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Paul Simon: Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes Meaning

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Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes Lyrics

(a-wa) O kodwa u zo-nge li-sa namhlange
(a-wa a-wa) Si-bona kwenze ka kanjani
(a-wa a-wa) Amanto mbazane ayeza

She's a rich girl
She don't try to hide it
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes

He's a poor boy
Empty as a pocket
Empty as a...

  1. anonymous
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    Jul 31st report

    If diamonds are a girls best friend, couldn't it make sense that Simon feels like she's walking all over him? Using him perhaps? It's my understanding that Paul Simon is pretty good with metaphors.

  2. anonymous
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    Jan 27th 2018 report

    In past times, before more sophisticated detectors were used, diamonds were smuggled out of the diamond mines in South Africa by inserting diamonds in the heels and soles of shoes.


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