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    Song Lyric Confusions and or Meanings.

    Post up some song lyrics confused with something else. And the meaning of the song or lyric. I don't know about you but this song lyric has always sounded to me like "wrapped up like a douche" "instead of revved up like a deuce"

    "Blinded by the Light" is a song written and originally recorded by Bruce Springsteen, although it is mostly known by its 1977 #1 hit version recorded by Manfred Mann's Earth Band. Mann's remake was released in the United Kingdom in August 1976, where it reached No. 6 in the charts.

    Manfred Mann's Earth Band's recording of the song features several changed lyrics. The most prominent change is in the chorus, where Springsteen's "cut loose like a deuce" is replaced with "revved up like a deuce."This is commonly misheard as "wrapped up like a douche" (the V sound in "revved" is almost unpronounced, and the S sound in "deuce" comes across as "SH" due to a significant lisp)." Springsteen himself has joked about the controversy, claiming that it was not until Manfred Mann rewrote the song to be about a feminine hygiene product that it became popular.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blinded_by_the_light

    Manfred Mann's douche version.
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    I spoke to a nurse at a party once who thought the chorus to Ghost Busters was:

    'Who you gona call? Those B******'s!'

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    This site won't allow me to post two vids in the same post.....

    Bruce Springsteen's original version.
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    Geeezz... I know someone that thought 'Our lips are sealed' was 'Alex the seal' for a long time.

    On a personal note, I still have no idea what the hell 'Benny and the jets' is all about. The Beastie Boys take on it seems to prove that I'm not the only one.
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    Damn! Great posts.

    Huge Springsteen fan, but always dug the Earth Band's remake - and to get to watch it on the Midnight Special! Very, very cool. Put a huge smile on my face this morning.

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    At 0:33 he sings "Oh can of beans"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Crudley View Post
    Geeezz... I know someone that thought 'Our lips are sealed' was 'Alex the seal' for a long time.
    For better or for worse, from now on when that song comes on the radio, it will remind me of Alex the Seal!

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    I was talking to a girl at a party when I was in college and she thought that the Bush lyric "got a machine head" was "got a mushy head". I made a play for her but failed, unfortunately.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mookie View Post
    I was talking to a girl at a party when I was in college and she thought that the Bush lyric "got a machine head" was "got a mushy head". I made a play for her but failed, unfortunately.
    Bummer! She sounds like a keeper.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Bummer! She sounds like a keeper.
    Oh you're so right about that! She's just my type.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mookie View Post
    I was talking to a girl at a party when I was in college and she thought that the Bush lyric "got a machine head" was "got a mushy head". I made a play for her but failed, unfortunately.
    Obviously because you had a mushy head.

    Have you been taking your Flomax?
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    There's always Michael Jackson's, "I Just Can't Stop Loving Jews"
    You're entitled to your own opinion, but you're not entitled to your own facts.

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    I went for decades thinking they were singing "Let's move before they raise the parking rate", when in fact, they sing "Let's move before they raise the f%^&ing rent".


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    Creedence: "there's a bathroom on the right" (bad moon on the rise)
    Beatles: 8 Days a week ??? Monday, 1; Tuesday 2; um, err, take the square route, carry the one... so confused

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyNil_Rider View Post
    Creedence: "there's a bathroom on the right" (bad moon on the rise)
    Beatles: 8 Days a week ??? Monday, 1; Tuesday 2; um, err, take the square route, carry the one... so confused
    I've always heard "bad moon rising".

    As for Eight a Days A Week:
    Paul first heard the phrase "eight days a week" from a substitute chauffeur who drove him to John's home in Weybridge that day. Asked by Paul if he had had a busy recent schedule, the driver replied "Busy?! I've been working eight days a week." This was the first Beatles track with a faded intro rather than a faded outro.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ladmo View Post
    I went for decades thinking they were singing "Let's move before they raise the parking rate", when in fact, they sing "Let's move before they raise the f%^&ing rent".

    ^^ This is new to me. I've always thought it was "let's move before they raise the parking rate" as well. Crazy!
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    DJ, this thread is a slap in your own face.

    "how so", you're wondering?

    Show us the way you sing the chorus of Ozzy's "Crazy Train".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    DJ, this thread is a slap in your own face.

