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The Moody Blues — Ride My See-Saw
Album: In Search of the Lost Chord
Avg rating:
7.6

Your rating:
Total ratings: 1987









Released: 1968
Length: 4:21
Plays (last 30 days): 2
Ride, ride my see-saw,
Take this place
On this trip
Just for me.

Ride, take a free ride,
Take my place
Have my seat
It's for free.

I worked like a slave for years,
Sweat so hard just to end my fears.
Not to end my life a poor man,
But by now, I know I should have run.

Run, run my last race,
Take my place
Have this number
Of mine.

Run, run like a fire,
Don't you run in
In the lanes
Run for time.

Left school with a first class pass,
Started work but as second class.
School taught one and one is two.
But right now, that answer just ain't true.

Ah ah ah ah, ah ah ah ah, ah ah ah ah ah
Ah ah ah ah, ah ah ah ah, ah ah ah ah ah

My world is spinning around,
Everything is lost that I found.
People run, come ride with me,
Let's find another place that's free.

Ride, ride my see-saw,
Take this place
On this trip
Just for me.

Ride, take a free ride,
Take my place
Have my seat
It's for free.

Ride, my see-saw.
Ride, ride, ride, my see-saw.
Ride, my see-saw...
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 cely wrote:

I don't know whether others feel this way, but I have an entirely mixed relationship with Moody Blues.  On the one hand it's so delicious.  Listen to the delctable guitar solo on this song.  Also great harmonies and melodies.  And yet something about them is sugary, bland, intentional, orchestrated.  Despite the awesome rock and roll it's somehow not rock and roll.  I'm sure this is just my problem, but they are an obviously good band that somehow just can't grow in my soil.



I can relate. I used to love them when they were big in the 70's. Now not so much. Others mention the song being a trip down memory lane. Perhaps that's the problem I have with them. There are a lot of not so great memories I associate with this music. 
R.I.P., Graeme Edge. 
 Birdman wrote:

Could be wrong but i thought this came out on Days of Future Passed



You are (wrong).
The bloody moose!
Could be wrong but i thought this came out on Days of Future Passed
My introduction to LSD was with the Moody Blues. Anything sounded fantastic.
 baylees wrote:

They should be in Branson Missouri,  where old people go to hear dead tunes 


Some how I don't think the Dead get played much in Branson 
VOCAL INTRO:

Be it sight, sound, the smell, the touch.
There's something,
Inside that we need so much,
The sight of a touch, or the scent of a sound,
Or the strength of an Oak with roots deep in the ground.
The wonder of flowers, to be covered, and then to burst up,
Thru tarmac, to the sun again,
Or to fly to the sun without burning a wing,
To lie in the meadow and hear the grass sing,
To have all these things in our memories hoard,
And to use them,
To help us,
To find...
God...


SONG LYRICS:

Ride, ride my see-saw,
Take this place
On this trip
Just for me.

Ride, take a free ride,
Take my place
Have my seat
It's for free.

I worked like a slave for years,
Sweat so hard just to end my fears.
Not to end my life a poor man,
But by now, I know I should have ran.

Run, run my last race,
Take my place
Have this number
Of mine.

Run, run like a fire,
Don't you run in
In the lanes
Run for time.

Left school with a first class pass,
Started work but as second class.
School taught one and one is two.
But right now, that answer just ain't true.

Ah ah ah ah, ah ah ah ah, ah ah ah ah ah
Ah ah ah ah, ah ah ah ah, ah ah ah ah ah

My world is spinning around,
Everything is lost that I found.
People run, come ride with me,
Let's find another place that's free.

Ride, ride my see-saw,
Take this place
On this trip
Just for me.

Ride, take a free ride,
Take my place
Have my seat
It's for free.

Ride, my see-saw.
Ride, ride, ride, my see-saw.
Ride, my see-saw...

 suesblues wrote:
why do they play 'knights in white satin'.  This song is great, a totally different band.  Was a see-saw a 1960s metaphor for something?
 
Not anything that I am aware of other than what you would once have found on a playground.
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 84MacGuy wrote:
Can you believe this album is almost 50 years old!  

These boys really know how to rock, even in the 60s.  Unlike most music from that era, stuff like Ride My See-Saw still sounds current.  Too bad the Moody Blues have evolved into a band that plays Indian casinos.  A sad conclusion to a brilliant musical career.
 
