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|producer = Unknown
 
|producer = Unknown
 
|recorded = 2008
 
|recorded = 2008
|time = 2:58<br><small>(See [[#Official versions|official versions]])</small>
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|time = 2:58<br>2:27 <small>(Acoustic demo)</small>
 
|Source = [[File:Unreleased_Logo.png|125px|link=Category:Unreleased songs]]
 
|Source = [[File:Unreleased_Logo.png|125px|link=Category:Unreleased songs]]
 
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"'''1949'''" is an unreleased song by [[Lana Del Rey]]. It is speculated to have been recorded in 2008. The song leaked on July 1, 2012, and is partly a demo for "[[Every Man Gets His Wish (song)|Every Man Gets His Wish]]". A studio version was leaked on May 11, 2016. This version abruptly cuts off at the end of the track and while it may be an extended snippet, it is also possible that the recording was never finished.
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"'''1949'''" is an unreleased song by [[Lana Del Rey]]. The song is speculated to have been written and recorded by Del Rey in 2008. The song leaked on July 1, 2012. It is partly a demo for "[[Every Man Gets His Wish (song)|Every Man Gets His Wish]]". A studio version was leaked on May 11, 2016. This version abruptly cuts off at the end of the track and while it may be an extended snippet it is also possible that the recording was never finished.
   
 
==Cross-references==
 
==Cross-references==
 
* The chorus of the song is reused in full in "[[Every Man Gets His Wish (song)|Every Man Gets His Wish]]".
 
* The chorus of the song is reused in full in "[[Every Man Gets His Wish (song)|Every Man Gets His Wish]]".
* A reference to going to K-Mart to buy lip gloss is found in "[[On Our Way (song)|On Our Way]]".
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* A reference to going to K-Mart to buy lip-gloss is found in "[[On Our Way (song)|On Our Way]]".
 
* References to Pontiacs are found in "[[Axl Rose Husband (song)|Axl Rose Husband]]" and "[[Diet Mountain Dew (song)|Diet Mountain Dew]]".
 
* References to Pontiacs are found in "[[Axl Rose Husband (song)|Axl Rose Husband]]" and "[[Diet Mountain Dew (song)|Diet Mountain Dew]]".
* References to motels are found in the titles "[[Motel 6 (song)|Motel 6]]" and "[[Mermaid Motel (song)|Mermaid Motel]]", as well as in the lyrics of "[[Trash Magic (song)|Trash Magic]]", "[[Kinda Out Of Luck (song)|Kinda Outta Luck]]", "[[Gods & Monsters (song)|Gods &amp; Monsters]]" and the second version of "[[Come When You Call Me America (song)|Come When You Call Me America]]".
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* References to motels are found in the titles "[[Motel 6 (song)|Motel 6]]" and "[[Mermaid Motel (song)|Mermaid Motel]]", as well as in the lyrics of "[[Trash Magic (song)|Trash Magic]]", "[[Kinda Out Of Luck (song)|Kinda Outta Luck]]", "[[Gods & Monsters (song)|Gods &amp; Monsters]]"and the second version of "[[Come When You Call Me America (song)|Come When You Call Me America]]'''".'''
* Cadillacs are also mentioned in "[[Jump (song)|Jump]]" and "[[Back To Tha Basics (song)|Back to tha Basics]]".
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* Cadillacs are also referenced in "[[Jump (song)|Jump]]" and "[[Back To Tha Basics (song)|Back to tha Basics]]".
* Alabama is mentioned in "[[Pin Up Galore (song)|Pin Up Galore]]" and the demo of "[[Trash Magic (song)|Trash Magic]]".
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* Alabama is referenced in the demo of "[[Trash Magic (song)|Trash Magic]]".
* The reference to an "icy stare" is similar to the "prostitute stare" from "[[Disco (song)|Disco]]".
 
* The song itself is heavily referential of the plot of the novel ''Lolita''.
 
* The phrase "flower motel nation/motel flower nation" is similar to "pretty party nation" from "[[Gramma (Blue Ribbon Sparkler Trailer Heaven) (song)|Gramma (Blue Ribbon Sparkler Trailer Heaven)]]" and "pro-ana nation" from "[[Boarding School (song)|Boarding School]]".
 
* Del Rey mentions her "[blue] nail polish" in "[[The Blackest Day (song)|The Blackest Day]]", "[[Off to the Races (song)|Off to the Races]]" and alludes to it in "[[Your Girl (song)|Your Girl]]".
 
* References to a "pretty song" can also be found on "[[For K, Pt. 2 (song)|For K, Pt. 2]]" and "[[Ride (song)|Ride]]".
 
* The "carry me" theme also appears in "[[Your Girl (song)|Your Girl]]" and "[[The Blackest Day (song)|The Blackest Day]]".
 
