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Pablo Picasso song meanings
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    General CommentI love this song! Not only does it only have one chord, also it's about the greatest artist of the 20th century and entirely fails to mention painting even once. Jonathan Richman is a genius. Respect!
    losttangoon May 28, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI don't think he literally refers to Picasso. To me it's about an artist making himself feel better/venting about his failures by believing that some succesful artist in hisory(in this case Picasso) had it easy in getting his way. Overall, I think this song is poking fun at that notion.
    JanDukeson January 21, 2011   Link
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    General CommentHis delivery in this song is so great.
    PaulHacketton July 24, 2011   Link
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    General CommentPablo Picasso got called an asshole all the time, just never to his face. In fact, I think he's more famous today for being an asshole than for his art. Short man's disease, etc.
    artsluton July 24, 2009   Link
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    My InterpretationI feel like this song is about a womanizer. A guy who gets the ladies, despite not being all that attractive.
    HeyPrettyBoyon November 24, 2011   Link

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