    "how so", you're wondering?

    Show us the way you sing the chorus of Ozzy's "Crazy Train".

    "I'm going off the rails on a crazy train"
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Post up some song lyrics confused with something else. And the meaning of the song or lyric. I don't know about you but this song lyric has always sounded to me like "wrapped up like a douche" "instead of revved up like a deuce"

    "Blinded by the Light" is a song written and originally recorded by Bruce Springsteen, although it is mostly known by its 1977 #1 hit version recorded by Manfred Mann's Earth Band. Mann's remake was released in the United Kingdom in August 1976, where it reached No. 6 in the charts.

    Manfred Mann's Earth Band's recording of the song features several changed lyrics. The most prominent change is in the chorus, where Springsteen's "cut loose like a deuce" is replaced with "revved up like a deuce."This is commonly misheard as "wrapped up like a douche" (the V sound in "revved" is almost unpronounced, and the S sound in "deuce" comes across as "SH" due to a significant lisp)." Springsteen himself has joked about the controversy, claiming that it was not until Manfred Mann rewrote the song to be about a feminine hygiene product that it became popular.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blinded_by_the_light

    Manfred Mann's douche version.
    I've never been able to find out what the Boss himself thought of the remake.

    Any info on that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    "I'm going off the rails on a crazy train"
    That's not quite right but it's better than what you usually say.
    life is... "All About Bikes"...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    That's not quite right but it's better than what you usually say.
    BZZZZZT wrong. I'm right, check it out.

    Crazy Train Lyrics - Ozzy Osbourne



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    Hold me closer, Tony Danza.
    Count the head lice on the highway.

    Awesome!


    Quote Originally Posted by Miker J View Post
    I've never been able to find out what the Boss himself thought of the remake.

    Any info on that?
    I'm pretty sure I read somewhere that he was fine with it and thought it was amusing. I'm not positive though.
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    Acting funny, and I don't know why,
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    BZZZZZT wrong. I'm right, check it out.

    Crazy Train Lyrics - Ozzy Osbourne
    Those are not the actual lyrics, they are somebody's version and they are incorrect also.

    The way Ozzy sings it is: "I'm going off the rails of THIS crazy train".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    Those are not the actual lyrics, they are somebody's version and they are incorrect also.

    The way Ozzy sings it is: "I'm going off the rails of THIS crazy train".
    Hmm I guess that's what you hear him sing when you're lit up at one of his concerts.

    All the lyrics I've looked up from all sources says it's the way I originally said it. Here's another to confirm. Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train Lyrics | MetroLyrics
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    DJ needs a Katy Perry reference.

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    I always thought it was: "And I'm free, free ballin.
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    She's a good girl, loves her mama
    Loves Jesus and America too
    She's a good girl, crazy 'bout Elvis
    Loves horses and her boyfriend too

    It's a long day livin' in Reseda
    There's a freeway runnin' through the yard
    And I'm a bad boy, 'cause I don't even miss her
    I'm a bad boy for breakin' her heart

    And I'm free, I'm free fallin'

    All the vampires walkin' through the valley
    Move west down Ventura Blvd
    And all the bad boys are standing in the shadows
    All the good girls are home with broken hearts

    And I'm free, I'm free fallin'

    I wanna glide down over Mulholland
    I wanna write her name in the sky
    I wanna free fall out into nothin'
    Gonna leave this world for awhile

    And I'm free, I'm free fallin'
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
    Hold me closer, Tony Danza.
    Count the head lice on the highway.
    I've also heard "hold me close I'm tryin to dance here"

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    I thought she was singing "Well, I'm your penis, I'm your Fire and Joy Desire". Who knew it is "Well, I'm your Venis, I'm your fire at your desire".


