The relatable rush of hearing a good song while out and about. But, usually filtered imperfectly through radio speakers or between crowds chattering, lyrics have been notoriously difficult to determine for even the most famous of songs, For Bruce Springsteen\u2019s \u201cThunder Road,\u201d at least, listeners can finally find some closure. Jon Landau is a music critic, producer, and manager for New Jersey icon Bruce Springsteen. The two have worked together for years now, since Landau \u201csaw rock and roll future\u201d in Springsteen. He was the one to lead fans to the truth where other sources could not. The divisive truth behind \u201cThunder Road\u201d View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bruce Springsteen (@springsteen) \u201cThunder Road\u201d immediately puts listeners in the thick of things with a screen door slamming shut, Roy Orbison serenading the lonely, and Mary\u2019s dress\u2026 waving? Popularly, listeners often felt they were hearing Springsteen sing \u201cMary\u2019s dress waves,\u201d rather than \u201csways.\u201d RELATED: Bruce Springsteen\u2019s Daughter Jessica Will Compete In 2021 Olympic Games The latter would have fit the rhyming pattern better for \u201cShe dances across the porch as the radio plays,\u201d but not all songs have perfect rhyming schemes, if they have any at all. Fans also felt assured since the original 1975 vinyl pressing also used the word \u201cwaves\u201d in the lyrics. Manager Landau corrects the issue once and for all Manager and longtime associate of Springsteen Jon Landau \/ Wikimedia Commons Simply, Landau corrected, \u201cThe word is \u2018sways,\u2019\u201d while speaking with The New Yorker\u2019s David Remnick. Remnick had sent Landau an email seeking his final say on the increasingly divisive matter. To further emphasize the point, Landau went on, \u201cBy the way, \u2018dresses\u2019 do not know how to \u2018wave.\u2019 That\u2019s the way he wrote it in his original notebooks, that\u2019s the way he sang it on \u2018Born to Run,\u2019 in 1975, that\u2019s the way he has always sung it at thousands of shows, and that\u2019s the way he sings it right now on Broadway.\u201d Time to listen to the song a few times with this new information in mind!