"Oh, George" as written by and David Eric Grohl....
the train that I got onto up and left that town
threw it up as it went down
strange enough it left me rude and turned around
watched as they all took their vows
fools were drawing trying to save that day
I don't doubt that anyway
phase it out until the older ones return
have a seat and watch it burn
trace around the corner this is what I've learned
always waited for my turn

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    General CommentThis song makes me think of someone who love another person, but they are involved with another person. And the effects of sitting on the outside looking in on a relationship.
    Qjasoon October 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about the effects of heroin, and how people really try to help their friends check into rehab.
    lukefunon June 05, 2003   Link
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    General CommentWhenever I hear this song I imagine a bride or groom sitting at a wedding where their lover did not show up. I just imagine the chaos of people around them worrying about different things and all they can think about is the person they love. It makes sense to me anyway.
    mxmattdon September 26, 2004   Link
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    General CommentDave wrote this song as a tribute to his favourite Beatle, George Harrison.
    MunkiNibbleson June 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe title of the song is a tribute to George Harrison (because Dave thought the guitar solo sounded like a Harrison solo), but the song is not about George Harrison.
    intothegrinder2on June 01, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"always waited for my turn"

    could be about dave wanting to do his own music
    benweblighton April 07, 2011   Link
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    General Commentmaybe about when they switched how concert tickets were sold. instead of first come first serve, it went to some lottery bs?? The train he got on is a metaphor,like that ship sailed and he was on it. as he turned his back on the policy he was jaded.
    go back to old ways, watch it, it will. always waited his turn, is more fair.
    mayhemlikemeon February 16, 2017   Link

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