I Like It

from by Jonathan Burks

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put you in a purlple haze like Jimmy Hendrix
bang your head when we present this
music to cheer you up like Zoloft
get your rock and roll on

I got style like Jane got addiction
strutting like a bum with a half pint of gin twisted
open flowing like a jelly fish in the ocean
chug chug chugging like locomotion

play the straight deep and wide
when I break on through to the other side
aint no thang when I raid the public domain
latch on a pop song like Hawkman to the prey

tell me how it feels to be out on your own
'moss don't grow on a rolling stone'
tell me how it feels to be so far from home
'oh blah dee, life goes on'

it's that Brew Town rude sound underground like velvet
or digital, Candy says we got the gravy
like Musiwak still got a lock down on the basement scene
when I'm not around, I hope ya'll gonna remember me

Call Me Lightning, Temper Temper tantrum
Bamm Bamm with a big stick this rock and roll anthem

I know it's only rock and roll so sue me
do what I do because it moves me

I know it's only rock and roll but I like it....

you may think that I am from the South
because I'm drawling
but it's just the way I express myself
when I'm talking

I was born in Racine
live in Milwaukee
Lake Michigan's my heart
word to your mommy

get low and gnarly in club or basement party
good people getting smashed like frogger on Atari

catch me on the dark side of the moon
throwing double rainbows
riding pink elephants
with my sidekick Donnie Darko

shout out the Devil like heavy metal
keep it on the level when I stir my kettle

seems like the scum tend to rise to the top
I aint trying to blow no bubbles I just want to
make it POP

like P-Funk meeets Johny Cash
so mother-fucking country got burlap sacks for pants

back woods and toothless on front porches smoking
tiki torches burning and two cases of Blatz

I don't know but I been told
the streets of heaven are lined with gold

aint that got a hollow ring?
sounds like a rich man's dream to me

the road goes on forever
the party never ends
no need to fear the reaper
see you in Hell my friend

relax for a minute
forget your troubles for a bit
this world is fucked up
and we got to live in it

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from How I Roll, released September 1, 2012

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Jonathan Burks Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Hi there. You can sign up for my mailing list here: eepurl.com/bcruFT

I post a song once a week on Tuesdays. If I've just finished a song I'll record a rough demo and put it up. Sometimes its live recordings or weird electro collages. I also make a video most weeks using public domain footage. Check it out!

Thanks for taking the time to check out my music!

Jon
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