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She's Long Gone song meanings
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    General CommentI know this site's about the lyrics, but man, the riff in this song is a straight up taken from Muddy Waters' "She's Alright" off his 'Electric Mud' album.

    The Keys' song is kickass, but basically a cover, and not even electrified or anything, cos the MW original is already electric, distorted, and with thudding drums.
    terrycraigon June 08, 2015   Link
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    General Commentit's "blow" not pour...this song is so sexy..."she's not made like those other girls"...definately a top song off the brothers album
    hayesrjon September 26, 2010   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionAlso, it's "ruination day," and "they smack men back, like springs bouncing off of her curls." Amazing song.
    Fleah06on October 12, 2010   Link
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    General CommentRubies and pearls are traditional jewels worn by members of Alpha Omicron Pi.

    No one will find that as awesome as me... So, yeah. awesome.
    PoLoDuCk05on January 26, 2011   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionThe correct lyrics, off the CD:
    She was made to blow you away
    She don't care what any man say
    You can watch her strut
    But keep your mouth shut
    Or it's a ruination day

    She's long, long gone
    She's long gone like Moses through the corn

    Her eyes are rubies and pearls
    And she's not made like those other girls
    Her lashes flap and they smack men back
    Like springs they bounce off her curls
    snobunz4687on February 15, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about flappers in the roaring twenties. This woman, was "made to blow you away" and also, didn't care at all what "any man say", the line "her lashes flap, and they snap men back" is also a very accurate description of flappers with their outrageous makeup. This type of women, elegant and glamorous, is really "long gone". Also, "her eyes are made of rubies and pearls" is referring to all the jewellery they wore. Oh, and the "curls" hairstyle was a popular one in the '20's. This song is absolutely fantastic!!
    SoulR3b3lon March 20, 2012   Link

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