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These are INTENTIONAL messages that groups have recorded and placed in their songs. This differs from backwards masking in which bands supposedly sing a song in a special way so that when played backwards a hidden message appears.

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Entries Beginning with R

"Rain," The Beatles
At the end, it says backwards: "When the rain comes, they run & hide their heads"
Tom "The Deke" Ammon
"The Revenge of Anus Presley," Butthole Surfers
In the song "The Revenge of Anus Presley" there is a backwards message which says "There is a time to live, and a time to die, but I smoke Elvis Presleys toenails when I want to get high". It is on the album "Brown Reason to Live".
Wade Brock
"Revolution," The Beatles
During 'Alright! Alright!', backwards it says 'Get Me Out!'
"Revolution #9," The Beatles
There is another, lesser-known message that occurs at the end of the song. When Yoko Ono says "If we become naked", play it backwards and it's "Satan, look at me please."
A Stranger
"Revolution #9," The Beatles
The song is slightly infamous for having all kinds of crazy, somewhat-discernible stuff in it when played backwards, most famously a car crash sound followed by a voice yelling "Get me out! Get me out!" and the "Number nine, number nine" repeated through the song becoming "Turn me on, dead man. Turn me on, dead man."
"Revolution #9," The Beatles
The whole song played itself backwards. Il-luh-meh-nu-meh...uh [part of doing the voice-created reversitivity.]
Mickey D.
"Rock Of Ages," Def Leppard
In the guitar solo of the song, one can faintly hear incoherent mumbling. After some investigation, I learned that they were the words "Brezhnev's got Herpes" and "F*** the Russians!". Makes sense considering the time period.
"Rocket," Def Leppard
The reversible lyrics, "we're fighting for the gods of war"; the "Gods of War" chorus part was used reversibly throughout the instrumental break of the song, and the very beginning.
Mickey D.

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