FRANK ZAPPA

FRANK ZAPPA - Trouble Every Day

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Frank zappa (lead guitar, vocals)<br>Lowell george (guitar, vocals)<br>Roy estrada (bass)<br>Don preston (keyboards)<br>Buzz gardner (trumpet)<br>Ian underwood (alto saxophone)<br>Bunk gardner (tenor saxophone)<br>Motorhead sherwood (baritone saxophone)<br>Jimmy carl black (drums)<br>Arthur tripp (drums)<br><br>Well I'm about to get up sick<br>From watchin my t.v.<br>Been checkin' out the news<br>Until my eyeballs fail to see<br>I mean to say that every day<br>Is just another rotten mess<br>And when it's gonna change, my friend<br>Is anybody's guess<br>So I'm watching and I'm waiting<br>Hopin' for the best<br>Even think I go to praying<br>Every time I hear them sayin'<br>That there's no way to delay<br>That trouble comin' everyday<br>No way to delay<br>That trouble comin' every day<br><br>Wednesday I watched the riot<br>I've seen the cops out on the street<br>Watch them throwing rocks and stuff and choking in the heat<br>Listen to reports<br>About the whiskey passin' round<br>Seen the smoke and fire<br>And the market burnin' down<br>Watched while everybody on his street would take a turn<br>They stomp and smash and bash and crash and slash and bust 'n burn<br>And I'm watching and I'm waitin hopin' for the best<br>Even think I go to prayin'<br>Every time I hear em sayin'<br>That there's no way to delay<br>That trouble comin' every day<br>No way to delay<br>That trouble comin' everyday<br><br>You can cool it<br>You can heat it<br>Cause baby I don't need it<br>Take your t.v. tube and eat it<br>And all that phony stuff on sports<br>And all those unconfirmed reports<br>You know I watch that rotten box<br>Until my head begin to hurt<br>From checkin' out the way<br>The newsmen say they get the dirt<br>Before the guys on channel so and so<br>And further they assert<br>That any show they litter up<br>They bring you news if it comes up<br>They say that if the place blows up<br>They will be the first to tell<br>Cause the boys they got downtown<br>Working hard and doin swell<br>And if anybody gets the news<br>Before it hits the streets<br>They say that no one blams it faster<br>Their coverage can't be beat<br>And if another woman driver<br>Gets machine gunned from her seat<br>They'll send some joker with a brownie<br>And youll see it all complete<br><br>So I'm watching and I'm waiting<br>Hopin for the best<br>Even think I go to praying<br>Every time I hear them saying<br>That there's no way to delay<br>That trouble comin' everyday<br>No way to delay<br>That trouble comin' every day<br><br>Well I've seen the fires burnin'<br>And the local people turnin'<br>All the merchants and the shops<br>Who use to sell their brooms and mops<br>And every other household item<br>Watch the mob just turn and bite em<br>And they say it serve them right<br>Because a few of them are white<br>And it's the same across the nation<br>Black and white discrimination<br>Yell and you can understand me<br>And all that other crap they hand me<br>In the papers and t.v.<br>And all that mass stupidity<br>That seems to grow more everyday<br>These time of year some asshole say<br>He wants to go and do you in<br>Cause the color of your skin<br>Just don't appeal to him<br>No matter if it's black or white<br>Because he's out for blood tonight

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