09. If You Have To Ask
Red Hot Chili Peppers Lyrics


A want to be gangster
Thinkin' he's a wise guy
Rob another bank
He's a sock 'em in the eye guy
Tank head
Mr. Bonnie and Clyde guy
Look him in the eye
He's not my kinda guy
Never be
Confusion proof
Pudding's sweet
But too aloof
Orange eye girl
With a backslide dew said
Yo homie
Who you talkin' to
A backed up paddywagon
Mackin' on a cat's ass
One upper cut
To the cold upper middle class
Born to storm
On boredom's face
And a little lust
To the funky ass flea bass
Most in the race
Just lose their grace
The blackest hole
In all of space
Crooked as a hooker
Now suck my thumb
Anybody want to come get some

If you have to ask
You'll never know
Funky motherfuckers
Will not be told to go

If you have to ask
You'll never know
Funky motherfuckers
Will not be told to go

Don't ask me why
I'm flyin' so high
Mr. Bubble meets superfly
In my third eye
Searchin' for a soul bride
She's my freakette
Soak it up inside
Deeper than a secret
Much more
Than meets the eye
To the funk
I fall into my new ride
My hand my hand
Magic on the one
Is a medicine man
Thinkin' of a few
Taboos that I ought to kill
Dancin' on their face
Like a stage on vaudeville

I feel so good
Can't be understood
Booty of a hoodlum
Rockin' my red hood

If you have to ask
You'll never know
Funky motherfuckers
Will not be told to go

If you have to ask
You'll never know
Funky motherfuckers
Will not be told to go

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., MoeBeToBlame, Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: MICHAEL BALZARY, JOHN ANTHONY FRUSCIANTE, ANTHONY KIEDIS, CHAD SMITH

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Thee Leaves

2:41 amazing solo

Justin Lawless

If anyone ever dislikes this they will be haunted for life

Tomas T.

Someone recently did

Big Oz

Lost the two bottom strings and still finishes the song by using the top strings in the same key. Improvising as it's best

tear myselfdown

that jam at the end..

Justin Lawless

4:35 it actually looks like Anthony is banging his head on the cymbal

Thee Leaves

Right whaha

JamesKiedis

Con el error de john & la cuerda rota suena hermoso <3

Joel Paz Espejel

error??? error, hubiese sido que dejara de tocar con la cuerda rota!!! ademas el la mayoria de solos siempre son diferentes practicamente algo asi como improvisacion lo cual aqui otra improvisación fue el que se le rompiera la cuerda, lo que hizo que se escuchara como error lo cual nunca fue

Putin El Vladi

De hecho el solo original es casi igual

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