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Lyr/Chords Add: Socialize-Privatize (Storr/Clayton

GUEST,songbob 14 Oct 11 - 02:07 PM
bradfordian 14 Oct 11 - 05:16 PM
GUEST,999 14 Oct 11 - 05:40 PM
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Subject: Lyr/Chords Add: SOCIALIZE-PRIVATIZE (Storr/Clayton
From: GUEST,songbob
Date: 14 Oct 11 - 02:07 PM

I've posted the lyric in the BS Section, since it's appropriate to politics, but here's my latest, complete with a Youtube link,

Socialized/Privatized


G                                                                                D
Come, all you union members. And workers in your shop;
        G                                C                        G                D
And all the laid-off folks who dread The day the checks will
G
stop;
        G                                                                        D
Employers paying three folks, Who used to employ ten;
        G                        C                G                D        G
We are the angry Ninety-nine, Marching once again.


Refrain:
        C                                                                                
From Wall Street home to Main Street, shout loud the clear
        G
refrain:
                G                        C                        G        D                G
"They've socialized the losses, and         privatized the gains!"


        G                                                                                D
The One-Percenters at the top, With greed their only         aim,
        G                                C                                G                        D
Have done their best to hide the way They’ve played their selfish
G
game.
        G                                                                                        D
So secretly they’ve tweaked the rules, To keep us in the         dark;
        G                         C                                 G                 D                G
But now we’re waking from our sleep, And gathering in the         park.


Refrain


When profits rise so high, you see,
And wages stay so low,
It’s obvious the powers that be
Just don’t want us to know.
As Joseph Stieglitz put it,
In words so clear and plain,
They socialize the losses,
But privatize the gain.


Refrain


©2011 Annie Storr & Bob Clayton

And a half-fast performance is here:

Socialize - Privatize on YouTube

Enjoy!

Bob Clayton


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Subject: RE: Lyric & Youtube -- Socialize-Privatize
From: bradfordian
Date: 14 Oct 11 - 05:16 PM

A highly laudible effort, and just sooooo topical. Thanks for sharing this Bob.


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Subject: RE: Lyric & Youtube -- Socialize-Privatize
From: GUEST,999
Date: 14 Oct 11 - 05:40 PM

Good one, Bob. Thank you.


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Subject: RE: Lyric & Youtube -- Socialize-Privatize
From: katlaughing
Date: 14 Oct 11 - 07:50 PM

Most excellent! Thank you. I think it deserves to be up top(in the music section), too!


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