Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following q...
Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following q...
Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following q...
Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following q...
Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following q...
Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following q...
1. Pick 3 songs you feel are meaningful from a historical perspective. TITLE OF SONG(1)___________________________________...
1Pick 3 songs you feel are meaningful from a historical perspective. TITLE OF SONG(1)_____________________________________...
2. Pick 3 songs you feel are meaningful from a historical perspective. TITLE OF SONG(2)___________________________________...
Broken bottles under childrens feetBodies strewn across the dead end streetsBut I wont heed the battle callIt puts my back...
Father, fatherWe dont need to escalateYou see, war is not the answerFor only love can conquer hateYou know weve got to fin...
The poor stay poor, the rich get richThats how it goesEverybody knowsEverybody knows that the boat is leakingEverybody kno...
Everybody knowsOh everybody knows, everybody knowsThats how it goesEverybody knowsEverybody knowsSTING (1985)"Russians"In ...
All we are saying is give peace a chanceEvrybodys talking aboutMinisters, Sinisters, Banisters and canisters,Bishops and F...
They come from you and meAnd brothers / sisters cant you seeThis is not the way we put an end to war?99 Luftballoons (99 R...
Denk an Dich und lass ihn fliegen I think of you and let it go.Metallica One 1987The cerebrum has suffered massive and rep...
In pumps life that I must feelBut cant look forward to revealLook to the time when Ill liveFed through the tube that stick...
And though this man could hardly seeThey told him that he could identify the guilty men.Four in the morning and they haul ...
Be in the palm of some fools hand ?To see him obviously framedCouldnt help but make me feel ashamed to live in a landWhere...
It aint me, it aint me, I aint no millionaires son, noIt aint me, it aint me; I aint no fortunate one, noSome folks inheri...
For nows the time for your tears.Eve of Destruction- (by P.F. Sloan 1965) performed by BarrieMc Guier and other artistsThe...
CHORUSNow come on mothers throughout the land, pack your boys off to Vietnam,Come on fathers dont hesitate, send your sons...
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  1. 1. Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following questions: 1. Vietnam Song Live from Woodstock (1969)1. Who made this recording? Do you know anything about the artist(s) who recorded this music?Find out at least 3 interesting facts about the artist(s)2. What is the song about? Does it tell a story, or take a political position about an event, period orperson? What position does it take? How can you tell?3. When was this song created? How does that inform the nature of the song?4. What mood does the recording create?5. Explain how the mood is created. How does this mood affect the message?6. Interpret the meaning of the song’s lyrics line by line. If you need to break the lyrics down stanzaby stanza. What is meant by the lyrics in the song? What events or ideas do the lyrics refer to?7. What is the message of this song?8. What questions do you have for the author/creator about the time period in which the song waswritten? (you are responsible for the creation of at least two questions.)
  2. 2. Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following questions. 2. Everybody Knows: Leonard Cohen 19881. Who made this recording? Do you know anything about the artist(s) who recorded this music?Find out at least 3 interesting facts about the artist(s)2. What is the song about? Does it tell a story, or take a political position about an event, period orperson? What position does it take? How can you tell?3. When was this song created? How does that inform the nature of the song?4. What mood does the recording create?5. Explain how the mood is created. How does this mood affect the message?6. Interpret the meaning of the song’s lyrics line by line. If you need to break the lyrics down stanzaby stanza. What is meant by the lyrics in the song? What events or ideas do the lyrics refer to?7. What is the message of this song?8. What questions do you have for the author/creator about the time period in which the song waswritten? (you are responsible for the creation of at least two questions.)
  3. 3. Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following questions 3. Ohio (1970)1. Who made this recording? Do you know anything about the artist(s) who recorded this music?Find out at least 3 interesting facts about the artist(s)2. What is the song about? Does it tell a story, or take a political position about an event, period orperson? What position does it take? How can you tell?3. When was this song created? How does that inform the nature of the song?4. What mood does the recording create?5. Explain how the mood is created. How does this mood affect the message?6. Interpret the meaning of the song’s lyrics line by line. If you need to break the lyrics down stanzaby stanza. What is meant by the lyrics in the song? What events or ideas do the lyrics refer to?7. What is the message of this song?8. What questions do you have for the author/creator about the time period in which the song waswritten? (you are responsible for the creation of at least two questions.)
