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B-Boy Bouillabaisse: Stop That Train


This track is a portion of B-Boy Bouillabaisse on Paul's Boutique.


  • "Stop that Train, I wanna get off" - From "Draw Your Brakes" by Scotty, also on The Harder They Come soundtrack.
  • Bass drum, horns and chimes from "Save the World" by All The People


  • New York Post - New York newspaper
  • Bernard Goetz (shot muggers on subway)
  • Dunkin’ Donuts - chain of donut shops
  • El Diario (Spanish newspaper in NYC)
  • Orange Julius - Chain of fast drinks
  • George Drakolius - Producer (The Cult, Black Crowes) and a protege of Rick Rubin
  • Captain Kirk - Star Trek
  • "Rhymes...about the hard times" from the song "Hard Times" by Run-DMC
  • "Jamacia Queens funkin’" refers to "Funkin’ For Jamacia" by Tom Browne
  • Dr. Hfuhruhurr ale - potent 40 oz bottled ale, also Steve Martin’s character in The Man With Two Brains
  • "I got nothin’ to lose, so I’m pissin’ on the third rail" - the third rail being the one that supplied the car with electricity
  • Lees - Lee jeans
  • "D" train - Back in the 1980s, the way to get to Coney Island was to take the D train. Currently you have to take the W or F train.


It’s 4:00 a.m. I’ve got the Dr. Hfuhruhurr Ale
I’ve got nothing to lose so I’m pissin’ on the third rail
Groggy eyed and fried I’m headed for the station
D-Train ride Coney Island vacation
Dedicated to the boofers in the back of the 1 train
They’ll be kicking out windows high on cocaine
Jump the turnstyle I lost my last token
Riding between the cars pissing smoking
Also finger popping
Two bums fucking I seen them rocking
Head for the last car fluorescent light blackout
Policeman told my homeboy put that crack out
You know you light up when the lights go down
Read the New York Post Fulton St. downtown
Same faces every day but you don’t know their names
Party people going placed on the D-Train
French trench coat wing tip going to work
Pulling a train like Captain Kirk
Pick pocket gangsters paying their debts
Caught a bullet in the lung from Bernie Goetz
Overworked and underpaid staring at the floor
Prostitutes spandex caught in the ding dong doors
Stuck between the stations it seems like an eternity
Sweating like sardines in a flophouse fraternity
$50.00 fine for disturbing the peace
The neck tortoise the Lees creased
Hot cup of coffee and the donuts are Dunkin
Friday night and Jamaica Queens funkin
Elevated platform never gonna conform
Riding over the diner where I always get my toast warm
Bust into the conductor’s booth and busted out rhymes
Over the loud speaker about the hard times
Sat across from a man readin El Diario
Riding the train down from El Barrio
Went from the station straight to Orange Julius
Bought a hot dog from my man George Drakoulias