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    "Hit Somebody (the Hockey Song)" Lyrics

    Warren Zevon

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    He was born i Big Beaver by the borderline
    he started playing by the time he was nine.
    His dad tog the hose and froze the back yard
    little Buddy dreamed he was 'Rocket' Richard.

    He grew up big and he grew up tall
    he saw himself scoring for the Wings or Canucks
    but he wasn't that good with the puck.
    Buddy's real talent was beatin' people up
    his heart wasn't in but the crowd had ate it up.
    Through peewees and juniors and midgets and mice
    he must have racked up more than three hundered fights.
    There were a scout from the Flames came down to Saskatoon
    said there's allways room on a team for a goon
    son we've allways got room for a goon.

    There were Swedes to the left of him,
    Russians to the right, a Czech at blue line looking for a fight.
    Brains over brawn that might work for you.
    But what's a canadien farm boy to do?
    Hit somebody!
    What else can a farm boy from Canada do?
    Hit Somebody!
    What's a canadien farm boy to do?
    Hit Somebody!
    What else can a farm boy from Canada do?

    Hit somebody was what the crowd roard
    when Buddy the goon came over the boards.
    Coach, he'd said, I want to score goals.
    The coach said; Buddy remember your role!
    The fast guys get paid, they shoot and they score
    protect them Buddy, that's what you're here for.
    Protection - is what your here for
    Protection - it's the stars who score
    Protection - go and kick somebody's ass
    Protection - don't put the biscuit in the basket
    just hit somebody rang in his ears
    blood on the ice ran down through the gears.

    The king of the goons with a box for a throne
    a thousand stiches and broken bones.
    He never lost a fight on his ice he patrol.
    But deep inside Buddy, whom may dreamed of a goal
    he just wanted one damn goal.

    There were Swedes at the blue line
    Finns at the red,
    a Russian with a stick heading straight for his head.
    Brains over brawn, that might work for you.
    But what's a canadien farm boy to do?
    Hit somebody!
    What else can a farm boy from Canada do?
    Hit Somebody!
    What's a canadien farm boy to do?
    Hit Somebody!
    What else can a farm boy from Canada do?

    In his final season on his final night
    Buddy and a Finn goon where pegged for a fight.
    Thirty seceonds left when the puck took a roll
    and suddenly Buddy had a shot on goal.
    The golie commited, but he picked his spot.
    Twenty years of waiting went in to that shot.
    The fans jumped up and the Finn jumped too
    cold caught Buddy on his follow thorugh.
    The big man crumbled but he fell all right
    'cause the last thing he saw was the flashing red light.

    He saw that heavenly light.

    There were Swedes to the left of him,
    Russians to the right, a Czech at blue line looking for a fight.
    Take care of yor teeth, that might work for you.
    But what's a canadien farm boy to do?
    Hit somebody!
    What else can a farm boy from Canada do?
    Hit somebody!
    What's a canadien farm boy to do?
    Hit somebody!
    What else can a farm boy from Canada do?
    Hit somebody!
    But what's a canadien farm boy to do?
    Hit somebody!
    What else can a farm boy from Canada do?
    This song was submitted on June 21st, 2007 and last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group.
    Written by Warren Zevon, Mitchell David Albom.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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