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Vicar Review: About the Chad Mitchell Trio's satires (52* d) ADD: Business Goes On As Usual (Hellerman) 20 Aug 08

someone above mentioned a song called Business Goes On As Usual. It's actually written by Fred Hellerman and I'm still doing it as an introduction to Johnny I Hardly Knew Ya -works very well these days wth all the death war profiteering going on:

    Business Goes On As Usual
    (Fred Hellerman)

    Business goes on as usual - the corn and the profits are high
    And the TVs boom in every living room and they tell us which deodorant to buy

    Business goes on as usual, except that my brother is dead
    He was 25 and very much alive but the dreams have all been blasted from his head!

    In a far off land with a gun in his hand
    He died in a war he did not understand

    And business goes on as usual - there's plenty to choose from the rack
    And the rumor goes, the latest thing in clothes will be -black!

    Business goes on as usual, business goes on as usual...........

Fred Hellerman also wrote our electrical musical homage to the Byrds (More to Eve of Destruction, really) - "The Sound of Protest Has Begun to Pay"- not quite enough with Violets Of Dawn to get us into R&R!

Joe Frazier
    Fomatting edited for indexing purposes.
    -Joe Offer-

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