Posted by Sphinx on July 27, 2004
Do you like Elvis' songs? What about the lyrics?
1.Mean Woman Blues
"I got a woman as mean as she can be." I've heard this phrase "as adj. as one can be" a lot. What does that mean?
"Well, he sings a song about a crowded hole
He sings a song about a jelly roll
He sings a song about meat and greens
He wails some blues about new orleans"
Could you tell me what're a crowded hole and "meat and greens"?
"My daddy was a green-eyed mountain jack"
Who could be a "mountain jack"?
"I don't take no orders From no kind of man"
What does this "not-no-no" sentence want to say?