April 28, 2006
After The Garden is Gone
Wanna hear some protest music? Some antiwar music? Some music that resounds with the meme “Bush is an incompetent crook”? Want it from someone who by all accounts was once a diehard Republican and supported Bush, but like all true believers who drink the Kool Aid eventually do, has finally come around?
Yes indeed, the times they are a changin’ and now you can hear in music the message that you’ve heard coming from the left blogosphere for years from the mouth of a True Believer who has rolled over. Here.
In case you’re interested.
[Update: In case you’re not, Peter adds a great link in comments to Country Joe’s website (yes, that Country Joe-for your younger folks with tender ears who don’t remember, listen to the Woodstock album!). Thanks Peter. Peter’s link to Country Joe’s site is here.]
Posted by Buck Batard at April 28, 2006 03:56 PM
Bush's approval ratings having reached an all-time low, singing his praise probably wouldn't be too promising as far as CD sales are concerned.
A little turncoat, our Young Neill.
Better to listen to Country Joe McDonald.
He also has an interesting site about 'War and Peace in Today's World'
Neil Young was never a "diehard" Republican. He was a fan of Reagan, that is true. And he briefly supported the Patriot Act after the shock of 9/11, but later recanted. What he is, and has always been, is a man who thinks for himself.
And to say that he's attacking Bush to increase CD sales is just ludricous. He's had any number of hit albums that still get airplay and sell, so he's not hurting for money. And you can listen to the entire album for free on his website, so it's hard to see how this could even remotely be a scramble for cash.
But thanks for playing.