9 Songs That Are Secretly Very Dirty

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Rock music has offered a fair share of explicitly dirty songs to the world, but along with those came a batch of seemingly innocent tunes that are in fact very dirty. We'd like to focus on those right now in a rundown of nine rock songs that are secretly dirty. Go!

Foo Fighters' 'All My Life' Is About Dave Grohl Eating Vagina

Watch out for cancerDave! So, Foo Fighters hit "All My Life" might seem like a tune about life struggles, but it is actually an ode to frontman Dave Grohl's fondness to vagina eating.

Grohl said: "That song is a little dirty. I'm very fond of giving oral sex to women. It's a pleasure-giving experience - giving someone something that they'll remember for the rest of their lives, and if you do it right they will."

What a filthy Grohl!

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Nirvana's 'Heart-Shaped Box' Is About Courtney Love's Vagina

Watch out for canc- never mind. For this one, we'll have to take Courtney's word, who revealed that late Kurt Cobain wrote Nirvana's staple song "Heart-Shaped Box" about her very own vagina.

Apparently the line "throw down your umbilical noose so I can climb right back" is a clear hint. Love said: "You do know the song is about my vagina right? 'Throw down your umbilical noose so I can climb right back,' umm. On top of which some of the lyrics about my vagina I contributed. So umm next time you sing it, think about my vagina will you?"

What a filthy boy!

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Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' Is About the Sex Position, Not the Year

Bryan Adams was born in November 1959, so during the summer of '69 he wasn't even 10 years old yet. Obviously, there is more to it than meets the eye. The musician commented: "A lot of people think it's about the year, but actually, it's more about making love in the summertime. It's using 69 as a sexual reference."

What a filthy boy!

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The Beatles' 'Ticket to Ride' Is About German Prostitutes Carrying a Paper to Prove They Are Free of Venereal Diseases

"I think I'm gonna be sad / I think it's today / The girl that's driving me mad / Is going away / She's got a ticket to ride." So this is obviously a song about lost love - the protagonist is in love with the gal, she has to go, blah blah.

Well, no. John Lennon once noted that this song is in fact about German prostitutes back in the '60, and how they had to carry a medical paper that proved they were free of sexually-transmitted diseases, with "ticket" referring to the paper, and "ride" referring to sex.

What a filthy bunch of boys!

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The Knack's 'My Sharona' Is About Craving an Underage Girl

The real Sharona, called Sharona Alperin, the girl depicted on the single cover, was 17 when 25-year-old the Knack frontman Doug Fieger met her. He had some dirty things in mind, and he wasn't exactly hiding it, as some of the lyrics indicate: "Never gonna stop, give it up, such a dirty mind / I always get it up for the touch of the younger kind."

Doug once noted about meeting his Sharona: "It was like getting hit in the head with a baseball bat; I fell in love with her instantly. And when that happened, it sparked something and I started writing a lot of songs feverishly in a short amount of time."

What a filthy boy!

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Peter Gabriel's 'Sledgehammer' Is a Nonsensical Ode to Penis

The lyrics to Peter Gabriel's big hit "Sledgehammer" seem like random babble, but if you look at the words Peter is using - steam trains, sledgehammers, big dippers, airplanes, bumper cars - you could argue that each of those items is quite phallic in nature.

Peter confirmed that the tune is secretly dirty, saying: "Sometimes sex can break through barriers when other forms of communication are not working too well."

What a filthy boy!

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The Rolling Stones' 'Brown Sugar' Is About Raping Black Slaves (Among Other Dirty Things)

Often considered a rockin' little ditty, the Rolling Stones' "Brown Sugar" actually mentions a plethora of touchy issues, including slavery, interracial sex, cunnilingus, sadomasochism, lost virginity, rape, and heroin. Check out the lyrics here and see for yourself.

What a bunch of filthy, filthy boys!

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Cutting Crew's '(I Just) Died in Your Arms Tonight' Is About Ejaculating Into (or Onto) Your Lover

Seemingly a gentle synth pop ballad about the fluffy love stuff, Cutting Crew's sole major hit "(I Just) Died in Your Arms Tonight" is in fact about ejaculating into your lover's arms. The idea of the whole song came to frontman Nick Van Eede while he was having sex with his girlfriend, with the whole dying thing referencing the French term of "la petite mort," or "the little death," which serves as a metaphor for orgasm.

What a filthy boy!

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Fleetwood Mac's 'Tusk' Is a Double-Album Ode to Mick Fleetwood's Penis

Clocking in at almost 75 minutes, "Tusk" is arguably the most ambitious effort in the entire opus of classic rock giants Fleetwood Mac. It's a double album, packed with 20 songs, complex production, and recording costs of a whopping $1 million. That's one million 1979 dollars, which equates to $3.3 million in 2015.

