christine~ (eppylover) wrote,
christine~
eppylover

The 40 year ironic correlation

Click here:
LIVE 8 = THE FOLK SONG ARMY


The Brilliant Satirist Mr. Tom Lehrer
Slice of wry: Tom Lehrer, the master of social satire and topical humor.

This link was picked up by me from cubehouselj on the tomlehrer Community, along with his comment:

Forty years ago, "The Folk Song Army," by singer-satirist Tom Lehrer, captured the smugness of Live 8 and the demonstrators at the G-8 summit. One self-described activist says that flying to Scotland, where the summit is meeting, "shows you that people are passionate about ending poverty..." Unlike the rest of you squares.


In addition --
Here's a great article and review of Mr. Lehrer's CD retrospective --
otherwise referred to by me as his "box set" --
The Remains of Tom Lehrer.
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