The Stroke by Billy Squier song meaning, lyric interpretation, video and chart position
Billy Squier had a huge hit with the song “The Stroke” back in 1981 spurring the active imaginations of music fans everywhere into overtime, pondering the meaning of the song and the title itself “The Stroke”.
Get yourself together boy. Stroke me, stroke me. Say you're a winner but man you're just a sinner now. (Stroke, stroke, stroke, stroke, stroke, stroke, stroke) Better listen now. Said it ain't no joke. Don't let your conscience fail ya'. Just do the stroke. Don't ya' take no chances.
Jun 11, 1991 · Squier insists there's deeper meaning to his lyrics. Sexual innuendo is nothing new to the music of Billy Squier. But the writer of such classic rock songs as "The Stroke" and "In The Dark" might ...
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"The Stroke" is a song written and recorded by American rock artist Billy Squier. It was released in 1981 as the debut single from his 3× Platinum album Don't Say No. This was Squier's first single to chart, reaching No. 17 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It was a bigger hit on rock radio, reaching No. 3 on the Top Tracks chart.
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Jul 26, 2011 · Its really some of the most idiotic lyrics of all time. It did give teenaged boys the ability to shout 'Stroke Stroke' which we all know had different meaning. The problem here other than the fact that Billy Squier is just God awful is that if you take him out of the picture the music is actually pretty cool.