Blinded by the Light

Album: The Roaring Silence (1976)
Charted: 6 1
  • Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night

    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night

    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce

    Madman drummers bummers
    Indians in the summer
    With a teenage diplomat
    In the dumps with the mumps
    As the adolescent pumps
    His way into his hat
    With a boulder on my shoulder
    Feelin' kinda older
    I tripped the merry-go-round

    With this very unpleasin'
    Sneezin' and wheezin
    The calliope crashed to the ground
    The calliope crashed to the ground

    Well she was
    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night

    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night

    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night

    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night

    Some silicone sister
    With a manager mister
    Told me I got what it takes
    She said
    "I'll turn you on sonny to something strong
    Play the song with the funky break"
    And go-cart Mozart
    Was checkin' out the weather chart
    See if it was safe outside
    And little early-pearly
    Came by in his curly-wurly
    And asked me if I needed a ride
    The calliope crashed to the ground

    Well she was
    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night
    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night

    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night
    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night

    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night
    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night

    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night
    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night

    Blinded by the light
    Revved up like a deuce
    Another runner in the night
    Blinded by the light

    She got down but she never got tight
    She's gonna make it through the night Writer/s: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
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Comments: 10

  • Sidereal from NebidaMann corresponded with No to decipher meaning from his legal name. Very little known tidbit. . . . Springsteen was boinkin MannS drummers daughter, Olivia. He wanted a shotgun wedding so he could divorce quickly if needy; so he , in kahoots, wrote for Manny. Got to know what was real. It was rather clever , wouldn't all agree?
  • Greg from NevadaFirst be of All.... Rocky, YOU MAY! And I'm not being gay. Brilliant decide if I may!. The song is about Armageddon, totally spawned by Preacher with the least controlling the from the east. It's.......stay tuned!
  • Ginny Helsen from UkA totally Brilliant site.
  • William from Reno, NvRicky: You've got that right. This is the BEST cover by anyone anywhere. GNR comes close with Knockin' on Heaven's door but even that doesn't come close to this (classic rock) cover. K/H D
  • Ricky from Ohsweken, -The Boss did it/wrote it 1st but (and if I may) MM (Manfred Mann) got it right.
  • Oscar from Boston, NhI always thought this song was about nuclear war. Blinded By The Light. Go Kart Mozart was checking out the weather charts to see if it was safe to go outside.
  • Brad from Topeka, KsThis song is one of my favorites in rock music. I must admit that for years I also thought he said 'wrapped up like a douche'. I liked the song even more when I discovered the actual lyric: 'revved up like a deuce'.
    This song comes from the album 'The Roaring Silence', which, in my opinion, is nothing less than a masterpiece.
  • Willie from Scottsdale, AzWhen I first heard this song, that line sounded to me like, "wrecked up like a dou**e..." Rather juvenile, but that's what it sounded like. :-)
  • Zabadak from London, EnglandYou say they went a long time between number ones - US only, btw - but, really, the songs named were by two different groups. the only common denominator was Mr. Mann himself...
  • Lester from New York City, NyManny went on to do a KILLER version of Springsteen's 'For You' Really, KILLER. On the Earth Band's early albums, they always did a Dylan cover, sometimes, obscure ones.
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