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Cyndi Lauper: Sally's Pigeons Meaning

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Song Released: 1993


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When I was eight I had a friend
With a pirate smile
Make believe and play pretend
We were innocent and wild
Hopped the fence and slammed the gate
Running down my alleyway
In time to watch Sally's Pigeons fly
We loved to watch them dive and...

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    anonymous
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    Jul 12th, 7:53am report


    Sally is a man who own's the pigeon's. The pregnant girls' name is never revealed in the song and the other girls is Cyndi.



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    anonymous
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    May 26th, 5:16pm report


    His name was “Sali” not “sally”



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    anonymous
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    Sep 22nd, 2016 9:17pm report


    This song is about a girl who loses her virginity, falls pregnant and then dies because she had a back alley abortion because it was illegal to have an abortion otherwise at the time... this song was written in 1993 and the line "some 21 years back" would suggest that it took place circa 1972



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    anonymous
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    Jul 24th, 2014 7:53pm report


    It's about two friends who during their teen years experimented with love and sex. One got pregnant presumably before Row v. Wade and died from a back alley abortion.



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    anonymous
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    May 17th, 2011 5:59pm report


    I think sally lost her virginity in a undesirable way.




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