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My pappy said "Son, you're gonna drive me to drinkin'
If you don't stop drivin' that hot rod Lincoln."

Have you heard the story of the hot rod race
Where the Fords and Lincolns were settin' the pace?
That story is true I'm here to say
I was drivin' that Model A.

It's got a Lincoln motor and it's really souped up
That a Model A body makes it look like a pup
It's got eight cylinders and uses 'em all
Got overdrive, just won't stall

With a four barrel carb and dual exhaust
With four-eleven gears you can really get lost
Got safety tubes, but I ain't scared
The brakes are good, the tires fair

Pulled out of San Pedro late one night
And the moon and the stars were shining bright
We was drivin' up Grapevine Hill
Passin' cars like they was standing still

All of a sudden, in the wink of an eye
A Cadillac sedan passed us by
I said, "Boys, that's a mark for me!"
By then the tail lights was all you could see

Now the fellas ribbed me for being behind
So thought I'd make the Lincoln unwind
Took my foot off the gas and, man alive,
I shoved it on down into over drive

Wound it up to a-hundred-and-ten
My speedometer said that I hit top end
My foot was glued, like lead, to the floor
That's all there is and there ain't no more

Now the boys all thought that I'd lost my sense
And telephone poles looked like a picket fence
They said "Slow down, I see spots!"
The lines on the road just looked like dots

Took a corner, side-swiped a truck
Crossed my fingers just for luck
My fenders was clickin' the guard rail posts
The guy beside me was white as a ghost

Smoke was coming from outta of the back
When I started to gain on that Cadillac
Knew I could catch him, I thought I could pass
Don't ya know by then we'd be low on gas?

Had flames comin' from outta the side
Feel the tension, man, what a ride!
I said "Look out boys, I've got a license to fly"
And that Caddy pulled over and let us by

Now all of the sudden she started to knockin'
And down in a dip she started to rockin'
I looked in the mirror, a red light was blinkin'
The cops was after my hot rod Lincoln

They arrested me and they put me in jail
And called my pappy to throw my bail
He said "Son, you're gonna to drive me to drinkin'
If you don't stop drivin' that hot rod Lincoln!"

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Who cares? | Reviewer: MP | 4/21/14

Who cares if these are the original lyrics. No one remembers the song referenced anyway. This song (as performed by Commander Cody et al) stands on it's own.

This version by "all" (who?) sucks big-time.

Not the original | Reviewer: Trevor | 7/30/11

These are not the original lyrics and lose the whole point of the person in the Ford Model A with a twelve cylinder Lincoln out driving other people in modern Fords and Mercurys. Original written and recorded by Charlie Ryan in 1956.

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