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Songs For The Age Of Trump

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Subject: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST
Date: 28 Jan 17 - 03:52 PM

Songs for the Age of Trump. What's old is new again.


Phil Ochs-        White Boots Marching In A [Muslim] Land
                Bracero
                Cannons of Christianity
                One More Parade

Pat Sky -        Dance of Death
                Jimmy Clay

Tom Paxton -         We Didn't Know
                    Buy A Gun For Your Son
                      I Believe I Do
                      Mr. Blue                

Florence Reese - Which Side Are You On?

Joe Hill -         The Preacher and the Slave
                Mr. Block
                There Is Power In A Union

Neil Young -         Southern Man

Pete Seeger -         Waist Deep In The Big Muddy


Any More?


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Felipa
Date: 28 Jan 17 - 04:46 PM

I see someone else has revived a thread about the song "Pass it On"

Freedom doesn't come like a bird on the wing,
Doesn't come down like the falling rain,
You've got to work for it, fight for it,
Night and day for it,
And every generation has to win it again.

----
how about Joshua Fit the Battle of Jerico (and the walls come a-tumbling down)
some of "Guest"'s recommended songs directly related to the Vietnam war don't seem so timely to me though (not yet?)


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST
Date: 28 Jan 17 - 05:21 PM

That's OK Felipa-

1. Just give it a little time

or

2. Substitute "Iraq" or "Afghanistan" or "Syria" or the predominantly Muslim country of your choice.

Vietnam may have lasted 20 years, but we've been in Afghanistan 14 years plus & are catching up fast.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Steve Gardham
Date: 28 Jan 17 - 05:35 PM

The World Turned Upside Down?


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,gecko
Date: 28 Jan 17 - 06:06 PM

'Masters of War' seems appropriate and I especially like the bit about watching the coffin being lowered - Trump"s coffin, that is.
YIU
gecko


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: oldhippie
Date: 28 Jan 17 - 07:07 PM

How Far We Have Come - Fred Stanton (Bill Fredericks)
Democracy - Leonard Cohen
Gun Sale at The Church - Beat Farmers
Whose Garden Was This - Tom Paxton
Finger on the Button - Bobby Bare
Too Close To The Line - Bobby Ross
My Uncle Is A Terrorist - Bruce Lesnick
Dangerous Times - Chuck Brodsky

I'm sure there are more.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Airymouse
Date: 28 Jan 17 - 07:23 PM

How about "When Grover's term comes to an End" (Hurrah! Hurrah!)?
Wainwright's "I had a dream" will become a classic.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 28 Jan 17 - 07:47 PM

Well, here's one I wrote myself, on the day I woke up to find that he had been elected. I posted it then on another thread, and was told it was unfair to orang-utans!
I'll leave you to guess which tune it is set to: certainly those who grew up with "Children's Favourites" on Saturday am radio in the UK will know!

TRUMP, TRUMP, TRUMP                        

From New York
A travelling businessman came,
But not an intelligent elephant,
No, a bloke with a funny name,
Mop of hair,
And face with a very fake tan,
O what a farce, he might well pass
For an outsize orang-utan.

Donald, th'orang-utan packed his cart
And trundled off to the golf course,
Off he went with a trumpety-trump,
Trump, Trump, Trump.
Doesn't want wind farms to blight his view
But happy to knock down some houses,
Said he was doing it for everyone's good,
Trump, Trump, Trump.
But soon bigger things were calling, far, far away,
He put himself up as a candidate
In the US election fray.
BUT, that was in April, and no-one believed
That Donald would ever pursue it:
Now you must agree how wrong you can be,
Trump, Trump, Trump.

Night by night,
He'd rant and point and rave,
When Donald was up on the podium
He looked so proud and brave,
Dirty tricks
Yon Donald did perform
But yet he just deluded them
And took the crowd by storm.

What a palaver for months on end,
Touring all over the country,
Hillary missed out Wisconsin, oh dear, but not
Trump, Trump, Trump.
Lawyers and FBI all muscled in
To ride on this huge roller-coaster,
Vote for the "lesser of evils" they said, not
Trump, Trump, Trump?

The Mexican border was calling, far, far away,
He'll send all those immigrants building his wall,
And leave them the other side of it,
While others are fleeing to Canada,
The moon or Mars or Australia,
What kind of country will America be, with
Trump, Trump, Trump?

On he went,
Trampling others down,
He only had one goal in life,
To take the President's crown.
Just how many people did he offend?
Which makes it such a mystery
Why they voted for him in the end.

All other candidates whittled away,
He had to face up to Ms Clinton,
TV debates, all fuelled with hate,
Trump, Trump, Trump.
Misogynist, racist and bigoted perv,
And don't mention emails from Hillary,
Lies and distortion, all out of proportion,
Trump, Trump, Trump.
Washington DC is calling, not so far away,
He'll be in The White House by January,
What horror, is all I can say.
BUT silver-tongued words will not change my mind,
Nor red baseball caps even tempt me,
Just keep your hands well off pussies and buttons, Trump, Trump, Trump!


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,gecko
Date: 28 Jan 17 - 09:14 PM

If ever there was a need for a 'like' button, Mr Tattie Bogle, your post was it!
YIU
gecko


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: eftifino
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 12:55 AM

Priceless, Tatie


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: eftifino
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 01:02 AM

What a Fool Believes: Doobie Brothers Liar: Three Dog Night Crippled Inside: John Lennon Stone Cold Crazy: Queen Evil Hearted You: The Yardbirds Madman across the Water: Elton John Brain Damage: Pink Floyd 21st. Century Schizoid Man: King Crimson


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Joe Offer
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 01:41 AM

I like The Rich Man's House, by Anne Feeney. Anne has written lots of songs that are very fitting for this age.