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    I am surprised no one has mentioned the cryptic lyrics to Bohemian Rhapsody. There must be over a dozen websites each with a different interpretation on the lyrics. Even Queen members give different stories in various interviews.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    ^^ This is new to me. I've always thought it was "let's move before they raise the parking rate" as well. Crazy!
    So did I! I reckon most people did, otherwise it might have been banned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ladmo View Post
    I thought she was singing "Well, I'm your penis, I'm your Fire and Joy Desire". Who knew it is "Well, I'm your Venis, I'm your fire at your desire".
    Sounds to me like "I'm your Fetus"
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    Quote Originally Posted by heyyall View Post
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    I'm still trying to interpret Yellow Ledbetter/Pearl Jam.
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    Unsealed
    On a porch a letter sat
    Then you said I want to leave it again
    Once I saw them
    On a beach of weathered sand
    And on the sand I want to leave it again
    On a weekend I want to wish it all way
    And they called an I said an I want what
    I said an I call out again
    And the reason oughta leave her calm I know
    I said I don't know whether I'm a boxer or the bag
    Oh yeah can you see them?
    Out on the porch
    Ah, but they don't wave
    I see them
    Round the front way, yeah
    And I know and I know
    I don't want to stay.......( and so on)
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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
    Unsealed
    On a porch a letter sat
    Then you said I want to leave it again
    Once I saw them
    On a beach of weathered sand
    And on the sand I want to leave it again
    On a weekend I want to wish it all way
    And they called an I said an I want what
    I said an I call out again
    And the reason oughta leave her calm I know
    I said I don't know whether I'm a boxer or the bag
    Oh yeah can you see them?
    Out on the porch
    Ah, but they don't wave
    I see them
    Round the front way, yeah
    And I know and I know
    I don't want to stay.......( and so on)
    I dunno what that song is.
    I wouldn't even get my hair cut except it's near the liquor store and it seems like my eyebrows need trimming now and then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crankout View Post
    I'm still trying to interpret Yellow Ledbetter/Pearl Jam.
    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    I dunno what that song is.
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    goo goo g'joob??

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    Quote Originally Posted by 53119 View Post
    goo goo g'joob??
    Beatles lyrics?
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    [QUOTE=DIRTJUNKIE;12191032]I've always heard "bad moon rising".
    On the chorus?
    'Don't go 'round (out?) tonight.
    It's bound to take (change?) your life.
    There's a bathroom on the right'
    Anyway, you're prolly right, can't hardly understand a word the man says!

    As for Eight a Days A Week:
    Paul first heard the phrase "eight days a week" from a substitute chauffeur who drove him to John's home in Weybridge that day. Asked by Paul if he had had a busy recent schedule, the driver replied "Busy?! I've been working eight days a week." This was the first Beatles track with a faded intro rather than a faded outro.

    ->Cool trivia. Must have been a hard day's night

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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
    Beatles lyrics?
    yessir. i am the walrus. when we were groms my mom told me it was choo choo c'choo cuz i liked trains

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ladmo View Post
    I thought she was singing "Well, I'm your penis, I'm your Fire and Joy Desire". Who knew it is "Well, I'm your Venis, I'm your fire at your desire".




    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
    Sounds to me like "I'm your Fetus"
    I don't care what she's actually saying. I just like the way she looks into my eyes when she's saying it.
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    From REM's Loosing My Religion:

    Let's pee in the corner.
    Let's pee in the spotlight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
    From REM's Loosing My Religion:

    Let's pee in the corner.
    Let's pee in the spotlight.
    haha. nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    I don't care what she's actually saying. I just like the way she looks into my eyes when she's saying it.
    Groovy, mannn.
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    in jr high, one of the guys was channeling led zep:

    where the wind won't blow, rabbits don't go...

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    Michael Jackson's "Billy Jean":

    That chimp is not my son....

    Don't go around breaking young girls arms!

    And mama always told me, be careful scooby doo...

    I like this version better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CyNil_Rider View Post
    Creedence: "there's a bathroom on the right" (bad moon on the rise)
    Ha, I never thought of that but it sure does sound like it
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    I thought it was "the cross-eyed bear that you gave to me" instead of "the cross i bear that you gave to me" in Alanis Morissette's "You Oughta Know"
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    Cracks me up every time.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Hmm I guess that's what you hear him sing when you're lit up at one of his concerts.

    All the lyrics I've looked up from all sources says it's the way I originally said it. Here's another to confirm. Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train Lyrics | MetroLyrics
    So what does he say at the very end of the song? Sounds like "Thank you" to me. My friends were sure he said "b**ch". How those 2 things could be mistaken is beyond me.

