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Old 01-18-2019, 05:54 PM
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Euphemisms for sex in Rock & Roll

Horizontal Bop - Bob Seger

Tube Snake Boogie - ZZ Top

What else? Go!

Edit: Doesn't have to be Rock & Roll. Any genre will do.

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Old 01-18-2019, 05:57 PM
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"I'm gonna send ya back to schooling" - Led Zeppelin, Whole Lotta Love
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Old 01-18-2019, 06:48 PM
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"Rosie" - Jackson Browne

"Rattlesnake Shake" - Fleetwood Mac

"Turning Japanese" - The Vapors

- For one particular act of love, anyway
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Lollipop, lollipop, oh lolli-lollipop...
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Old 01-18-2019, 06:57 PM
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"Rosie" - Jackson Browne

"Rattlesnake Shake" - Fleetwood Mac

"Turning Japanese" - The Vapors

- For one particular act of love, anyway
Another thematic list:

Pearl Jam
10cc (allegedly)
Lovin' Spoonful

And Jazz itself derives from the same root as jizz, deriving from a term for vital energy. One sees the same pattern with spunk.
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Old 01-18-2019, 07:14 PM
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There are many blues songs where the singer wants/gets/gonna get some of that jelly roll.
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Old 01-18-2019, 07:14 PM
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The phrase "rockin' and rollin'" was itself originally a euphemism for sex.

"Wango Tango" by Ted Nugent.

"My Ding-A-Ling" by Chuck Berry.

"Yummy, yummy, yummy, I've got love in my tummy" by Ohio Express.

"Paradise by the Dashboard Light" by Meatloaf.

"Original Sin" by Pandora's Box, later covered by Taylor Dane and Meatloaf.
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Old 01-18-2019, 07:27 PM
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Another thematic list:

Pearl Jam
As far as I know, it doesn't refer to semen, which is what I assume you're implying. Yes, there's stories of that, but there's a couple stories for their name. Another popular naming myth at the time was that it referred to some sort of hallucinogenic jam Eddie's grandmother made, or somesuch.
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"Macon Hambone Blues" by Wet Willie: "She said, 'I'm gonna take care of your hot dog, if you take care of my bun.'"

"Birds do it
Bees do it
Even educated fleas do it
Let's do it."

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Old 01-18-2019, 08:33 PM
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Tube Snake Boogie - ZZ Top
Who also recorded
And I was gettin' blown away,
And she held it in her hand
And this is what she had to say:
A pearl necklace
She wanna pearl necklace


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"I'm gonna send ya back to schooling" - Led Zeppelin, Whole Lotta Love
Well at least that verse is euphemistic. That track includes such peaks of trope as "I'm gonna give you every inch of my love" and "I wanna be your back door man".

Oh and also from Zep:
Squeeze me baby, 'till the juice runs down my leg
The way you squeeze my lemon, I'm gonna fall right out of bed,



I'm telling you, masters of subtlety these two bands...
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Old 01-18-2019, 08:41 PM
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One day I was in the car with my wife when "I Want Candy" by Bow Wow Wow came on the radio. I'd never paid much attention to the lyrics before, but this time I did.

"Candy is a metaphor, isn't it?" I asked.

My wife just laughed.
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Whole gotta shaking going on.
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"My Handyman" wins hands down for most over-the-top ridiculous number of euphemisms in one song.

He shakes my ashes,
Greases my griddle,
Churns my butter,
And he strokes my fiddle, aw
My man, is such a handy man
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Old 01-18-2019, 09:38 PM
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Old 01-18-2019, 09:44 PM
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Old 01-18-2019, 09:53 PM
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Afternoon delight

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Old 01-18-2019, 09:58 PM
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Old 01-18-2019, 10:03 PM
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The absolute most disgusting explicit lyrics ever, from a Jethro Tull song, Velvet Green
The long grass blows in the evening cool
And August rare delight may be April's fool
But think not of that, my love, I'm tight against the seam
And growing up to meet you down on velvet green

Now I may tell you that it's love and not just lust
And if we live the lie, let's lie in trust
On golden daffodils to catch the silver stream
That washes out the wild oat seed upon velvet green
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Old 01-18-2019, 10:28 PM
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I don't think Velvet Green is disgusting at all.


Now, Hunting Girl, that's kinky.
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Old 01-19-2019, 01:30 AM
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"Let's Misbehave"--"...spring means just one thing for little lovebirds/We're not above birds, let's misbehave"
"Midnight At the Oasis" -- "kick up a little dust" etc.
Amy Winehouse "thinking of you in the final throes, that is when my buzzer goes"
The term "rock and roll" itself
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Old 01-19-2019, 01:36 AM
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Oh, how about Tori Amos' Raspberry Swirl? “If you want inside the well, boy, you better make her raspberry swirl”.
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Pretty much the entirety of Foxtrot Uniform Charlie Kilo by Bloodhound Gang.
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Old 01-19-2019, 07:09 AM
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I don't think Velvet Green is disgusting at all.


Now, Hunting Girl, that's kinky.
Heh, when I saw the title and artist, I first thought it was a Hunting Girl reference.
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I'm like a one eyed cat peeping in a seafood store......

The sole pleasure to be derived from that fat, kiss-curled buffoon Bill Haley is watching him sing Shake, Rattle and Roll with no clue as to what it means.

