Omaha Stylee
by 311

Album: Grassroots (1994)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song alludes to the time the band's tour bus caught fire and exploded in 1993 when they were promoting their CD Music. Their equipment was destroyed, but the band escaped with minor injuries. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Jules - W. Bloomfield, MI
  • Omaha is the city in Nebraska where the band formed. Their name is police code there for indecent exposure.

Comments: 5

  • Brian from Topeka, KsAnyone who says 311 is code for KKK has clearly never listened to their music. For 1 they have a Mexican guy in the band, secondly I refer you to the lyrics from silver: “ But of the racist institutions, simple minds belong
    Not happy just being human, no wish to get along
    Little people need exclusions, sucker groups to throng
    It makes them feel special, it makes them feel strong”
  • Dan from Chicopee, MaIt was rumored back in the 90's that the 3-11's... the eleventh letter of the alphabet is K... depicted the KKK
  • Chris from Omaha, Newhen the RV caught on fire most people would have packed in their efforts and called it quits. not 311! they used gear from friends to keep the tour going to put out their great positive message in life. thats why they are great musicians and great people.
  • Dawson from Draper, Utkewl song
  • Tristan from Omaha, Nethis song is great from the hometown boys keepin it real and makin it big
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