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7693RE: [fearnwhiskey] Re: songs about globalization

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  • Carl Zimring
    Nov 14, 2003
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      --On Thursday, November 13, 2003 6:41 PM -0500 "Wilson, Carl"
      <cwilson@...> wrote:

      >> One of the good things about Randy Newman is his songs are
      >> very short, so they don't take up too much class time
      >
      > And concise, too, as Great Nations of Europe shows so well:
      >
      > "There were natives there called Guanches, Guanches by the score --
      > Bullets, disease, the Portugese, and they weren't there any more."
      >
      > Yep, pretty much sums it up, Randy.

      Cliff's Notes couldn't whittle down Jared Diamond and William McNeill much
      more than that....

      Carl Z.
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