What does Green, Green Grass of Home mean?

Search Login

Curly Putman: Green, Green Grass of Home Meaning

Green, Green Grass of Home Lyrics

The old home town looks the same as I step down from the train,
and there to meet me is my Mama and Papa.
Down the road I look and there runs Mary hair of gold and lips like cherries.
It's good to touch the green, green grass of home.


    click a star to vote
    Sep 5th, 2019 9:21am report

    I believe the song lyrics are referring to a prisoner dreaming and then awakening to realize he was dreaming just before he is led to the gallows to be executed.


    click a star to vote
    May 19th, 2019 5:01pm report

    I think more of the idea of a G.I. coming home in a closed box. An escort guard (body chaser) in dress uniform with a folded flag and a chaplain. We buried enough of them this way when I was a younger man. Notifying families in person was the worse part, but a necessary task.


    click a star to vote
    Jan 21st, 2015 1:56pm report

    A man returned to his old hometown where his family met him as he got off the train. then he awoke in prison and realized he was only dreaming. He realized the only way his family will get together to see him is at is funeral when they bury him, with the padre there beneath the green green grass of home.

More Curly Putman song meanings ยป


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]

Just Posted

When I Was Older anonymous
Therefore I Am anonymous
Monkey Wrench anonymous
A.I. anonymous
O Children anonymous
Everybody's Talkin' anonymous
Santa Tell Me anonymous
You're So Vain anonymous
Light My Fire anonymous
Bored anonymous
Stricken anonymous
Never Gonna Give You Up anonymous
Party in the U.S.A. anonymous
Follow Me anonymous
Get Back anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Megan Thee Stallion
Tai Verdes
Miley Cyrus
Away In A Manger
Carrie Underwood
Sweet Baby Jesus
Carrie Underwood
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Carrie Underwood
Mary, Did You Know?
Carrie Underwood