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Old 06-24-2010, 06:00 PM
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Default Re: Song lyrics and other cloaked references

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Originally Posted by Pollyanna View Post
Wasn't there some garbled talk at the end of ... was it A Day In the Life? or was it I Am the Walrus? ... which was supposed to be "Turn me on dead man" if played backwards and was purportedly proof that Paul was dead?
It was at the end of Strawberry Fields. Lennon says "Raspberry sauce" but people heard "I buried Paul".

A couple more: The Wizard by Black Sabbath was either written about the band's dealer or Gandalf from Lord of the Rings.

Have you Ever seen rain? by CCR was written to Tom Fogerty after he quit the band.

One of my favorite cryptic references is from "Dream On" by Aerosmith. "Every time I look in the mirror, all these lines on my face are gettin' clearer".

And lastly Walk On The Wild Side by Lou Reed. It's about a transsexual hooker. I used to listen to the song growing up and I had no idea what I was listening to.
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