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

Seeing that his eyes were empty under half closed lids,
Made it all the more disturbing knowing Benny hid
A bump that looked like clods of dirt inside some sickly lung
That barely peeked beneath his shirt and twitched like Toto's tongue.
For fifty cents inside a tent adjacent to the rest,
The weaker soul could hide their eyes while Benny bared his chest;
He rubbed the bump with oleo and little bits of meat
And stroked the shape as it extended down towards his feet.
Bounce Benny bounce Bouncing Benny
He would put a record on then go into a trance
Until he heard his mother's favorite polka then he danced;
The record player went too fast but Benny didn't care,
He simply bounced around the room while people stood and stared.
Benny really only cared about one single thing -
He collected magazines called "Women in the Ring";
He kept them all in plastic bags and everybody said
That Benny talked to them at night before he went to bed.
Bounce Benny bounce Bouncing Benny
I need someone to wrestle with she'd have to wear a hood,
And hold me in a hammerlock if she was feeling good.
She'd probably have a ponytail that stuck out from the back
And I bet her eyes would shine - right when she attacked;
She might be kind of mean some times and act like we weren't friends,
But when the match was over we'd be buddies till the end;
I've got to go! I've got to go! I know that she is there -
Waiting in a ring for me to hug her like a bear.
Follow that dream Benny follow that dream...



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/r/residents/bouncing_benny.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      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.
      ×