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Posted By: Lighter
18-Mar-18 - 11:00 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The unstoppable vibrator?
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The unstoppable vibrator?
I'd call "The Wheel" less of a "mechanical man" song than a "mal mariee'" song (amative wife, incapable husband).

Hate to say it, but it has all the characteristics of a "Child ballad" - one of the very last, for sure.