Stone Thames

Mick Jones, Carbon/Silicon, BAD and cetera.
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Stone Thames

Post by oliver » 11 Aug 2017, 10:03am

It's 32 years since this was released so I thought it was time I understood some of the lyrics.

Any help with what these mean?


Blame it on the Haliens (a typo?)
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A.R.C. light a shining (American Red Cross?)
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Trocadero transfer
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I-Beam closet scene (the only I-Beam I've heard of is in construction)


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Re: Stone Thames

Post by MarkyJacobs » 11 Aug 2017, 4:17pm

Trocadero Transfer was an after-hours club in San Francisco - as was, I just learned, I-Beam.

Always loved this song. Not sure why I've never researched the lyrics more fully...

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Post by Heston » 11 Aug 2017, 4:38pm

Great lyric, not sure if Don or Mick's words but bravo.
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Post by Silent Majority » 11 Aug 2017, 4:47pm

Pebble Seine
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Post by Heston » 11 Aug 2017, 4:51pm

Is this like on Facebook where you post your "died of AIDS" actor's name?

Concrete Nile.
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Post by Silent Majority » 11 Aug 2017, 6:09pm

Heston wrote:
11 Aug 2017, 4:51pm
Is this like on Facebook where you post your "died of AIDS" actor's name?

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Post by Dr. Medulla » 11 Aug 2017, 6:55pm

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Re: Stone Thames

Post by oliver » 11 Aug 2017, 7:01pm

MarkyJacobs wrote:
11 Aug 2017, 4:17pm
Trocadero Transfer was an after-hours club in San Francisco - as was, I just learned, I-Beam.

Always loved this song. Not sure why I've never researched the lyrics more fully...
Nice! Makes perfect sense :)
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Post by Kory » 14 Aug 2017, 12:41pm

Limestone Yangtze.
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Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
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Re: Stone Thames

Post by Wolter » 14 Aug 2017, 12:45pm

Mica Missouri, which is also my Ancillary Character in Catch-22 name
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