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    I can't believe this. Tonight I heard an old tune by Aerosmith that I have always thought said:

    "Jamie's Got A Gun"

    When it actually says:

    "Janie's Got A Gun"

    Seriously! I can't believe I've mistaken this for so long. I was driving and listening to it and I noticed the script on my radio screen. Anybody else hear Jamie's instead of Janie's?

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    Rush Limelight -
    My wife sang to me once "living in a fish island"
    I laughed, stopped, looked at her, laughed again...
    We're still married.
    I was gonna stop by and see you, but the Jehovas witnesses came by. When they left I started drinking. Voicemail from Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by debaucherous View Post
    My wife sang to me once "living in a fish island"
    I can see how that's what she heard. It's very close.

    And yes DJ, even now I still hear "Jamie".
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    Quote Originally Posted by debaucherous View Post
    Rush Limelight -
    My wife sang to me once "living in a fish island"
    I laughed, stopped, looked at her, laughed again...
    We're still married.
    Pretty funny, and yes it sounds like that to me as well.
    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
    I can see how that's what she heard. It's very close.

    And yes DJ, even now I still hear "Jamie".
    And I thought I was going to catch a ration of _ _ _ _ for this. I'm glad to hear I'm not losing my mind. Did you know it said Janie or did you just learn this from my disclosure?
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    Just learned it. What I don't get is that I used to watch MTV and VH1 when they showed videos back in the day. I guess I never read the little fine print in the lower right corner that would flash up there for a few seconds at the beginning of the video, that had the song titles and that stuff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
    Just learned it. What I don't get is that I used to watch MTV and VH1 when they showed videos back in the day. I guess I never read the little fine print in the lower right corner that would flash up there for a few seconds at the beginning of the video, that had the song titles and that stuff.
    Awesome!
    Now I can sleep better knowing I'm not going senile.
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    Thread title reminded me of 10th grade advanced english class...the teacher, she was hot. We did about a month of interpreting lyrics from songs by the Beatles and such.
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    The Who
    Pinball Wizard

    Sometimes it sounds like.

    "That deaf, dumb and black kid. Sure plays a mean pinball.


    Ever since I was a young boy
    I've played the silver ball
    From Soho down to Brighton
    I must have played them all

    But I ain't seen nothing like him
    In any amusement hall
    That deaf, dumb and blind kid
    Sure plays a mean pinball


    He stands like a statue
    Becomes part of the machine
    Feeling all the bumpers
    Always playing clean

    Plays by intuition
    The digit counters fall
    That deaf, dumb and blind kid
    Sure plays a mean pinball

    He's a pinball wizard
    There has to be a twist
    A pinball wizard's
    Got such a supple wrist

    How do you think he does it? I don't know
    What makes him so good?
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    Ain't got no distractions
    Can't hear no buzzers and bells
    Don't see no lights a flashing
    Plays by sense of smell

    Always gets a replay
    Never see him fall
    That deaf, dumb and blind kid
    Sure plays a mean pinball

    I thought I was the bally table king
    But I just handed my pinball crown to him

    Even on my favorite table
    He can beat my best
    His disciples lead him in
    And he just does the rest

    He's got crazy flipper fingers
    Never seen him fall
    That deaf, dumb and blind kind
    Sure plays a mean pinball
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    my ma has too!

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    Alright I'm feeling a bit stupid right now. I always thought this lyric said "gasoline" when it actually says "Vaseline". Anybody else hear that as well?

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    I always thought this was "Tube Steak" not "Tube Snake".

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    Dirty deeds
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    Quote Originally Posted by the one ring View Post
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    Keep your eyes open in your area. When I lived in La Mesa there was handy man that drove an old truck around. He had wooden sides along the pickup bed advertising his business. The sides were painted black and in white hand painted writing it said "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap".
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    There’s a bathroom on the right.

    There’s a bad moon rising.

    One Ring for the win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    There’s a bathroom on the right.

    There’s a bad moon on the rise.

    One Ring for the win.

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    I'm pretty sure the chorus of "I'm your Venus" is, "I'm your penis"!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
    From REM's Loosing My Religion:

    Let's pee in the corner.
    Let's pee in the spotlight.
    Alternative alternative version:

    That's me in the corner,
    that's me in a cock-fight losing to a pigeon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
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    When you listen to enough 60's and 70's songs from drug bands, you do really wonder about some of the lyrical meanings.