-Joe-


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Ernest
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 05:44 AM

ahem....as far as I know a President of the United States has two terms at most (and you can`t even know if Trump will get a second).

Thats hardly something that can be called an "age"....


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Senoufou
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 06:53 AM

Believe me Ernest, it will feel like an age!


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 07:04 AM

Randy Newman has the ideal song for these untruthful times. Donald Trump would certainly take it literally - Political Science (Let's Drop the Big One Now)

Buffy Sainte-Marie - Welcome, Welcome Emigrante

Robb Johnson - Overnight


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Bonzo3legs
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 07:12 AM

That well known rugby song - "Last night I lay awake a-masturbating, most apt for such a complete wanker!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 07:32 AM

"If I Had a Rocket Launcher" - Bruce Cockburn


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: eftifino
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 08:14 AM

Of curse, we also have the Tom Lehrer classic: "We will all go together if we go"


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Peter the Squeezer
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 08:59 AM

Another by Tom Lehrer : National Brotherhood Week


Oh, the white folks hate the black folks,
And the black folks hate the white folks.
To hate all but the right folks
Is an old established rule.

But during National Brotherhood Week, National Brotherhood Week,
Lena Horne and Sheriff Clarke are dancing cheek to cheek.
It's fun to eulogise
The people you despise,
As long as you don't let 'em in your school.

Oh, the poor folks hate the rich folks,
And the rich folks hate the poor folks.
All of my folks hate all of your folks,
It's American as apple pie.

But during National Brotherhood Week, National Brotherhood Week,
New Yorkers love the Puerto Ricans 'cause it's very chic.
Step up and shake the hand
Of someone you can't stand.
You can tolerate him if you try.

Oh, the Protestants hate the Catholics,
And the Catholics hate the Protestants,
And the Hindus hate the Muslims,
And everybody hates the Jews.

But during National Brotherhood Week, National Brotherhood Week,
It's national everyone-smile-at-one-another-hood week.
Be nice to people who
Are inferior to you.
It's only for a week, so have no fear.
Be grateful that it doesn't last all year!


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 10:12 AM

Putin's videos would suggest April Showers and Singing in the Rain are added to this list I believe!


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 11:38 AM

Tattie, for those of us across the pond, don't make us guess. What is the tune to your song?


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,GUEST
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 12:25 PM

The Tune is 'Nelly the Elephant'


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 12:29 PM

Barry McGuire - Eve of Destruction; Mark Knopfler - Are We In Trouble Now; John Lennon - Give Me Some Truth


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Senoufou
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 12:30 PM

Brilliant song Tattie!


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 12:49 PM

Joe: songs that are very fitting for this age.

Ernest: a President of the United States has two terms at most...
Thats hardly something that can be called an "age"....


Caribbeans been doing dechoukaj for centuries. Welcoming y'all to Third World politics with:

Harper Valley P.T.A. a song about self-righteous hypocrisy and Greig's Hall of the Mountain King

As if the fear, hate, arrogance, entitlement &c reflected here somehow magically materialized one recent November night? Puh-leeeze! Y'all just facing in the other direction. Nada mas.

Meryl Streep, meaning 'high brow' Creative Artist Agency and major Obama contributor Hollywood agent Bryan Lourd, is on about Trump and mixed martial arts (MMA) which is represented by 'low brow' William Morris Endeavor and Ari Emanuel. FYI they also did Trump's Miss Universe pageantry, still do for all I know.

Ari is brother to Rahm who was Obama's senior advisor and is now the Mayor of Chicago (aka Chi-raq) Fouler mouths than Trump could ever manage and their father Benjamin makes The Donald look like Gandhi in a fuzzy pink bunny suit.

And the Yanks (Carter, Obama, Trump same-same) have been 'banning Muslims' and other sundry Barbary Coasters since before they were united or states or their Marines had a Hymn to sing.

YT: Trump will never be president!


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Ernest
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 01:12 PM

Senoufou: You have an argument - but it`s a post-factual one. ;0)


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Anonymous
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 03:48 PM

Clearly, great minds think alike;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tToOVZxoEk


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Bev and Jerry
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 06:41 PM

We've been working up "God Bless the Grass" written by Malvina Reynolds in 1964.

Also, there's this one which we wrote and posted on another thread but it seems more appropriate here:

I WAS BORN ABOUT TEN THOUSAND YEARS AGO (Trump)

      
1. I was born about ten thousand years ago
    And there's nothing in this world that I don't know
    I can handle any crisis, I can even wipe out Isis
    And I'll lick the guy that says it isn't so

2. I am Satan and immigrants I deplore
    I want Mexicans and Muslims out the door
    And from my tower tweetin', the lies I am repeatin'
    And I swear that I believe 'em to the core

3. I saw Hillary out on the campaign trail
    And thought I'd never live to tell the tale
    But I got diabolic and became quite hyperbolic
    And said I thought she ought to be in jail

4. I heard Samson had very tiny hands
    I told Columbus that I would own this land
    And for Ivana's little kiddies, I bought half of New York City
    And to Atlantic City took my brand

5. I taught Solomon his little A-B-C's
    I bragged about my own depravities
    I sometimes went astray shortly past my wedding day
    And I never even made apologies

6. Then Marla, she fell in love with me
    We were married owing to her pregnancy
    But I fooled around and shook her, found Melania like a hooker
    Then I started up a university

7. I was born about ten thousand years ago
    And there's nothing in this world that I don't know
    I'm a climate change denier and a frequent falsifier
    And I'll lick the guy that say it isn't so


Bev and Jerry


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 07:12 PM

To the tune of The Colonel Bogey March, of course

♫♫♫♫♫♫

Donald has only got one ball
Bannon has two but they are small
Jeff Session's balls are in question
And Doctor Carson has no balls at all

♫♫♫♫♫♫


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Pariah
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 09:28 PM

Bev & Jerry:

Fan-Damn-Tastic! Way to go!


