Arthur J did indicate
The boulevard would never be
So full of love and life again

Hot as Hades early eighties
Sing another song and make me
Feel like I'm in love again

Please don't strip my mind
Leave something behind
Please don't strip my mind

All in favor sign the waiver
Bloody Carolina won't you
Take another look inside

Operator, co-creator
Come on radiator won't you
Blow another top and sing

Please don't strip my mind
Leave something behind
Please don't strip my mind

El Dorado won the lotto
All that cash and not a clue
But now you know what I've been through

Please don't strip my mind
Leave something behind
Please don't strip my mind
Leave something behind


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Strip My Mind song meanings
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    General Commentit's arthur J, he was a religious leader and pushed the views onto society.. the song is talking about religion stripping individuality.
    danieljarvison May 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is probably my favorite on the Jupiter disc. Though I may only little things about this song and not so much it's full meaning, you can always connect it to little things that are happening to yourself.

    I love the lines:

    El Dorado won the lotto
    All that cash and not a clue
    But now you know what I've been through - hey.

    I love Anthony.
    martianbreakeron March 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe little inuendoes they through in after each verse are:

    The boulevard will never be so full of love and life again.
    Aw, say goodbye to your boots, man.

    Sing another song, make me feel like I’m in love again.
    You gotta lose to win.

    Bloody Carolina, won’t you take another look inside?
    Aw, it will make me cry.

    Come on, radiator, won’t you blow another top and sing?
    Ah, you only get what you bring.

    :)
    DigitriXon June 07, 2008   Link
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    Song MeaningYou guys say many interpretations of the song without any proof from the Lyrics of the song.

    Arthur J did indicate
    The boulevard would never be
    So full of love and life again

    Arther J is a doctor... who says they will never play again...
    the boulevard is where they played in LA...

    Hot as Hades early eighties
    Sing another song and make me
    Feel like I'm in love again

    Hot as Hades refers to the evil of the situation..
    Singing again will make him happy...

    Please don't strip my mind
    Leave something behind
    Please don't strip my mind

    Hes asking for forgiveness for "his mind" not to be left without his music

    All in favor sign the waiver
    Bloody Carolina won't you
    Take another look inside

    This refers to a wavier for an operation..
    Bloody Carolina is a Nurse who is gonna try to help him..

    Operator, co-creator
    Come on radiator won't you
    Blow another top and sing

    Operator is referring to the guy operating on him who he on mass aesthetic is a bit high
    he sees him like his god fixing him like a mechanic fixes a car.

    El Dorado won the lotto
    All that cash and not a clue
    But now you know what I've been through

    He feels like he has won the lottery with all the money and love people gave him
    but we the fans do not know of what he had to go through to keep on singing...
    I could not find any operations of his on record so i believe this was an operation
    before they were famous when they couldn't afford a professional doctor and had to settle
    with a sketchy doctor. That could be the reason for Arthur J not having a last name or
    person who i think is the nurse being bloody from jest being done with another patient
    and because of lack of funds or government operation they are not sanitary.

    that should make it clearer
    Bogidanon September 21, 2009   Link
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    General Commentit s "Arthur J. did indicate it"
    adidd1on October 12, 2009   Link
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    General CommentBeing a musician myself, at LEAST 50% of all the songs you will ever listen to in your lifetime have NO MEANING AT ALL...it just sounds good. There is noting wrong, or cliche about that. I mean if you go back and read the lyrics it reads like verbal/mental diarrhea....a lot of artists do this on purpose because the melody was thought of before the lyrics. Usually when this is the case, whatever lyrics work are crated...and poof..you have a song. I swear too many people on this planet think too spiritually, and try to read between lines that aren't there and add meaning to something that is just meant to be enjoyable. Not EVERY human believes in spirituality, and don't take things in life as direct and literal and obvious as they actually are. Humans do this because we are selfish, and scared to evolve and use logic over emotion and spirituality. And honestly what IS a spirit? It's your personality. There are no spirits, no ghosts, no god, no miracles, everything happens as a cause and effect. No cosmic alignment to determine our fate. Religion is a tool used by the most well off people on the planet to control the bottom 2/3 of society and it has worked. Even the Red Hot Chili Peppers know this, you can hear it in the lyrics that DO have meaning. Most people when begging and praying it isn't to god....it is what it is. If the majority of people on Earth would agree with this it would be less violent, no one would run out of food or money and everyone would be happy, and we could evlolve as species. But as long as we have people assuming before they get the facts we're all doomed!
    SaraRockson November 03, 2010   Link
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    General Commentit is not arthur I, it is arthur J
    adam1986on May 09, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love the distured voice of frusciante on this song. this song sounds like frusciante's stuff. perhaps was written by him. it's a cool song.
    papiLPSon May 09, 2006   Link
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    General Commentbeautiful song. Hades was the greek god of the dead and the underworld, so i think its saying hot as hell, maybee remembering some bad stuff they did back in the 80s. I think the song is about remembering back to good times you had in the past. Then later you try to re-create them but cant, not with money at least. ("all the cash and not a clue")
    onezeroon May 11, 2006   Link
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    General Commentok i think that he's talking about how his heart was broken and his life is never the same because of that. He's gonna try to pretend he's in love again but he doesn't want to forget what love was like, and he doesn't want to forget his past. he went from place to place, but no matter where he went, even though he lived the rock star life with lots of money and girls, he never got that one person back who he really loved. that one person, is more sacred than the rockstar life.

    Who is Arthur J?
    Laurz208on May 13, 2006   Link

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