"Bodies" as written by and Glenn Danzig....
bodies please don't cry
bodies please don't die
bodies please don't cry

I been taking all the silver
I been taking all the gold
I'm gonna stuff it down the throat
of a week old corpse
save that doggone soul
I been saving up my pain
I'm gonna give it back in spades
I been strangling the cries
from the murder of love
save your soul tonight

I been raising up the dead
gonna send them to the house of cain
I been praying in light
of the waning moon
slay your doggone soul
I been taken out of heaven
I been put upon this world
I been walking up and down
to and from
save your doggone soul

I got bodies on the left
I got bodies on the right
I got bodies up and down
all across town
save your soul tonight

Lyrics submitted by punker87

"Bodies" as written by Glenn Danzig

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  • +1
    General CommentThis reminds me of Smokestack Lightin'...the old Howlin' Wolf song.
    As far as what it's about, I'd say the Devil (or someone who sees themself as the Devil) and he's bragging about all the death he's caused.
    MrLongroveon March 12, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentPink Floyd - Money
    samwaltonon May 16, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about Jesus.
    He was taken out of Heaven and put upon this world to save our souls.
    Danzig's take on that is Matthew 10:34, where Jesus comes with a sword.
    He isn't here to bring peace, but to separate the good from the bad, hence the line "been raising up the dead, gonna send them to the house of cain"
    GG.exeon February 27, 2016   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreatest bassline eva
    iminheaton March 02, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWell its a 1:1 copy of Led Zeppelins "How many more times"!!!!!
    roboknobon February 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJust like "The Hunter" is a 1:1 copy of another Teppelin song i cant remeber the title. But thats O.K. because Zeppelin also used to steal lyrics and music...
    roboknobon February 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe same song "How many more times" :)
    the_white_stripeon May 30, 2006   Link

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