The Lumberjack" is a single by American rock group Jackyl. It was released in 1992 as the band's debut single. The song is noted for a chainsaw solo played by Dupree. William Phillips and Brian Cogan in the Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal Music referred to it as a "somewhat corny novelty hit". The song's music video features John David Kaldoner, then the A&R executive of Geffen Records, portraying a lumberjack. Greg Vernon was the video's director.
The Lumberjack Lyrics. I was born in the backwoods Of a two-bit nowhere town Fathered up some rock 'n' roll (baby) So you muthers could boogie down I ain't whistling dixie No I'm a rebel with a groove All around the world the ygo 'round and 'round When they dig on my new stainless steel sound
This song is by Jackyl and appear. n the album Jackyl (1992). on the album Night Of The Living Dead (1996). on the album Choice Cuts (1998). Ha ha! I was born in the backwoodsOf a two-bit nowhere townFathered up some rock 'n' roll, babySo you mothers could boogie downI ain't whistling dixieNo, I'm a rebel with a grooveAll around the world they go 'round and 'roundWhen they dig on my new stainless steel sound.
Album, 1992, MCA Records, Geffen. 2. Dirty Little Mind. 3. Down on Me. 4. When Will It Rain. 7. Reach for Me. 8. Back Off Brother. 10. Just Like a Devil. 11. She Loves My Cock.
Album: Jackyl (1992). Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Monty Python weren't the only act to record a song about a lumberjack. Kennesaw, Georgia band Jackyl's debut single also concerns a worker in the logging industry. Their southern rocker peaked at on Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart in 1992. Yes, that's a real chainsaw solo on the track, courtesy of lead singer Jesse James Dupree. Before they were signed to Geffen Records, a chainsaw bit was part of their stage show, with Dupree cutting stuff up and wielding it as an instrument during jam.
When Jackyl’s debut album came out in 1992, The Lumberjack quickly pricked up a lot of ears and gained much airplay with its distinctive chainsaw solo. Read that agai. hainsaw solo. Jackyl rocked on throughout the 1990s and even released an album in 2012. Yet it was that window of time between their 1992 debut and the 1994 follow-up Push Come to Shove that represents their most successful commercial period with Platinum and Gold records and a bunch of popular singles–none of which ever graced the Billboard Top 40 but remain anthems in their fans minds. And none is great than The Lumberjack. Listen to The Lumberjack by Jackyl.
Jackyl's self-titled debut album offers a good amount of '90s hair metal and southern rock. The rude and crude lyrics and fine guitar riffs and hooks are a perfect formula for their rocking outlets. 180 gram audiophile vinyl. Re-issue of hard to find 1992 self-titled debut album. Featuring the The Lumberjack, Down On Me and more.
|The Lumberjack (LP Version)||3:29|
|Walkin' Change (Previously Unreleased)||3:36|
|Brain Drain (LP Version)||4:54|
|GED 21784||Jackyl||The Lumberjack (CD, Maxi)||Geffen Records||GED 21784||Europe||1993|
|GEFS7-19148||Jackyl||The Lumberjack (7", Single)||Geffen Records||GEFS7-19148||US||1992|
|PRO-CD-4485||Jackyl||The Lumberjack (CD, Single, Promo)||Geffen Records||PRO-CD-4485||US||1992|
|PRO-CD-4478||Jackyl||The Lumberjack (CD, Single, Promo, Car)||Geffen Records||PRO-CD-4478||US||1992|
|GES 19174||Jackyl||The Lumberjack (7")||Geffen Records||GES 19174||Europe||1993|