anybody got a link to

anybody got a link to

Postby ded1hed » Thu May 18, 2006 6:23 pm

anyone doin bye and bye

i was browsing through the tab links and like this song, but im not sure if ive heard it before or not. at least not by the dead anyway, anybody got a link to the dead or anyone else playing this

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Postby ebick » Thu May 18, 2006 8:29 pm

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Postby phreaker » Thu May 18, 2006 8:54 pm

I've tried to figure this out on my own, but I've never gotten a clear answer.

What do phrases like "Bye and Bye" or "Double-E" mean? Dylan and the Dead use these a lot. Youngs "Greendale" features a song called Double-E.
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Postby HawaiianDedhed » Fri May 19, 2006 4:56 pm

"Bye and Bye" generally means in the future (Bum Bai for all the people from Hawaii out there).

By and by; i.e. in due course or at the appropriate moment. Here's another very old expression, going back at least to the time of Chaucer. Originally Bi and bi meant "in order; neatly spaced" and was known to refer to Time as well as Objects. Thus something occurring at an appropriate interval after something else could be regarded as having a neat and tidy relationship to it.



Double E has something to do with a train. How that could be a "waterfall over my back" I don't know.

http://www.edlis.org/twice/threads/double_ees.html
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Postby tigerstrat » Fri May 19, 2006 6:18 pm

Double-E is either a rail gauge, or a very wide shoe size, most likely the former.
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Postby lyghtningod » Wed Jun 21, 2006 9:04 pm

There's a discussion here about the double e. I always wondered about it too.

http://www.edlis.org/twice/threads/double_ees.html


I've always taken the sweet bye and bye to mean heaven. This is where all believers go, in the sweet bye and bye.
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Postby hesgone95 » Thu Jun 22, 2006 8:07 am

Here's my two cents...a link to David Dodd's Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics. Great site for those of you who haven't seen it.


http://arts.ucsc.edu/gdead/agdl/china.html#ee
Goin' home, goin' home
By the waterside I will rest my bones
Listen to the river sing sweet songs
To rock my soul
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