KICK

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MC5
WORDSAND MUSIC BY FrederickD.Smith,WayneKramer,DennisTomich,RobertDerminerand MichaelDavisTRANSCRIBEDBYJeffPerrin

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As heard on MC5's Elektra recording KickOut
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