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Old 08-24-2016, 08:45 PM
EinsteinsHund EinsteinsHund is offline
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Originally Posted by Martian Bigfoot View Post
I don't actually think he's saying "No Doz". I admit that I was lazy and grabbed the lyrics from the intertubes. Should have been more careful. I can't tell with certainty from the record, but after some further research, I think the actual line is:
FWIW, this bugged me, so I checked my good old print copy of the official “Lyrics 1962-1985“, and there it is “Don't try 'No Doz'“. Although this is an official publication, it's somehow infamous for sloppy transliteration and so there is no guarantee for accuracy, but this is how I also always heard it, without knowing the meaning until this thread.
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