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    Hello,

    Can anybody tell me what Robin sings between cca. 2:48-2:54 (the lyrics are sometimes hard to follow but this part is absolutely uncomprehensible to me ...)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0P5LNKh5cLA

    Thank you very much

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    Most of it was incomprehensible to me.

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    Re: Lyrics

    I could barely get a single word in any of it. Never could with the Bee Gees. Or Fleetwood Mac either for that matter.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Lyrics

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Never could with the Bee Gees.
    We old farts remember this. Had you been around in those days, I am sure you would have understood the deeply meaningful words.
    Last edited by Piscean; 29-Aug-2015 at 22:07. Reason: fixed typo

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    Re: Lyrics

    I was around. The lyrics to "Stayin' Alive" as far as I could tell, were "you can tell be the way I use my walk, I'm a woman's man, no time to talk blah blah blah blah Stayin' Alive blah blah blah blah
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    Re: Lyrics

    Apart from the fact it's "You can tell by..." ( not "be"), those are the lyrics so you clearly didn't have as much trouble understanding them as you thought you did!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    I never had a problem with Fleetwood Mac.

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    #9

    Re: Lyrics

    I think I may have got it. I had to turn on my ultrasonic ear attachment.

    Part of the problem is that the majority of the song is from his point of view, but at the point the OP has queried the words are from the girl's point of view, as they quite often used to do in songs of yore. It's also got a bit of slang in it to make it even harder to hear.

    "I'm the girl what fights a wrong
    But when it up darn comes along
    You nobbled [or "toppled"] me
    How old are you?
    Oh-oh oh-oh-oh."

    That's as close as I can get.
    Last edited by Eckaslike; 29-Aug-2015 at 23:14. Reason: Adding a missing line.

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    #10

    Re: Lyrics

    I can't verify the accuracy of these lyrics, as I can't understand the video either, but perhaps you can read along and see if they're plausible.

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