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Peter Paul & Mary : Where Have All the Flowers Gone? Meaning

Song Released: 1962


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Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing?
Where have all the flowers gone, long time ago?
Where have all the flowers gone?
Young girls have picked them everyone.
Oh, when will they ever learn?
Oh, when will they ever...

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    anonymous
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    Mar 25th, 2012 3:23pm report


    Think it must be a warning about war, or Nuclear War, and its' results?
    "Where have all the soldiers gone?
    Gone to graveyards, everyone." Bit like Big Yellow Taxi. Also seems to reflect the film The Day The Earth Stood Still.




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