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Jennifer Burdoo
Date: 29 Jan 17 - 09:44 PM

I've decided to record 101 "Social Justice Warrior" songs in 2017 in, ahem, honor of Trump and Pence. This is short for socialist-environmentalist-labor-nonhetero-freethought-feminist. Anything they would hate will do - suggestions gratefully accepted. So far:

The World Turned Upside Down (Rosselson)
Internationale
Deportees
Your Daughters and Your Sons
The Red Flag
Hold the Fort (labor version)
A Man's a Man
Hallelujah, I'm a Bum
Viva La Quince Brigada (Christy Moore)


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Mike Yates
Date: 30 Jan 17 - 05:01 AM

Did anyone mention "Deportees"?


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Senoufou
Date: 30 Jan 17 - 06:57 AM

In the light of the petition protesting about the man's invitation to a State Visit, how about The Sideboard Song (Chas and Dave)

"'e looks like something that the cat's brought in"

"If 'e keeps on taking liberties I'll punch 'im on the nose"

"I don't care! I don't care! I don't care if 'e comes rahnd 'ere!" etc.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST
Date: 30 Jan 17 - 07:30 AM

"Such a Parcel of Rogues in This Nation"


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST
Date: 30 Jan 17 - 07:42 AM

Mike

why has nobody mentioned THE WALL by Tom Russell yet!!

just brill


cheers
mikem


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: cetmst
Date: 30 Jan 17 - 07:44 AM

Last guest was me - cookie crumbled -
Charles


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: cetmst
Date: 30 Jan 17 - 07:46 AM

No, the Parcel of Rogues was me - Charles


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Cool Beans
Date: 30 Jan 17 - 09:42 AM

This land ain't your land,
This land is my land
From Mar-a-Lago
To Doonbeg, Ireland*
Iraq or Yemen?
We won't let them in.
This land is made for only me.

*(site of a Trump property)


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Cool Beans
Date: 30 Jan 17 - 10:38 AM

I Want To Live in a Friendly World
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j60rQkJOgjQ


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST, Paul Slade
Date: 30 Jan 17 - 02:21 PM

I keep thinking of Elvis Costello's Tramp The Dirt Down . It was originally written about Margaret Thatcher and includes this verse:

Well I hope I don't die too soon
I pray the lord my soul to save
Oh I'll be a good boy, I'm trying so hard to behave
Because there's one thing I know, I'd like to live
Long enough to savor
That's when they finally put you in the ground
I'll stand on your grave and tramp the dirt down


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 30 Jan 17 - 06:59 PM

Ha, you can't keep a good tune down, especially when the lyrics mention Trump, Trump, Trump! Enjoyed the other song posted by Anonymous!
For those in the UK who can get BBCiPlayer, do try to catch Karine Polwart's opening number at the first concert of this year's Celtic Connections: powerful and emotional stuff. (She also wrote an earlier version for when Trump came and destroyed part of the Aberdeenshire coast in pursuit of building his new golf course - as also mentioned in the first verse of my song.)
Karine Polwart Trump song + opening concert Celtic Connections 2017


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: The Sandman
Date: 31 Jan 17 - 03:47 AM

blowing in the wind, or should that be blowing out the wind?wind mills?


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,George Frampton
Date: 31 Jan 17 - 08:13 AM

Billy Bragg has rewritten Bob Dylan's immortal song to 'The Times They are a-Changing ... Back'.

I'm sure the full words of this can be found elsewhere online.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Mark Ross
Date: 31 Jan 17 - 04:48 PM

From Andy Cohen;

Here is what Craig wrote: Mister Trump Don't Like It


Mr. Trump don't like it, ain't gonna have it here (x3)
No nasty women, nobody trans or queer
Mr. Trump don't like it, ain't gonna have it here
I'm told the Scientists all jumped up and began to shout (x3)
"Brother, time to cool the heat is just a-runnin' out!"
Mr .Trump don't like it, ain't gonna have it here
I'm told the Doctors and Nurses all jumped up and had a fit (x3)
"We ain't got all the poor folks on insurance yet!"
Mr. Trump don't like it, ain't gonna have it here
I'm told the Billionaires turned 'round and began to grin (x3)
"Lord, I believe we'll never have to pay no tax again!"
Mr. Trump don't like it, ain't gonna have it here
I'm told the Preachers looked around, said,
"Sister, why don't you hush your voice?' (x3)
"I'd rather see you die than let you make a choice!"
Mr. Trump don't like it, ain't gonna have it here
I'm told the fragile white boys began to whine and pout (3x)
"Lock the Black folks up, kick the Brown folks out!"
Mr. Trump don't like 'em, ain't gonna have 'em here!
You don't like my peaches, don't shake my tree (x3)
You don't like my fruit, let my orchard be
Mr. Trump, we don't like it, ain't gonna have it here
Apologies to Frank Stokes/The Beale Street


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Larry the Radio Guy
Date: 01 Feb 17 - 12:03 AM

Taggie Bogle. If you have a youtube recording of that wonderful Trump song, I'd love to use it on my Musical Therapy radio program. Great lyrics!

That Celtic Connections one you posted....unfortunately I'm not able to access it here in Canada.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,rebelgal
Date: 01 Feb 17 - 03:47 AM

Here are a few that seem timely to me:

A Piece of the Wall (by Charlie King) - About the tearing down of the Berlin Wall and all the walls that still remain to be torn down.