Anyhow, the album is named after drummer Mick Fleetwood's penis.

What a filthy boy!

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59 comments sorted by best / new / date

    VictorSlaytanic
    Knocking at your backdoor by Deep Purple is about anal sex.
    Krieger91
    I think that Backdoor Man by The Doors is about the same thing. Pork, beans,and chicken. Anyway, tusk has to be the most expensive ode to a dick I've ever heard of.
    Tha Funkinator
    The Doors' version was a cover of a Willie Dixon (ooer!) song, and I don't think it's (only) about anal. A backdoor man is just a woman's "other man"--when your husband leaves for work through the front door, he sneaks in through the backdoor, and when your husband comes home up the driveway he escapes out the backdoor. But then again, old blues could get raunchy (see the original Shake, Rattle and Roll talking about 'one-eyed cat peepin' in a seafood store' and 'being over the hills and way down underneath/Make me roll my eyes, baby make me grit my teeth), and it also works as a double-entendre.
    jman99
    I always love getting people to think Brown Eyed Girl is about anal sex. It isn't really but if you read the lyrics it totally could be.
    howdthattaste
    um, like every red hot chili pepper song. well, excep "I Want To Party On Your Pu$$y", that's clearly about having a book club meeting.
    kcmoon5150
    I love it but I hate the taste
    SevenTen
    "Over and over down on my knees. If I get any closer. And if you open up wide. And if you let me inside. On and on I've got nothing to hide" Never gonna not think about it now whenever I hear the song
    staceap
    Rammstein's "Mein Teil". I guess it's only secretive because it's in German, but a song about literally eating penis is probably kinda dirty?
    tukk04
    Not really sexual in any way, it's about a specific real case of murder/cannabalism, not just a random story about eating dick.
    teknoman
    Well, cutting off, cooking and then eating a human penis is a little bit beyond dirty.
    TheLiberation
    Pain of Salvation - Disco Queen Mankind's greatest achievement in writing ambiguous lyrics. Absolute and pure genius.
    TJ1991
    The Darkness - Growing On Me. Sounds like a love song but it's about pubic lice.
    HomerSGR
    Justin Hawkins has been asked about "Growing on Me" but insists it's a love song about a woman. Of course, many if not all The Darkness-songs have some double entendre going on, but I think the jokes are viewed more as an an added dimension than the actual or "true" meaning of the songs.
    The Tempest
    Surprised there's no Blink-182. But I suppose all their dirty references are pretty clear.
    hayes262
    brown eye girl by van morrison. you think he's actually talking about her eyes?
    Slap-happy
    Edge of the World by Faith No More is pretty much about a paedophile lusting after a younger girl.
    christian.platts
    The most famous one is Turning Japanese by The Vapors, and ode to onanism (or wanking I'd you're not of a literary nature)
    Pastafarian96
    Pump It Up by Elvis Costello. listening to the lyrics, you wouldn't guess it's about wanking over the thought of a girl... or maybe you would ya sick freak.
    Shaade
    Eh, you could put like 80% of AC/DC's tunes on this =P
    SgtPegleg
    I don't think there's anything secretive about the innuendos and double entendres that they use in their lyrics...
    farcry
    I loved this song one night in bangkok when I was young. Grow up and realize it's a song about he-she's trying to sneak up beside you and fondle you.
    Captaincranky
    FWIW, Another popular interpretation of, "Brown Eyed Girl", doesn't concern itself with sex in the garage entrance, but rather an interracial relationship, which the prevailing social context of the period was hardly prepared to accept. So, some believe that "Brown Eyed Girl", is a dilute form of, "Brown Skinned Girl". If you simply want "dirty lyrics", you need only look as far as "Led Zeppelin I" & "Led Zeppelin II"
    konfusius
    What's the difference between Position#69 and the UG-community? You only get to see one arsehole with the first one.
    Silver Blues
    Some of these were pretty obvious, lol. But yeah most of the Chili Pepper's stuff is pretty dirty (sometimes overtly, sometimes covertly) but one of the less obvious ones is "Purple Stain", which is just filthy if you think about it.
    Guns N' Chains
    I always kinda thought Coheed & Cambria's "Faint of Hearts" is pretty dirty. I think Claudio kind of confirmed this one time or another, correct me if I'm wrong (or maybe it is clearer when putting the song to the story..idk). Always kinda thought the lyrics were alittle...dirty lol.
    Matizz
    'Arctic Monkeys - My propeller' is most definitely not about an propeller.
    Jehannum
    Mary Anne With The Shaky Hand by The Who is an ode to a woman with Parkinson's.
    flatwound
    Oh, and Stir it up, by Bob Marley is all about laying back with her on top and watching her stir it up, worth listening to again now you know