THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
489-Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine-Sheriff Fatman.
1989-Did not chart until re-released in 1991 reaching Number 23.
Best Bit-At 3.19.I don’t want to start a lawsuit but this sounds a lot like The Waterboys ‘The Whole Of The Moon'(see best songs 755.)
Carter USM were formed in 1987 by Jim ‘Jim Bob’ Morrison and Les Carter,they were active together until 1998.They have played live together on occasions since,as recently as 2017.
Sheriff Fatman is about slum landlords and the threatening/violent ways used.Nicholas Van Wotsisface is Nicholas Van Hoogstraten a slum landlord who was later imprisoned for manslaughter.Also name checked in the song are notorious 1950’s landlord Peter Rachman and head of the Gestapo in Lyon,Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie.
‘There’s bats in the belfry the windows are jammed,the toilets ain’t healthy he don’t give a damn.’
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