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Guess Who: No Time Meaning

Song Released: 1970


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    deni.jerome
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    Dec 5th, 2014 12:32pm report


    I heard a story that Randy apparently told during a show years ago. They were traveling to the States ... for a a tour. Once they reached the borders in california they were told since they were on a Visa that they could be drafted on the spot and sent to Vietnam. Since they were not interested ... they turned around and went back home... and wrote this song about their experience. I guess no one will ever really know.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 26th, 2013 12:07am report


    It has already been stated by Burton Cummings (he wrote the song with Randy Bachman)that the song is about a breakup with a woman. It isn't about death, as many have stated over the years.



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    anonymous
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    May 17th, 2013 5:35am report


    When I think of the song "No Time," and I read on people's interpretations of the song, I found my own interpretation.When I think on how things are now,and with how things must have been when the group was on tour,it can refer to more of the past-paced living that has come from industrialization and how it has became inextricably weaved into our way of living and being - and it consumes us (at least that is one interpretation of that particular song).With a youtube video of the song (the beginning shows mechanical clock components gives reference to how our perception of time changes with circumstances), it draws out the premonition on how things of the dynamics of industrialization, and with the belief of acquiring better things when it can really isolate a person from things to being more of a bystander in things instead of something personal.The group may not have been able to articulate the things in this specific context,but I am certain they were feeling and experiencing those things.The things we tend to value (or at least want to in some degree) isn't being given as much availability as we would like to because of things of economy,etc influencing things of society and culture more than we would like them to.The person is feeling compelled to pursue these indistinct endeavours.At some points of time in each of our lives, we can identify with this type of mentality.Whether it has been used to communicate this to a friend, family member, significant other, it depends.Could I be reading more into this? Possibly.The melody and lyrics maintain a consistent pattern.



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    anonymous
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    Apr 7th, 2012 4:57pm report


    The speaker has no time left for the person he was once with anymore. He also has no time for many things like revolving doors and summer rains. He has to move forward and is in a rush to do things. He is moving forward and on to better things. The line "distant roads are calling me" means that he's being called to do take a different road- and will pursue a different path. He also feels that this change him doesn't warrant an explanation; he doesn't want his lover to wonder why he no longer has time. He just changed.




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