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Deconstructing Rock & Pop Lyrics

Singers often sing something different literally of what they may intend to say. This can be linguistic or technical nonsense or occasionally it involves double negatives as some of the following examples show.

"I can't Get no Satisfaction", by Mick Jagger from the Rolling Stones

I want to have no satisfaction, which means I want to be frustrated. However, I cannot get any of this frustration. Therefore, I can't get no satisfaction.
Does this make sense?

"We don't Need no Education", by Pink Floyd

Getting an education is actually good and having no education is bad. So the concept of "no education" is something we do not want. Therefore, we don't need "no education", right?

"Substitute", by Gloria Gaynor

Gloria sings "I'll be your substitute." A substitute takes someone else's place when that person cannot be present. So, Gloria offers to be some guy's (assuming she is singing to a guy) substitute. This guy seems to have a girlfriend, who seems to be absent momentarily. In any case, as his substitute she would be taking his place in regards to his girlfriend, which makes you wonder about Gloria's sexual orientation.

"Too much Heaven", by the Bee Gees

Bee Gees sing that "nobody gets too much love anymore." It seems that in the past too much love was being given; that is people were being spoiled rotten. However, that must not be the case anymore. I suppose everyone gets just the right of love now, so that nobody gets too much love anymore.

"We Don't Talk Anymore", by Cliff Richards

Cliff Richards laments, "It's so funny how we don't talk anymore." That is because they are singing now instead; and that with a funny, high-pitched voice. No wonder they split up.

"Take Good Care of my Baby", by Bobby Vee

Bobby Vee adds that the guy he is singing to (yes, sometimes guys sing to guys) should send his baby, i.e. the "Girl", back if he doesn't love her anymore.
On second thought, maybe Bobby should say forget about the whole thing. Maybe the girl is so shallow to run away in the first place; drawn by empty promises, insincere declarations of love, and whatnot. Who wants someone back like that?
Or maybe she had good reasons to leave in the fist place? Wasn't there a hint of unfaithfulness in "If I'd been true." It would be mean for the second guy to split up, but then to send her back to the first nasty guy would be adding insult to injury.
Maybe this is a case of child custody? The mother has the little girl or baby and the father would gladly take care of her again in case the mother doesn't want her anymore.

"Unbreak my Heart", by Toni Braxton

Breaking is an irrevocable action. It cannot be reversed. (Uncry as well.) However, something can be mended of fixed subsequently. Maybe Toni can find happiness again with a mended heart, since unbreaking is impossible.

"Forever Young", by Alphaville

"Forever young, I want to be forever young" is a contradiction in terms. Being young is an attribute found only at the beginning of a timeline. The further you move towards 'forever'; i.e. infinity, the more you move away from youth.

"Big in Japan", also by Alphaville

What so great about being "Big In Japan"? Your average Euro-American is taller than your average Japanese.

"Seasons in the Sun" by Terry Jacks

Terry laments, "Goodbye, …, it's hard to die when all the birds are singing in the sky,"
OK, we can take care of that – BLAM, BLAM, BLAM – now them birdies won't bother you any more; you can die now.

"Private Dancer" by Tina Turner

Tina sings, "I'm your private dancer, a dancer for money and any old music will do. Deutsch marks or Dollars…"
She needs to update that last line to "Euros or Dollers…"