 
== Official versions ==
 
* Studio version — 2:58
 
* Acoustic demo — 2:27
 
   
 
==Lyrics==
 
==Lyrics==
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=== Studio version ===
 
=== Studio version ===
 
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{{Scroll box
 
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|content=<poem>
Carry me up them stairs with my white socks on
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Carry me up them stairs
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With my white socks on
 
And my pretty song
 
And my pretty song
You like my blue nail polish
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Like my blue nail polish
"What is all this?" you said of the mess upstairs
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What is all this?
"Don't be scared."
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You said of the mess upstairs
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Don't be scared
   
Daddy dearest, you know how I like to take trips
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Daddy dearest
Pops first stops at the K-Mart, buy me my peach lip gloss
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You know how I like to take trips
Cigarettes and lollipops for our trip across the USA
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Pops first stops at the K-Mart
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Buy me my peach lipgloss
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Cigarettes and lollipops
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For our trip across the USA
   
 
We're gonna party like it's 1949
 
We're gonna party like it's 1949
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Gonna see it all before he says goodbye
 
Gonna see it all before he says goodbye
 
Gonna party like it's 1949
 
Gonna party like it's 1949
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Carry me up the stairs with my white socks on
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Carry me up the stairs
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With my white socks on
 
And my blonde hair long
 
And my blonde hair long
You like my pin-up bodice and the solace
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You like my pin-up bodice
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And the solace
 
That comes with the midnight air
 
That comes with the midnight air
 
And my icy stare
 
And my icy stare
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It's the clearest when it's me and him alone
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It's the clearest
He stops, he talks about all the ways he used to (indistinguishable)
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When it's me and him alone
Dinerettes and soda pops for our trip across the USA
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He's stops, he talks about all the ways he used to
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Dinerettes and soda pops
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For our trip across the USA
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We're gonna party like it's 1949
 
We're gonna party like it's 1949
 
We're in the Pontiac from July to July
 
We're in the Pontiac from July to July
 
Gonna see it all before he says goodbye
 
Gonna see it all before he says goodbye
 
Gonna party like it's 1949
 
Gonna party like it's 1949
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Daddy likes Blackpool Pleasure Beach and road stops
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Daddy likes Blackpool,
Me, I like the Swiss Alps, souvenir gift shops
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Pleasure beach and road stops,
Late night midnight radio show talks
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Me, I like the Swiss Alps souvenir gift shops
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Late night, midnight, radio show talks
 
Him and me, a big jailbreak
 
Him and me, a big jailbreak
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Ponytail and lollipops, dinerettes and soda pops
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Ponytail and lollipops
New blue bathing suit, ruched tops and Cadillacs
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Dinerettes and sodapops
Blue lake, Carter Docks, hopscotch, hot talk
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New blue bathing suit
Alabama hard knocks, motel brass locks
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Ruched tops and Cadillacs
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Blue lake, Carter Docks
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Hopscotch, I talk
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Alabama hard knocks
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Motel brass locks
 
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{{Scroll box
 
{{Scroll box
 
|content=<poem>
 
|content=<poem>
Carry me up them stairs with my white socks on
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Carry me up them stairs,
And my pretty song
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With my white socks on,
You like my blue nail polish
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And my pretty song,
"What is all this?" you said
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You like my blue nail polish.
"The mess upstairs, don't be scared."
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"What is all this?",
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You said, "The mess upstairs, don't be scared."
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Daddy dearest,
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You know how I like to take trips,
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Pops, first stop at the K-Mart.
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Buy me my peach lip-gloss,
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Cigarettes and lollipops,
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Mad Magazines and white socks.
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All in your car
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For our trip across the USA.
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We gonna party like it's 1949,
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We in the Pontiac from July to July.
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It's a flower motel nation,
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Day and night on our last vacation.
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We gonna see it all,
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Before we say goodbye.
   
Daddy dearest, you know how I like to take trips
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Daddy likes Blackpool Pleasure Beach, and road-stops.
Pops first stop at the K-Mart, buy me my peach lip gloss
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Baby, likes the Swiss Alps,
Cigarettes and lollipops, Mad Magazines, and white socks
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Souvenir gift-shops.
All in your car for our trip across the USA
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Late night, midnight,
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Radio show talks,
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Daddy, baby, big jail break.
   
We gonna party like it's 1949
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Ponytail and lollipops,
We in the Pontiac from July to July
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Dinerettes and soda-pops,
It's a flower motel nation
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New blue bathing suit,
Day and night on our last vacation
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Ruched tops and Cadillacs.
We gonna see it all before we say goodbye
 
   
Daddy likes Blackpool Pleasure Beach and road stops
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Blue LA Carter Docks,
Baby likes the Swiss Alps, souvenir gift shops
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Hop-scotch, I talk,
Late night midnight radio show talks
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Alabama hard knocks,
Daddy, baby, big jailbreak
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Motel brass locks.
   
Ponytail and lollipops, dinerettes and soda pops
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We gonna party like it's 1949,
New blue bathing suit, ruched tops and Cadillacs
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We in the Pontiac from July to July.
Blue LA Carter Docks, hopscotch, shit talk
 
Alabama hard knocks, motel brass locks
 
   
We gonna party like it's 1949
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It's a motel flower nation,
We in the Pontiac from July to July
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Day and night on our last vacation.
It's a motel flower nation
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We gonna see it all before he says goodbye.
Day and night on our last vacation
 
We gonna see it all before he says goodbye
 
 
</poem>}}
 
</poem>}}
 
[[Category:Songs]]
 
[[Category:Songs]]
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