Dirty Frank

A song by Pearl Jam. Written about a bus driver that they had at one point early in their career. The bus driver was apearently a rather creepy fellow. His name was Frank. The band wrote this song to ask the question "What if our bus driver was actually Jeffery Dahmer?"

On a side note, you can easily hear the influence of the Red Hot Chili Peppers in this song. Pearl Jam was on the road opening for them at the time they wrote this.

This song is in classic, rarely heard, Pearl Jam Funk Style. Plus, it's a song about serial killers, murder, and eating people, which doesn't sound like something you would want to hear a song about. Dirty Frank however, is a song you want to hear.

The song was released as a B-Side
From the single "Even Flow"
and the Japan single "Alive"



Ragh woo eats meat eats meat hahaha look out

Dirty Frank Dahmer he's a gourmet cook, yeah.
A-got a recipe for famous ankle soup, yeah.
Wanted a pass. So she relaxed. Now the little groupie's getting chopped up in the back.
I got a cupboard full of fleshy fresh ingredients
A-very careful at the same time quite expedient.
Eats meat. A release.
Bus driving's harder on your head than on your feet.

Dirty frank. A Dirty frank yeah
A Dirty frank ooh
A Dirty frank yea oh
Keeps it clean. A-keeps it copaseptic
A-little boys and girls their heads are all collected.
A-not crazy. A-per se
Just a little strange when he gets hungry.
City state your town he will continue.
A-stadiums tiny clubs every venue.
A-his bus. A-your trust.
There goes another turned into crust.
Dirty frank a-Dirty Frank yeah. A-Dirty frank. oh a-Dirty Frank.
Yeah, oh, watch it! now
Why that dirty Frank was a bad mother... Shut your mouth! Hey man, I'm just talking about dirty Frank.

Oh wa-ha a yea cookoo they're fucking crazy these kids are driving me crazy

Oh, middle of the night we're stopped the freeway shoulder.
A-Frank's shoveling to bury the leftovers.
A-they're sunk. He's drunk.
Now he's gonna drive I'm hiding in my bunk. Oh.
The band all knows. We're too afraid to mention.
A-Don't want to be part of Frank's luncheon.
A-lose weight. A-be safe. Where's Mike McCready? My god he's been ate!

Dirty frank. A-Dirty Frank, yeah.
A-Dirty frank. Oh, a-Dirty Frank, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.
Dirty frank frank frank frank a-Dirty frank yea
Dirty frank oh a-dirty frank a-yea yea yea

Wa yea a yea yea yea yea oh he's gone fruit loops it's the perfect job

Cook 'em just to see the look on their face. I cook 'em just to see the look on their face. (x10 total)

Mommy mommy I'll just sing mommy no no ahh Why

Why that dirty Frank was a bad mother... Shut your mouth! Hey man, I'm just talking about dirty Frank. Yeah.

Dirty Frank wow a-Dirty Frank a-dirty frank yeah

Why that dirty Frank was a bad mother... Shut your mouth! Hey man, I'm just talking about dirty Frank. Woo.

A-Dirty Frank. Yeah, a-dirty frank. (x2)
Dirty frank. (~x8)

Wo Ok I think that's enough

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