I was born in a cross-fire hurricane

from The Rolling Stones – Jumping Jack Flash Lyrics on Rap Genius


If it is an “American” story — a hurricane is a simple explanation. These hear “class five hurricane”…

However, Keith Richards said that the year he was born, 1943, during the Second World War, Britain (London especially) was bombarded daily by the Nazis, definitely making “cross fire hurricane” an apt image.

Crossfire Hurricane was a name of a documentary made about the group.


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