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Eric Clapton: Lay Down Sally Meaning

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Song Released: 1977


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Lyrics
There is nothing that is wrong
In wanting you to stay here with me
I know you've got somewhere to go
But won't you make yourself at home and stay with me?
And don't you ever leave

Lay down, Sally, and rest you in my arms
Don't you...

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    anonymous
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    Nov 3rd, 2018 11:50pm report


    Easy Sally is naive snd he just wants her for a little casual no strings fun, for awhile, no beating around the bush, lol.



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    anonymous
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    Feb 15th, 2018 2:47pm report


    Actually he was singing about his dog but we can go with that stuff too.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 29th, 2017 9:16pm report


    Song 4me interpretates "persuasion towards Sally to rekindle their love that's not lost by tossing out worries & give their romance a chance! Running is no answer, but be submissive & we do belong together Sally ....



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    anonymous
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    Mar 5th, 2017 3:01pm report


    It's kind of creepy, but I think it's a dark plea from a serial killer to keep his victim with him. He tries talking to her all night, but of course he finds the poignant truth of the serial killer: he cannot really keep his victim, only the lifeless shell.
    He longs for the morning light to "reanimate" the victim, but will only be disappointed.

    Or he was singing about banging someone's wife, because Clapton was a total sleazebag who couldn't keep his hands off his mates' wives.



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    anonymous
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    Apr 11th, 2014 4:47am report


    A mafioso or snitch who "lays down" and is a "lay-down SALly", most likely to be killed.



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    anonymous
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    Oct 2nd, 2013 10:00am report


    This song is about when eric clapton was sleeping with ringo starr's wife. gives the song a whole new meaning.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 29th, 2013 9:30pm report


    Briefly: Loving y'r favorite instrument, whether piano, guitar, harmonica, Hugh Base Fidel 78in. Long or less can lay down w/u strumming vocal---instrument ally expression joined with
    expression. Expression is the concept of life--without it to bad



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    anonymous
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    Nov 24th, 2011 11:26am report


    Here's my interpretation: Its about a man struggling with a drug addiction (Sally); and he's been struggling most of his life trying to put his problems rest, but can't seem to do so.




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