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  1. Ericc2469
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    Mar 25th 2021 report

    I remember it when it was brand new on vinyl and it is a work of art to my knowledge never played live
    But the time it was created Rock was considered rebellious and dark to parents and church groups of the time and it was a song of who we were as kids rebellious frustrated and stead fast in our passion for music and it was an anthem to our way of life.

  2. anonymous
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    Mar 5th 2019 report

    I suspect it’s about his being kicked out of Black Sabbath and the events that led up to that.

  3. anonymous
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    Feb 23rd 2018 report

    My version of what it means don t gimmie your bs I just want to rock an roll. Its very simple

  4. anonymous
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    Nov 7th 2017 report

    It is not about the bible. Or some stupid political rant. Its about stupid people who talk about talking about the bible and political balshite.

    It was written in the early, early 80s by some guys who thought all those people can go eff themselves, because its really all about the rock n roll. Come on. This was throw up your first and last fingers, and bang your effing head, OK?

  5. anonymous
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    Oct 7th 2017 report

    It's about being fed up and weary of the endless liberal mouth-diarrhea that spews and spews from their vacant brains about everything... frantically insisting that anybody who disagrees with them is stupid/evil (ideas so good they have to get violent to shove them down our throats - Antifa/BLM anybody?) and that they have the cure to all of the worlds ills - if we'd just give them the power and control that they need. In reality, they are know-nothing morons who couldn't reason their way out of a paper bag. The lyrics describe his exasperation with these types: "how many times have I heard it before and I'll probably hear it again" (their endless illogical blathering plus virtue-signalling), also "and they don't really know even what they're talking about, and I can't imagine what empty heads can achieve" - and really, he's right - what can a vacant liberal mind achieve? Just visit any city that has been liberal Democrat-controlled for the last 50+ years (Detroit MI, St. Louis MO, Oakland CA, Chicago IL, etc...) for a lesson in reality of what their policies "achieve" - a violent crime-ridden cesspool of humans who have lost all interest and will to function on a "societal level", and instead have been reduced mindless thugs through the endless repetitive application of "you are a victim who can never amount to anything because the 'system' won't let you" brain-washing along with a few "goodies/hand-outs" (not enough to live "well", mind you, but just enough to keep them lining up for more, generation after generation, like rats in a cage for their daily pellet, and always voting for the same ones who are keeping them down). It's amazing to listen to this song while watching Nancy Pelosi blather on about something - the lyrics are quite clearly about everybody like her in the world.

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  6. anonymous
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    Feb 22nd 2013 report

    It's not about Christianity. It's obviously about the business side of of the music industry.

  7. anonymous
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    Apr 18th 2011 report

    The song is about believing in rock and roll becouse everyone esle is corrupt and not really thinking in their right frames of mind. Ozzy went through alot of recording company BS and putting up with band members that were flakes ect.

  8. anonymous
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    Apr 13th 2011 report

    This song is a fantastic diatribe against Christianity. Every time you see some joker handing out Bibles or they come to your door, "how many times have I heard it before? And I'll probably hear it again." There is a weariness to it. How wonderful the world would be if we didn't HAVE to hear it again, or the lies of "confession," if all the Christians had been fed to the lions and the religion was extinct. This is the sense Osbourne is going after. There is an unwarranted sense of pity in the song as well, "And they don't even know really what they're talking about," alludes to the fact that your average Jesus-freak has the IQ of a turnip and has no idea about Bible translations or history, or the Reformation etc. However, Ozzy has the antidote: "Rock'n'roll is my religion and my law." A small detail: I think "glories overdue" should be "glory's overdue."

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  9. anonymous
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    Jun 5th 2007 report

    Ozzy Osbourne - You Can't Kill Rock And Roll Lyrics

    How many times can they fill me with lies
    And I listen, again
    Twisting the truth
    And they're playin' around with my head O.K.
    The things they will do
    And the things they will say
    When they don't really understand
    Tears fill my eyes when I hear all the cries
    For the reason today

    And they don't really know
    Even what they're talkin' about
    And I can't imagine what empty heads can achieve.

    Leave me alone
    Don't want your promises no more
    'Cause rock'n'roll is my religion and my law
    Won't ever change,
    May think it's strange
    You can't kill rock'n'roll
    It's here to stay.

    Looking through eyes of time
    Mirrors reflecting their
    stories untrue
    Promises promises,
    Telling me all of my glories overdue.
    How many times have I heard it before
    And I'll probably hear it again
    King of a thousand knights,
    Pawn in a table fight Losing to you.

    And they don't really know
    Even what they're talkin' about
    And I can't imagine what empty heads can achieve.

    Leave me alone
    Don't want your promises no more
    'Cause rock'n'roll is my religion and my law
    Won't ever change,
    May think it's strange
    You can't kill rock'n'roll it's here to stay.

    Even the rhymes that they give me in times of confession
    ain't true
    Outcome is obvious
    All for them none for us meaning you too


    The things they will do
    And the things they will say
    When they don't really understand
    Fear of rejection I need their protection
    I'm making a stand

    And they don't really know
    Even what they're talkin' about
    And I can't imagine what empty heads can achieve.

    Leave me alone
    Don't want your promises no more
    'Cause rock'n'roll is my religion and my law
    Won't ever change,
    May think it's strange
    You can't kill rock'n'roll it's here to stay

    Leave me alone
    Don't want your promises no more
    'Cause rock'n'roll is my religion and my law
    Won't ever change,
    May think it's strange
    You can't kill rock'n'roll it's here to stay

  10. Heavy_Metal_Rules69
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    May 2nd 2006 report

    This song is about Ozzy's father in law, Don Arden. (Sharon's father)


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