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"Rooster" is a popular single by the grunge/metal group Alice in Chains. The song was released in 1993 and is featured on their second, full-length studio album, Dirt. It was written by guitarist Jerry Cantrell for his father, who served in the Vietnam War. His nickname was "Rooster." It is unknown where the nickname originated, but there is speculation that it may have been in relation to the 101st Airborne Division, in which Cantrell's father served. The 101st… read more

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Alice in Chains - Rooster Lyrics

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  • 2:33 I get goosebumps everytime. What a song!
  • The epitome of awesome
  • Staley was the best singer ever and this is probably his best.
  • I just rediscovered this track after...quite a while...amazing how insanely good it still feels. Makes me feel goosebumps all over. Everything adds up so beautifully. Guys did an incredible job, but, damn it, Layne...really killed it. I miss this mad angel so much.
  • This must be one of my favorite Alice songs. It gives me goosebumps every time the "You know he ain't gonna die" part kicks in. [4]
  • His voice in this song shakes like milk. <3 My.. oh my ..
  • Music for stoners...
  • dude layne's vocals on the 1991 demo are fucking incredible, jeeeeez that man had such powerful pipes
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