They should be in Branson Missouri,  where old people go to hear dead tunes 
 Laptopdog wrote:
Ride my see-saw?! Really? That was the lyric all this time?!

I must've heard something else that made the song much cooler back in the day.
 

No you did not here something else.  That was it: Ride....     it was contrived , fake, produced to make $
 marklaw wrote:

Speaking as a '70s kid, you have to put this in the perspective of their later record, "I'm just a singer in a rock and roll band".  You're comments were right, they are a bit orchestrated, I think it was meant to be that way.  They made a record, said, essentially, "we know all, sit back and learn".  We did, we dropped acid, took the trip on their magic carpet and they always brought us back safely.  
 
NO  wrong
Bad song then still bad.  Pretentious. No good MB exists,  if it does  kill it kill it with fire
 CowboyJJ wrote:
Great song, but WOW that is some seriously creepy album cover art!
 

Yup, birth, death, the all-knowing guru, the heavens awaiting, the search.  Always the search.
 cely wrote:
I don't know whether others feel this way, but I have an entirely mixed relationship with Moody Blues.  On the one hand it's so delicious.  Listen to the delctable guitar solo on this song.  Also great harmonies and melodies.  And yet something about them is sugary, bland, intentional, orchestrated.  Despite the awesome rock and roll it's somehow not rock and roll.  I'm sure this is just my problem, but they are an obviously good band that somehow just can't grow in my soil.
 
Yeah, as much as I like TMB, it's something different from'Rock 'n Roll'. The 'Genres' listed are as good as anything. But if you dig it (or don't), doesn't really matter what you call it. Labels are for cans, right?
c.
 cely wrote:
I don't know whether others feel this way, but I have an entirely mixed relationship with Moody Blues.  On the one hand it's so delicious.  Listen to the delctable guitar solo on this song.  Also great harmonies and melodies.  And yet something about them is sugary, bland, intentional, orchestrated.  Despite the awesome rock and roll it's somehow not rock and roll.  I'm sure this is just my problem, but they are an obviously good band that somehow just can't grow in my soil.
 
Speaking as a '70s kid, you have to put this in the perspective of their later record, "I'm just a singer in a rock and roll band".  You're comments were right, they are a bit orchestrated, I think it was meant to be that way.  They made a record, said, essentially, "we know all, sit back and learn".  We did, we dropped acid, took the trip on their magic carpet and they always brought us back safely.  
I don't know whether others feel this way, but I have an entirely mixed relationship with Moody Blues.  On the one hand it's so delicious.  Listen to the delctable guitar solo on this song.  Also great harmonies and melodies.  And yet something about them is sugary, bland, intentional, orchestrated.  Despite the awesome rock and roll it's somehow not rock and roll.  I'm sure this is just my problem, but they are an obviously good band that somehow just can't grow in my soil.
Great song, but WOW that is some seriously creepy album cover art!
WOW, I'm starting to really appreciate the Moody's 
contribution to rock music ...excellent indeed...
I don't think I've ever listened to the intro to this song..., there's so much I missed the first time around,  good thing it's never too late! Deafinately enjoying the new headphones and the Radio Paradise vibes Happy New Year!
 d48m02h1918 wrote:
How is this song not rated a perfect 10?  Hayward's guitar is amazing to hear....the chorus.....BRILLIANT!! {#Jump}
 
Well, I rated it 10, so I'm doing my part!! 

Such a snapshot of the middle 1970s; psychedelic influences on top of frantic percussion and a driving bass line, with those soaring celestial vocals that typified the Moodies. 

Oh yeah, the guitar work is "rock and roll" while remaining clearly different from Zep, Stones, Cream, or other contemporaries.
 DanFHiggins wrote:
Always a trip for me down memory lane!
 
And for me, a memory of a trip through someone's lane!  
Simply a great band!
Always a trip for me down memory lane!
After 50 years I still love the sheer momentum of this song.
Ride my see-saw?! Really? That was the lyric all this time?!

I must've heard something else that made the song much cooler back in the day.
Moody Blues. Auto- fast forward.
 Piranga wrote:
The best trip band because their music was always uplifting.
 
