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Posts Tagged ‘Woody Guthrie’

4-30-09 Woody Guthrie – So Long, It’s Been Good to Know You

Posted by Sean on April 30, 2009

And people are still getting steamrolled, Shanoah, whether it’s by the British or “acts of God [1]”, like the Dust Bowl during the Great Depression. Here’s Woody Guthrie singing about it with So Long, It’s Been Good to Know You.

Courtesy of algeva

[1] Your God, maybe. But mine? No.

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2-4-08 A thought before Super Tuesday, FIRST BLOOD PART TWO

Posted by Sean on February 4, 2008

Ok, for some reason, I thought that last Tuesday was Super Tuesday. Call it my Mencia-esque “deedeedee” moment.

So, not too let good old go to waste,  I’m posting it again, because what I said last Monday still applies this Monday.

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So ya want “change”™, huh? Well, you won’t get it unless you get a little fired up – you know, a little rowdy. And if there’s anything that a political brouhaha like Super Tuesday needs, it’s a little rowdiness. I’ve got just the music to get you riled up.

NOTE: Some of these links ain’t work-safe. Browse at your own peril.

First, before we go any further, let’s remind ourselves what’s at stake here. Woody Guthrie‘s got just the song for that: This Land is Your Land.

Waskey Elwood Walls, Jr. reminds us how far we have(n’t) come during Silly Season with his funkalicious Jimmy Carter campaign song Jimmy Carter Says Yes, a paean to The Big-Toothed One that would have even Kim Jong-il – or the adoring Romney hand puppets on FOXNews – wincing with embarassment. Thanks to Dorian at WFMU for this one.

For you Republicans and Risk fans such who think that the War on Terror™ is so neat but, you know, don’t want to inconvenience yourselves by actually joining the military and going overseas and actually fighting this conflict that is so indispensible to The Future of Our Nation™, Creedence Clearwater Revival‘s got just the song for you: Fortunate Son.

For you types who think that what this country needs is a more authoritarian leader – maybe even one of those neat theocracies like they have in Iran, who knows! – Jello Biafra and the Dead Kennedys bring you Holiday in Cambodia, and remind you what it’s like “where they get things done”.

For you fundies out there, Eric Schwartz sends his best with Keep Your Jesus Off My Penis (thanks to Lord Yellow Dog).

Not to be undone, Marilyn Manson, the fundie boogeyman, chimes in with mOBSCENEif only to remind you that we’ve been living in a Satanic nation since Sept. 11, 2001 (but then, you knew that already).

For us working slobs on the outside looking in on all this craziness, there’s One Big Union from Matthew Grimm and the Red Smear, guaranteed to scare the bejeezus out of “New” Democrats and Republicans alike (pretty much all the candidates, in other words). Don’t let your boss or “immediate supervisor” catch you listening to this. (thanks to Down With Tyrany)

Public Enemy reminds us all to just Shut ‘Em Down, always a good thing to remember in any election year.

And Eminem travels the road blazed by Chuck D and Flavor Flav et al. with 2004’s Mosh, which I first heard and saw, again thanks to Lord Yellow Dog, during the election that year. This is the version that aired before the election. There’s another version here, with Mr. Mathers leading the charge into the Capitol, but I don’t think that’s called for… yet.

And if storming the castle is called for, Joni Minstrel‘s got the soundtrack for our rowdy rabble with Whiskey and Beer.

And finally… it’s been said before, but it needs to be said again… DragonForce‘s Through the Fire and Flames, just what you need to hear before you go out to battle, political or otherwise.

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1-28-08 A thought before Super Tuesday

Posted by Sean on January 28, 2008

So ya want “change”™, huh? Well, you won’t get it unless you get a little fired up – you know, a little rowdy. And if there’s anything that a political brouhaha like Super Tuesday needs, it’s a little rowdiness. I’ve got just the music to get you riled up.

NOTE: Some of these links ain’t work-safe. Browse at your own peril.

First, before we go any further, let’s remind ourselves what’s at stake here. Woody Guthrie‘s got just the song for that: This Land is Your Land.

For you Republicans and Risk fans such who think that the War on Terror™ is so neat but, you know, don’t want to inconvenience yourselves by actually joining the military and going overseas and actually fighting this conflict that is so indispensible to The Future of Our Nation™, Creedence Clearwater Revival‘s got just the song for you: Fortunate Son.

For you types who think that what this country needs is a more authoritarian leader – maybe even one of those neat theocracies like they have in Iran, who knows! – Jello Biafra and the Dead Kennedys bring you Holiday in Cambodia, and remind you what it’s like “where they get things done”.

For you fundies out there, Eric Schwartz sends his best with Keep Your Jesus Off My Penis (thanks to Lord Yellow Dog).

Not to be undone, Marilyn Manson, the fundie boogeyman, chimes in with mOBSCENEif only to remind you that we’ve been living in a Satanic nation since Sept. 11, 2001 (but then, you knew that already).

For us working slobs on the outside looking in on all this craziness, there’s One Big Union from Matthew Grimm and the Red Smear, guaranteed to scare the bejeezus out of “New” Democrats and Republicans alike (pretty much all the candidates, in other words). Don’t let your boss or “immediate supervisor” catch you listening to this. (thanks to Down With Tyrany)

Public Enemy reminds us all to just Shut ‘Em Down, always a good thing to remember in any election year.

And Eminem travels the road blazed by Chuck D and Flavor Flav et al. with 2004’s Mosh, which I first heard and saw, again thanks to Lord Yellow Dog, during the election that year. This is the version that aired before the election. There’s another version here, with Mr. Mathers leading the charge into the Capitol, but I don’t think that’s called for… yet.

And finally… it’s been said before, but it needs to be said again… DragonForce‘s Through the Fire and Flames, just what you need to hear before you go out to battle, political or otherwise.

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