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Social Distortion: Gimme the Sweet and Lowdown Meaning


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Gimme the Sweet and Lowdown Lyrics

It was a moonlight mishap
You lost your party hat
Seems your lifestyle ain’t so worthwhile after all
A heavy-hearted taxi ride
Then a walk on the wild side
Did your guardian angel let you down?
Gonna lay low and play it straight
It’s time to...

  1. anonymous
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    Oct 2nd 2020 report

    its about how you thrash you life when you were young and able to recover and live a meaningful life...my 2cents

  2. anonymous
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    Jul 12th 2013 report

    It's about artificial sweetener.

  3. anonymous
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    Sep 15th 2011 report

    Sounds like somebody's had too much of the party lifestyle...told by someone who knows.

  4. anonymous
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    Feb 25th 2011 report

    I think its about Vince Neil of motley crue.....hence the references...walk on the wildside.....and kickstart your heart.....about how her keeps fucking up.....keeps falling off the espn.....of course it could be about any of those hollywood nit wits

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  5. anonymous
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    Feb 3rd 2011 report

    I take this song to be about coming into the 12 steps. "Gimme the sweet and lowdown" is essentially taking step five "Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs."

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