Call Me The Breeze
Lynyrd Skynyrd Lyrics


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Call me the breeze
I keep blowin' down the road
Well, now they call me the breeze
I keep blowin' down the road
I ain't got me nobody
I don't carry me no load

Ain't no change in the weather
Ain't no changes in me
Well, there ain't no change in the weather
Ain't no changes in me
And I ain't hidin' from nobody
Nobody's hidin' from me
Oh, that's the way it's supposed to be

Well, I got that green light, baby
I got to keep movin' on
Well, I got that green light, baby
I got to keep movin' on
Well, I might go out to California
Might go down to Georgia
I don't know

Well, I dig you, Georgia peaches
Makes me feel right at home
Well, now I dig you, Georgia peaches
Makes me feel right at home
But I don't love me no one woman
So I can't stay in Georgia long

Well, now they call me the breeze
I keep blowin' down the road
Well, now they call me the breeze
I keep blowin' down the road
I ain't got me nobody




I don't carry me no load
Ooh, Mr. Breeze

Overall Meaning

In "Call Me The Breeze," Lynyrd Skynyrd provides a metaphor for a carefree, restless life by using the imagery of "the breeze" and its constant motion. The singer embraces his role as a free-spirited wanderer who travels without hesitation or attachment, given that he has "nobody" and "don't carry me no load." He states that nothing has changed in his life or in the weather, and he has nothing to hide. He then asserts that he must keep going, with no destination in mind, inspired by the "green light" of life. The lyrics also include a reference to the state of Georgia and the attractiveness of its "Georgia peaches," which reminds him of home, though he knows he can't stay with any one woman for too long.


The song's lyrics symbolize independence, freedom, and the desire for adventure without any restrictions, as the breeze keeps blowing down the road. The song illustrates a somewhat existentialist viewpoint that is mindful of the transience of life and that everyone needs to keep moving forward. The singer acknowledges that he can't stay in one place for too long, though he finds moments of comfort and familiarity in places that feel like home.


Line by Line Meaning

Call me the breeze
They refer to me as the breeze


I keep blowin' down the road
I keep traveling from place to place


Well now they call me the breeze
They still refer to me as the breeze


I keep blowin' down the road
I keep moving from place to place


I ain't got me nobody
I am alone and have no one with me


I don't carry me no load
I have no responsibilities or burdens to carry


Ain't no change in the weather
The weather is the same as it always is


Ain't no changes in me
I haven't changed, I am still the same person


Well there ain't no change in the weather
The weather is still the same


Ain't no changes in me
I haven't changed as a person


And I ain't hidin' from nobody
I am not avoiding anyone


Nobody's hidin' from me
No one is avoiding me


Oh, that's the way it's supposed to be
This is how things should be, no one avoiding each other


Well I got that green light baby
I have permission to move forward


I got to keep movin' on
I have to continue moving forward


Well I might go out to California
I may travel to California


Might go down to Georgia
I may travel to Georgia


I don't know
I am uncertain where I will go


Well I dig you Georgia peaches
I enjoy the people and atmosphere of Georgia


Makes me feel right at home
I feel comfortable and at ease there


Well now I dig you Georgia peaches
I really enjoy the people and atmosphere of Georgia


Makes me feel right at home
I feel very comfortable and at home there


But I don't love me no one woman
I am not committed to any one person


So I can't stay in Georgia long
I cannot stay in Georgia for a long period of time


Oooh Mr Breeze
I am the one and only Mr. Breeze




Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: John J. Cale

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Southern Rock at its finest

@shonnaunderwood7895

Love this piece

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Song to listen to when going 95 in a 40. RIP greatest band ever

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@JimCenters

Billy Powells piano playing is unbelievable in this song

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amen!

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