What does Maggie May mean?

Rod Stewart: Maggie May Meaning

Album cover for Maggie May album cover

Song Released: 1971

Maggie May Lyrics

Wake up Maggie, I think I got something to say to you
It's late September and I really should be back at school
I know I keep you amused but I feel I'm being used
Oh Maggie, I couldn't have tried any more
You led me away from home just to...

  1. anonymous
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    Sep 9th 2022 !⃝

    Most people paid no attention to the lyrics when this song played on a thing called a radio.

    The song is about a young man taking a detour in life to have an older woman lover instead of staying in school. Of course, it has to end, and nobody likes change. He knows that he was foolish but he enjoyed the benefits of the spring / winter relationship.

  2. anonymous
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    Oct 29th 2013 !⃝

    Really about a bad relationship between the singer and a girl named Maggie May. She is manipulative and nasty, but he is young and inexperienced and doesn't have the courage to do anything about it.

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