Category Archives: Political

(November 1, 2018): Barbara Streisand – Don’t Lie To Me

From the 2018 album Walls. A typical heavily orchestrated Streisand outing, but with politcal pop. From the Billboard interview: I’ve written many articles about this… this person… who has no manners, insults everybody, makes fun of disabled people. I don’t … Continue reading

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(October 31, 2018): Rufus Wainwright – The Sword of Damocles

From the 2018 youtube single, The Sword of Damocles. Bloomberg had a good article on the background: ‘Dear Mr. President’: Rufus Wainwright Is Back With a Political Anthem. A portion of the proceeds from the tune is going to voter … Continue reading

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(May 29, 2017): The Southern Bells – Viet Nam

From the 1967 7″ single, Viet Nam / Will You Be There. This year’s Memorial Day selection. Not really much out there about The Southern Bells (not to be confused with the Southern Belles) except that were out of Atlanta … Continue reading

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(November 8, 2016): Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart – L.U.V. (Let Us Vote)

From the 1969 single L.U.V. (Let Us Vote) / I Wanna Be Free.  Boyce & Hart are, of course, the ones we hold responsible for The Monkees’ songbook. If you are old enough, you might remember that Boyce & Hart … Continue reading

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