  4. 4. Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following questions. 4. Eve of Destruction (1965)1. Who made this recording? Do you know anything about the artist(s) who recorded this music?Find out at least 3 interesting facts about the artist(s)2. What is the song about? Does it tell a story, or take a political position about an event, period orperson? What position does it take? How can you tell?3. When was this song created? How does that inform the nature of the song?4. What mood does the recording create?5. Explain how the mood is created. How does this mood affect the message?6. Interpret the meaning of the song’s lyrics line by line. If you need to break the lyrics down stanzaby stanza. What is meant by the lyrics in the song? What events or ideas do the lyrics refer to?7. What is the message of this song?8. What questions do you have for the author/creator about the time period in which the song waswritten? (you are responsible for the creation of at least two questions.)
  5. 5. Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following questions.5. Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll (1963)1. Who made this recording? Do you know anything about the artist(s) who recorded this music?Find out at least 3 interesting facts about the artist(s)2. What is the song about? Does it tell a story, or take a political position about an event, period orperson? What position does it take? How can you tell?3. When was this song created? How does that inform the nature of the song?4. What mood does the recording create?5. Explain how the mood is created. How does this mood affect the message?6. Interpret the meaning of the song’s lyrics line by line. If you need to break the lyrics down stanzaby stanza. What is meant by the lyrics in the song? What events or ideas do the lyrics refer to?7. What is the message of this song?8. What questions do you have for the author/creator about the time period in which the song waswritten? (you are responsible for the creation of at least two questions.)
  6. 6. Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following questions. 6. Hurricane (1976)1. Who made this recording? Do you know anything about the artist(s) who recorded this music?Find out at least 3 interesting facts about the artist(s)2. What is the song about? Does it tell a story, or take a political position about an event, period orperson? What position does it take? How can you tell?3. When was this song created? How does that inform the nature of the song?4. What mood does the recording create?5. Explain how the mood is created. How does this mood affect the message?6. Interpret the meaning of the song’s lyrics line by line. If you need to break the lyrics down stanzaby stanza. What is meant by the lyrics in the song? What events or ideas do the lyrics refer to?7. What is the message of this song?8. What questions do you have for the author/creator about the time period in which the song waswritten? (you are responsible for the creation of at least two questions.Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following questions
  7. 7. 1. Pick 3 songs you feel are meaningful from a historical perspective. TITLE OF SONG(1)_________________________________________________________________2. Who made this recording? Do you know anything about the artist(s) who recorded this music?Find out at least 3 interesting facts about the artist(s)3. What is the song about? Does it tell a story, or take a political position about an event, period orperson? What position does it take? How can you tell?4. When was this song created? How does that inform the nature of the song?5. What mood does the recording create?6. Explain how the mood is created. How does this mood affect the message?7. Interpret the meaning of the song’s lyrics line by line. If you need to break the lyrics down stanzaby stanza. What is meant by the lyrics in the song? What events or ideas do the lyrics refer to?8. What is the message of this song?9. What questions do you have for the author/creator about the time period in which the song waswritten? (you are responsible for the creation of at least two questions.)Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following questions
