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Rudie Can't Fail Lyrics

from Essential Clash

"Rudie Can't Fail" is track #8 on the album Essential Clash. It was written by Strummer, Joe / Jones, Mick / Simonon, Paul / Headon, Topper.
"Rudie Can't Fail" is track #8 on the album Essential Clash. It was written by Strummer, Joe / Jones, Mick / Simonon, Paul / Headon, Topper.

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Well sing Michael sing on the route of the 19 bus we hear them sayin'

How you get a rude and a reckless?
Don't you be so crude and a feckless
You been drinking brew for breakfast
Rudie can't fail no no

We reply, I know that my life make you nervous
But I tell you that I can't live in service
Like the doctor who was born for a purpose
Rudie can't fail

I went to the market to realize my soul
What I need I just don't have
First they curse then they press me till I hurt
They say Rudie can't fail

First you must cure your temper
Then find a job in the paper
And you need someone for a savior
Rudie can't fail

We reply now we get a rude and a reckless
Still been seen lookin' cool an' speckless
You been drinking brew for breakfast
So Rudie can't fail, oh no, no

I went to the market to realize my soul
But what I need I just don't have
First they curse then they press me till I hurt
Rudie can't fail

Okay so where you wanna go today?
Hey boss man you're looking pretty smart
With your chicken skin suit

You think you're pretty hot
In the pork pie hat
Sky juice with a brew

Rudie can't fail, Rudie can't fail, Rudie can't fail
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Songwriters
STRUMMER, JOE / JONES, MICK / SIMONON, PAUL / HEADON, TOPPER

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