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Buddy Holly
Weezer Lyrics


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What's with these homies dissin' my girl?
Why do they gotta front?
What did we ever do to these guys
That made them so violent?

(Ooh ooh) But you know I'm yours
(Ooh ooh) And I know you're mine
(Ooh ooh) And that's for all of time

Ooh-wee-ooh, I look just like Buddy Holly
Oh oh, and you're Mary Tyler Moore
I don't care what they say about us anyway
I don't care 'bout that

Don't you ever fear, I'm always near
I know that you need help
Your tongue is twisted, your eyes are slit
You need a guardian

(Ooh ooh) And you know I'm yours
(Ooh ooh) And I know you're mine
(Ooh ooh) And that's for all of time

Ooh-wee-ooh, I look just like Buddy Holly
Oh oh, and you're Mary Tyler Moore
I don't care what they say about us anyway
I don't care 'bout that
I don't care 'bout that

Bang bang knockin' on the door
Another bang bang get down on the floor
Oh no, what do we do?
Don't look now but I lost my shoe
I can't run and I can't kick
Whatsa matter babe, are you feelin' sick?
Whatsa matter, whatsa matter, whatsa matter you?
Whatsa matter, babe, are you feelin' blue?

Oh

And that's for all of time
And that's for all of time

Ooh-wee-ooh, I look just like Buddy Holly
Oh oh, and you're Mary Tyler Moore
I don't care what they say about us anyway
I don't care 'bout that
I don't care 'bout that
I don't care 'bout that
I don't care 'bout that

Overall Meaning

The song Buddy Holly by Weezer is a catchy guitar-driven song about the singer's love for his girlfriend despite being ridiculed by his friends. It seems like his friends are jealous of their relationship or simply don't like his girlfriend for some reason. The singer is questioning why they are dissing his girlfriend and why they feel the need to be so violent. He tells his girlfriend not to worry because he will always be there to protect her. The chorus, which repeats three times, is a declaration of their love for each other that will last for an eternity.


The second verse describes the singer's physical appearance, saying that he looks just like Buddy Holly, the famous 1950s rock and roll singer, and that his girlfriend looks like Mary Tyler Moore, the actress from the 1960s TV show The Dick Van Dyke Show. It seems like they both are embracing their love for the past and the nostalgia of the 1950s and 1960s. The bridge of the song is a bit more chaotic, with the singer describing a situation where someone is banging on their door and they need to hide. The song ends with one final chorus of the declaration of love that will last for all of time.


Overall, Buddy Holly is a pop-rock song that captures the feeling of young love and nostalgia for a simpler time. The lyrics are catchy and upbeat, while the guitar riff and melody are instantly recognizable. It's a song that continues to be a fan favorite for Weezer.


Line by Line Meaning

What's with these homies dissin' my girl?
Why are my friends insulting my girlfriend?


Why do they gotta front?
Why are they pretending to be something they are not?


What did we ever do to these guys
What did we do to these guys to make them act this way towards us?


That made them so violent?
Why are they being aggressive?


(Ooh ooh) But you know I'm yours
I belong to you.


(Ooh ooh) And I know you're mine
You belong to me.


(Ooh ooh) And that's for all of time
Our love will last forever.


Ooh-wee-ooh, I look just like Buddy Holly
I look like Buddy Holly.


Oh oh, and you're Mary Tyler Moore
You look like Mary Tyler Moore.


I don't care what they say about us anyway
I don't care what others think about us.


I don't care 'bout that
I am not bothered by that.


Don't you ever fear, I'm always near
You can always count on me for help and support.


I know that you need help
I understand that you require my assistance.


Your tongue is twisted, your eyes are slit
You are struggling to speak or see clearly.


You need a guardian
You require someone to look out for you.


Bang bang knockin' on the door
Someone is knocking aggressively on the door.


Another bang bang get down on the floor
There is another instance of aggressiveness, possibly leading to violence.


Oh no, what do we do?
We are faced with a difficult situation and are unsure of how to proceed.


Don't look now but I lost my shoe
I am experiencing a minor inconvenience.


I can't run and I can't kick
I am unable to physically defend myself or flee the situation.


Whatsa matter babe, are you feelin' sick?
Are you feeling unwell?


Whatsa matter, whatsa matter, whatsa matter you?
What is troubling you?


Whatsa matter, babe, are you feelin' blue?
Are you feeling sad?




Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing
Written by: Rivers Cuomo

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@kionisaragosa6368

I can't wait for Buddy Holly's new song, "Weezer."

@matthewhill6066

Me too

@BroForce426

I regret to inform you, Buddy Holly has been dead for half a century


I know it’s a joke, calm down

@charleebrown7188

Buddy Holly has been "Weezer'd". He has long since been "Buddy Hollyed".

@charleebrown7188

Yes, Buddy Holly Gas is the title of Weezer's next single. A blast of gas from the past.

@rockerjim8045

That I'll be the day.

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@soulspit

"What's with these homies dissin' my girl?" lyrical genius.

@abigailk4231

Why? Is it a joke or serious? I thought it said kissing lol

@vitoanania6042

I think it's referred to Buddy Holly's Puerto Rican wife not being accepted

@davidb2206

A vocabulary that does not fit the lyrics of a 1950s song.

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