Tech N9ne’s “Puh Wah Wah,” and four other great songs with gibberish lyrics
You’ve read Lewis Carroll’s “Jabberwocky,” right? (C’mon, you remember something from college besides how to make a gravity bong, don’t you?) Well, sound poetry is poetry that’s composed of gibberish — that is, words used for primarily for their sound rather than meaning. Of course, in songs, using nonsense words — or snippets of gibberish — is nothing new. Here’s a scattershot list of our favorite lyrical gibberish in music.