A. Inside-Looking Out. Written-By – Chandler, Burdon, Lomax. AA. Big Boss Man. Written-By – Smith, Dixon.
Inside-Looking Out", often written "Inside Looking Out", is a 1966 single by The Animals. It was a substantial hit, reaching number 12 on the UK Singles Chart, number 21 in Canada, and number 34 in the United States on the . The song is very loosely based on a prison work chant entitled "Rosie," attributed to C. B. and Axe Gang, that was collected by musicologist Alan Lomax and released in his album Popular Songbook.
Album: Absolute Animals 1964-1968 (1966). Charted: 12 34. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Sittin' here lonely like a broken man Sell my time and do the best I can I wasn't boss this around in me But I don't want your sympathy, yeah Oh baby, oh baby, I just need your tender lovin' To keep me sane in this burnin' oven When my time is up, be my reaper Like Adam's work on. God's green earth My reaper, my reaper baby, yeah me is my reaper, yeah.
Album · 1966 · 25 Songs. Inside Looking Out (Bonus Track). Big Boss Man (Bonus Track).
Inside Looking Out is found on the album The Best of Eric Burdon & the Animals, 1966-1968. Found on more albums: Eric Burdon & the Animals Inside Out: The Very Best of Eric Burdon & the Animals.