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Clutch: I Have the Body of John Wilkes Booth Meaning

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Like Marlon Brando, but bigger.
You'll find that creature at the bottom of the deep down Susquehanna River.
This one I had stood right on up to me,
Tore out his hook and declared himself a prodigy.
But oh no, fishing ain't what it used to...

  1. anonymous
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    Jun 10th 2017 report

    No big mystery here. The lyrics basically say that fishing hasn't been real good for the protagonist, and when he finally catches something, it's a rare one--the actual body of JWB and that he's cashing in on it.


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