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Van Halen: Panama Meaning


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Song Released: 1984

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Panama Lyrics

Oh yeah
Aah ha aah

Jump back, what's that sound?
Here she comes full blast and top down
Hot shoe burnin' down the avenue
Model citizen, zero discipline
Don't you know she's coming home with me?
You'll lose her in the turn
I'll get...


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    Jun 2nd, 2018 6:06pm report

    Ease the seat back. So she can taste your shaft while driving down the road


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    Mar 25th, 2018 3:19am report

    When I was a little kid, I probably thought Van Halen’s song “Panama” was about the country or the canal. In fact I probably didn’t care what it meant, because at that age i just figured rock stars sang whatever they wanted whether it made sense or not. It wasn’t until I got a little older and understood the song’s lyrics, and VH’s word tricks a little better that I realized that “Panama’ wasn’t about Panama. It was just about your ma. lol


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    Feb 23rd, 2018 2:55pm report

    A good looking woman in a nice car picks him up is my interpretation.


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    Feb 13th, 2018 2:22am report

    No guys, It's about picking up a stripper and taking her home.


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    Oct 14th, 2013 10:12pm report

    It's about drivin' in a badass car...Van Halen being Van Halen...lol. I agree with DangDog, though. :p


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    Aug 8th, 2010 8:14pm report

    The song is about a kickass car, and getting high in the kickass car. 'Nuff said.

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