Dating game lyrics by joe brooks
In the 70's this song was banned from many radio stations because "horse" is a street name for heroin.If you listen to the lyrics in the chorus they say "In the desert you can remember your name.-Professor Stylee Steely Dan's "Kid Charlemagne" This is a tough song to decipher.are many Steely Dan Songs.Its about Stanley Owsley III, a chemist who was well-known in the San Francisco drug culture.To prove this to you I will mention a couple of facts.The word "girl" in drug culture is used for drugs that work on the brains hypothalamus region; this is the same area one feels pleasure during sexual activity.Phil Collins's "In The Air Tonight"*Real Meaning*, Phil and his best friend were swimming at the beach and his mate began to drown so Phil asked a man to help and he said no "Thinking it was a joke" so phil watched his best friend as a kid drown and die.So later on Phil whilst on tour tracked this guy down and sent him front row seat tickets and first class air fair ticket to his tour and limosoine and everything, then when he started singing this song he put the spot light on the guy, and started singing, a few weeks later due to all the humiliation and publicity the guy commited suicide.
In the song he says, "slipping and a sliding" which is a description of using a needle for injection.'Cause there ain't no one for to give you no pain." Not only does heroin cause severe memory loss but it is also used as a pain killer.