The intro kinda harshed me out but I hear ya brother
 marklaw wrote:

Love both these comments - couldn't have said it better.  Was this really nearly 50 years ago?  Zounds.

 
I know, right?  The biggest positive I can think of for not having been around yet when this came out is that I'm alive still (as in, I didn't OD like I'm guessing I would have.) 

At long last, they have finally been inducted to the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame!  About time!

 


 lizardking wrote:

Back in my "i'll try that" days, I would always suggest listening to the MBs for the same reason!  Yes...I love the Doors and PF...but sometimes just a bit too downer for those shrooms, etc.  Timothy Leary would approve of this message too I suppose. 

I'm rating this one as an 8+1+9 for the album version with the vocal intro. Long Live RP!



 
Love both these comments - couldn't have said it better.  Was this really nearly 50 years ago?  Zounds.
 Piranga wrote:
The best trip band because their music was always uplifting.

 
Back in my "i'll try that" days, I would always suggest listening to the MBs for the same reason!  Yes...I love the Doors and PF...but sometimes just a bit too downer for those shrooms, etc.  Timothy Leary would approve of this message too I suppose. 

I'm rating this one as an 8+1=9 for the album version with the vocal intro. Long Live RP!

Man, its Friday evening / Saturday morning June 16th-17th 2016 and I am streaming RP whilst posting on another favorite site regarding trout fly fishing and I have to keep coming back to RP to post my appreciation for the tunes playing tonight. I am rocking out to RP this evening. Thanks Bill! Thanks Rebecca! Now,,,back to posting on the fly fishing site...
Put this band into the RnR Hall of Fame.

This band was so Important to Progressive Rock 
The best trip band because their music was always uplifting.
 coloradojohn wrote:
Yeah, we always thought that this was a solid jammer, with psychedelic lyrics, to boot! Frisbee full of weed, open containers - PARTY!

 
{#Cheesygrin}    I remember a concert on the Mall in DC with brown grocery bags and Frisbee's full of dope. Who was playing?
wine weed and chicks.

Ahhhhhhh 

The good old days 
 Proclivities wrote:

The R&R Hall of Fame is a hollow adornment.  It's a privately-run, profit-making enterprise headed by Jann Wenner - the inductees are chosen by him and a handful of other non-musicians.  Still; it's odd that The Moody Blues have not been inducted - I guess Wenner really dislikes them.

 
This.
Yeah, we always thought that this was a solid jammer, with psychedelic lyrics, to boot! Frisbee full of weed, open containers - PARTY!
 BarrettBonden wrote:
My brothers had a really nice stereo in their room that they had all saved up for, I think it was a Morantz with turn table and 12 inch reel to reel with a microphone they used to play around with. Anyway I was thirteen and would sneak in an play this album and was entranced by this song. It sounded like a call to something I could not name. 40 something years later, a couple of months ago one of my brothers and I got together for lunch and I apologized for probably scratching up all his old albums and he looked surprised and said he still had this album and it sounded fine! It was a reprieve from one regret at least. This song still puts a shiver up my back for something I cannot name. Some times it is more about time and place than the music.

 
A lot of people in your (our?) generation had the same chill. It's hard to re-create the spectrum of music and musical tastes that existed in a certain era for younger generations; the best you can do is say, "Oh, that band was the Shins or Arcade Fire of the 70s" or whatever. The Moodies were pretty mainstream compared to Yes and Pink Floyd, but they made intelligent, emotional pop-rock that took your mind to beautiful places. 
...and now today's corollary to this, from another cornerstone of the era, still as fresh and relevant and important as it was then... perhaps more so.  Listen and learn, young bunnies...
 
Run rabbit, run. 
Dig that hole, forget the sun.
And when at last the work is done,
Don't sit down.  It's time to dig another one. 

For long you live and high you fly,
But only if you ride the tide
And balanced on the biggest wave 
You race towards an early grave. 
 linden wrote:
Still not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Ridiculous.

 
The R&R Hall of Fame is a hollow adornment.  It's a privately-run, profit-making enterprise headed by Jann Wenner - the inductees are chosen by him and a handful of other non-musicians.  Still; it's odd that The Moody Blues have not been inducted - I guess Wenner really dislikes them.
Thank you DJ!
my spirit is rising up - through the tarmac 
Wow! What a great song from RP, again ...
Transported me back to when I would play the Moodies continually. Saw them at the Royal Festival Hall in the 70s - fab, man!
Still not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Ridiculous.
Where's Lazarus?

