Butthole Surfers - The Wooden Song Lyrics




Take me, break me
Tell me a good one and maybe I'll cry
Go with me, show me
Tell me a good one and maybe I'll die
Lately I've been dancing in ceiling fans
Into the kitchen and out the back gate
Well I know it sounds strange but it could be the other way
Round to the ground where I know I must stay
Take me, break me
Tell me a good one and maybe I'll cry
Go with me, show me
Tell me a good one and maybe I'll die
Lately I've been dancing in ceiling fans
Circled in secrets, playing a game
Well I know it sounds strange but it could be the other way
Round to a town where they don't know your name
Together....for a while....ain't no good





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Butthole Surfers The Wooden Song Comments
  1. Rich Latta

    killer fucking guitar soloing

  2. Lady Stardust

    Jadore ce son mes parents ont l'album 💙❤

  3. Scott Williams

    Been a fan since 85, some folks think they "sold out" during this album and electric larryland, this does not sound like a sellout to me, no one and I mean NO ONE sounds like Butthole Surfers!

  4. Oskar Petur Einarsson

    My all-time favorite rock ballad

  5. Johnny

    Butthole Surfers are one of the best bands of all time. Fact.

  6. Adam

    Song of the Day
    11-05-19: The Wooden Song | Butthole Surfers
    also on: www.onecuriousworld.com

  7. Alexandra

    This song ❤️

    Eric Yoder

    Same ;)

  8. Mr. Mc Milky

    Love it

  9. zax the reds

    1990 loloapalooza gibby never left the side of his echo machine. "Hey i got the exact same one" riland space echo

  10. Don Havard

    Buttholes and Primus were such interesting bands throughout their carriers.

    Mercury Rising

    They both still tour so...........

  11. robert harrold

    Fucking hell.astounding.

  12. Richard McLeod

    Best song ever, Maybe!?!

  13. Elizabeth Hann

    Is this... *mutant* Texas *folk* music? It sounds...well, awfully un-Buttholey. At least, compared to *HAIRWAY TO STEVEN* or something like that. At least, *I* think it does.
    Mind you, that's not to say that it doesn't sound *good* ; it sounds quite good indeed, even poignant. I just don't think it sounds like I thought that it would.

  14. Adam Symthe

    This is the best of the post-Nirvana 80's punk sell-out albums

  15. Adam Brown

    Gtown Tx Baby

  16. Tronald Dump

    Great use of a bell

  17. Swampy Joe

    I am just getting into this band and I think they are the most innovative and virtuoso musicians. They smash all the rules.

    Dennis Stuckwish

    Very underrated! Check out. Dust devil, shame of life, Dracula from Houston, the entire electric larry land album. Some of there shit is noise rock. I actually listened to them because Kurt Cobain had a shirt that said "listen to the butthole surfers".

  18. Maggie Henehan

    I've been dancing in ceiling fans for 25 years, good Lord!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Tony Orsini

    And I've been booted into the kitchen and out the back gate more times than I can recall.

  19. Matt Kinderman

    Sorry to hear about your friend. This song reminds me of a close friend that I lost in a drunk driving accident. He just turned 21.

  20. eoin fitzpatrick

    I loved this album wen it came...great album

  21. Don Merrell

    King Coffee

  22. Loretta Santos

    saw this tour in satx ....basehead,firehose,STP.....Butthole Surfers....how can you mosh/slam to the sufers ....that you need medics. at the end of show satx sunken gardens btw.....a fucking red military parachute flare was shot off adding to the crazy energy that is a butthole sufers show....oh yeah gg allin was dead in 48hrs give or take over and up in NYC....the fucking 90s baby. Patrick

  23. gil wood

    Is it acid, is it acid , is it acid ?

  24. gil wood

    GREAT BAND ...LIVE AND RECORDED

  25. Herbert Fields

    been listening to this for thirty years...what the fuck he is talking about?