Stand Up (by Mike Stern, recorded by Charlie King and Karen Brandow) (based on the words of Pastor Neimeier who said "First they came for the Communists, but I wasn't a communist so I didn't stand up...)

Imagine (You Have Healthcare) - parody version of Imagine w/new lyrics by Charlie King.

Government on Horseback (by Si Kahn) - Written for the Reagan era, but still sadly relevant.

And, as someone else above mentioned, just about anything by Anne Feeney!

And just about anything by Roy Zimmerman.

And, a traditional song - "Rigs of the Time" (Honesty's all out of fashion, these are the rigs of the time). This one's been haunting me lately.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 01 Feb 17 - 05:05 AM

Larry the Radio Guy

This is a link to a BBC Radio 3 recording of the opening concert of Celtic Connections 2017.

I hope you may be able to access this. Karine Polwart's introduction and song are the first item.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088jm22 18 days left to listen!

Celtic Connections opening night: Glasgow's winter celebration of music from the Celtic world and beyond opens in grand style.

Kathryn Tickell is at the city's Royal Concert Hall to introduce a performance by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jules Buckley, joined by leading artists from this year's festival, including Scotland's Katrine Polwart, Rachel Sermanni and Adam Holmes, Saharawi singer Aziza Brahim, Cara Dillon and Declan O'Rourke from Ireland plus, for the whole of the second half, English singer-songwriter Laura Marling.

(Recorded on Thursday 19th January at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow).


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST
Date: 01 Feb 17 - 08:55 AM

Variation on the Beale Street Shieks' great 1920s recording of the Memphis classic from the Boss Crump era, "Mr. Crump Don't Like It" (it's on YouTube)— I see I'm not the first to have this idea, either —

Mr. Trump Don't Like It

Refrain
Well, Mr. Trump don't like it, but we gonna have it in here (2)
   Mr. Trump don't like it, we're gonna have it in here,
   Ain't nobody standin' 'round tremblin' with fear,
Uh, Mr. Trump don't like it, but we gonna have it here.

1.
I saw the brother jumped up, turn around and began to shout (2)
   Brother jumped up, an' began to shout,
   Says, I'm so glad they gonna throw Trump out,
Mr. Trump don't like it, but we gonna have it here.

2.
Sister turned around, Brother, why'n the hell don't you hush? (2)
   Sister turned around, Brother, why don't you hush,
   You were the one said Trump was better than Bush,
Mr. Trump don't like it, but we gonna have it here.

3.
Well, I jumped up, turned around and begun to grin (2)
   I jumped up, turn 'round, begin to grin,
   Now ain't you sad you vote to bring Trump in,
Mr. Trump don't like it, but we gonna have it here.

4.
Now they all talkin' Mr. Trump done his coo dee tat, (2)   (coup d'etat)
   They all talkin' 'bout his coo dee tat,
   They linin' up people with a baseball bat,
Mr. Trump don't like it, but we gonna have it here.

5.
You can't have my peches, Mr. Trump, don't you shake my tree (2)
   You can't have my peaches, don't you shake my tree,
   You can't have my freedom, let my freedom be,
Mr. Trump don't like it, but we gonna have it here.

Ap a deep bap boodat ... (scatting ad lib)


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST
Date: 01 Feb 17 - 11:10 AM

It's all over now baby blue


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 01 Feb 17 - 04:58 PM

Larry the Radio Guy: there's only one video of me singing my song: in a very noisy Edinburgh pub - not my finest hour, so I'll try and do it somewhere quieter and let you know when it's done!


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,John P
Date: 01 Feb 17 - 06:28 PM

The Fish Cheer by Country Joe McDonald


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: reggie miles
Date: 01 Feb 17 - 06:55 PM

I'm A Stranger In My Own Land

Have You Had Enough?

Recently wrote the following don't have them recorded yet...

Discrimination's Fires
by Reggie Miles © 2017 All rights reserved

Say goodbye to net neutrality
Protesting is a felony
Abortion's illegal, immigration too
Freedom of speech is now taboo

Will this criminal nation ever learn
Discrimination's fires burn

Lower taxes for the wealthy few
Higher taxes for me and you
Healthcare lost to millions more
The rich get richer, the poor more poor

This criminal nation's greedy yearn
To see discrimination's fires burn

The new normal's not normal at all
Keep Mexicans out by building a wall
Muslims forced into a registry
To live in this land of the free

This criminal nation took a wrong turn
While discrimination's fires burn

Fake news is everywhere
Alternative facts are what we share
Normalization of violence and hate
Welcome to these un-united states

This criminal nation's hard to discern
As discrimination's fires burn

The president dodges his personal debt
Braggin bout grabbin what he can't get
He's a megalomaniac misogynist
Impeachment looms on everyone's lips

It's this criminal nation's end of days
Discrimination's fires are all ablaze

The republic's crashin to the ground
Because of a single orange faced clown
With tiny hands and skin too thin
A bad combover bully's narcissistic win

This criminal nation's point of no return
And discrimination's fires burn

My county tis of thee
Sweet land of liberty
Of thee I sing today
We've got to find a better way

This criminal nation has got to learn
Discrimination's fires burn

Millions marchin in the street
To an anti-fascist protest beat
They've had their fill of all this shit
And no they ain't gettin over it

This criminal nation better change its ways
Before discrimination's fires blaze

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The Lesser Of Two Evils Is Evil Too
by Reggie Miles © 2016 All rights reserved

Every four years we're invited to say
How we'd like things to go our way
The hopefuls line up on display
Ready to kiss all the babies in the USA

Wrapped in the flag they stand on stage
Spouting platitudes to incite electorate rage
The two parties promise as they share their plan
How those others can't fix it but we sure can

