Sheriff Fatman

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"Sheriff Fatman"
Single by Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine
from the album 101 Damnations
Released 4 December 1989
Format CD, 7" vinyl, 12" vinyl, cassette
Recorded 1989
Genre Alternative dance, punk
Length 4:46
Label Big Cat Records
Writer(s) Leslie George Carter, James Neil Morrison
Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine singles chronology
"A Sheltered Life" "Sheriff Fatman" "Rubbish"

"Sheriff Fatman" is a single by Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine, released in 1989, and featuring on the album 101 Damnations. The track is probably their best-known original composition.[1] The lyrics rail against slum landlords and their intimidatory tactics used against tenants, and include references to Nicholas Van Hoogstraten (referred to as "Nicholas Van Whatsisface") and Peter Rachman, as well as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie. Sheriff Fatman featured on the influential 1990 Madchester compilation album Happy Daze.

Track listings[edit]

  1. "Sheriff Fatman"
  2. "R.S.P.C.E."
  3. "Twin Tub With Guitar"
  4. "Everybody's Happy Nowadays" (Shelley)

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