[Rumori] Reagan Rock
bt at wfmu.org
Sun Jun 6 20:58:00 PDT 2004
There's that Violent Femmes short song "Old Mother Reagan" that goes "Old
Mother Reagan went to heaven and at the pearly gates he was stopped."
There's also an all-blank LP called "the Wit and Wisdom of Ronald Reagan",
and that "We Begin Bombing in 5 minutes" 12" whose artist title escapes.
On Sun, 6 Jun 2004, Paul Smith wrote:
> Well, Rich Little was a good impersonator, and samples
> of "The First Family Rides Again" would be hard to
> tell from the real thing. For something more
> olblique, the mid-80's rap group Rock Shock's lone
> album had an alternate version of their own "On The
> Avenue" that includes, among other things, Reagan
> responding to an alien attack.
> --- "e.rodney. jones" <erodneyjones at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Greetings.
> > I'm looking for some good recs on audio material of
> > "our" now-deceased ex-president, RR. I'm planning to
> > incorporate this material into a radio show I'll be
> > doing later this week (on KALX in Berkeley CA).
> > Anyone
> > got any ideas (and sources)? I'm thinking of either
> > works that use his voice or straight audio that I
> > would be able to use (from all points in his
> > career).
> > I'm especially looking for a copy (in any format) of
> > this thing released on LP long ago: "Ronald Reagan
> > Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine". Anyone got
> > a
> > copy of this?
> > I'm also interested in recs of songs about him, not
> > necc. involving his sounds (i.e. Suicidal
> > Tendencies'
> > "I Shot Reagan," Crucifucks' "Hinckley had a
> > Vision,"
> > DKs, Reagan Youth, etc. Any hip hop? Any *pro*
> > Reagan
> > music, recordings?
> > On or off list.
> > Thanks
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