  8. 8. 1Pick 3 songs you feel are meaningful from a historical perspective. TITLE OF SONG(1)_________________________________________________________________1. Who made this recording? Do you know anything about the artist(s) who recorded this music?Find out at least 3 interesting facts about the artist(s)2. What is the song about? Does it tell a story, or take a political position about an event, period orperson?3. Where was this song performed/created? Does that have historical significance? If so what is thehistorical significance of where the song was performed or created? (i.e. Woodstock)4. When was this song created? How does that inform the nature of the song?5. What mood does the recording create? Explain how the mood is created. How does this moodaffect the message? Be sure to interpret the meaning of the song’s lyrics line by line. If you needto break the lyrics down stanza by stanza.6. What is the message of this song?7. What questions do you have for the author/creator about the time period in which the song waswritten (at least two questions.)Instructions: Listen to the recording and read the lyrics of the attached songs and then use them toanswer the following questions
  9. 9. 2. Pick 3 songs you feel are meaningful from a historical perspective. TITLE OF SONG(2)_________________________________________________________________1. Who made this recording? Do you know anything about the artist(s) who recorded this music?Find out at least 3 interesting facts about the artist(s)2. What is the song about? Does it tell a story, or take a political position about an event, periodor person? What position does it take? How can you tell?3. When was this song created? How does that inform the nature of the song?4. What mood does the recording create?5. Explain how the mood is created. How does this mood affect the message?6. Interpret the meaning of the song’s lyrics line by line. If you need to break the lyrics downstanza by stanza. What is meant by the lyrics in the song? What events or ideas do the lyricsrefer to?7. What is the message of this song?8. What questions do you have for the author/creator about the time period in which the songwas written? (you are responsible for the creation of at least two questions.)U2 Sunday Bloody Sunday- 1983I cant believe the news todayOh, I cant close my eyes and make it go awayHow long, how long must we sing this song?How long? How long?Cause tonight we can be as one, tonight
  10. 10. Broken bottles under childrens feetBodies strewn across the dead end streetsBut I wont heed the battle callIt puts my back up, puts my back up against the wallSunday, Bloody SundaySunday, Bloody SundaySunday, Bloody SundayAnd the battles just begunTheres many lost but tell me who has wonThe trench is dug within our heartsAnd mothers, children, brothers, sisters torn apartSunday, Bloody SundaySunday, Bloody SundayHow long, how long must we sing this song?How long? How long?Cause tonight we can be as oneTonight, tonightSunday, Bloody SundaySunday, Bloody SundayWipe the tears from your eyesWipe your tears awayOh, wipe your tears awayOh, wipe your tears awayOh, wipe your blood shot eyesSunday, Bloody SundaySunday, Bloody SundayAnd its true we are immune when fact is fiction and TV realityAnd today the millions cryWe eat and drink while tomorrow they dieThe real battle just begun to claim the victory Jesus won onSunday Bloody SundaySunday Bloody SundayWhat’s going on Marvin Gaye-1971Mother, motherTheres too many of you cryingBrother, brother, brotherTheres far too many of you dyingYou know weve got to find a wayTo bring some lovin here today, yeah
  11. 11. Father, fatherWe dont need to escalateYou see, war is not the answerFor only love can conquer hateYou know weve got to find a wayTo bring some lovin here todayPicket lines and picket signsDont punish me with brutalityTalk to meSo you can seeOh, whats going onWhats goingWhats going onWhats going onRight on, babyRight onRight onMother, motherEverybody thinks were wrongOh, but who are they to judge usSimply because our hair is longOh, you know weve got to find a wayTo bring some understanding here todayPicket lines and picket signsDont punish me with brutalityCome on talk to meSo you can seeWhats going onWhats going onTell me whats going onIll tell you ya, whats going onRight on, babyRight on, babyRight on, baby...Everybody Knows: Leonard Cohen 1988Everybody knows that the dice are loadedEverybody rolls with their fingers crossedEverybody knows that the war is overEverybody knows the good guys lostEverybody knows the fight was fixed
  12. 12. The poor stay poor, the rich get richThats how it goesEverybody knowsEverybody knows that the boat is leakingEverybody knows that the captain liedEverybody got this broken feelingLike their father or their dog just diedEverybody talking to their pocketsEverybody wants a box of chocolatesAnd a long stem roseEverybody knowsEverybody knows that you love me babyEverybody knows that you really doEverybody knows that youve been faithfulAh give or take a night or twoEverybody knows youve been discreetBut there were so many people you just had to meetWithout your clothesAnd everybody knowsEverybody knows, everybody knowsThats how it goesEverybody knowsEverybody knows, everybody knowsThats how it goesEverybody knowsAnd everybody knows that its now or neverEverybody knows that its me or youAnd