  26. Brian Russeth

    wheel of four-tune

  27. Corey Linskill

    Much thanks for posting this....7 years ago. This track, man.....1:16 till the end, I could listen on repeat indefinitely. The guitar, the lyrics, his voice...his voice, just everything. They don't make 'em like BHS anymore. And as a Bonus, the rest of the album was amazing. Again, thanks for the post.

  28. Kristjan Erlingsson

    Love this song. Just love nothing else

  29. The Horse Theory

    Rock and Roll

  30. Oh No

    great song, but sometimes i need to hear
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwDWxcrh6ZQ&list=LLiPBPmvmQb7CWlIGlWGynEg&index=34
    this

  31. brenda shaw

    1.39 it turns heaavy

  32. Gary Guentzel

    GUESSE WHAT YOULLN BE ANUSES AFTER THE FIRST GRADW

  33. Fauna Fox

    Words can’t describe my love for this album. ❤️💗❤️💗❤️

  34. Jeremy Heminger

    Man, great memories of this album. Road trip to Padre Island from Houston with my friends at like 17 in an old 77 T-bird hauling ass at like 90 mph through the King's Ranch. Stoned, drunk,... blitzed! This is all we had in the tape deck.

    j w

    We used to get drunk and ride pumpjacks in odessa to this song. The Buttholes rule

  35. DWU UWD

    This song was written as the way it turned out to be true under rated force on the guitar lyrically the scariest and closest to my experiences here in this town where they don't know my name

  36. Miss Teen Wordpower

    imagine being able to write music this well and choosing to only write one song like this

  37. Adam D Moore

    fucking love this shit

  38. rattrap 88

    Wow, great song.... also....all forced diversity is genocide under international law..... Please study the 1948 UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime pf Genocide. Good folks, we arr under the hammer of GENOCIDE!

    Joanna Ferris

    rattrap 88 fuck off

    zepylos

    eat shit, nazi

    Multishit666

    Funny how people ad hom you instead of forming a rebuttal with facts LOL

  39. squidman86 .Squidman86

    BEST FUCKING SONG EVER!!!!!!

  40. jamie t

    Just heard this on KDHX.   I'm wondering why I have never heard it before.   Better late than never I guess.

    reverend20piece

    88.1 KDHX is one of the best radio stations in the country, a true hidden gem.

  41. Timothy Walling

    Same. I saw them in Salem, Oregon with STP and Weapon Of Choice zoomin on shrooms with my brother, Tom when I was 23. Good times.

  42. Christopher Lee

    THE COVER IS A BABY BIRD.

    Vincent S.

    Christopher Lee Venables



    do you see it that way? wow....I can too now lol

  43. Timothy Pate

    Damn this song takes me back to a better time in life. Great tune and great song.

    Tony Orsini

    I hear you, man. Lately life just don't seem like so much of a life for me as it does a sentence.

  44. darren wall

    i was playing the track 'kuntz' off locust abortion technician when my creepy hate filled step dad came in and told me to turn it down. i just cranked it up so the word 'cunts' was throbbing out my speakers. i was pissing myself at his rage and disgust and he left totally emasculated. it was fuckin excellent. He used to open my bedroom door when he thought i was asleep. Fuck knows what he was thinking but i slept with a scalpel nicked from biology. Eventually he left cause i fucked him up at every opportunity.
    yeah. the 90s were fuckin face

  45. Jeremy Marcrum

    i just lost a good friend and he use to play this so well on the guitar..
    R.I.P Joshua Humble

    clint chason

    Jeremy Marcrum my ex committed suicide and this song was one of our faves.

    Luke Jo

    Sorry man
    That's awesome you could enjoy that. Thanks for sharing !!

    MetalomaniaC \,,/,

    I love this song and it too reminds me of people I've lost too drug addiction. I live in a city where everyone knows at least a couple ppl who've passed from overdoses. Its very sad to see such young, bright souls be taken away from us!! God willing I will make it to 4yrs clean and sober soon. My thoughts are with anyone who has lost someone to addiction!! Butthole Surfers RULE \,,/,

    wil mack

    Here's to josh humble. Didn't know the man but he sounds like a good fella

  46. Turku Celik

    im crying

    afoolisharrangement

    Grow a pair of balls fruitcake.

