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Subterranean Homesick Blues

Lyrics

Johnny's in the basement
Mixing up the medicine
I'm on the pavement
Thinking about the government
full lyrics
Johnny's in the basement
Mixing up the medicine
I'm on the pavement
Thinking about the government
full lyrics

Features of This Track

electric rock instrumentation
rap influences
blues influences
folk influences
great lyrics
repetitive melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
major key tonality
electric guitar riffs
an emotional male lead vocal performance
a partially spoken vocal delivery
a prominent harmonica part
a prominent saxophone part
acoustic rhythm guitars
subtle use of acoustic piano

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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I loved this song when I was 5 and still do know
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Great song!
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Rap influences? This song was written years BEFORE any rapper was even born!
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@ Allie you beat me by 4 years! Lol! Totally agree!
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jennifer.whi t n e y . s
As often happens on Pandora, these lyrics are bungled. It's "says he's got a bad COUGH wants to get it paid off", and "walk on your tiptoes, dont TIE NO BOWS"
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Don't follow leaders and watch the parking meters... the only advice one needs in life.
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ever see Weird Al's video "Bob"? it's a parody of the video for this song!!!!
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Absolutely love this. But Pandora..."r a p influences"? Really?
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Fun!!!!!!!!! !

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