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Counting Crows: Mr. Jones Meaning

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Song Released: 1993


Mr. Jones Lyrics

Shalalalalalala... Mmm... Uhum...

I was down at the New Amsterdam
Staring at this yellow-haired girl
Mr. Jones strikes up a conversation
With a black-haired Flamenco dancer
You know, she dances while his father plays guitar
She's suddenly...

  1. anonymous
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    Apr 16th 2018 report

    It's about the devil. What song isn't?

  2. anonymous
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    Sep 14th 2011 report

    The song is about we all wish one day we could be famous, hence the reason why he says we all wish we could be big stars, yet we don't know where to begin.

  3. anonymous
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    Jun 14th 2011 report

    This song is really a throwback to a time when Adam was in his 20's enjoying life, and a commentary about how easy life was. Then as we get older, things like finances, and love come into play, when its easier just to sit back and drink and enjoy the pleasures of life.

    It's like Peter Pan, why grow up?


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