New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

Mean Mister Mustard sleeps in the park
Shaves in the dark trying to save paper
Sleeps in a hole in the road
Saving up to buy some clothes
Keeps a ten-bob note up his nose
Such a mean old man
Such a mean old man

His sister Pam works in a shop
She never stops, she's a go-getter
Takes him out to look at the queen
Only place that he's ever been
Always shouts out something obscene
Such a dirty old man
Dirty old man



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/b/beatles/mean_mr_mustard.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

  • U
    0
    UnregisteredAug 11, 2012 at 12:49 am
    Taken from wkipedia:
    the song was written in india; lennon said that it was inspired by a newspaper story about a miser who concealed his cash wherever he could in order to prevent people from forcing him to spend it. On reflection, lennon did not think highly of the composition, describing it in anthology as "a bit of crap i wrote in india. "
  • U
    0
    UnregisteredFeb 16, 2012 at 1:42 am
    Hes so poor that he cant aford anything and he cant afford anything because hes mean. So the beatles are saying that if you dont have anynthing nice to say then dont say it
  • U
    0
    UnregisteredFeb 6, 2012 at 9:55 pm
    The meaning of mean mr. Mustard is that the man was so mean and critical that he never could get a job so he was poor and he never figured out how to change his ways.

    Write about your feelings and thoughts

    Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
    U
    Unregistered
    Min 50 words
    Not bad
    Good
    Awesome!
    Explain

    Write an explanation

    Your explanation
    Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
    10 words
    Good
    Cool
    Awesome!
    Explanation guidelines:
    • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
    • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
    • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
    Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
    ×