The Debate Over Wording In Bruce Springsteen's 'Thunder Road' Is Settled
A MARTINEZ, HOST:
Good morning. I'm A Martinez. Listen to the beginning of this Bruce Springsteen song.
(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "THUNDER ROAD")
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: (Singing) The screen door slams. Mary's dress sways.
MARTINEZ: What is Mary's dress doing? Is it swaying or waving? The debate over this classic mondegreen in "Thunder Road" may finally be settled. The Boss's co-producer Jon Landau told The New Yorker the word is sways. That's what Bruce's original notebooks say, and that's how he sang the song. It's MORNING EDITION.
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