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    Default Question about "Panama"...

    Alrighty...the song "Panama" on the 1984 album tells about a vehicle in which they named Panama. My question is...what is it? My mom thinks it's a car but I think it's a motorcycle since Dave is riding one on the video. But when he says, "reach down, between my legs, and ease the seat back" it seems he is in a car since seats do that in cars.



    So is it a car or chopper???
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    It's a freakin call girl dude!
    I DON'T NEED NO STINKIN' CLICK!

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    It's a what?
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    it's a car. the convertible with the chop top.

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    I guess I was wrong! lol. Thanks again!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ED'S A 20THCENTURY MOZART View Post
    It's a freakin call girl dude!
    ...or a stripper from Albequerque...
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    I heard Dave on the Howard Stern Show years ago say Panama was the name of a stripper.

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    Panama is about a car, as Dave has said before.
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    Main Entry: alˇluˇsion
    Pronunciation: &-'lü-zh&n
    Function: noun
    Etymology: Late Latin allusion-, allusio, from Latin alludere
    1 : an implied or indirect reference especially in literature; also : the use of such references
    2 : the act of alluding to or hinting at something
    - alˇluˇsive /-'lü-siv, -ziv/ adjective
    - alˇluˇsiveˇly adverb
    - alˇluˇsiveˇness noun
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    Lots of car references.

    It's slow in Main these days.

    Jump back, what's that sound
    Here she comes, full blast and top down
    Hot shoe, burnin' down the avenue
    Model citizen, zero discipline

    Don't ya know she's coming home with me
    You'll lose her in that turn
    I'll get her

    Panama, Panama
    Panama, Panama

    Ain't nothin' like it, her shiny machine
    Got the feel for the wheel, keep the movin' parts clean
    Hot shoe, burnin' down the avenue
    Got an on-ramp comin' through my bedroom

    Don't you know she's coming home with me
    You'll lose her in that turn
    I'll get her

    Panama, Panama
    Panama, Panama

    Yeah, we're runnin' a little bit hot tonight
    I can barely see the road from the heat comin' off
    You know what I'm sayin'
    I reach down between my legs n' ease the seat back

    She's runnin', I'm flyin'
    Right behind in the rearview mirror now
    Got the fearin', power steerin'
    Pistons poppin', ain't no stoppin' now

    Panama, Panama
    Panama, Panama

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    I hear ya, seems pretty obvious.
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    sure does.
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    Of course, the stripper could have been with Dave IN the car.....
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    metaphor: something used, or regarded as being used, to represent something else; emblem; symbol.

    The song about a Car is a metaphor about a girl.

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    I don't think it's a metaphor at all, I think you guys are reading FAR to deep into Dave's lyrics.
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