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Elvis Costello: "I wanna know about the mystery dance....."
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Well at least that verse is euphemistic. That track includes such peaks of trope as "I'm gonna give you every inch of my love" and "I wanna be your back door man".
"Back Door Man" in the context of the blues has the meaning of being the lover-on-the-side you'd sneak in through the back door as opposed to a direct euphamism for anal sex (ETA: actually, I don't know if that's what you intended or not, but I know we used to think the phrase meant that when we were teenagers.) Now, this is Zep, so it may also have that meaning, but just wanted people to know that there is a different, though I guess still sexual technically, meaning to it.

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From Jaded by Aerosmith: "We'll slip into the velvet glove, and be jaded."
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Old 01-19-2019, 10:57 AM
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Or Aerosmith's "You ain't seen nothing 'til you're down on a muffin"
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Bit of Springsteen there.
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I get the feeling there is something intensely sexual about this song, not sure what it is, though.
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From Jaded by Aerosmith: "We'll slip into the velvet glove, and be jaded."
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Or Aerosmith's "You ain't seen nothing 'til you're down on a muffin"
Or you could just "whip out your big ten inch..."
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Aretha's "We're going riding on the freeway of love in our pink Cadillac."

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I get the feeling there is something intensely sexual about this song, not sure what it is, though.
This one too.

Quote:
Come on angel my hearts on fire
Don't deny your man's desire
You'd be a fool to stop this tide
Spread your wings and let me come inside
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"Back Door Man" in the context of the blues has the meaning of being the lover-on-the-side you'd sneak in through the back door as opposed to a direct euphamism for anal sex (ETA: actually, I don't know if that's what you intended or not, but I know we used to think the phrase meant that when we were teenagers.) Now, this is Zep, so
...so it's odds-on they put in that lyric fully knowing exactly what a large segment of their fans were going to make of it. It's a skill.
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"Anaconda" by Nini Minaj

I read somewhere that "rock and roll" was an old blues/jazz slang term for sex.
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"I'm gonna send ya back to schooling" - Led Zeppelin, Whole Lotta Love
I don't think I've ever considered that line a reference to sex. But like, literally, the entire rest of the song, yeah.

Aerosmith - Big 10 Inch.

Tommy Jones - My Baby Does the Hanky Panky.

Just about every line from the musical Grease. I've seen it dozens of times and each time I hear something I had never noticed before. Lyrically, it's a pretty filthy movie. So much so that even with most everything buried in euphemisms and happy music, I'm surprised most people know the entire thing by they finish high school. I know I did. I know my daughter has seen it plenty of times as well.
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"Rosie" - Jackson Browne

"Rattlesnake Shake" - Fleetwood Mac

"Turning Japanese" - The Vapors

- For one particular act of love, anyway
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Elvis Costello: "I wanna know about the mystery dance....."
Pump It Up - Elvis Costello and the Attractions
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A lot of these are covers. "Whole Lotta Love" was stolen from Willie Dixon; he sued their white boy asses and won. "Big Ten Inch" was written by Bull Moose Jackson, and credited by Aerosmith as the writer.
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There is one Budgie song that has a salacious line/title that it took me embarrassingly long to grasp,
____You're the biggest thing since powdered milk, baby you know it's true
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There is one Budgie song that has a salacious line/title that it took me embarrassingly long to grasp,
____You're the biggest thing since powdered milk, baby you know it's true
I don't get it.
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"Mama's got a squeeze box, Daddy doesn't sleep at night."

No one's mentioned this one yet. Huh.
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I don't get it.
It helps to have a stronger response to the convexities than I do.
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"Mama's got a squeeze box, Daddy doesn't sleep at night."

No one's mentioned this one yet. Huh.
He couldn't sleep because she wouldn't stop playing that damn accordian.
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"Chestnut Mare" by the Byrds

Quote:
Damned if I don't land right on top of her
Well she takes off, runnin' up on to that ridge
Higher than I've ever been before
She's runnin' along just fine, till she stops
Something spooked her
It's a sidewinder, all coiled and ready to strike
She doesn't know what to do for a second
But then she jumps off the edge
Me holding on
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"Chestnut Mare" by the Byrds
Really? I've always thought that it was really a literal song about catching a horse. Bob Dylan's New Pony on the other hand is pure sexual Blues innuendo, with some original phrases nonetheless:

I got a new pony, she knows how to fox-trot, lope and pace
Well, I got a new pony, she knows how to fox-trot, lope and pace
She got great big hind legs
And long black shaggy hair hanging in her face


[...]

Come over here pony, I, I want to climb up one time on you
Come over here pony, I, I want to climb up one time on you
Well, you're so bad and nasty
But I love you, yes I do
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"Mama's got a squeeze box, Daddy doesn't sleep at night."

No one's mentioned this one yet. Huh.
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He couldn't sleep because she wouldn't stop playing that damn accordian.
"It goes in,and out, and in, and out, and in, and out,
playing all night, and the music's all right,
Momma's got a squeezebox, Daddy never sleeps at night!"


Sheena Easton invited someone to "come spend the night inside my sugar walls". The video implied that she was talking about her apartment. I don't think so.

Sir Mix-A-Lot "Baby Got Back":
"My anaconda don't want none,
Unless you got buns, hon!"
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Just about every line from the musical Grease. I've seen it dozens of times and each time I hear something I had never noticed before. Lyrically, it's a pretty filthy movie. So much so that even with most everything buried in euphemisms and happy music, I'm surprised most people know the entire thing by they finish high school. I know I did. I know my daughter has seen it plenty of times as well.
The film was based on a stage musical, which, in its original form, was apparently substantially raunchier than the toned-down (but still naughty) movie version.
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