Using biblical imagery, the song describes the birth of Elvis Presley during a heavy storm in Tupelo, Mississippi. The "looky looky yonder" motif that is featured in the song is derived from a song of the same name recorded by Lead Belly , usually found as part of a medley which Cave himself covered under the title " Black Betty " on Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' third album, Kicking Against the Pricks. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification.
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Tupelo Honey Warner Bros. It is also the best sounding record he has done so far, thus making up for one of the main flaws on the last album: the inferior mix. It differs from other thematically related albums in its absence of any sense of complacency, smugness, or condescension to those who do not feel the same way. On the first few plays, Tupelo Honey might strike the casual listener as merely a superior collection of pop tunes but every repeated play reveals its deeper level of meaning.
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Lyrics submitted by delial. Log in now to tell us what you think this song means. Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. Log in. Mixtapes Forums Lyrics Artists add Journals. Artists - N. Tupelo is found on the album The Firstborn Is Dead.
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. I always thought it was a love song.