everybody knows that you live foreverAh when youve done a line or twoEverybody knows the deal is rottenOld Black Joes still pickin cottonFor your ribbons and bowsAnd everybody knowsAnd everybody knows that the Plague is comingEverybody knows that its moving fastEverybody knows that the naked man and womanAre just a shining artifact of the pastEverybody knows the scene is deadBut theres gonna be a meter on your bedThat will discloseWhat everybody knowsAnd everybody knows that youre in troubleEverybody knows what youve been throughFrom the bloody cross on top of CalvaryTo the beach of MalibuEverybody knows its coming apartTake one last look at this Sacred HeartBefore it blowsAnd everybody knowsEverybody knows, everybody knowsThats how it goes
  13. 13. Everybody knowsOh everybody knows, everybody knowsThats how it goesEverybody knowsEverybody knowsSTING (1985)"Russians"In Europe and America, theres a growing feeling of hysteriaConditioned to respond to all the threatsIn the rhetorical speeches of the SovietsMr. Krushchev said we will bury youI dont subscribe to this point of viewIt would be such an ignorant thing to doIf the Russians love their children tooHow can I save my little boy from Oppenheimers deadly toyThere is no monopoly in common senseOn either side of the political fenceWe share the same biologyRegardless of ideologyBelieve me when I say to youI hope the Russians love their children tooThere is no historical precedentTo put the words in the mouth of the PresidentTheres no such thing as a winnable warIts a lie that we dont believe anymoreMr. Reagan says we will protect youI dont subscribe to this point of viewBelieve me when I say to youI hope the Russians love their children tooWe share the same biologyRegardless of ideologyWhat might save us, me, and youIs that the Russians love their children tooGive Peace A Chance (1969)Evrybodys talking aboutBagism, Shagism, Dragism, Madism, Ragism, TagismThis-ism, that-ismIsn’t it the mostAll we are saying is give peace a chance
  14. 14. All we are saying is give peace a chanceEvrybodys talking aboutMinisters, Sinisters, Banisters and canisters,Bishops and Fishops and Rabbis and Pop eyes,And bye bye, bye byes.All we are saying is give peace a chanceAll we are saying is give peace a chanceLet me tell you nowEvrybodys talking aboutRevolution, Evolution, Mastication, Flagelolation, Regulations.Integrations, Meditations, United Nations, CongratulationsAll we are saying is give peace a chanceAll we are saying is give peace a chanceOh Let’s stick to itEvrybodys talking aboutJohn and Yoko, Timmy Leary, Rosemary, Tommy smothers, Bob Dylan,Tommy Cooper, Derek Tayor, Norman Mailer, Alan Ginsberg, Hare Krishna,Hare KrishnaAll we are saying is give peace a chanceAll we are saying is give peace a chanceUniversal Soldier (Buffy Sainte-Marie, 1966)Hes five feet two and hes six feet fourHe fights with missiles and with spearsHes all of thirty-one and hes always seventeenHes been a soldier for a thousand yearsHes fighting for Britain and hes fighting for IraqHes fighting for the USAHes fighting for the Russians and hes fighting for JapanAnd he thinks hell put an end to war this wayHes fighting for democracy hes fighting for the redsHe says hes for the peace of allHes the one who must decide whos to live and whos to dieAnd he never sees the writing on the wallBut without him how would Hitler have condemned him at Le ValWithout him Caesar would have stood aloneHes the one who gives his body as the weapon of the warAnd without him all this killing cant go onHes the universal soldierHe really is to blameHis sword has come from far away no more
  15. 15. They come from you and meAnd brothers / sisters cant you seeThis is not the way we put an end to war?99 Luftballoons (99 Red Balloons) was originally released in German (1983) and re-released inEnglish (1984). Below are both sets of lyrics: note that this is not 1980-89s translation, it issimply the lyrics of how the song was released in both languages by Nena.Lyrics 99 Luftballoons (99 Red Balloons 1983)Hast Du etwas Zeit für michDann singe ich ein Lied fuer DichVon 99 LuftballonsAuf ihrem Weg zum HorizontDenkst Du vielleicht grad an michDann singe ich ein Lied fuer DichVon 99 LuftballonsUnd dass sowas von sowas kommtYou and I in a little toy shopBuy a bag of balloons with the money weve got.Set them free at the break of dawnTil one by one, they were gone.Back at base, bugs in the softwareFlash the message, Somethings out there.Floating in the summer sky.99 red balloons go by.99 LuftballonsAuf ihrem Weg zum HorizontHielt man fuer UFOs aus dem AllDarum schickte ein GeneralEine Fliegerstaffel hinterherAlarm zu geben, wenn es so warDabei war da am HorizontNur 99 Luftballons99 red balloons.floating in the summer sky.Panic bells, its red alert.Theres something