    12890mrkickass

    +afoolisharrangement hahah fuck that guy

    afoolisharrangement

    @12890mrkickass
    LMAO, whats their to cry about???? I just dont get it!!

    John Nelson

    Screw the haters. Pure nostalgia.

  47. Riot Polizei

    Gibby almost sounds like Micheal Stipe here

    WildFungus

    he'd probably be glad someone else thought so...

  48. nicole b

    so good!

  49. Christine Whittington

    669 now :D

  50. Pig Ford

    I saw them in 93 touring for this album with the Flaming Lips & STP as openers & it was so much fuckin fun!!! It was awesome being in my 20's in the 90's for the music alone...I hope people in their 20's today are having as much fun as I did in mine 🤘🏻

    eoin fitzpatrick

    Never saw um live ...but seen plenty including stp...great times man

    Màrk Hàr9ld

    I saw that tour as well and it was awesome

    Kevan B

    My old man was a huge fan, saw them a bunch, so I grew up on them, luckily enough I caught them on the reunion tour in ‘09. I used to have an old magazine from the time of that STP tour, Gibby is flipping out about Weiland using a megaphone and making nonstop lewd comments to the journalist, it’s hilarious.

    Lee Scuderi

    One of my most memorable concerts. I was a senior in high school.....those were magical days.

    Corey Messick

    Pig Ford I hope karma has more fun gutting your foul mouth like a pig. 🤘

  51. Dan Gee

    Keep liking so we can get to 666 likes, but fu*> the devil, coz he/she/hermaphrodite is ELECTED by the yucks that were brainwashed since birth! http://youtu.be/XO6jEB3e9mY

  52. Nomercy

    This one is for you pike. Great tunes for a great guy

  53. Bryce Conner

    Im 16 and love butthole surfers

    Quack Job

    I don't believe you. I think you're 18.

    DoPa MeAn

    right on

    Coup sur Coup Records

    Bryce Conner 16 going on 23?

    no u

    Bryce Conner I’m not even out of my papas sack yet and I love the butthole surfers

    Tony Orsini

    Hope you're still lovin the Surfers, man. They're a great contribution to music over the years.

  54. Ctrl-Alt-Del-U

    I like how the first two syllables of the verse make it sound like a Take Me On cover for a second.

    codemiesterbeats

    ha ha I got that out of it too.

  55. Charles Packard

    This song I printed the song out at Harbor View and noticed the date, 2006 something, TAke me break me .. and tell you a story about my life about the ceiling fans and so.. that's that.  http://charlespackard.com 

  56. Hans de Vries

    goed drinkliedje

    slint69

    @Hans vries de En dan later als het begint in te slaan, Alcohol keihard opzetten :-)

  57. sunofpeter2

    This is one of the few songs I can sing, I sing it to my daughter and to patients I take care of, I think its soothing, but then again i dont ask them if it is or is not.  I love this band, saw 'em Denver, loved that show.

    Trainy

    It does sound like a lulaby, lol

    Jake Longg

    +sunofpeter2 Funny. Im here singing karaoke. FOr some odd reason, this is the only song I can sing well.

    Doug Dimmadome, Owner of the Dimmsdale Dimmadome

    +Jake Longg Cause its in a key and register most people can sing in and theres no octave changes that would be difficult to switch to. If you can play while you sing this is a great song to practice singing on pitch and in different keys

  58. MICHEL DOS SANTOS

    I Love butthole Surfers!!!!

    natey 106

    Same electric Larryland is the best one though this one's pretty good as well

    Jesse Eguia

    @natey 106 locust abortion technician as well

  59. Osama Obama

    Yeah glyph68 I know that feeling, where all the fun in being on youtube now? Whats there now to do with our lives? It's as if a part of me was forced to be against his will swiftly tried to be pushed out of mere existence

  60. Craig Sanders

    Ah! My sound track to playing Black Flag A.C.

