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Re: a song from the other day's rally

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  • thekoba@aztecfreenet.org
    Dear Eric, I m glad to know that I m not the only one writing songs about the war and 9/11 that are neither sappy nor jingoistic. Comradely, Kevin
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 7, 2003
      Dear Eric,

      I'm glad to know that I'm not the only one writing songs
      about the war and 9/11 that are neither sappy nor
      jingoistic.

      Comradely,

      Kevin

      >Dear Kevin,
      >
      >At that rally I attended the other day they filled up
      >space between speakers with musicians of varying
      >degree of talent, sophistication, and political
      >awareness. Mostly low on all counts. There was one
      >song, however, that I did like and that was somewhat
      >amusing and at least not utterly bleeding-heart or
      >pathetic sounding and touched on the aspect of
      >corporate (media) enthusiasm for aggression. I wrote
      >to the singers about it and below is their reply,
      >inclusive of the words and a link to where it can be
      >heard, apparently. (Though I haven't yet tried that
      >link.) He seems to want to spread it around so here
      >it is.
      >
      >Comradely,
      >
      >Eric
      >
      >-------------------
      >
      >Hello Eric,
      > Thanks for writing. I believe the song your
      >referring to is,
      >"America's
      >Favorite Reality Show."
      > You can hear it at: http://www.writebrain.org/bsa/
      > Feel free to forward it, down load it, burn or
      >bootleg. Send it
      >out
      >there.
      > We will be having a live audience, anti
      >establishment,
      >environmentally
      >sane, Recording session, Saturday 15 March, 8pm at the
      >ALLGOOD Cafe,
      >2934
      >Main Street, Deep Ellum, 214 742 5362. If it comes
      >out this will be
      >our 4th
      >CD. Please come and cheer if you can.
      >
      >
      >
      >America's Favorite Reality Show
      >
      >��2003 Bob Ackerman ASCAP (Made in Texas Music
      >Publishing)
      >
      >
      >1) The television networks want a war
      >
      >a war in fact would make the ratings soar
      >
      >If we can just convince the masses to go kick some
      >evil axis
      >
      >The profits would be well worth dying for
      >
      >So the television networks want a ��� war
      >
      >
      >Ch) War is good for the ratings
      >
      >The viewers stay tuned and the products get sold
      >
      >War is so fascinating
      >
      >It's America's favorite Reality Show
      >
      >
      >2) The television anchors want a War
      >
      >They've ordered extra hairspray from the store
      >
      >All those liberal minded jokers have consulted with
      >their brokers
      >
      >and their bank accounts could benefit some more
      >
      >If the television networks start a ��� war
      >
      >
      >Ch) War is good for the ratings
      >
      >The viewers stay tuned and the products get sold
      >
      >War is so fascinating
      >
      >It's America's favorite Reality Show
      >
      >
      >3) The television networks want a war
      >
      >Yeah that would get the sponsors through the door
      >
      >The stock market keeps falling and the sitcoms are
      >appalling
      >
      >And the Superbowl has just become a bore
      >
      >So the sponsors of the programs need a ��� war
      >
      >
      >Ch) War is good for the ratings
      >
      >The viewers stay tuned and the products get sold
      >
      >War is so fascinating
      >
      >It's America's favorite Reality Show
      >
      >War is king of the ratings
      >
      >The networks get rich and the revenue flows
      >
      >War is intoxicating
      >
      >It's America's favorite Reality Show.
      >
      >Bob Ackerman
      >
      >Visit our web ranch at http://www.theAckermans.com
      >
      >
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