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Re: Misheard song lyrics

Posted by Bob on October 14, 2000

In Reply to: Re: Misheard song lyrics posted by Bruce Kahl on October 14, 2000

: : The song "Blinded by the light" by Manfred Mann (possibly) has a line, after this main line that I cannot
: : figure out and goes something like:
: : blah blah blah we could do for the shironah in the night!!!!
: : I know that's not correct, but it's all I can hear.
: : Thanks.
: : Jan

: Blinded By The Light

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: "Blinded by the Light" by Manfred Mann from The Roaring Silence (c) 1976 lyrics by Bruce Springstein (!!)

: Chorus: Blinded by the light
: revved up like a deuce
: Another runner in the night
: Blinded by the light
: revved up like a deuce
: Another runner in the night
: Blinded by the light
: revved up like a deuce
: Another runner in the night (fading)

: Madman dummers bummers,
: Indians in the summer,
: With a teenager diplomat
: And the dumps with the mumps
: As the adolescent pumps his way into his hat

: With a boulder my shoulder,
: feeling kinda older,
: I tripped the merry-go-round
: With this very unpleasin', sneezin' and wheezin,
: the calliope crashed to the ground
: (pickup)
: the calliope crashed to the ground

: (chorus)

: Some silicon sister with a manager mister
: told me I go what it takes.
: I'll run you on sonny to something strong
: play the song with the funky break

: And go-cart Mozart was checkin' out the
: weather charts see if it was safe outside
: And little Early Burly came by in his curly wurly
: and asked me if I needed a ride
: (pickup)
: asked me if I needed a ride

: (chorus)

: Bridge: She got down but she never got tired
: She's gonna make it to the night
: She's gonna make it through the night

: (break with soul-stirring solo)

: Oh momma that's where the fun is
: But momma that's where the fun is
: Momma always told me not to look
: in the eye's on the sun
: But momma that's where the fun is

: (chop sticks variation)

: So brimstone-baritone, anti-cyclone Rolling Stone
: Preacher from the East,
: says dethrone the dictaphone, hit it in it's funny bone
: thats what they expect at least

: It's a new grown chaperon standing in the corner
: watching the young girls dance
: and some fresh sown moonstone messing with his frozen zone,
: only reminding him of romance
: (pickup)
: and the calliope crashed to the ground

: (Chorus)

: (Chorus and First Verse)

: Now Scott with the sling-shot finially found a tender spot
: and throws his lover in the sand
: and some blood-shot forget-me-not
: said daddy's waX X X ?buck-shot? turn up the band

: (repeat Verse 2 "Silicon sister with a manager....")

: (bridge)

Well, you knew sooner or later someone would eclipse Shakespeare.