(4) Said that i'd meet you
At the Berkley Marina
3am when no one will be found
All i got in mind
Is a Boone's Farm jug of wine
Smash the bottle in the parking lot
But considering our luck
We'll get busted by the cops
Instead of sex we'll go to jail
Another lesson learned and failed


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The Ballad of Wilhelm Fink song meanings
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    General Commentso eminem has slim shady
    billie joe has willhelm fink
    and the devil has george bush

    Everything is finally in place
    imsokoolitsunkoolon December 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWonderfull! 30 seconds of telling about a perfect evening...
    Fabeon March 03, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlol .. right on fabe! .. it took me about 4 times to finally understand the words in this song, the one phrase that stuck out was "instead of sex we'll go to jail, another lesson learned and failed"
    catch me fallingon July 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthhhmmmmmmmmmmm. never heard this song. oh well. the lyrics look interesting.

    peace
    Billie_Joe_is_mineon July 01, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt'd like to hear a full, longer version of this song.
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    Jakeberton November 24, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit is perfect
    R. Des Domeon December 17, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is the most beautiful song ever writen.

    It's on a CD called Short music for Short people

    For quicker way to hear it go to

    greendayauthority.com

    then go to media and its somewhere in there.

    (a very very well done GD fan website, i highly recommend it)
    whatshernameon March 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah, that's where i got it, too....i like the song a lot...
    green_day_FREAKon March 06, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWho is Wilhelm Fink? "Wilhelm" is a German name (pronounced Vil-helm", I know that. Mike Dirt, of Green Day is also in The Frustrators, and in the "thank you's" in the cd "Achtung Jackass" they thank a guy named "Wilhelm Fink"
    Hmm...?
    Also Greendayauthority.com is a great site for updates and news and averything
    SpringEon August 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti just think this a perfect 30 second song about a perfect evening. it's not my favourite green day song (there are so many great ones) but everything about is is perfect.
    i would love to hear a longer version but i think works the way it is
    leonard_the_raton October 07, 2005   Link

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