Oh What a Day! After 8 years of Bush and Cheney the country was weary and worn! Yeah! “W” was Dick’s little trainee! And the Constitution was torn! When these Empire thugs used torture, they put our country to scorn! And as they looted the treasury, a mighty new movement was born! Chorus: Oh what… Read More Oh What A Day
Are You A Citizen? (Or Are You A Slave?) Are you a citizen or are you a slave? In the “Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave”! Why do you tell me then, “Nothin’ can be done”? If we can’t change a thing, then they’ve already won! We’d still be… Read More Are You A Citizen
London Calling 70705 Chorus: London calling! London calling! It’s a “Terror Alert”! Many people are dying! Many people are hurt! Someone blew up some train cars! They blew up a bus! Still most of this story’s too secret to discuss… “Well, the job will be easy, and the pay will be great! You’ll… Read More London Calling 70705
The Nightmare of New Orleans (Le Cauchemar de La Nouvelle Orleans) Do you know what the French word “cauchemar” means! It’s a “nightmare” like right there in New Orleans! When they let the levees sink in disrepair The warnings were shrill, but they still didn’t care Yes, Bush cut the budget… Sent the money… Read More Nightmare of New Orleans / Cauchemar de la Nouvelle Orleans
Broadside Balladeer I remember the year that Broadside Balladeer Took his own life away, so they say… Now I still long to hear him singing true and clear How I miss that Broadside Balladeer! Chorus: So I’m gonna say it now! I can’t say it when I’m gone Let us not speak falsely now For… Read More Broadside Balladeer
Love Me I’m a Liberal 2011 Licensed for use on “9/11 Truth & Justice Songs” released on 9/11/11. This version of Phil Ochs’ 1966 classic is updated for 2011 “liberal” posturing. Of course, there are many liberals who live by their beliefs. This is not about them. The first link below is to the album… Read More Love Me I’m A Liberal
Tell John Yoo That Torture Is A Crime! This song was a 2009 lyrical update of the Civil Rights era marching and sitting-in song, “We Shall Not Be Moved”. The lyrical creation was done by Vic Sadot for the torture accountability movement in Berkeley where Yoo is a Constitutional Law professor at UC Berkeley. Yoo… Read More Tell John Yoo That Torture Is A Crime!