Category Archives: Nashville Skyline

Tell me it isn’t true: the meaning of the music and the lyrics

By Tony Attwood For the moment, if you can, forget the music to this song and instead just read these opening lines I have heard rumors all over town They say that you’re planning to put me down Just get … Continue reading

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Lay Lady Lay

Here’s a simple thought: “What is Lay Lady Lay” about? There’s an oft-repeated story that when the Everly Brothers heard it they mistook it for a song about lesbians, and turned it down. That was based on a mishearing. With … Continue reading

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