His commune, spaceship and every else should be totally rocking out to this song!!!! 
Orange sunshine anyone
Should play more Moody Blues on here {#Bananasplit}
My brothers had a really nice stereo in their room that they had all saved up for, I think it was a Morantz with turn table and 12 inch reel to reel with a microphone they used to play around with. Anyway I was thirteen and would sneak in an play this album and was entranced by this song. It sounded like a call to something I could not name. 40 something years later, a couple of months ago one of my brothers and I got together for lunch and I apologized for probably scratching up all his old albums and he looked surprised and said he still had this album and it sounded fine! It was a reprieve from one regret at least. This song still puts a shiver up my back for something I cannot name. Some times it is more about time and place than the music.
 Stingray wrote:
Clear INSIDE JOB! Better than 9-11, for me therefore a 12!

 
Well...I've no idea what the hell you're on about but this song was a part of my leftists political ideology so yeah, 12. ( I hate having to agree with you)
 Geecheeboy wrote:
After 40 years of hearing this song, can you believe this the first time I realized he says "my see-saw?"

 
Just curious: what word did you think they were singing?  Maybe it's better left unanswered.
 tlh wrote:
Still has the same effect on me.  Still love this song.  And it stands up to anything else that has come along since.  The rating average should be a lot higher!

 
Doing my part .{#Smile}
I wonder if they ever found that chord.
Clear INSIDE JOB! Better than 9-11, for me therefore a 12!
 xtalman wrote:
8 → 9

 
9 → 10   {#Music}
Still has the same effect on me.  Still love this song.  And it stands up to anything else that has come along since.  The rating average should be a lot higher!
John and Justin rockin' the house...splendid!
 84MacGuy wrote:
Can you believe this album is almost 50 years old!

 
No, it sounds so fresh and not remotely like an offering from a typical 60s hippy band! You would think it was recorded yesterday!
why do they play 'knights in white satin'.  This song is great, a totally different band.  Was a see-saw a 1960s metaphor for something?
Can you believe this album is almost 50 years old!  

These boys really know how to rock, even in the 60s.  Unlike most music from that era, stuff like Ride My See-Saw still sounds current.  Too bad the Moody Blues have evolved into a band that plays Indian casinos.  A sad conclusion to a brilliant musical career.
 Pedro1874 wrote:
Just got in on a Friday night, mixed giant Margarita, woke up computer which is permanently connected to RP and a great Bose 5:1 sound system and this came on right at the beginning - oh yeah! {#Good-vibes}  Volume up to 11 and floorboards shaking {#Motor}  More Moody's please Bill?

 
Cheers Pedro!!!

I'll settle for a California blend of Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon named simply "?"
appropriate to the tune, n'est pa? 
8 → 9
 Geecheeboy wrote:
After 40 years of hearing this song, can you believe this the first time I realized he says "my see-saw?"

 

Me too. I mean, what's that all about? And 'hanssachs' below got it exactly right. Unfortunately.
They sound great after all these years.  I haven't heard this song in decades.  It works.  :)  
Just got in on a Friday night, mixed giant Margarita, woke up computer which is permanently connected to RP and a great Bose 5:1 sound system and this came on right at the beginning - oh yeah! {#Good-vibes}  Volume up to 11 and floorboards shaking {#Motor}  More Moody's please Bill?
After 40 years of hearing this song, can you believe this the first time I realized he says "my see-saw?"
I just love the Moody Blues, especially Days of Future Past.  I always have and I'm not exactly sure what it is besides great music.  At this age it must just be nostalgia about when we were all young and beautiful.

Right on AJ.  Crank it up.  My ears gonna be ringing after. 
 mutepoint wrote:
You cannot be drivin' in the car, hear this come on, and not crank it to 11.  Impossible.

 
And get a speeding ticket!
Fantastic song, but terrible recording, even for 1968
Nah, I just can't ... even though I know all the words, even for the lead-in. Somewhere I've still got the Moody Blues, all on vinyl (I think I have a couple of their CDs), but they're one band that just reminds me of being adolescent, and unselfconsciously maudlin, not knowing what's going on ... either I got old, or they didn't age well, not sure which.  File under: not needed in active memory.
A FAVORITE MB tune!!!
Timing is excellent.  Some things, this song included, continue to turn me on like they always have.