That one's a hater, it's plain to see
I'm a different gender, so vote for me
That one's a liar, who wants only war
I'll make our country great once more

Each side is careful to make their case
How they're the least evil choice in the race
They repeat in every ad on TV
It's plain that they are far more evil than me

Choose to fear party one or to fear party two
That's the two party choice they offer to you
Choose the less evil is what they want us to do
But the lesser of two evils, is evil too

The lesser of two evils is not my choice
I've been listening to a different voice
A voice of hope and love in my ears
Driving away the hate and fears

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The Flimflam Man
by Reggie Miles © 2017 All rights reserved

He's the flimflam man
Everyone knows that he's a sham
He's the flimflam man
Everyone knows he's a sham
He'll deceive, mislead and betray you
Whenever he can

He's a hornswogglin guy
Tailor-made to lie and cheat
He's a hornswogglin guy
Tailor-made to lie and cheat
Ain't nobody nowhere
He won't mistreat

He comes to town
With his two-faced funk
Tryin' to shake you down
With his con and skunk

He'll play ya for a sucker
He's the rip-off king
He's a real fast-talker
Oh you know what I mean

He's the flimflam man
Everyone knows he's a sham
He'll bamboozle and defraud you
Every way that he can

You know that deception
Is his middle name
That low down swindle
Is his only game

He's here to dupe and fool ya
With his double-cross
His hustle is to screw ya
And stiff ya with a loss

He's the flimflam man
Everyone knows he loves to scam
He'll sting, fleece and bleed
Hose and ream you, like only he can

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Drumpft
by Reggie Miles © 2016 All rights reserved

Drumpft's a chump!
A narcissistic grump
An Oompa Loompa Hitler
We need to dump

He's a bigot
And doesn't get it
You voted for him?
You'll soon regret it!

His university failed
His airlines went down
His casinos closed
His vodka's not around

His TV show canceled
His mortgage company's broke
His marriages divorced
He's a bankrupt joke

He's not the choice
Of the electorate
He's a hate spewing
Bully Klandidate

He's a xenophobe
And a racist
He's a bad comb over
Misogynist

Do we like him? No!
Tell him he can go!
And hump his lyin' rump
Down loser road


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Jack Campin
Date: 01 Feb 17 - 06:58 PM

There is a (very fine but rather hard to sing) song about Israel's wall by Leon Rosselson. Netanyahu just told us all that Trump's is the same deal.

Anyone know the tune for this?

See the happy moron
He doesn't give a damn
I wish I was a moron
My god perhaps I am


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Larry the Radio Guy
Date: 01 Feb 17 - 09:10 PM

Thanks Tattie Bogle, and Henryp.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,guest Larry Poole
Date: 01 Feb 17 - 11:23 PM

Try singing Tea-Rump-a-Turd to the Irish Trumpeter's hornpipe. It may not explain his politics, but on juvenile scatological level its a fun way to deal with his slimy shit!


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Janie
Date: 02 Feb 17 - 12:55 AM

I look forward to hearing your recordings, Reggie.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST
Date: 02 Feb 17 - 01:59 AM

Ooh, I like the Crump one.
Here's one I made up ( under the pseudonym Pussygate Galore) and sang at the Women's March in Fort Bragg.


Floozies
                        
I did not kiss her on the plane
I did not kiss her on the train
I did not kiss her on the lips
I did not grab her by the hips.

I did not grope her in a pub
I did not grope her at my club
I did not push her towards the bed
Or any other thing she said.

        I'll sue them all for telling lies
        And I will not apologize
        If stupid floozies cannot see
        No one respects them more than me.
        
I was not crass, I did not flirt
I did not reach beneath her skirt
That is a vicious Clinton smear
I am the only victim here.

She is ugly, she is ill
Bet she cheats on Cheatin' Bill
I will lock her in a cell
With that loudmouth (bleep) Michelle.

        So that foreign-born Obama
        Has to do it with a llama
        I will make them all lament
        As soon as I am president.
        Yes, I will make them all repent
        As soon as I am president.

                
Copywrong 2016 by Pussygate Galore. All rights reversed.
Please sing (to any good tune, such as Hernando's Hideaway) and pass it on

NO LLAMAS WERE HARMED IN THE MAKING OF THIS SONG


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Holly Tannen
Date: 02 Feb 17 - 02:05 AM

Country singer Toby Keith sang this song at Trump's inaugural concert.
The concert was reviewed by the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and the Guardian, and not one of them commented on this song.


Grandpappy told my pappy, back in my day, son 
A man had to answer for the wicked that he done 
Take all the rope in Texas find a tall oak tree, 
Round up all them bad boys hang them high in the street 
For all the people to see... 

You got to saddle up your boys, you got to draw a hard line 
When the gun smoke settles we'll sing a victory tune 
And we'll all meet back at the local saloon 

Donald Trump watches Toby Keith sing "Beer for My Horses" at Trump's inaugural concert, Friday January 19th. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gc3rPC8HijM  
"Beer" starts at 7:50. "Round up all those bad boys, hang 'em high in a tree" is at 8:25. 
 


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 02 Feb 17 - 04:42 AM

When it comes to refugees and migration, Woody Guthrie had it covered;

But believe it or not, you won't find it so hot
If you ain't got the do re mi.

Do Re Mi by Woody Guthrie


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Tom Mycock
Date: 02 Feb 17 - 10:21 AM

Peter Stampfel of the Holy Modal Rounders has weighed in with a song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3bNFMpmoiA
"Trump! Trump! Even his name is mostly rump"


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Jack Campin
Date: 02 Feb 17 - 11:42 AM

I can find three YouTube links to Rosselson's "The Wall That Stands Between", but they all say "This video is not available". Nor can I find it in any other format.

