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Real Men

Joe Jackson

1982

jaar
Top 40

15

piekpositie
Top 40

7

weken
Top 40

112

punten
Top 40

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A-kant Titel

Real Men

A-kant Lengte

4:03

A-kant Componist(en)

Joe Jackson

A-kant Producer(s)

David Kershenbaum & Joe Jackson

B-kant titel

Chinatown

B-kant lengte

4:26

B-kant componist(en)

Joe Jackson

B-kant producer(s)

David Kershenbaum & Joe Jackson

Platenlabel

A&M

Hoogste positie UK

-

Hoogste positie US

-

Album

Night And Day

Luister de Top 40-hits Luister de Top 40 op Spotify

Songtekst

Take your mind back - I don't know when
Sometime when it always seemed
To be just us and them
Girls that worn pink
And boys that worn blue
Boys that always grew up better men
Than me and you

Whats a man now - whats a man mean
Is he rough or is he rugged
Is he cultural and clean
Now its all change - it's got to change more
cause we think its getting better
But nobody's really sure

And so it goes - go round again
But now and then we wonder who the real men are

See the nice boys - dancing in pairs
Golden earring golden tan
Blow-wave in the hair
Sure they're all straight - straight as a line
All the gays are macho
Can't you see their leather shine

You don't want to sound dumb - don't want to offend
So don't call me a faggot
Not unless you are a friend
Then if you're tall and handsome and strong
You can wear the uniform and I could play along

And so it goes - go round again
But now and then we wonder who the real men are

Time to get scared - time to change plan
Don't know how to treat a lady
Don't know how to be a man
Time to admit - what you call defeat
cause there's women running past you now
And you just drag your feet

Man makes a gun - man goes to war
Man can kill and man can drink
And man can take a whore
Kill all the blacks - kill all the reds
And if there's war between the sexes
Then there'll be no people left

And so it goes - go round again
But now and then we wonder who the real men are

Alle Top 40-hits

Details Cyril - Stumblin' In
Details Bankzitters feat. Roxy Dekker - Huisfeestje
Details Sabrina Carpenter - Espresso
Details Dasha - Austin
Details Mark Ambor - Belong Together
Details Eminem - Houdini
Details Alex Warren - Before You Leave Me
Details Myles Smith - Stargazing
Details David Guetta & OneRepublic - I Don't Wanna Wait
Details Roxy Dekker - Sugardaddy
Details Yves Berendse - Terug In De Tijd
Details Dua Lipa - Training Season
Details Shaboozey - A Bar Song (Tipsy)
Details Post Malone feat. Morgan Wallen - I Had Some Help
Details Tino Martin & Anouk - Voor Je 't Weet
Details Jaxomy, Agatino Romero & Raffaella Carrà - Pedro
Details Kris Kross Amsterdam & Inna - Queen Of My Castle
Details Zerb, Sofiya Nzau / Zerb, Tiësto & Sofiya Nzau - Mwaki / Mwaki - Tiësto's VIP Mix
Details Armin Van Buuren & Chef'Special - Larger Than Life
Details La Fuente - Ratata / Ratata - Outsiders Remix
Details Benson Boone - Beautiful Things
Details Benson Boone - Slow It Down
Details Donnie & Snollebollekes - Engelengezang
Details Rondé - Undecided
Details Di-Rect - My Blood
Details Joost - Luchtballon
Details Meduza, OneRepublic & Leony - Fire
Details Robert Van Hemert - Zoet Zout Zuur
Details Teddy Swims - The Door
Details Joost - Europapa
Details Beyoncé - Texas Hold 'em
Details Mr. Belt & Wezol - It's Not Right But It's Okay
Details Purple Disco Machine & Ásdís - Beat Of Your Heart
Details Douwe Bob - Nothing To Lose
Details Suzan & Freek - Verleden Tijd
Details Kygo with Zak Abel & Nile Rodgers - For Life
Details Frenna / Frenna feat. Jonna Fraser & Emms / Frenna feat. Davido & Dystinct - Pretty Girls / Pretty Girls (Remix) / More Pretty Girls
Details Dua Lipa - Illusion
Details Rolf Sanchez - Un Chance
Details Hannah Mae & Maksim - Ik Wil Dat Je Liegt