  61. Craig Sanders

    Saw these guys back in the 93s and they were flippin awesome! I`m a child of the 60s so this free ideaism stuff really turns me on.

    Bol Ogenstein

    You're lucky you actually had something to rebel against. We need that since we seem to be naturally rebellious. We're a bored and twisted generation. I know, everone thinks their generation is the worst, but the internet generation is by far the most apathetic and twisted.

    Dennis Crosby

    @Bol Ogenstein you are provably wrong as recently as 2 years ago.

    Bol Ogenstein

    I'm not so sure I believe what I said anymore.

  62. F7SP

    Take me...

  63. glyph68

    Why can't I like or hate posts anymore?  I felt so in control then.

    glyph68

    Because liking is good... but hating is bad.  If people could maintain things along the lines of liking and dis-liking... it would be a much better world.  Thank youtube for the heads up.

    jamie t

    Haven't you heard, we only live in a world where we can like things, unless of course the thing you like is President Trump.

  64. glyph68

    Finally... posts dating before three months ago.  Great song.

    B Jesse

    glyph68 5 years ago you made that comment

  65. Mark Hannig

    This is like American Jethro Tull

  66. TheArchivist

    Anyone who goes straight from this to "sweat loaf" is insane!

  67. Florence Abarai

    i love this beautiful, awesome, gentle song, its my fave butthole surfers song even better than who was in my room last night? which actually scares the shit out of my little boy!

  68. Henry Bean

    he also stole a big boat, raped a lady, and had a scottish accent

  69. Zzyxzaa

    If some people didn't like this song, there would be no contrast. There would be no place to love this song. There wouldn't be this song.

    Don't be divisive, embrace it all.

  70. ForeverAeon

    this is one of the last rock bands i gave a shit about.

    Stilto Monkey

    ForeverAeon you might like Greta Van Fleet

    Todd Lutz

    And I agree!

    Corey Messick

    ForeverAeon Then you’re missing out on They Might Be Giants, serves your constipated mouth right.

  71. Chris Fulton

    or Sons of Anarchy

  72. gordon ilae

    together for awhile ain't no good... WOW!!!!

  73. Debbie Young

    Sounds wonderful! Entertain us!!

  74. Trenton Moody

    I remember the first time hearing this song, and I thought to myself this sounds like it would be on The Walking Dead.

  75. xiner45

    i love this band. and to think i discovered them by looking up 'butthole' on google

    Alexandra

    😂👽👾

  76. Florence Abarai

    i love this song, i put it on when i need to come down.

  77. jemprosweb

    Such a weirdly-awesome tune!

  78. Craig Armstrong

    to the 2 people who dislike this song there are only 3 words "Go fuck youselves" :-)

    Corey Messick

    Craig Armstrong I’m sure karma has gut your disrespectful mouth like a fish by now 🙂 Why are people like you not stillborn?

  79. Tepid

    how did that acid work out for you?

  80. WindyWolf95

    i love them

  81. james edwards

    weird times, wouldn't do half that shit today, but the half i would still do will keep me happy, love these.

    Corey Messick

    james edwards Oh but you’ll keep cussing and not expecting flack, your priorities couldn’t be straighter 🙄 Shouldn’t you be watching aliens?

  82. dudeer mananer

    The best song!

  83. Mrparpal

    I remember walking four blocks in the middle of winter at 5:30 A.M With this song playing on my Mp3 player

  84. wcarloswilliams

    beautiful!

  85. Nick Bartolo

    God I love this tune. John Paul Jones produced the hell out of this album.

  86. Wii Kandoo

    Killer tune

  87. stoppy the sign

    So chill.

  88. glennst011

    Great song!

    DEADonBelieve

    Here's 6years of Shut The Fuck Up Sailor