Guitar work doesn't bring blazing fireworks, but manages to complement the quietly driving bass and tambourine.  Masterfully orchestrated and produced.
Just might be a TEN.
 

smackiepipe wrote:
Great 4-part harmonies, and the guitar break is cool as hell.

 


Just arrived home after a raging party at a local Irish pub, and heard this...cool!  RIDE MY SEESAW, all Yin and Yang of it, BABY, YEAH!
 vandal wrote:
Eat your heart out Fleet Foxes. . . 

 
Hey now!
 Cynaera wrote:

{#Clap} I love 'em, too. "Breathe deep the gathering gloom... watch lights fade from every room..." {#Daisy}
 

Miss you so much, Cynaera...

love this song...
Let's follow this with a little alvin Lee and Ten Years After!
How is this song not rated a perfect 10?  Hayward's guitar is amazing to hear....the chorus.....BRILLIANT!! {#Jump}
 I think, therefore I am, I think!!!!!? .....therefore, I am.
Don't think, just have all of the Moody Blues albums at your disposal and every once in a few years when you need em most, you got em. My generation was a very lucky generation to have groups like the Moody Blues fill our souls with such variety of spirit.

 

Great 4-part harmonies, and the guitar break is cool as hell.
You ain't kiddin':  and if you could get a girl to get high with you:  nothing better Jeff09 wrote:
Moody Blues...some of the best make-out (and more) music ever recorded....{#Tongue}
 


In high school, I was all over these guys - then rapidly got sick of them. Not really fair, they did some great stuff, this song still sounds good to me 45 years later, including the guitar break!
 rdo wrote:

yeah. and also I learned at a very young age that the angle of the dangle is directly proportional to the heat of the meat.

  now that got me laughing!


Rockin
It's all about escaping, note the insane laugh.  No matter, I escaped many years ago. {#Lol}
A real tonic.  Thanks RP.  Om to all ...
Bill, you are tearing up with this set right now - keep it up!
 paulmack wrote:

 
It's still profound-we just got old, jaded and had the hope slapped out of us. Try to remember why it was profound then and think about what changed. 
 UltraNurd wrote:

In general (and I am not a sociologist), if you're indifferent, or only mildly positive or negative, there's little motivation to take the effort to express your opinion (even when it's so easy on the intersnaps). On top of that, even if you do express an opinion, you're less likely to use superlatives, hyperbole, and other extreme language to make your point unless you're on an extreme of one of the axes. You thus end up with a zipfian where something on the order of less than 10% of the listeners contribute more than 90% of the comments, and of those that do bother to comment, less than 10% of them say anything in a particularly riled up way. (The numbers are made up for the purposes of illustrating the Long Tail, but depending on the coefficients for a given forum, are probably roughly accurate.)
 
yeah. and also I learned at a very young age that the angle of the dangle is directly proportional to the heat of the meat.

Maybe seems a bit outdated now (after listening to this MANY times during High school).

But at the time, this was the shiz. Go MB... 
Eat your heart out Fleet Foxes. . . 
 paulmack wrote:
Actually, I remember getting all hung up in the Moodies while in high school but then suddenly finding virtually all of it pretentious and silly even then. Except a few songs - including this one. I hadn't heard this one in a long time but it had popped into my head just last week and made a mental note to get it from iTunes. And here it is....

Cynaera wrote:

{#Clap} I love 'em, too. "Breathe deep the gathering gloom... watch lights fade from every room..." {#Daisy}
 
Baby_M wrote:

That's the Moodies for you.  Excellent music, excellent musicianship, poetry that sounded profound at the time but pretentious or silly today—that's why I love them so.
 


Actually, I remember getting all hung up in the Moodies while in high school but then suddenly finding virtually all of it pretentious and silly even then. Except a few songs - including this one.

Cynaera wrote:

{#Clap} I love 'em, too. "Breathe deep the gathering gloom... watch lights fade from every room..." {#Daisy}
 
Baby_M wrote:

That's the Moodies for you.  Excellent music, excellent musicianship, poetry that sounded profound at the time but pretentious or silly today—that's why I love them so.


