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FlinterFile: The Rolling Stones- Undercover Of The Night

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In 1983, the Rolling Stones released one of their few political songs. Mick Jagger, who wrote the song, was particularly inspired by the book Cities of the red night, which was about government repression. Read the rest of this entry

Song of the day: The Farm- All Together Now

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If there are songs that can touch you, because of their music, this is one of them. A very political story, but with a good message: work together and you will have peace. Isn’t that a good message? And if that is sung by a beautiful voice, fitting music, a song has to become a hit. This was a hit. Listen to

The Farm- All Together Now

Song of the day: Rod McKuen- Soldiers Who Want To Be Heroes

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Okay, I don’t want to get too political with the songs I post. If you’re interested in those songs, maybe you should check out this site: http://politicaltunes.wordpress.com/
It’s a wonderful site with a lot of songs and their political backgrounds. This one has one, too. It’s about how strange war is, which can be explained by the Vietnam War. And of course, there are a lot of soldiers who want to be normal persons, almost none want to be real heroes. Listen to:

Rod McKuen- Soldiers Who Want To Be Heroes