With the headlights pointed at the dawn. And we dont know. Discussion. And I dont even care to shake these zipper blues. Can someone tell me the meaning behind the song "1979" by the Smashing Pumpkins? The singer goes on to assure Chiquitita that they can rely on them and will always be a shoulder that they (Chiquitita) can cry on. Can you remember a time when this city was A great place for architects and dilettantes A nice place for midwives and crossing guards And on and on Hold on, hold on, children Your mother and father are leaving, leaving Do you remember a time when this pool was A great place for water wings and cannonballs A nice place for astrologists and blow up dolls And on and on and on and on Hold on, … Contributions: 355 translations, 4852 thanks received, 5 translation requests fulfilled for 3 members, left 16 comments They chose 1979 for the title because it rhymed with many of the words he wanted to use in the lyrics. One of my favorite songs, Hope you enjoy! Junebug skipping like a stone. It was released in 1996 as the second single from their third studio album, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. The 1979 single put Daniels and his band firmly in the spotlight ever after, a crossover hit on both Country and pop charts that cemented his place solidly in the Southern Rock movement. In 1979 there was a train derailment in Mississauga (just outside of Toronto). The way I see it, from the lyrics and the music video, it's about adults reliving the memories of their childhood and teenage years, a much simpler time where all they did was have fun and not worry about any adult issues. The theme of the song is youth. All of the original songs on the Face Value album, including follow-up hit 'I Missed Again', were intended to be "messages" to his first wife, in an attempt to lure her back to him. You and I should meet. The train was carrying a number of harmful chemicals which spilled, causing authorities to order a mass evacuation of everyone in the city. Meaning Billy Corgan wrote this about making the transition out of youth and into adulthood. Translation of 'Gloria' by Umberto Tozzi from Italian to English. "1979" is a song by American alternative rock band the Smashing Pumpkins. On a live wire right up off the street. Here are the lyrics: Shakedown 1979, cool kids never have the time. "1979" was written by frontman Billy Corgan, and features loops and samples uncharacteristic of previous Smashing Pumpkins songs. It earned the Charlie Daniels Band a Grammy award, says the Wall Street Journal , and helped propel sales of the soundtrack for the movie Urban Cowboy. We were sure wed never see an end to it all. I do not own this song, or photo material. 1979 was the second single to be taken from Smashing Pumpkins third album and it was released on 23 January 1996. Translation of 'Moskau' by Dschinghis Khan (Edina Pop, Henriette Heichel, Karl-Heinz Bender (2), Késmárky Marika, Leslie Mandoki, Louis Hendrik Potgieter, Wolfgang Heichel) from German to English Chiquitita is a song by the legendary Swedish pop group ABBA. All rights go to the rightful owner's. The youths in the story of the song are full of life and invincible and full of hope--they'll never see an end to their youth. The divorce contributed to his 1979 hiatus from Genesis, until the band regrouped in October of that year to record the album Duke. Lyrically, Chiquitita sees the singer encouraging a good friend Chiquitita, who is downcast and sorrowful, to look at the brighter side of life and not let their sorrow to enchain and control them. The song was written as a nostalgic coming of age story by Corgan. Chiquitita is a song by the Smashing Pumpkins songs you enjoy harmful chemicals which spilled, causing authorities to a! 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