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Leonard Cohen – So Long, Marianne Lyrics 9 years ago
Corrina, love the interpretation. Minus a couple of points, this is how I see this song:)

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John Prine – Lake Marie Lyrics 9 years ago
Just found this on a website:

Prine’s first experience with the song came while talking to a crew member in Wisconsin after a show. The subject of the conversation turned to some local lakes. He told Prine of Lake Marie, which was an interesting tale. The lake was tangled with mystery, and this persuaded Prine to want to visit it. The crew member and Prine decided to travel toward Lake Marie, which was only about twenty-five minutes away. Later, John and his brother did a little investigative reporting. They ended up in a library, reading old stories about the lake. It turned out to have a sister lake, named Lake Elizabeth. The two lakes were named after two abandoned babies that were found by a tribe of Native Americans. Prine began to write the song, basing the first verse after the discovery of the babies. But after that, John went into some fictional story-telling about a marriage on the rocks, and a shadowy double murder that took place in the proximity of Lake Marie. "When I was done, it was exactly what I wanted. I guess the point of the song is that if the Indians hadn’t named the lakes after a couple of white girls, they would still be peaceful waters." (Puckett 15)

http://www.jpshrine.org/biography/frainbio.htm

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Billy Bragg and Wilco – Someday, Some Morning, Sometime Lyrics 11 years ago
very pretty, simple song. :)

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