Beatles: She Said She Said Meaning
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Song Released: 1966
She Said She Said Lyrics
I know what it is to be sad
And she's making me feel like I've never been born.
I said "Who put all those things in your hair
Things that ake me feel that I'm mad
And you're making me feel like...
texaslyrick Sep 30th, 2009 9:51pm report
It appears to me John is recounting a "witnessing" session between him and a female Christian during the "Jesus Freak" movement while he was in California. "You're making me feel like I've never been born" is a reference to the idea of being "born again". Another commenter rightly corrected the lyrics from "ideas in her hair" to "her head".
anonymous Apr 16th, 2009 4:05pm report
Actor Peter Fonda told John Lennon at a party that he knew what it was like to be dead after having what we call a near death experience, but should be called a near life experience actually. The rest is pure John creating a song like he often did, out of the inspiration of a phrase or saying that in some way enlightened him.
anonymous Feb 4th, 2009 2:11am report
This song is about 1 of the first acid trips john went on. A girl who was with them freaked him out by telling him she new what it was like to bed....hence the song
This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
anonymous Mar 6th, 2008 3:22pm report
For what it's worth, this is unquestionably my all-time favorite Beatles song. I've believed this song to be about a man who is troubled and frustrated that the girl he cares for isn't snapping out of her depression, despite his attempts to do so. The phrase "like I've never been born" is essentially "like I don't exist".
The are some errors here in the lyrics (perhaps they'll be corrected some day), most notably the phrase "who put all those things in your hair". It should be "head", not "hair".
anonymous Dec 17th, 2005 12:27am report
It was Peter Fonda talking about how he almost died when he was a kid.
silverbeatle Aug 11th, 2005 8:14pm report
About an experiance John had with one of his friends, think his name was Peter, anyways, his friend was under the influence of acid and was telling people "I know what it's like to be dead." This annoyed john, but inspired this song.
John wrote She said, insted of He Said, so it would't be connected to his friend.
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