here from somewhere else.The war machine springs to life.Opens up one eager eye.Focusing it on the sky.Where 99 red balloons go by.99 DuesenjaegerJeder war ein grosser KriegerHielten sich fuer Captain KirkDas gab ein grosses FeuerwerkDie Nachbarn haben nichts gerafftUnd fuehlten sich gleich angemachtDabei schoss man am HorizontAuf 99 Luftballons99 Decision Street.99 ministers meet.To worry, worry, super-scurry.Call the troops out in a hurry.This is what weve waited for.This is it boys, this is war.The president is on the lineAs 99 red balloons go by.99 KriegsministerStreichholz und BenzinkanisterHielten sich fuer schlaue LeuteWitterten schon fette BeuteRiefen: Krieg und wollten MachtMann, wer haette das gedachtDass es einmal soweit kommtWegen 99 Luftballons99 Knights of the airRide super-high-tech jet fightersEveryones a superhero.Everyones a Captain Kirk.With orders to identify.To clarify and classify.Scramble in the summer sky.As 99 red balloons go by.99 Jahre KriegLiessen keinen Platz fuer SiegerKriegsminister gibt es nicht mehrUnd auch keine DuesenfliegerHeute zieh ich meine RundenSeh die Welt in Truemmern liegenHab nen Luftballon gefunden99 dreams I have had.In every one a red balloon.Its all over and Im standing pretty.In this dust that was a city.If I could find a souvenir.Just to prove the world was here.And here is a red balloon
  16. 16. Denk an Dich und lass ihn fliegen I think of you and let it go.Metallica One 1987The cerebrum has suffered massive and reparable damageYou never know what has happened to himIf I have not been sure of this, I would not have permitted him to liveWhere am I? Father, what happened? I need helpWhat is democracy? What is democracy?It got something to do with young men killing each other, ArthurWhat if its my turn, will you want me to go?For democracy, any man would give his only begotten sonIt is impossible for any severed individual to experience painPleasure, memory, dream or thought of any kindThis young man will be as unfeeling as unthinking as the deadUntil the day joins themI dont know whether Im alive or dreaming or dead or rememberingHow can you tell whats a dream and whats realWhen you cant even tell when your awake and when your asleepWhere am I?I cant remember anythingCant tell if this is true or dreamDeep down inside I feel to screamThis terrible silence stops with meNow that the war is through with meIm waking up, I cannot seeThat theres not much left of meNothing is real but pain nowHold my breath as I wish for deathOh, please God, wake meThey kept my head and chopped off everythingOh, God, please make them hear meThey wont listen, they wont hear meThey got to wake me up Ill be like this for years, hear meBack in the womb its much too real
  17. 17. In pumps life that I must feelBut cant look forward to revealLook to the time when Ill liveFed through the tube that sticks in meJust like a wartime noveltyTied to machines that make me beCut this life off from meHold my breath as I wish for deathOh, please God, wake meIts like a piece of meHurricane by Bob Dylan and Jacques Levy (1976)Pistols shots ring out in the barroom nightEnter Patty Valentine from the upper hallShe sees the bartender in a pool of bloodCries out "My God they killed them all"Here comes the story of the HurricaneThe man the authorities came to blameFor something that he never donePut him in a prison cell but one time he could-a beenThe champion of the world.Three bodies lying there does Patty seeAnd another man named Bello moving around mysteriously"I didnt do it" he says and he throws up his hands"I was only robbing the register I hope you understandI saw them leaving" he says and he stops"One of us had better call up the cops"And so Patty calls the copsAnd they arrive on the scene with their red lights flashingIn the hot New Jersey night.Meanwhile far away in another part of townRubin Carter and a couple of friends are driving aroundNumber one contender for the middleweight crownHad no idea what kinda shit was about to go downWhen a cop pulled him over to the side of the roadJust like the time before and the time before thatIn Patterson thats just the way things goIf youre black you might as well not SHOW up on the streetLess you wanna draw the heat.Alfred Bello had a partner and he had a rap for the corpsHim and Arthur Dexter Bradley were just out prowling aroundHe said "I saw two men running out they looked like middleweightsThey jumped into a white car with out-of-state plates"And Miss Patty Valentine just nodded her headCop said "Wait a minute boys this ones not dead"So they took him to the infirmary
