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Jack Johnson: Banana Pancakes Meaning

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Banana Pancakes Lyrics

Can't you see that it's just rainin'
There ain't no need to go outside

But baby, you hardly even notice
When I try to show you
this song It's meant to keep you
From doin' what you're supposed to
Like wakin' up too early
Maybe we...

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    anonymous
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    May 16th, 2007 5:34pm report


    'We got everything we need right here
    And everything we need is enough
    It's just so easy
    When the whole world fits inside of your arms'

    They've got each other and he just wants her to forget about the rest of the world for a day so he can show her he loves her.

    Yes, it does mention sex:

    'Mama made a baby
    I really don't mind to practice
    Because you're my little lady
    Lady, lady love me'



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    anonymous
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    Apr 21st, 2011 4:42pm report


    Its about two people banging at sunrise.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 14th, 2006 6:17am report


    It's about not wanting the person you love to ever leave:

    "The telephone singing, ringing, it's too early
    Don't pick it up
    We don't need to
    We got everything we need right here
    And everything we need is enough "

    All you need is love... basically!

    Whenever someone leaves you feel sad and so you want a reason to keep them with you for as long as possible... rain's a good enough reason for them not to leave y



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    anonymous
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    Oct 8th, 10:45am report


    Lots of people say this song isbabout morning sex.
    Lots of people say it's about wanting a lazy morning in and not wanting your love to leave.

    Why can't it be about both? It's about someone who wants their partner to stay in bed with them; who wants to flirt and make love together, stay and cuddle afterwards. To me, this song encompasses everything about wanting a lazy morning in - including the sex.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 31st, 8:56pm report


    Is it true that somebody else actually wrote These lyrics for Jack. Or did he really write these lyrics for his wife? I know a lot of musicians don't write their own music but doesn't The Lyricist usually get credit? I met a man in Maine who said he wrote These lyrics for Jack.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 31st, 8:56pm report


    Is it true that somebody else actually wrote These lyrics for Jack. Or did he really write these lyrics for his wife? I know a lot of musicians don't write their own music but doesn't The Lyricist usually get credit?



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    anonymous
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    May 30th, 2020 5:06am report


    I think this song has multiple meanings depending on how it’s interpreted some may see it as having sex in the morning some may see it as just wanting to be with the one you love either way see it how you want to see it bc for one it could mean something that makes a lot of sense like for Jack Johnson he may have written it about sex but songs mean how you see them personally I see it as a song where you don’t want to leave someone you love and you just want to care about them and for them to care about you but see it how you feel writers like him write multiple reasons in songs for reasons like this so people can make their own interpretations and be relatable to it and like it



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    anonymous
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    Apr 21st, 2018 4:31am report


    Banana pancakes is just about sleeping in, having a relaxing day and making banana pancakes together.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 22nd, 2017 7:52pm report


    Banana pancakes slang for a morning romp sex session. The perfect start for any day with the one you love! Grovey
    Tune too!



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    anonymous
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    Apr 16th, 2012 4:52am report


    I remember hearing a few years ago that when kids would ask him to sing banana pancakes, Jack Johnson would feel really embarrassed, because while they loved the song, the term "making banana pancakes" was a euphemism for sex in the morning.

    Do a search - it's all out there on Google...



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    anonymous
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    Jul 16th, 2007 7:19am report


    I believe this song has such a deep and meaningful meaning. To me it represents peace, love and happiness. The way that Jack Johnson can create such a invigorating and refreshing song is beyond me. He is an artist beyond belief. The song though means that on a Sunday after making some banana pancakes go have some afternoon delight get loose and produce.



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    litlmsbrowneyes
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    Jul 2nd, 2007 7:51pm report


    I LOVE this song. It's pretty much what everyone's said, about not getting out of bed and sleeping in and not answering the phone or the alarm clock. and lying around with the girl he loves, being lazy, baking banana pancakes. my boyfriend sings this to me all the time. and on days that it rains he comes over and makes banana pancakes. It's adorable!



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    anonymous
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    Mar 2nd, 2007 3:01pm report


    That having to leave the person you can't live w/o for work every morning is part of the world, like rain, but what life should be is as easy as staying in and making banana pancakes-> "This song is ment 2 keep ya from doin what cha suposta" ..
    AND- Laka is a hawaiian goddess that , I think, takes in the sun and spreads it in nature or something like that



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    anonymous
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    Nov 26th, 2006 11:02pm report


    its about sex. listen to the lyrics one more time and you will see it



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    anonymous
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    Jul 6th, 2006 7:47am report


    This is a song he wrote for his wife off the top of his head to keep her from going to work. It wasn't meeant to be an actual song on IBD, but the producers liked it.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 1st, 2006 7:42pm report


    The song is about a girl that he loves and just wants to spend time with her cause they never have time together... It hasn't nothing to with some analagie to life or some bullshit like that... If you listen to the words its obvious



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    anonymous
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    Jul 1st, 2006 7:17pm report


    Well, Jack and his girlfriend have been really busy and he misses her so he convinces her to stay home and not answer the phone and he will make her banana pancakes like he would do on the weekend to make the day feel like it really is a weekend so she will relax



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    anonymous
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    Jun 14th, 2006 6:40am report


    Too many people are on a schedule and fall into the hectic Western norms. People need to remember to live it up. I agree with everyone except the first fool. May the wind be at your back and the sun upon your face! LIVE IT.

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