    The Doors sang Run With Me on their Waiting for the Sun album. At the end Morrison says "We should get inside the e-mail". E-mail wasn't invented for another 25 years. WTF?

    Blue Oyster Cult sang Workshop of the Telescopes in 1971 from their self-titled debut. "I change the corner and turn over the side". Rubick's Cube was not invented for three more years, in 1974. Makes you wonder if heavy drug use does allow some people clairvoyance...
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    What about hidden messages in songs revealed when played backwards?

    Cool heads prevail

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    Does anyone remember when albums came with the lyrics printed on the sleeves or in booklets or on posters.

    I don't remember what I used to think the lyrics to Immigrant Song were but I know they are not what I once thought them to be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe_Re View Post
    Does anyone remember when albums came with the lyrics printed on the sleeves or in booklets or on posters.
    Of course. I was going to say 'those were the days' but vinyl albums are back again. Can't beat a good old double gate-fold.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cornfield View Post
    What about hidden messages in songs revealed when played backwards?


    Noooooooooooooo!

    Don't bring that crap up again! My understanding is that someone recorded the people making these claims, played it backwards and found SATAN had hidden messages in their speech as well (tricky devil, he is).

    Didn't some band record "you're ruining your needle" or something similar and put it backwards on a record?
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    Quote Originally Posted by chazpat View Post
    Don't bring that crap up again!
    Yeah, I reckon if you play enough records backwards you're going to find the odd few seconds of something that sounds kinda like.. something. So satan wants to corrupt civilization by putting a massage no one can hear in a Queen record? Really, is that the best he could come up with?

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    Never mind the song lyrics telling you to do stuff when played forward, lol!

    One of the kids dads in our church was concerned about us listening to 80s hair bands like Twisted Sister and Mötley Crüe. He showed us a video of that Queen played backwards and we all laughed!
    Cool heads prevail

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    After posting in the Words You Like thread, I looked up the history of in-a-gadda-da-vida. Apparently, the singer meant to sing "In the garden of Eden" but was so drunk everyone heard "in-a-gadda-da-vida" and that's what the drummer, who was writing down the lyrics, wrote down.

    I'd bet something similar happened with Bush's Everything's Zen. At some point, someone heard "I don't believe that, everything's zen" and said "sounds like you sang "I don't believe that Elvis is dead" and it got added to the lyrics.

    I had a friend who insisted that Kurt was singing "I'm a night owl" at the end of Smells Like Teen Spirit.
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    From the FBI website

    Louie Louie (The Song)
    In 1963, a rock group named the Kingsmen recorded the song “Louie, Louie.” The popularity of the song and difficulty in discerning the lyrics led some people to suspect the song was obscene. The FBI was asked to investigate whether or not those involved with the song violated laws against the interstate transportation of obscene material. The limited investigation lasted from February to May 1964 and discovered no evidence of obscenity.



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    I swear I heard “Wrapped up Like a Douche” again today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    I swear I heard “Wrapped up Like a Douche” again today.
    It's probably something that happened in your childhood. Have you sought professional help?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CUP-TON View Post
    It's probably something that happened in your childhood. Have you sought professional help?
    Hmm. . . . . . pondering. Nothing comes to mind but now I’m intrigued and might just take you up on your suggestion. Either that or spend many a sleepless nights pondering my childhood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ladmo View Post
    I went for decades thinking they were singing "Let's move before they raise the parking rate", when in fact, they sing "Let's move before they raise the f%^&ing rent".
    You were not alone in this belief!

    How about that great line from Pink Floyd:

    "No Dukes Of Hazzard in the classroom"

    That song started getting regular airplay when the Dukes Of Hazzard was on TV and I was young enough then to think that was a quality show.

    I knew it couldn't be right, but that's what I heard instead of "no dark sarcasm".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ladmo View Post
    I went for decades thinking they were singing "Let's move before they raise the parking rate", when in fact, they sing "Let's move before they raise the f%^&ing rent".

    Quote Originally Posted by Squeeze View Post
    You were not alone in this belief!
    Mind blown, I have always heard “Let’s move before they raise the parking rate” until now.
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