Anybody got a public link that works?


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Jack Campin
Date: 02 Feb 17 - 12:14 PM

Try singing Tea-Rump-a-Turd to the Irish Trumpeter's hornpipe

I don't recognize those words and I've never heard of the tune. Do you mean the Trumpet Hornpipe aka Captain Pugwash? (if so, I've never heard anyone call it Irish before).


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Larry the Radio Guy
Date: 08 Feb 17 - 08:31 PM

Just wondering if Tattie Bogle ever posted a recording of his Trump Trump Trump song.   I'd love to hear it.......and use it on one of my Musical Therapy radio programs for my "What Went Wrong and How to Fix it: The Donald Trump Phenomenon" series.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: reggie miles
Date: 19 Feb 17 - 10:03 PM

Discrimination's Fires


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 20 Feb 17 - 04:31 PM

Larry the Radio Guy: "Taggie Bogle. If you have a YouTube recording of that wonderful Trump song, I'd love to use it on my Musical Therapy radio program. Great lyrics!

That Celtic Connections one you posted....unfortunately I'm not able to access it here in Canada."

Maybe instead of wanting to bash the president of another country, perhaps you should take up a campaign to fix whatever is screwed up with Canada's freedom of access....

Just a practical thought....

GfS


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Greg F.
Date: 20 Feb 17 - 05:43 PM

Speaking truth to lunacy = "bashing".

Really?


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 20 Feb 17 - 06:03 PM

I re-iterate for the mentally impaired: "... perhaps you should take up a campaign to fix whatever is screwed up with Canada's freedom of access....

Just a practical thought...."

GfS


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Greg F.
Date: 20 Feb 17 - 06:23 PM

Prithee, what is screwed up with Canada's Canada's freedom of access??

On the other hand, there's plenty that's been documented thats screwed up with the current piece of dirt occupying the White House.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Joseph Scott
Date: 20 Feb 17 - 07:16 PM

Woody Guthrie - Mean Talkin' Blues
"... I go around a-causin' a lot of accidents,
And I push folks down, and I cause train wrecks.
I'm a big disaster....
I laugh my loudest when other people cry.
Can't help it....
And I'm readin' all the books I can
To learn how to hurt....
Well, if I can get the fat to hatin' the lean
That'd tickle me more than anything I've seen,
Then get the colors to fightin' one another,
And friend against friend, and brother, and sister against brother,
That'll be just it."

Pink Floyd - The Fletcher Memorial Home
"Take all your overgrown infants away somewhere
And build them a home, a little place of their own.
The Fletcher Memorial Home For Incurable Tyrants And Kings.
And they can appear to themselves every day
On closed circuit T.V.
To make sure they're still real.
It's the only connection they feel...."


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 21 Feb 17 - 08:40 AM

Hi folks, no, not yet recorded my song: trying to get rid of a bad cough and croaky voice before I attempt it! Will let you know when it's done.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: SPB-Cooperator
Date: 21 Feb 17 - 08:53 AM

Not yet written - The Stockholm Disaster


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Tom Mycock
Date: 21 Feb 17 - 11:58 AM

Hmm, link didn't work. Here's that Peter Stampfel (Holy Modal Rounders) Trump song with a working YouTube clicky linky.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Haruo
Date: 21 Feb 17 - 01:04 PM

YouTube

Lyrics with chords

By Bill Staines; not sure when he wrote it, but it sure fits these times.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Emdalton
Date: 22 Feb 17 - 02:04 AM

Let's Drink to the Salt of the Earth (Rolling Stones, though I have the Joan Baez cover in mind)

Especially:

Raise your glass to the hard working people
Let's drink to the uncounted heads
Let's think of the wavering millions
Who need leading but get gamblers instead
Spare a thought for the stay-at-home voter
Empty eyes gaze at strange beauty shows
And a parade of the gray suited grafters
A choice of cancer or polio


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Guest
Date: 22 Feb 17 - 08:00 AM

For goodness sake stop wasting your bile!

If we believe the polls the man has been elected by the majority of those voting and until the CIA arrange his unfortunate demise he can continue to annoy.

The money megadons love him because he is furthering the cause of their desire to rule the world.

Ranting about him only strengthens their resolve.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Jack Warshaw
Date: 02 Feb 18 - 07:14 PM

Hey guys, Woody's "Old Man Trump" (itself spun from "Aint got no Home in this World") has given birth to numerous spin offs including this one, called "You Aint my President" soon to be issued on my next album. The demo is already on Youtube if you can't wait. Number 6 in my arsenal of Trump songs. Use it freely. Folksongs ARE dangerous.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJ_MLnOEydg

You Ain’t My President                        Jack Warshaw 2017

I can see and I suppose that goddam Trump he shows
Just how much hate he sows in the world of human kind
When you took that oath of office, right there I knew for sure
That this land was not my land any more.

Chorus
        Oh, Mister Trump, you ain’t my President
        My country’s on the rocks and my soul is badly bent
        You don’t fool me at all, your pride will see you fall
        No, no, Mr Trump, you ain’t my President

You cheated, lied and stole, to fix those voting polls
The promises you made were paid by human souls
Now you have the power, you take instead of give
You’re using up the country, how can the country live?

        Chorus

You deny the Earth’s in danger, you sponsor greed and waste
You want to ban all immigrants of any different faith
You think women are just playthings, you crush poor people’s health
You think that a person’s dignity is only based on wealth

        Chorus

Fake news is the tool you use to hide the deeds you do
But you can’t hide the truth that the biggest fake is you
Now everybody knows it, and you will soon be gone
Damn you, Mr Trump and the horse you rode in on.

