On the highway, on the freeway, in the airport
In the airplane, in the airtrain, in Brooklyn USA
To a tinsel town where now that the Dodgers play
Where they bought it, where they tried it
Where they double it, where they triple it
where they're flippin it, and where the cars park
where the girls dance naked
where they know when you're fakin it

Where the rubber meets road here
Where the half meets the whole
The bought meet the sold
Where the young meet the old
Truth be told I got something on my mind
Ya'll got to know it

I got a brother named Lee who look just like me
He got a lot of enemies
I got a brother named Lee who look just like me
Both sides of the Mississippi

On the highway, on the freeway, in the airport
On the airtrain, in the airplane, in Brooklyn USA
In a tinsel town where now that the Dodgers play
And where they searcing for something That you would never find
Where they looking at her and sayin it's so fine
Where they keep saying it was suicide
Where they never seen that look in their father's eye

And where the rubber meet the road
And where the hot meet the cold
The spirit meet the soul
The young meet the old
I say, truth be told, I got something on my mind
Ya'll gotta know

I got a brother named Lee who look just like me
He got a lot of enemies
I got a brother named Lee who look just like me
Both sides of the Mississippi



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    General CommentThe meaning of this song is that he's referring to his old self having enemies and his old ways how they were wrong and cruel and everyone wanted to get back at him. He's explaining how his old ways still effect him even to this day.
    cloudniner1on July 11, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about a homicide; a stripper got killed by either him (his alterego named Lee) or an actual look-alike brother named Lee.
    the_untitledon February 20, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is one of those songs that only makes sense in my mind.
    If anybody's braindead, the Dodgers play in LA... and Brooklyn is in New York... They're on opposite coasts ;] haha.
    There was a book I read once that this song reminded me of.. I forget what it's called.
    Um. My Friend Leonard. I don't really know what it's about.
    xxblowupon August 19, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentactually the dodgers used to be the Brooklyn Dodgers, when Jackie Robinson played, but tinsel town would be LA
    shermonon August 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think the song is talking about life in a big city and the unification of all the people living in them. When he goes into the chorus it sounds like he's giving a shout out to all those that can relate. Why he uses the name Lee I don't know.
    VegasJoeon April 11, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think the song is talking about life in a big city and the unification of all the people living in them. When he goes into the chorus it sounds like he's giving a shout out to all those that can relate. Why he uses the name Lee I don't know.
    VegasJoeon April 11, 2008   Link
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    General CommentFrom what I gather from this song it seems like its a guy from Brooklyn (the singer) who wants to move to where the dodgers now play and tinsel town (LA, Cali). The closest airport to Brooklyn is JFK, they have an airtrain which takes to you the flights terminal. He glorifies LA as some place he wants to be (Where the half meets the whole). The mississippi river bisects the united states in half. So on one side of the Mississippi is Brooklyn, and on the other LA, so he's living in Brooklyn, but he can seem himself living in LA to escape his enemies. I don't know how close I may be to it being correct, but It was worth a shot!
    Prefontaine84on June 20, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentim pretty sure he says "hot meets the cold" in both verses...
    anyway, im pretty sure its about him leading a double life, one in brooklyn, and the other in LA...both places
    are where the dodgers have played...
    gabersawon January 13, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentok, so i have no clue where you guys get those meanings but, he is obviously addressing Good and Evil / Opposites, and how he has a good and bad side in a sense and that both are everywhere... he doesn't leave one side on the east coast and the other on the west, he is himself which is both sides....and with out lee (the older been thru shit blame it on him guy) he himself would not be one within....
    SteezySteeon April 01, 2010   Link
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    General CommentHe has made a lot of enemies everywhere on both sides of the Mississippi.
    "I got a brother named Lee who look just like me
    He got a lot of enemies"
    This just seems like him making an excuse. He didn't do the things which caused these people to become his enemies his brother lee did them and his brother lee is everywhere he is.
    TheCaveManon November 03, 2012   Link

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