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eagles1139
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PostSubject: Honey Magnolia lyrics   Honey Magnolia lyrics Icon_minitimeMon Jul 27, 2015 8:02 am

Honey Magnolia:

You come here to do, some desperate thing.
Like I'm some fool from a film.
I waited many nights, don't wait anymore, she said.
But what if I did?
Do you think that I been sitting here alone,
crying, waiting on a ring?
See I don't get those kind of blues anymore, she said.
So what if I did?
Is that an invitation to use my love in your man's man's world?

But maybe I'll be the one to roll you over.
I'll call when I wanna, call you honey magnolia.
And I'll be the one to let you know when the sweet taste is gone.
And it's over, honey magnolia.

I spent so many nights just blowin in the wind,
sleepin in the shirt that you wore.
I used to race this town, cryin in the night, she said.
I don't cry anymore.
Maybe they're lining up to take you back in your man's man's world.

Maybe I'll be the one to roll you over.
I'll call when I wanna, call you honey magnolia.
And I'll be the one to let you know when the sweet taste is gone.
And it's over, honey magnolia.

Maybe I'll be the one to roll you over.
I'll call when I wanna, I'll call you honey magnolia.
And I'll be the one to let you know when the sweet taste is gone.
And it's over...

Maybe I'll the one you'll never get over.
The thorn in your pride, sweet honey magnolia.
And maybe I'll come, running at the end of the night,
When you're older, honey magnolia.


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PostSubject: Re: Honey Magnolia lyrics   Honey Magnolia lyrics Icon_minitimeMon Jul 27, 2015 10:41 am


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PostSubject: Re: Honey Magnolia lyrics   Honey Magnolia lyrics Icon_minitimeMon Jul 27, 2015 7:06 pm

thanks for the lyrics!
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PostSubject: Re: Honey Magnolia lyrics   Honey Magnolia lyrics Icon_minitimeMon Jul 27, 2015 9:48 pm

Sorry I missed the first lines!!! I'll get it posted asap!
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PostSubject: Re: Honey Magnolia lyrics   Honey Magnolia lyrics Icon_minitimeTue Jul 28, 2015 7:47 am

Edited with the full lyrics....also changed "waiting on the rain" to "waiting on a ring" because that's what I'm hearing but I'm not sure on that one.
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PostSubject: Re: Honey Magnolia lyrics   Honey Magnolia lyrics Icon_minitimeMon Aug 03, 2015 9:10 am

I agree with "waiting on a ring," but I think the first line is "Did you come in here to do some desperate thing/Like I'm some fool from a film?"

He kind of swallows the "Did" and rushes over the "in", but see what you think...

I think it's also, '"I don't dig those kind of blues anymore," she said'.

ETA: also think the very last stanza is, "And baby, I'll be the one you never get over/The thorn in your pride, sweet honey magnolia/And maybe I'll come running at the end of the line/when you're older, honey magnolia."

Sorry, I've been listening obsessively to the set for the past week! ;-)


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PostSubject: Re: Honey Magnolia lyrics   Honey Magnolia lyrics Icon_minitimeMon Aug 03, 2015 10:36 am

i agree with "running at the end of the line"
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PostSubject: Re: Honey Magnolia lyrics   Honey Magnolia lyrics Icon_minitimeSun Apr 03, 2016 10:40 pm

Surprised no one's discussed their interpretation of these lyrics. This is by far my favorite track on the record.

My take is that this is about how the physicality of a relationship can survive for a period of time even after a break-up.
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PostSubject: Re: Honey Magnolia lyrics   Honey Magnolia lyrics Icon_minitimeSun May 22, 2016 2:14 pm

I love this tune.

Lyrics suggestions: I agree with "Did" at the top and agree with "ring" versus rain and "running up the end of the line" versus end of the night. As for how he feels about "those blues" in the first verse...I think he definitely sang "don't dig" at Folk Fest, but on the album it really sounds like word "don't DATE" which would also make sense if you're talking about waiting for a ring.

Meaning suggestion: I think it sounds like someone attempting to reconcile with a person who is hesitant and daydreams about only doing that on his/her own terms (kind of an Under My Thumb, needing control vibe) and obviously threaded throughout is a wistful thread of hope like "maybe someday..."
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