Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Rolling Stones are dead

Not really, but they might as well be as far as I'm concerned. Not wanting to offend the Ahnuld and his $100,000 box seat holders at the opening in Boston, they didn't do Sweet Neo-Con . However, they are leaving it on the album to maximize sales with the left.

Disgusting. Sweet Neo-Con is not a protest song, it's a love song to the right. F*uck em. I'm not buying the album. As Stewart Nusbaumer said, "How much money is enough?"

On a brighter note, Joan Baez, never one to sell out for money, gave a free concert at Camp Casey to welcome back Cindy Sheehan, who I understand is either there or enroute. It's nice to know there's still some people you count on and it's not over yet, even though the MSM has gone rabid on the peace movement.
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5 Comments:

Blogger enigma4ever said...

Okay as a child of the 60's who gave alot of lawnmowning and babysitting money to the Stones- Shit Mick...did you leave your Integrity in the friggin'Hotel Room???.....All those concerts I went to and you didn't give a shit who you cussed out or gave the finger to...( one you even took your clothes off)...THAT was what made us come drive hours sit in pouring rain and now you are afraid of offending WHO? that's it- he truly is an old geezer in my book- no cd for me...Green Day lead singer Billy Joe Armstrong was interviewed tonight on ABC News- and really shined speaking about the Peace Movement in this country and he was eloquent and deadon....(it was right after Bush snippet of his weird Ihadho speech made Shrub look like a moron..)....Keep up your great bloggin'....

10:53:00 PM  
Blogger enigma4ever said...

eeks, I got so huffy I forgot to say what I wanted to say..you probally already saw the Joan Baez video on Truthout singing" Where have all the Flowers gone"...I haven't felt like that since 1970's....and she has been staying in camp- wow...she is the REAL thing.....We should try ..that means NAG and find out if she would be willing to Cut a SINGLE CD- I KNOW it would really sell.... Esp.the Where have all the Flowers Gone........

10:59:00 PM  
Anonymous The Impolitic said...

No I haven't seen the video on Truthout. Thanks for the tip and the encouragement.

11:00:00 AM  
Anonymous KS said...

You don't strike me a country music lover, but in the same vein as Mick is Garth Brooks. Garth recently signed a contract with Wal-Mart to be the sole distributor of his CDs.

I'm sorry, but Garth came from humble roots himself and I find this alignment with Wal-Mart disgusting. The very communities that tend to listen to country music are the ones that have suffered due to big-box Wal-Mart and their "go sign up for Medicaid and free school lunches" mentality.

Garth is out to pad his wallet without any regard for the people who helped make him rich. He once made the comment on TV that he has more money than he could ever spend in his lifetime, his kid's lifetime, etc. Gee, it would be nice if he would remember the little people he left behind and speak out against corporate greed, slave wages, and inferior benefits.

1:15:00 PM  
Anonymous KS said...

Oops, I meant to add this:

Consumers can - and should - boycott people like Mick Jagger and Garth Brooks with their wallets. If our cultural icons have lost touch with us, then why should we continue to support them with our dollars?

1:19:00 PM  

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