• 11-26-2005, 10:17 PM
    Audio Girl
    Whether you are for the war or not...
    What song would you send with someone you love who is going over to the war in Iraq?

    For me, in my heart I'll always have Neil Young's "My Boy" from his "Old Ways" Lp engraved on my heart. It will be included on a comp that I am putting together for my son.

    Would love to hear your heartsongs you'd include with those you love or care about....
  • 11-27-2005, 10:47 AM
    Davey
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Audio Girl
    Whether you are for the war or not...

    Well, I'm clearly in the "not" camp, but that doesn't really matter (although it may prompt me to sneak in a couple of the many anti-war songs that are on some of my favorite albums this year ;)). But right now I'm listening to one of my favorites of the year by The National, and just decided that the beautiful "Daughters of the Soho Riots" is one of the songs going on this year's edition of Uncle Davey's Holiday Mixer, along with the also beautiful "The Geese of Beverly Road" that supplies my signature line. So ... I'd be inclined to put "Daughters of the Soho Riots" on my comp to my loved one, but he or she would probably think the music I like sucked since I'm so old and out of touch, so on second thought I'd try to think of something they like :)

    How can anybody know
    how they got to be this way
    You must have known I'd do this someday
    Break my arms around the one I love
    And be forgiven by the time my lover comes
    Break my arms around my love


    BTW, you can watch the video for it at http://mathieu.saura.free.fr/site/nu...tersindex.html
  • 11-27-2005, 11:04 AM
    Hyfi
    Ten Years After
    Artist: Ten Years After Lyrics
    Song: I'd Love to Change the World


    http://members.tripod.com/tenyearsaf..._THE_WORLD.wma

    Everywhere is freaks and hairies
    Dykes and fairies, tell me where is sanity
    Tax the rich, feed the poor
    Till there are no rich no more?

    I'd love to change the world
    But I don't know what to do
    So I'll leave it up to you

    Population keeps on breeding
    Nation bleeding, still more feeding economy
    Life is funny, skies are sunny
    Bees make honey, who needs money, Monopoly

    I'd love to change the world
    But I don't know what to do
    So I'll leave it up to you

    World pollution, there's no solution
    Institution, electrocution
    Just black and white, rich or poor
    Them and us, stop the war

    I'd love to change the world
    But I don't know what to do
    So I'll leave it up to you

    Mary, my prayers are with you both,

    Hyfi
  • 11-27-2005, 01:21 PM
    Davey
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Hyfi
    Ten Years After

    Ya know, Ten Years After and Alvin Lee don't really get the recognition they deserve anymore, at least it doesn't seem like they do. There are a ton of lesser bands from the early 70s that get a lot more praise for doing a lot less. Maybe it's just that the British blues-rock music has fallen a bit out of favor as of late, I think. Or maybe I'm just biased because Alvin Lee has the same birthday as me, although a decade earlier ;)

    Anyway, cool song, even if kind of worn out by radio play and a bit on the naive side for us oldtimers that lived it the first time around.
  • 11-27-2005, 04:20 PM
    richmon
    from 1982
    Warren Zevon's Envoy ..not much change in over 20 years since he wrote it:

    Nuclear arms in the Middle East
    Israel is attacking the Iraqis
    The Syrians are mad at the Lebanese
    And Baghdad does whatever she please
    Looks like another threat to world peace
    For the envoy

    Things got hot in El Salvador
    CIA got caught and couldn't do no more
    He's got diplomatic immunity
    He's got a lethal weapon that nobody sees
    Looks like another threat to world peace
    For the envoy
    Send the envoy
    Send the envoy

    Whenever there's a crisis
    The President sends his envoy in
    Guns in Damascus
    Woa, Jerusalem

    Nuclear arms in the Middle East
    Israel is attacking the Iraqis
    The Syrians are mad at the Lebanese
    And Baghdad do whatever she please
    Looks like another threat to world peace
    For the envoy
    Send the envoy . . .
    Send for me
  • 11-27-2005, 04:47 PM
    Swish
    Well, you could include one that I sent you....
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Audio Girl
    What song would you send with someone you love who is going over to the war in Iraq?

    For me, in my heart I'll always have Neil Young's "My Boy" from his "Old Ways" Lp engraved on my heart. It will be included on a comp that I am putting together for my son.

    Would love to hear your heartsongs you'd include with those you love or care about....

    a year or so ago, around the time you dropped out of sight for many moons. It's the title track from Death Cab For Cutie's "Transatlanticism". You do remember that comp, don't you AG? And we still need to have that phone conversation.

    Swish