What does Tupelo Honey mean?

Search Login

Van Morrison: Tupelo Honey Meaning


No tags, suggest one.

Tupelo Honey Lyrics

You can take all the tea in China,
Put it in a big brown bag for me.
Sail around the seven oceans,
Drop it in the bottom of the deep blue sea.
She's as sweet as tupelo honey.
She's an angel of the first degree.
She's as sweet as tupelo...

  1. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Feb 20th 2019 report

    She is Liberty, the sweetest thing. The revolution was started by men of vision, now carved in granite. The tea they dumped was the symbol of them escaping the yoke of tyranny. Now that we have tasted freedom, we can not stop till all are free.

  2. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 27th 2018 report

    An innocent woman...

  3. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Mar 25th 2018 report

    I always thought it was a love song. Tonight I listened again after years "she" is freedom.

    For my money freedom here is freedom from the bondage of slavery. That is how it feels to me after tonight. Before I really enjoyed this song, but as a love song to his honey. I think I like it even more the way I see it now.

  4. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Aug 15th 2016 report

    Tupelo honey is the most rare and prized of honeys.
    She's as sweet as Tupelo honey. She is this nation of the United States. Of course prior to the revolution she wasn't yet the USA.
    You can take all the tea in China, put it in a big brown bag for me.
    International trade is desirable but the rebels decided to revolt against the British and dump the tea in the Boston harbor.
    A revolution was born and the road to freedom foraged out. So the men could see a way to freedom and they would not be stopped.

More Van Morrison song meanings ยป


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]

Just Posted

WAP anonymous
Fell In Love With A Girl anonymous
Medicine whore
Only Angel whore
Mustapha anonymous
Breakeven anonymous
Queen of the Slipstream anonymous
Mr. Tinkertrain anonymous
Will You Be There anonymous
Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down anonymous
The One on the Right Is on the Left anonymous
Words, Words, Words anonymous
Me Too anonymous
Child in Time anonymous
Sunday Girl anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

South On Ya
Luke Combs
Country'd Look Good On You
Frank Ray
Oceanic Feeling
I Guess I'm In Love
Clinton Kane
Wild Hearts
Keith Urban
The Path
Trippie Redd