Was going to hate on this song, but you know, life is short and the Moody Blues are one of the better examples of their era.
 Baby_M wrote:

That's the Moodies for you.  Excellent music, excellent musicianship, poetry that sounded profound at the time but pretentious or silly today—that's why I love them so.
 
{#Clap} I love 'em, too. "Breathe deep the gathering gloom... watch lights fade from every room..." {#Daisy}
Bloody moos!
The opening "alert" always made the hair on the back of my neck stand up.
Of the song, I mean.  Sort of.
Ride my "see-saw"; yah, baby!



I think every Moody Blues concert I saw ended with this song.  I say "I think" for a reason.  I think I was at the concerts... or maybe I just imagined it.  Thinking is the best way to travel.
 daedalus wrote:
This song and to some extent the whole album was inspired by Timothy Leary who passed away this week...
 
 anabel wrote:

actually he died in 1996. 

 
I heard he had just Turned On, Tuned In and Dropped Out and wasn't really dead the first time.

 daedalus wrote:
This song and to some extent the whole album was inspired by Timothy Leary who passed away this week...
 
actually he died in 1996. 

Jeff09 wrote:

Moody Blues...some of the best make-out (and more) music ever recorded....{#Tongue}
  
 
soulcollision wrote:


bah?
 

Should've said: "barf."
This song and to some extent the whole album was inspired by Timothy Leary who passed away this week...
Drop-kick my morning, thanks!
 randerse10 wrote:
Love it! 

But somehow, the opening bit of poetry sounds like a Dr. Seuss book.   :D
 
 
It's nowhere near as well-written or profound as just about anything by Theodor Seuss Geisel, but it is quite a good song.


 Jeff09 wrote:
Moody Blues...some of the best make-out (and more) music ever recorded....{#Tongue}
 

bah?
Great song and a great album cover.
 lwilkinson wrote:
HEAD PHONES........HEAD PHONES...........MUST FIND HEAD PHONES ....................
 
Ditto ............ Ditto ..............Ditto .....................

Moody Blues...some of the best make-out (and more) music ever recorded....{#Tongue}
Awesome album cover. I remember being completely fascinated with it.

Great song - great record.
The guy in the beginning sounds like my pops! Geez... {#Mrgreen}
 randerse10 wrote:
Love it! 

But somehow, the opening bit of poetry sounds like a Dr. Seuss book.   :D
 
 
That's the Moodies for you.  Excellent music, excellent musicianship, poetry that sounded profound at the time but pretentious or silly today—that's why I love them so.


Just awesome. Takes me back in time.
 copymonkey wrote:


Thanks for the lesson foppy. I'll talk to you about it later in 'Pompous Ass' class, okay?
 

Dear copymonkey. Your comment is really rude. And really funny. Gosh, I feel so conflicted.
Love it! 

But somehow, the opening bit of poetry sounds like a Dr. Seuss book.   :D
 
COMPLETELY agree w/you SanFranGayMan!!


Geez folks, chill already. Some like a song, some don't. No need for anyone to be judgmental as to why "everyone" did or did not like a particular song/decade. It's personal taste, period. Casting one's opinion as the end all is a bit of a superior attitude. Comment, but don't castigate. It's just music-deal!
 copymonkey wrote:


Thanks for the lesson foppy. I'll talk to you about it later in 'Pompous Ass' class, okay?
 
Sorry that your education is so sketchy.

As I'm not the one telling you that you're in the wrong place, I doubt I'll be joining you in your 'class'.

 aelfheld wrote:


Actually, if you knew anything about statistics, you'd realise that I rarely rate songs and generally the most execrable of those.

Oh, by the way, the Moody Blues were quite popular in the 1970's.  I can't really be bothered to determine the exact point in time a particular bit of their brand of dreck was produced.
 

Thanks for the lesson foppy. I'll talk to you about it later in 'Pompous Ass' class, okay?
 darrenwwwa wrote:
 aelfheld wrote:
The Moody Blues - reminding us of why we so despised the 70's.

It seems there are a lot of negative comments on here. Most are posted by a very small number of people (look at the rating chart - very few dislike this song).

Why is it that this type of small minority are always the loudest? When in reality they are insignificant.

 

50 million Frenchman can be wrong.