Kenny Rogers: Looks like feathers on a din-din sign?

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“Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)” by Kenny Rogers and The First Edition. Easily the most non-understandable lyric in the history of pop music. After forty-six years I finally had to Google the lyrics to figure out what he was really singing.

“Someone painted ‘April Fool’ in big black letters on a ‘Dead End’ sign.”

But it sounds like:

“Someone really echo smooth, looks like feathers on a din-din sign.”

I knew that couldn’t be right. Feathers on a din-din sign?!

My brother Mike said, this might be the feathers on the din-din sign they’re referring to. Now that’s really echo smooth, ain’t it?

Image from grouchyoldcripple.com

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3 Comments on “Kenny Rogers: Looks like feathers on a din-din sign?”

  1. Juanita says:

    He did say at last nights concert the words were made of an acid era … Lol

  2. Bill Sammon says:

    I must nominate “Sweet Hitchhiker” by CCR as the most marble-mouthed lyric ever. Nearly every word except the title is indecipherable.


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