        Chorus


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,guest Larry Poole
Date: 02 Feb 18 - 11:38 PM

Trumpet Hornpipe, See my post about Tea-Rump-A-Turd from a year ago. I learned the tune from a Boston player forty years ago, and had never heard of Captain Pugwash til I tried playing the tune here in a Northern California session last year and was stopped from playing the tune by a local Irish expat who grew up with "Pugwash". For a history of the tune go to TheSession.org: https://thesession.org/tunes/1408, and decide for yourself if it is Irish. At least its not wasting a beloved melody on a pile of shit.
Lare


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: CupOfTea
Date: 03 Feb 18 - 04:41 PM

Canadian Ian Robb's brilliant They're Taking It Away covers lots of the points that need making. He's just fine with having it Americanized or modified for specific protests. I've highlighted the changes I made:

Chorus
Oh, they're taking it away, Yes they're taking it away
They are taking all the good things You can hear the people say
And they'll take it all tomorrow If they don't take it today
From the poor and sick and helpless, They are taking it away.


Oh our government's elected in the democratic way
A-whining at the cost of all the things they have to pay
And the bully-boys on Wall Street, you can hear the bastards say,
"To hell with paying taxes, pull the safety-net away!"

If you're down upon your luck and need to keep the wolf at bay
Just don't rely on welfare or the dole to pay your way
For the rich, they have decided not another cent to pay
You can whistle for your supper for they've taken it away

If you're native, black, or Asian, if you're feminist or gay
If you're just a little different from the most of us today
If you want to make your point or if you want to have your say
You can spit into the wind for they have taken it away

If you're battered by your husband and you need a place to stay
You'd best get down upon your knees and quickly learn to pray
For the women's center's phone was disconnected yesterday
And there's no-one left to talk to, now they've taken it away

If it's ever your misfortune in a hospital to stay
You'd best not be impatient for a bed on which to lay
For your health ain't worth the taxes that the healthy have to pay
And the beds were too expensive, so they've taken them away

Oh there's those that have and those that don't and those that are okay
And there's those who understand that fairness is the only way
But there's those that are so comfortable they look the other way
And they vote for all the villains who would take it all away

So if you've health and wealth and wisdom stop and spare a thought today
For those who don't and those who can't, there is no other way
If we don't get out and vote to save the USA
There won't be a Constitution when they take it all away


Joanne in Cleveland


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Elmore
Date: 04 Feb 18 - 11:28 AM

"Immigrant" by John McCutcheon. "Lady Of The Harbor" by Joe Jencks.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Elmore
Date: 04 Feb 18 - 02:40 PM

The song I mentioned in my previous post, "Lady of the Harbor", might be found more easily as performed by the recently defunct group, Brother Sun, of which Joe Jencks was a member. There's also an entirely different song by that name written by Si Kahn. I believe that Joe and Si will be doing a series of gigs together soon.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Greg F.
Date: 04 Feb 18 - 02:45 PM

Give me your hungry, your tired your poor I'll piss on 'em
That's what the Statue of Bigotry says
Your poor huddled masses, let's club 'em to death
And get it over with and just dump 'em on the boulevard

Get 'em out, on the dirty boulevard
Going out, to the dirty boulevard
They're going down, on the dirty boulevard
Going out

    -Lou Reed- Dirty Boulevard.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: gillymor
Date: 04 Feb 18 - 05:45 PM

Pharaoh

by Richard Thompson

Pharaoh he sits in his tower of steel
The dogs of money all at his heel
Magicians cry "Oh truth! Oh real!"
We're all working for the Pharaoh

A thousand eyes, a thousand ears
He feeds us all, he feeds our fears
Don't stir in your sleep tonight, my dears
We're all working for the Pharaoh

It's Egypt land, Egypt land
We're all living in Egypt land
Tell me, brother, don't you understand
We're all working for the Pharaoh

Hidden from the eye of chance
The men of shadow dance a dance
We're all struck into a trance
We're all working for the Pharaoh

The idols rise into the sky
Pyramids soar, Sphinxes lie
Head of dog, Osiris eye
We're all working for the Pharaoh

And it's Egypt land, Egypt land
We're all living in Egypt land
Tell me, brother, don't you understand
We're all working for the Pharaoh

I dig a ditch, I shape a stone
Another battlement for his throne
Another day on earth is flown
We're all working for the Pharaoh

Call it England, you call it Spain
Egypt rules with a whip and chain
Moses free my people again
We're all working for the Pharaoh

And it's Egypt land, Egypt land
We're all living in Egypt land
Tell me, brother, don't you understand
We're all working for the Pharaoh

Pharaoh he sits in his tower of steel
Around his feet the princes kneel
Far beneath we shoulder the wheel
We're all working for the Pharaoh
External links


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Donuel
Date: 06 Feb 18 - 10:49 AM

normalize treason and ruin reason
actualize hate and make it fate
militarize work and fire the jerks

and we will all burn down together
and we will all despise our brother
and we too will all harass our sisters

in the age of chumps


trust us and our lies and ruin reason
trust us and our lies and make it fate
trust us and our lies, its why some die

and we will all burn down together
and we will all despise our brother
and we too will all harass our sisters

in the age of chumps


normalize treason and ruin reason
actualize hate and make it fate
militarize work and fire the jerks

and we will all burn down together
and we will all despise our brother
and we too will all harass our sisters

in the age of chumps


trust us and our lies and ruin reason
trust us and our lies and make it fate
trust us and our lies, its how you'll die

and we will all burn down together
and we will all despise our brother
and we too will all harass our sisters

in the age of trumps



if your applause is a fraud you will fry
[ SO SCREAM AND CLAP OR DIE ]







even if your appla


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Ian Hendrie
Date: 06 Feb 18 - 01:34 PM

Songs for the Age of Trump?

