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Beach Boys: Kokomo Meaning

Song Released: 1988



Kokomo Lyrics

Aruba, Jamaica ooh I wanna take ya
To Bermuda, Bahama come on pretty mama
Key Largo, Montego baby why don't we go
Jamaica
off the Florida Keys
There's a place called Kokomo
That's where you wanna go to get away from it all

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  1. anonymous
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    Sep 7th 2019 report

    I love that song it makes more fun to do at the beach and so I want to be like fun song on the beach then I can write about the beach then me and Jonas brothers can do that. But we can write Kokomo for The Beach Boys, but it looks like the beach I love the beach my friends are taking me there and writing music and get creative, we’re using you feel the love, and also broken heart.

  2. rlquall
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    Apr 20th 2013 report

    This song is about an idealized tropical location, not a real one. There is no such actual place "off the Florida Keys" as "Kokomo"; the real "Kokomo", despite the tropical-sounding name is, ironically, in central Indiana.

    For the life of me, the bridge supposedly about the "Monserrat mystique" has always sounded like, "Be sure not to make / The Monserrat mistake," which would be appropriate as there was little there before the volcanic eruption and even less since.

    If you need a wewsite to explain to you how a couple at sea could try to "defy a little gravity," then I feel sorry for you.


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