  18. 18. And though this man could hardly seeThey told him that he could identify the guilty men.Four in the morning and they haul Rubin inTake him to the hospital and they bring him upstairsThe wounded man looks up through his one dying eyeSays "Whad you bring him in here for ? He aint the guy !"Yes here comes the story of the HurricaneThe man the authorities came to blameFor something that he never donePut in a prison cell but one time he could-a beenThe champion of the world.Four months later the ghettos are in flameRubins in South America fighting for his nameWhile Arthur Dexter Bradleys still in the robbery gameAnd the cops are putting the screws to him looking for somebody to blame"Remember that murder that happened in a bar ?""Remember you said you saw the getaway car?""You think youd like to play ball with the law ?""Think it might-a been that fighter you saw running that night ?""Dont forget that you are white".Arthur Dexter Bradley said "Im really not sure"Cops said "A boy like you could use a breakWe got you for the motel job and were talking to your friend BelloNow you dont wanta have to go back to jail be a nice fellowYoull be doing society a favorThat sonofabitch is brave and getting braverWe want to put his ass in stirWe want to pin this triple murder on himHe aint no Gentleman Jim".Rubin could take a man out with just one punchBut he never did like to talk about it all that muchIts my work hed say and I do it for payAnd when its over Id just as soon go on my wayUp to some paradiseWhere the trout streams flow and the air is niceAnd ride a horse along a trailBut then they took him to the jailhouseWhere they try to turn a man into a mouse.All of Rubins cards were marked in advanceThe trial was a pig-circus he never had a chanceThe judge made Rubins witnesses drunkards from the slumsTo the white folks who watched he was a revolutionary bumAnd to the black folks he was just a crazy (n word)No one doubted that he pulled the triggerAnd though they could not produce the gunThe DA said he was the one who did the deedAnd the all-white jury agreed.Rubin Carter was falsely triedThe crime was murder one guess who testifiedBello and Bradley and they both baldly liedAnd the newspapers they all went along for the rideHow can the life of such a man
  19. 19. Be in the palm of some fools hand ?To see him obviously framedCouldnt help but make me feel ashamed to live in a landWhere justice is a game.Now all the criminals in their coats and their tiesAre free to drink martinis and watch the sun riseWhile Rubin sits like Buddha in a ten-foot cellAn innocent man in a living hellThats the story of the HurricaneBut it wont be over till they clear his nameAnd give him back the time hes donePut him in a prison cell but one time he could-a beenThe champion of the world.Ohio –Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (1970)Tin soldiers and Nixons coming,Were finally on our own.This summer I hear the drumming,Four dead in Ohio.Gotta get down to itSoldiers are gunning us downShould have been done long ago.What if you knew herAnd found her dead on the groundHow can you run when you know?La la la la la la la laLa la la la la la laLa la la la la la la laLa la la la la la la.Gotta get down to itSoldiers are gunning us downShould have been done long ago.What if you knew herAnd found her dead on the groundHow can you run when you know?Tin soldiers and Nixons coming,Were finally on our own.This summer I hear the drumming,Four dead in Ohio.Four dead in OhioFour dead in Ohio.Fortunate Son –Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969)Some folks are born made to wave the flagOoh, theyre red, white and blueAnd when the band plays "Hail to the chief"Ooh, they point the cannon at you, LordIt aint me, it aint me, I aint no senators son, sonIt aint me, it aint me; I aint no fortunate one, noYeah!Some folks are born silver spoon in handLord, dont they help themselves, ohBut when the taxman comes to the doorLord, the house looks like a rummage sale, yes
  20. 20. It aint me, it aint me, I aint no millionaires son, noIt aint me, it aint me; I aint no fortunate one, noSome folks inherit star spangled eyesOoh, they send you down to war, LordAnd when you ask them, "How much should we give?"Ooh, they only answer More! more! more! yohIt aint me, it aint me, I aint no military son, sonIt aint me, it aint me; I aint no fortunate one, oneIt aint me, it aint me, I aint no fortunate one, no no noIt aint me, it aint me, I aint no fortunate son, no no noThe Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll- Bob Dylan (1963)William Zanzinger killed poor Hattie CarrollWith a cane that he twirled around his diamond ring fingerAt a Baltimore hotel society gathrinAnd the cops were called in and his weapon took from himAs they rode him in custody down to the stationAnd booked William Zanzinger for first-degree murderBut you who philosophize disgrace and criticize all fearsTake the rag away from your faceNow aint the time for your tears.William Zanzinger who at