Blood From A Stone [Stone Cold Steve Austin]


He goes against the grain; he don't fit the drone mold.
A Rattlesnake. A BMF. They call him Stone Cold.
At King of the Ring, he coined the million dollar phrase:
Austin 3:16 says I just whopped your ass!

SummerSlam 96, he wrestled a dark match.
Yokozuna vs. Stone Cold, an epic clash.
I witnessed one of Yokozuna's very last bouts.
Went for the Banzai drop, ripped the ropes right out

of the turnbuckle! Austin got the duke.
After that his career climbed, never again stooped
to undercard status. Became a sensation!
launched a new boom period.

The Federation was running on all cylinders.
In his prime, Stone Cold won the Royal Rumble three times.
Six time heavyweight champion.
King of the Ring. WrestleMania 13

had the best match in 'Mania history.
No DQ submission match. Special referee.
Never tapped out, losin' blood, felt the burn.
This was the match that cemented Hart's heel turn.

Blood from a stone. All the seats have been sold.
You better drink that coffee 'for it gets stone cold!

His second valet was Lady Blossom.
The Hollywood Blondes were Pillman and Austin.
In March 93, defeated Ricky and Douglas.
Won the tag belts. Held 'em for five months.

In '95, Austin was fired by Bischoff.
Eric said Austin wasn't marketable. That pissed him off.
He jumped ship to Heyman's company.
It was an opportunity for Steve to speak freely.

Say what he wants about his former employer.
He began to mold the Stone Cold character.
Monday NyQuil. Developed his mic skills.
Never won the ECW heavyweight title.

In late '95, he became the Ringmaster.
World Wrestling Federation Million Dollar Champion.
Triple H broke kayfabe. His punishment?
Scrapped plans for him to win the King of the Ring tournament.

Little did they know it was a blessing in disguise.
Greatest of all time? Austin's in the top five.

Back in '98, Austin won the world title.
Turner's brand clinging for survival.
Is that right, Bischoff? He's not a marketable guy?
Vince McMahon and Steve Austin redefined what was possible.

Foam middle fingers!
The six year old in the third row's got his!
He's got a shirt that says a hundred percent whoop ass.
Had to turn it inside out when he wore it to class!

Controversial. Everyone at school all the
sudden were wrestling fans; now it was cool.
Back in '95, wrestling was the laughing stock when it
was brought it up. Austin put that to a stop!

The kids were asking me about Federation history.
They knew I had been a fan since the age of three.
They knew I was there at the first Survivor Series.
I was the go-to guy for wrestling inquiries.

Blood from a stone. All the seats have been sold.
You better drink that coffee 'for it gets stone cold!

The greatest of all time, Steve Austin in his prime.
Sold so many tickets, had me standin' in a line.
The greatest of all time, Steve Austin in his prime.
Sold so many tickets, paper was hard to find.


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