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Cream question

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by LiquidMidnight, Apr 23, 2002.


  1. LiquidMidnight

    LiquidMidnight

    Dec 25, 2000
    What in the bejesus is SWLABR about? I was once told that is stands for "She Walks Like a Bearded Rainbow" and that even makes it more confusing.

    My guess is Eric, Jack, and Ginger all decided to take some acid one night and this is the song they wound up with. :D
     
  2. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    I've heard that's what it stands for too. And I will second your idea about the origins of the song! LMAO!
     
  3. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    "Bearded Rainbow"

    In my perverted mind-
    A woman's two legs = the rainbow's arc.
    The beard...you figure that one out.
     
  4. LiquidMidnight

    LiquidMidnight

    Dec 25, 2000
    :eek: :eek: :eek:

    :D
     
  5. Ahh the old days when rainbows had beards.
     
  6. gweimer

    gweimer

    Apr 6, 2000
    Columbus, OH
    For starters, the lyrics were done by Peter Brown, Jack Bruce's long-time collaborator. He's pretty far out there, so what it means could be anybody's guess! :eek: :confused:
     
  7. Jontom

    Jontom

    Mar 11, 2002
    New York
    Yellow tigers, crouched in jungles, in her dark eyes...cahoool....huhhuh.
     
  8. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    FWIW, the translation I once read was, "She Walks Like a Bearded Rainbow".......something about looking up towards a light with someone standing over you and their hair forming a bearded rainbow :rolleyes:

    Soon after, LSD quality got even worse.
     
  9. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    So, it appears my translation was right-on-the-money...& sans chemicals!
    Being an English major has finally paid off! ;)