonna meet my Maker at the pearly gates
 Gonna meet my Maker at the pearly gates
 My war is over, Satan is the loser 
Gonna meet my Maker, gonna shake His hand
 Gonna meet my Maker in the promised land
 Gonna meet my Maker in the promised land.
12.
Racing The Train ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI I'm racing the train to the crossroads
 To find out if I'm still alive 
I'm racing the train to the crossroads, baby
I'm racing with the devil tonight
 And no matter if I live or die when I make 
it to the other side
 You'll still be gone and I'll be alone
 so I'm already dead inside 
I can hear that whistle blowing 
I guess it's time to turn the key 
Ain't nothing left in this old town,
 Ain't nothing left for me 
About a mile out it's coming like a
 demon belching fire 
And I got my motor running,
 gonna race it to the wire
 And the road is dark and lonely
 and the moon is shining bright 
But without you here to hold me
 There's no reason left tonigh t

I can see the red lights flashing 
I can see your pretty fac e
I got the pedal to the metal 
Win or lose, I ran the race
 And I gave it everything I had, 
I guess that you did to
o And I never loved anyone as much as I love you 
But somewhere babe I don't know when
 We threw it all away 
Now that whistle's blowin' loud and clear 
It's calling out my name 

I loved you then and I love you now 
And I wish I could turn this car around 
But the devil's holding my foot down
and that Conrail's here and it's
shaking the ground
 And the lights are flashing red now 
And I can hear everything you said now
 But you're in someone else's bed now
 So there's nothing left for me
No there's nothing left for me
13.
The Creep 03:43
The Creep ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI I wish I had been that creep that you
 wanted me to be 
I wish I would've cheated and lied
 If only I had been that creep that you
 wanted me to be
 You'd still be here by my side 
 But nice guys finish last,
it's a cliche but it's true
 The good guys always get the shaft,
 they never get the girl like you 
I should've tried a little harder,
 but I didn't know the game 
My mom and daddy raised me right so I guess 
they're part to blame 
I should've treated you like you treated me when
 you tore my heart in two 
You should have stayed a little longer 
You could have taught me how to lie
 We could have been the perfect couple I am sure 
I would've been your favorite creep I would've 
been your perfect guy 
I would've been what you hate living life most for
 
I wish I had been that creep that
 wanted me to be 
I wish I would've cheated and lied
 If only I had been that creep that you
 wanted me to be
 You'd still be here by my side
14.
Big Bang 06:03
Big Bang ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies-Bonesaw Lullaby BMI When I saw you with him in the bar room 
I was wishing that I was blind
 And when I saw you leaving with him 
That's when I lost my mind 
I guess you don't care 
How I'm feeling 
You don't care anymore 
I'm still falling, I'm still reeling 
Gonna be a big bang when I finally hit the floor 
I've got a job that keeps me out of trouble
 Work all week long till 6am
 When I get home I pour myself a double
 Drink myself to sleep
I get up, I go to work again 
'cause you don't care that I'm lonely 
I'm no longer on your mind 
I'm no longer in the picture
 You tuned that page and left this fool behind
 So once more I'm sitting in the bar room 
Drop a quarter into the pay phone 
I hear your voice and once again you're sayin'
 Please leave a message at the tone
 You're not there to catch me falling
 Stay out of my way, I'm coming down
 This is the last time that I'll be calling 
When you hear that bang, you'll
 know I hit the ground.
15.
DRAG RACING THE DEVIL ©Angry Johnny And The Killbillies- Bonesaw Lullaby BMI I was sitting at a red light I was waiting for a green light Up pulls this El Dorado with plates that said "Diablo" With a guy, looked like an undertaker smile on his face, leaned out the window and said: "Hey Hayseed, you wanna race?" Will I had nothing better to do since my baby gave me that big fuck you So I said "All right buddy, right back in your face. I'll race you to the end of the world just tell me - what are the stakes?" He rolled his back window down, I saw something big and brown It was a big ol' Rottweiler stuck his head out to look around And I knew who I was racing, the light turned green I punched that hammer down I got about a quarter mile I looked to my left and I saw him smile He was all over me like I was standing still He yelled out “Hey Boy, I hear you got some time to kill” I prayed to Jesus for more power I didn’t wanna be devoured That E Dorado faded back I thought that I was ok for a while But then Scratch turned on the nitro and he did the first one second quarter mile He pulled along side he was grinning this was his race and he was winning That dog was barking I was wishing that I had my gun I yelled out ”Hey Scratch, my soul ain’t yours until the race is won. And only if you’ve won!” That El Dorado scraped my door I had the pedal to the floor But Volkswagon buses were never ever meant for speed And then Scratch blew a tire and once again I took the lead But I was running on empty he was running on sin He came back doing 90 riding on the rim I knew this time he had I knew it wouldn’t be very long Then I saw the blue light flashing Scratch pulled over man I was gone Long gone.... I was sitting at a red light I was waiting for a green light Up pulls this El Dorado with plates that said "Diablo" With a guy, looked like an undertaker smile on his face, leaned out the window and said: "Hey Hayseed, you wanna race?"

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released January 1, 1996

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Angry Johnny And The Killbillies Easthampton, Massachusetts

Angry Johnny’s been hollering about the Devil and God, love and death and betrayal and booze and sin for over three decades. First with the Snots, then the Millrats, then the Craptones, on his own, and finally since 91 the Killbillies. Painted a bunch of paintings along the way too. ... more

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