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The Doors: The Hitchhiker Meaning

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Thoughts in time and out of season
The Hitchhiker
Stood by the side of the road
And leveled his thumb
In the calm calculus of reason

Hi. How you doin'? I just got back into town L.A.
I was out on the desert for awhile

"Riders on the...

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    anonymous
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    Oct 15th, 2015 10:30pm report


    The Hitchhiker is a song that delves into the universe of "Riders on Storm", where, in my opinion, the "killer on the road" is death itself, masked as an hitchhiker, because it is always walking alongside you and both passengers are headeing to the same final destination, death. The whole eerie atmosphere surrounding the song, amplifies the dark message behind it.




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