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Weezer: Buddy Holly Meaning

Song Released: 1994

Buddy Holly Lyrics

Whats with these homies dissing my girl?
Why do they gotta front?
What did we ever do to these guys that made them so violent?
Oooo oooo!
But ya know I’m yours,
Oooo oooo!
And I know your mine.
Oooo oooo!
thats for all time

Ooo wee...


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    Jan 7th, 2019 1:51pm report

    Buddy Holly dosnet have any much of a deep meaning, it is quite straight foraward. Lead singer, Rivers Cuomo, looks like Buddy Holly. He stated it in the chorus, “I look just like Buddy Holly” referring to him. If you don’t know who Buddy Holly is you can look up a picture of him, you will be able to tell a resemblance between Rivers and Buddy.


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    Jul 30th, 2015 7:29pm report

    "What's with the homies dissing my girl?"
    Sounds like code for complaining about black guys trying to talk to the singer's girl. Not complicated code either - seems obvious.

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    Oct 31st, 2012 10:54pm report

    "Your tongue is twisted, your eyes are slit, you need a guardian" - I think this must refer to a girl with Down's Syndrome.

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    Sep 24th, 2008 9:52pm report

    You guys are right about the meaning. The name of the song simply refers to the fact that Rivers, the lead singer, has an eerily similar resemblance to Buddy Holly himself. Notice the short hair and thick, black rimmed glasses.


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    Jul 3rd, 2008 7:49pm report

    Actually this song is about a platonic relationship that rivers had with an asian girl in high school. He refers to the fact that she's asian in the lines "your tongue is twisted, your eyes are slit"


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    Dec 16th, 2005 12:51pm report

    This song is about Rivers' willingness to defend his girlfriend. It's about the way he felt the need to stand up for her and the way he didn't care what anyone else thought about their relationship together.

    Apparently, this girl was a bit young for Rivers.

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