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- Subject: Tommy
- From: Jennifer Lee Davies <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 28 Mar 1997 13:11:37 -0500 (EST)
>Maybe I'm being naive, but the way I understand it, the following
>lyric makes it all perfectly clear to me:
>"Captain Walker didn't come home
>His unborn child will never know him.
>Believed to be missing with a number of men
>Don't expect to see him again"
>I don't see how this can be interpreted as anything other than
>literally, although this still doesn't explain what the trauma Tommy
>went through was. This lyric implies that Tommy never even saw his
>father, let alone see him murdered/commit murder. I reckon that
>Tommy's trauma was nothing more than seeing his mother screwing
No.... In the lyrics which come with the album, at one point Father
and Lover are exchanging lines, I think. And since Pete was key in the
story-boarding of the B-Way show, I would think that if no one died in the
original album, no one would have died in the B-Way show.
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