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Re: Misheard song lyrics

Posted by ESC on October 14, 2000

In Reply to: Re: Misheard song lyrics posted by Bob 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

: : -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
: : "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.

I thought it was "cut loose like a goose, like a runner in the night." An ode to someone with gastrointestinal problems perhaps. My other misunderstood song is "Groovin'" I thought the words were "you and me and Leslie..." You know, like a couple with a baby. Turns out it is "you and me, endlessly." How boring.