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Mark Knopfler

Why Aye Man (6:12)

Why Aye Man is a commonly used phrase on Tyneside (Geordieland) and really only means "Yes" but in an emphatic way.
The use of this phrase and the way it is used in the song echo Native American Indian chants, at least as seen in common white culture. The song was inspired by, and used as the theme tune for "Auf Wiedersehen Pet", the British television series which began with the scenario of hard up Geordies…

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Mark Knopfler - Why Aye Man Lyrics


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  • Wow, I love this sound.
  • 2nit we'll drink the old town dry...
  • Why Aye? Man?
  • Takes me back to my roots.. and a great television program!
  • Классно!!! +++++!!!
  • One of the best songwriters out there - original! He's also, arguably one of the best guitarists of his generation.
  • Thanks Ingetraud :-)
  • Thanks Armin! I like the voice of Mark K. and how to play guitar, and I like this music!
  • Love this Armin thanks, i am currently watching the series of Auf Wierdersehn Pet, this song is played, when it comes and go's off :-)
  • JUST GREAT.......

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