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In the corner
Of my eye
I saw you in Rudy's
You were very high
You were high
It was a cryin' disgrace
They saw your face

On the counter
By your keys
Was a book of numbers
And your remedies
One of these
Surely will screen out the...

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    anonymous
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    Sep 23rd, 9:23pm report


    STEELY DAN'S ''Black Cow'' song meaning for me, especially if you're a concerned Palestinian/Israeli citizen, Jewish or not, that's about the holy Cow's charred by fire remains. Which was/is 'another way' of saying by the ''Book Of Numbers'' in this song, that's to His[the Protagonist's] girlfriend. Which could be a modern day Israeli ''High'' Priestress who's also high at the bar. In a new way for her to take her ''red heifer'' new born drink that was ''raised up'' to be a sacrifice without a blemish and then for Her to get out of the state of Israel and leave Him alone drinking at the bar.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 20th, 2017 8:33pm report


    He's in love with a party girl and has had his fill.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 16th, 2017 1:24pm report


    A Black Cow is a mixed drink. "Ie". Booze

    Take your big black cow an get out of here




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