john: it is the only appliance that grinds the grain into flour
and kneads the dough in the same container

I cut myself a two-foot switch from some tropical hardwood nearby.
and the sounds of a carnival drifted miraculously
through the air from a thousand miles away.
the monkeys jumped from tree to tree.
it sent a deathly chill through me
in bolivia

wildcats I had never seen claimed places in my room.
animal noises rang through the thick brush like voices from the tomb.
I saw the freshly polished chrome
gleaming in the mid-day sun.
and I knew that you were coming home
to bolivia.

hey hey

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Going to Bolivia song meanings
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    General Commentok, I have to say that I dont know why but I hear the girl being off key
    kozmikon October 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentShe might be. Remember that this may have been recorded in a hotel room somewhere.
    MrDeliriouson May 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI feel like the off-keyness gives the song something it couldn't have otherwise. Makes it different.
    ColorShowon February 05, 2009   Link
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    General Commentis it just me, or does the guy in the beginning sound like casey kasem? i definitely don't think its john
    K4343on July 17, 2010   Link

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