Wainwright, Loudon III – Dead Skunk


Dead Skunk

Loudon Wainwright III


G  D  C  G  x2


G                             D

Crossin' the highway late last night

      C                                     G

He shoulda looked left and he shoulda looked right

G                                  D

He didn't see the station wagon car

       C                                  G

The skunk got squashed and there you are!



You got yer

G                         D

Dead skunk in the middle of the road

C                          G

Dead skunk in the middle of the road

                 G                         D

You got yer dead skunk in the middle of the road

C                     G

Stinkin' to high Heaven!


           G                       D

Take a whiff on me, that ain't no rose!

C                                 G

Roll up yer window and hold yer nose

      G                                      D

You don't have to look and you don't have to see

                      C                      G

'Cause you can feel it in your olfactory




              G                                   D

Yeah you got yer dead cat and you got yer dead dog

        C                                       G

On a moonlight night you got yer dead toad frog

G                                       D

Got yer dead rabbit and yer dead raccoon

       C                                              G

The blood and the guts they're gonna make you swoon!