"Bach Is Dead" as written by and Homer Flynn....
Bach is dead
Bach is dead
Bach is dead
Bach is dead
Walking women want to see
The Southern Cross at night
And so they set aside a sock
And tie their laces tight
Yes mournful is the melody
That echoes in their heads
Without a beat they march along
Believing Bach is dead
Bach is dead



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"Bach Is Dead" as written by Homer Flynn Hardy Winfred Fox

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    General CommentI think that the song is about the elitist group of people who think classical music is the only true music and they only listen to classical music because newer genres are just crap to them and since all good composers are dead they only listen to classical when the truth is all musicians are just like the composers they only listen to and in reality Bach as music is not dead
    shenmue4lifeon January 14, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI like the line "Yes, mournful is the melody That echoes in their heads." I think this song is people's unwillingness to accept new and/or avent garde music.
    thebigdudeon March 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHaha whats the southern cross lol dude the residents live in christmas island WITCH IS IN AUSTRLIA YEAH GO AUSSIE THE BEST AUSTRLIAN BAND EVA
    pipewagonon December 17, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMy mistake there american DAWM!!! LOL
    pipewagonon December 17, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"Without a beat they march along
    Believing Bach is dead"

    Insinuating optimism. Meaning that there's still good stuff out there, or Bach still holding a legacy through modern music.
    Wardraculaon March 12, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe squeaks in the verses represent the squeaky wheel of a cart.
    JAStewarton December 31, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMy best guess on the meaning: True music is dead, killed by the death march of brainless, shallow pop. Of course, I am probably a little biased (just a little!).
    Imnotsureon February 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Without a beat" represents pop music I'd imagine...

    But what is "The Southern Cross"?
    JAStewarton March 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe Southern Cross is a constellation that can only be seen in the Southern Hemisphere.
    teiladnamon October 10, 2005   Link

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