Norway has an extensive coastline, facing the North Atlantic Ocean and the Barents Sea.
King Harald V of the Dano-German House of Glücksburg is the current King of Norway.
Still have it as an ornament and conversation piece. Bernard 'Buddy' Rich passed away on April 2nd, 1987 at the age of 69... The line, as sung, is "So, I lit the fire..." It is not "So, I lit a fire..." All the controversy about this song comes from mis-hearing one little word.
Even more unique and interesting now that there is all this updated info on the ever popular Beatles classic hit! omg..are the obvious clues:she once had me (he was had, as in being duped or done wrong)told him she worked in the morning and laughed (she denied him sex)woke up alone, and realized that he was a lit a fire of norweigan wood, which was what her room contained and/or was made that don't get this are beyond dense. On December 31st 1967, Buddy Rich and his Orchestra performed "Norwegian Wood" on the CBS-TV program 'The Ed Sullivan Show'... The only way that the phrase "the fire" could mean arson is if we were already talking about a newspaper report of a specific house or apartment fire, in which case, "the fire" would refer to a specific fire that all the listeners already knew about.
Mc Cartney has 4, Harrison 2 and Lennon-Mc Cartney have 2 or 3.
( Strawberry Fields is no 3, Yesterday no 4) Lennon´s Norwegian wood is no 12. My cousin who was 15 when this song was released and who is very much into the drug culture told me that Norwegian wood is marijuana.
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John said about his songs "They're only words, they don't mean anything". It is about a guy having a sexual encounter in front of a fire place. By the way, Jan and Dean did a great version of this song!
As it is, the phrase indicates that the words "the fire" refer to a specific fire that the listener would already know about in this house or apartment, such as what would be in a fireplace.
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In 1987 on a work trip to Norway, I cut a small branch off a tree stripped the bark. The best comment on this entire was by Andrew from Philadelphia, who advises everyone to listen to the lyrics more closely.
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