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Re: In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

Posted by Bob on July 28, 2003

In Reply to: In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida posted by ESC on July 28, 2003

: "LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- Erik Braunn, the Iron Butterfly guitarist who played one of rock's most recognizable riffs in the 17-minute anthem 'In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida,' died of cardiac arrest Friday. He was 52." (CNN online, Accessed July 28, 2003.)

: My question - what did it mean?

: In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, honey,
: don't you know that I love you?
: In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, baby,
: don't you know that I'll always be true?

Well, rumor had it that is was a slurry mispronunciation of "In the Garden of Eden." Baby.