That would be Nursery Rhymes then, with bigly short words.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: topical tom
Date: 06 Feb 18 - 03:03 PM

Check out this sight:https://www.facebook.com/theparodyproject/


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Elmore
Date: 07 Feb 18 - 12:36 PM

"Manzanar" by Tom Russell. Also recorded by Tom Paxton, Laurie Lewis, and others.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Greg F.
Date: 07 Feb 18 - 12:41 PM

That would be Nursery Rhymes then, with bigly short words.

Naah, that's songs from the MOUTH of tRUMP.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Elmore
Date: 07 Feb 18 - 02:20 PM

"Kiri's Piano" by James Keelaghan.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: voyager
Date: 07 Feb 18 - 03:39 PM

Just finished reading Robert Heinlein's 1984 sci-fi, evangelical satire JOB in which the phrase 'sound of the Trump' is used repeatedly in reference to the Christian angelic horn section. It suggests to me an applicable song for POTUS from ShaNaNa -

Get a Job


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 07 Feb 18 - 06:29 PM

Authentic, traditional and most often performed Age of Trump song.

Dedicated to California educator-politician Gregory "Lowest of the Low" Salcido. Be kind to your jar-headed friends, for that grunt may be somebody's mother.

Carry on.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 07 Feb 18 - 07:17 PM

Maybe somebody could update Jack Hardy's song THE WORST PRESIDENT EVER.

(Remember the good old days when we thought G.W. Bush was the worst president ever?)


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Big Al Whittle
Date: 08 Feb 18 - 01:47 PM

https://soundcloud.com/denise_whittle/my-name-is-donald


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: voyager
Date: 09 Feb 18 - 06:15 PM

When you put POTUS's name in the Anagram tumbler out comes the song
I should be writing - Damn Turd Pol

My problem is that the name of this Turd is in my list of 'names that shall not be mentioned'.

Kudos to Big Al for nailing his fat ass to the wall.

voyager


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Elmore
Date: 09 Feb 18 - 08:48 PM

"Immigrant Eyes" by Guy Clark.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,LynnH
Date: 10 Feb 18 - 08:57 AM

For those of you after the tune to "Nellie the Elelphant":

youtube > Nellie the Elephant should answer your wishes!


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Elmore
Date: 10 Feb 18 - 02:33 PM

"Keep Your Dirty Lights On" by Darrell Scott.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Donuel
Date: 11 Feb 18 - 08:46 AM

BIG Al Whittle does it again below the belt and over Trunps head


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Elmore
Date: 12 Feb 18 - 09:29 PM

"If The Poor Don't Matter" by Tom Paxton.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Greg F.
Date: 18 Feb 18 - 05:06 PM

What's Old Is NewAgain


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GUEST,Kristoffer Ross
Date: 09 Mar 18 - 05:05 PM

This was written, or at least co-written, by my good acquaintance Sebastian Durfee.
    To the Tune of “Hey there Delilah,” by the Plain White T’s, apparently. I don’t know, for certain, I’m not up on Rock music.
    Enjoy,
Kristoffer

Hey there, Melania

Hey there, Melania, what’s it like in New York City,
I’ve been living here in Washington and Damn, this house is shitty,
Yes, it’s true,
Trump tower has a better view,
It’s huger too.

Hey there Melania, I know times are getting hard,
‘Cuz first with Bowling Green, now Sweden,
We’re not safe in our own yard,
We’ll build a wall,
We’ll make it 50 stories tall,
No fun at all,

Oh, It’s lonely in D.C. (five times)

Hey there Melania, all my ratings are tremendous,
But I think I liked it better when I starred on “the Apprentice”
I’m alone,
Why don’t the Children ever phone,
I’m on my own.

Hey there Melania, I’ve got so much stuff to do,
Why did I make so many promises, I’ll never follow through,
It’s just the worst,
Pence keeps reminding me to work,
He’s such a jerk.

Oh, It’s lonely in D.C. (four times)

I said I’d make things great again, now here I am in Washington,
I really only did it for the fame
I didn’t read the overview, there’s actually a job to do,
I miss when this was only just a game,
Melania I admit to you, I clearly didn’t think this through,
I really thought my life would stay the same,
But now it’s lame.

Hey there Melania, you be good and don’t you miss me,
Four more years and I’ll be home again, and back to winning bigly,
Wait and see,
Just four more years and I’ll be free,
I won’t be stuck here in D.C.

Hey there Melania, here’s to me,
It’s only me.
Oh, It’s lonely in D.C. (five times)
    Repeat refrain on a “Woa” syllable.


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 10 Aug 18 - 09:31 AM

Tattie Bogle - 
Date: 30 Jan 17 - 06:59 PM
suggested the Karine Polwart song
I BURN BUT I AM NOT CONSUMED


The 2017 video and lyrics are on her web page now.

https://www.karinepolwart.com/news/blog/i-burn-but-i-am-not-consumed 


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Iains
Date: 10 Aug 18 - 10:58 AM

I can see clearly now.
Johhny Nash


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 13 Aug 18 - 03:39 AM

"Nasty Man" by Joan Baez


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 13 Aug 18 - 03:46 AM

Song of the Lower Classes at TrumpTower by Windborne


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: deepdoc1
Date: 13 Aug 18 - 09:30 AM

"Telling Me Lies" Emmylou Harris

I cover my ears, I close my eyes
Still hear your voice and it's telling me lies
Telling me lies


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Subject: RE: Songs For The Age Of Trump
From: Amos
Date: 13 Aug 18 - 10:09 PM

"Who's Gonna Build Your Wall?" by Tom Russell.


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