Cut Me Some Slack

Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear, Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl

About Cut Me Some Slack

"Cut Me Some Slack" is a song by Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear from Grohl's film Sound City and its soundtrack. The song was first performed at the 12-12-12 benefit concert by the four, and was released on December 14, 2012, through YouTube. The song was a jam featuring McCartney and the surviving members of Nirvana, and it was described by McCartney as a "Nirvana reunion". The four performed the song on Saturday Night Live in 2012; and again, along with a number of Beatles songs, at a Paul McCartney concert in Seattle (Nirvana's home town) on June 19, 2013.  


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Did your mama, set me free
Oh mama, let me be
Oh mama, watch me run
Mama, I wanna have some fun

Hey mama, don't let me down
Mama, I want to go to town

If you wanna stick around you gotta cut me some slack
I’m gonna hit the road again and not come back

If you wanna stick around you gotta cut me some slack
I’m gonna hit the road again and not come back

Woo, woo,
Woo, woo

Oh mama, let me be
Mama, won't you set me free
Mama, mom, ma, mom, ma mom watch me run
Mama watch me run
Come on I just want to have some fun
Yeah set me free, let me be yeah, whoa

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Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as a member of the Beatles, and his collaboration with Lennon is one of the most celebrated songwriting partnerships of the 20th century. After the group's break-up, he pursued a solo career, later forming the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and singer-songwriter Denny Laine. more »

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