Martin Sheen Or JFK

Album: Lights And Sounds (2005)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song was inspired by the 1985 movie The Goonies, starring young versions of Sean Astin, Josh Brolin and Corey Feldman. In the movie, Feldman's character finds a half-dollar coin at the bottom of a wishing well and thinks the person on the coin is Martin Sheen, but it is really John F. Kennedy (JFK). >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Donovan Berry - El Dorado, AR
  • The lyrics, "I'm taking them all, taking them all back for good," also come from Feldman's character. When the kids realize the coins that are thrown into the well don't really turn into wishes, Feldman takes his back and utters the lines.
  • The title doesn't appear in the lyrics, and the song has nothing to do with Martin Sheen or JFK. The narrator is wishing he could take back the mistakes he made that led to a breakup. He doesn't want to go to sleep only to wake up again and realize his girl is gone.

Comments: 4

  • Ben from Tampa, FlTheir song How I go is about the movie Big Fish.
  • Kenion from Santaquin, UtAnother song by Yellowcard that is inspired by a movie is "Gifts and Curses" (Spider-Man 2). That one is a good one, and one I'd like to see on the site. This whole album was pretty solid, regardless of inspirations from movies :P
  • Shannon Mulvany from Spokane, WaThis is really not one of the best songs on the album, but I decided to post the lyrics anyway. And no, not all of their songs are about movies.
  • Shong from Wausau, Wiwow...really...like on this cd lights and sounds...are all there songs about movies...or something...
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