twenty-four yearsOwns a tobacco farm of six hundred acresWith rich wealthy parents who provide and protect himAnd high office relations in the politics of MarylandReacted to his deed with a shrug of his shouldersAnd swear words and sneering and his tongue it was snarlingIn a matter of minutes on bail was out walkingBut you who philosophize disgrace and criticize all fearsTake the rag away from your faceNow aint the time for your tears.Hattie Carroll was a maid in the kitchenShe was fifty-one years old and gave birth to ten childrenWho carried the dishes and took out the garbageAnd never sat once at the head of the tableAnd didnt even talk to the people at the tableWho just cleaned up all the food from the tableAnd emptied the ashtrays on a whole other levelGot killed by a blow, lay slain by a caneThat sailed through the air and came down through the roomDoomed and determined to destroy all the gentleAnd she never done nothing to William ZanzingerAnd you who philosophize disgrace and criticize all fearsTake the rag away from your faceNow aint the time for your tears.In the courtroom of honor, the judge pounded his gavelTo show that alls equal and that the courts are on the levelAnd that the strings in the books aint pulled and persuadedAnd that even the nobles get properly handledOnce that the cops have chased after and caught emAnd that ladder of law has no top and no bottomStared at the person who killed for no reasonWho just happened to be feelin that way without warninAnd he spoke through his cloak, most deep and distinguishedAnd handed out strongly, for penalty and repentanceWilliam Zanzinger with a six-month sentenceOh, but you who philosophize disgrace and criticize all fearsBury the rag deep in your face
  21. 21. For nows the time for your tears.Eve of Destruction- (by P.F. Sloan 1965) performed by BarrieMc Guier and other artistsThe eastern world it is explodin,Violence flarin, bullets loadin,Youre old enough to kill but not for votin,You dont believe in war, but whats that gun youre totin,And even the Jordan river has bodies floatin,But you tell me over and over and over again my friend,Ah, you dont believe were on the eve of destruction.Dont you understand, what Im trying to say?Cant you feel the fears that Im feeling today?If the button is pushed, theres no running away,Therell be no one to save with the world in a grave,Take a look around you, boy, its bound to scare you, boy,And you tell me over and over and over again my friend,Ah, you dont believe were on the eve of destruction.Yeah, my bloods so mad, feels like coagulatin,Im sittin here, just contemplatin,I cant twist the truth, it knows no regulation,Handful of Senators dont pass legislation,And marches alone cant bring integration,When human respect is disintegratin,This whole crazy world is just too frustratin,And you tell me over and over and over again my friend,Ah, you dont believe were on the eve of destruction.Think of all the hate there is in Red China!Then take a look around to Selma, Alabama!Ah, you may leave here, for four days in space,But when your return, its the same old place,The poundin of the drums, the pride and disgrace,You can bury your dead, but dont leave a trace,Hate your next-door-neighbour, but dont forget to say grace,And you tell me over and over and over and over again my friend,you dont believe were on the eve of destruction. mmm, no, no.you dont believe were on the eve of destruction.Vietnam Song (Live from Woodstock 1969) Country Joe and the Fish(I have removed a spoken section at the beginning because of profanity- Ractliffe)Well come on all of you big strong men, Uncle Sam needs your help again,he got himself in a terrible jam, way down yonder in Vietnam,put down your books and pick up a gun, were gunna have a whole lotta fun.CHORUSand its 1,2,3 what are we fightin for?dont ask me i dont give a dam, the next stop is Vietnam,and its 5,6,7 open up the pearly gates. Well there aint no time to wonder why...WHOPEE were all gunna die.now come on wall street dont be slow, why man thiss war a-go-go,theres plenty good money to be made, supplyin the army with the tools of the trade,just hope and pray that when they drop the bomb, they drop it on the Vietcong.CHORUSnow come on generals lets move fast, your big chance is here at last.nite you go out and get those reds cuz the only good commie is one thats dead,you know that peace can only be won, when you blow em all to kingdom come.CHORUS(I have removed a spoken section here because of profanity- Ractliffe)
  22. 22. CHORUSNow come on mothers throughout the land, pack your boys off to Vietnam,Come on fathers dont hesitate, send your sons off before its too late,Be the first one on your block, to have your boy come home in a boxCHORUSAlrite !!!!!!!

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