What does Cracklin Rosie mean?

Search Login

Neil Diamond: Cracklin Rosie Meaning

Tagged:

No tags, suggest one.

Song Released: 1970


Cracklin Rosie Lyrics

Cracklin rosie, get on board
Were gonna ride till there aint no more to go
Taking it slow
Lord, dont you know
Have made me a time with a poor mans lady

Hitchin on a twilight train
Aint nothing here that I care to take along
Maybe a...

  1.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Sep 10th, 2009 9:42pm report


    Wikipedia has the meaning of the song as discussed by Neil Diamond himself. Look it up to read it completely. The gist is that he had spent time with an Indian tribe where there were many more men than women so some nights the single men of the tribe would enjoy their drink (a sparking [crackling] red wine type of alcoholic beverage).

    It clearly could be about a woman and I'm sure he knew that easy double meaning when he wrote it.



  2.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Aug 14th, 2006 8:43pm report


    A song about drinking alone. Cracklin rose is an inexpensive red wine....'having a time with a poor mans lady....'
    another song of neils was about red wine...'red red wine'.




More Neil Diamond song meanings »


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]





Powered by sweet Captcha

Just Posted

Revolution #9 HarryLeonard
Doing it Wrong anonymous
Sorry anonymous
God Is Dead? kooljohn176
Bruised and Scarred anonymous
Dirty Harry anonymous
Rose's Turn anonymous
Watching Airplanes anonymous
Ready To run anonymous
Social Casualty anonymous
All About That Bass anonymous
Anaconda anonymous
Blackbird anonymous
O anonymous
Back 2 Good anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

The Blacker The Berry
Kendrick Lamar
Kiss You in the Morning
Michael Ray
Biscuits
Kacey Musgraves
Wesley's Theory
Kendrick Lamar
Fairly Local
Twenty One Pilots
King Kunta
Kendrick Lamar
My Ol' Bronco
Luke Bryan
Wish You Were Mine
Philip George