What does Hang Fire mean?

Search Login

The Rolling Stones: Hang Fire Meaning

Tagged:

No tags, suggest one.

Song Released: 1983


Hang Fire Lyrics

In the sweet old country where I come from
Nobody ever works
Yeah nothing gets done
We hang fire, we hang fire

You know marrying money is a full time job
I don't need the aggravation
I'm a lazy slob
I hang fire, I hang fire
Hang...

  1. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Nov 5th report

    Hang fire means hold your fire, or wait to do something. Hold on, hang tight,procrastinate etc... he said himself he's a lazy slob.

  2. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Apr 5th 2020 report

    I always thought it referred to smoking marijuana out of a pipe.... you hold the lighter upside down.... thus “hanging fire”

  3. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Nov 11th 2019 report

    No longer true when jobs are plentiful and able bodied kids sit around while senior citizens struggle to work.

  4. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Sep 18th 2019 report

    It means when you have little money and no job why not just use to have fun. When recessions hit those in the working class lose their jobs some hit rock bottom and go out have fun.

  5. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Sep 9th 2014 report

    Counterfeiting money - hang it up to dry.


More The Rolling Stones song meanings »


 


Latest Articles

 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]





Just Posted

This Is It anonymous
Rain EricHarv
Riders on the Storm EricHarv
In America EricHarv
Six Feet From the Edge EricHarv
Black Butterfly anonymous
Maze anonymous
Soul Meets Body anonymous
Body singerstargirl
Polyamorous anonymous
Ruby Tuesday Anoneemouse
Soldier, Poet, King anonymous
I Started A Joke anonymous
Self Care anonymous
Who We Are anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Cold December
Rod Wave
Iffy
Chris Brown
Fish Scale
YoungBoy Never Broke Again
She Likes It
Russell Dickerson
All Of You
Stephanie Beatriz
Single Again
Trey Lewis
Whiskey Sour
Kane Brown
Everybody Talks To God
Aaron Lewis