The choir has done a number of covers, including country, Queen, and even appeared on the MTV Video Music Awards!
Billy Joel - We Didn’t Start The Fire
Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnnie Ray, South Pacific, Walter Winchell, Joe DiMaggio, Joe McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Studebaker, Television, North Korea South Korea, Marilyn Monroe, Rosenbergs, H-Bomb, Sugar Ray, Panmunjom, Brando, The King and I, The Catcher in the Rye, Eisenhower, vaccine, England’s got a new queen, Marciano, Liberace, Santayana goodbye
Joseph Stalin, Malenkov, Nasser, Prokofiev, Rockefeller, Campanella, Communist bloc, Roy Cohn, Juan Perón, Toscanini, Dacron, Dien Bien Phu falls, Rock Around the Clock, Einstein, James Dean, Brooklyn’s got a winning team, Davy Crockett, Peter Pan, ElvisPresley, Disneyland, Bardot, Budapest, Alabama, Khrushchev, Princess Grace, Peyton Place, Trouble in the Suez
Little Rock, Pasternak, Mickey Mantle, Kerouac, Sputnik, Chou En-Lai, Bridge on the River Kwai, Lebanon, Charles de Gaulle, California, Baseball, Starkweather homicides, Children of Thalidomide, Buddy Holly, Ben-Hur, Space Monkey, Mafia, Hula hoops, Castro, Edsel is a no-go, U-2, Syngman Rhee, Payola, Kennedy, Chubby Checker, Psycho, Belgians in the Congo
Hemingway, Eichmann, Stranger in a Strange Land, Dylan, Berlin, Bay of Pigs Invasion, Lawrence of Arabia, British Beatlemania, Ole’ Miss, John Glenn, Liston beats Patterson, Pope Paul, Malcolm X, British politician sex, JFK, blown away! What else do I have to say?
Birth control, Ho Chi Minh, Richard Nixon back again, Moonshot, Woodstock, Watergate, Punkrock, Begin, Reagan, Palestine, Terror on the airline, Ayatollah’s in Iran, Russians in Afghanistan, Wheel of Fortune, Sally Ride, Heavy metal suicide, Foreign debts, Homeless vets, AIDS, Crack, Bernie Goetz, Hypodermics on the shore, China’s under martial law, Rock-and-roller cola wars
Are you kidding me? This is perfection.
Educate yourselves, buckos.
WHAT A GREAT POST
this is the most beautiful of all posts
one of my fave songs, will always know all the words
I was in school when this originally came out (yes, I’m old) and one of our teachers used a big stretch of cork boards in one hallway and put up all of the lyrics with a historical blurb about each thing. It was pretty awesome.
This is my absolute favorite song! =D
I was also a kid when it hit the airwaves and I ransacked encyclopedias and history books to find out what Billy was singing about.
OH ITS GOJIRA!!!
Bottom line; every body is beautiful. That’s it.
There is a wonderful girl I met named Maia.
Maia is 23 years old and she has a good talent for art. She is a bit naïve, but kind hearted and an overall sweet person.
Maia is being abused.
Her mother has been belittling her, making her feel hopeless, afraid, useless, even suicidal at times. And…
Commissioned by Rated Ponystar.
That was such an incredibly huge project. It took me weeks, literally. So happy to be finally finished! Enjoy some sweet Appledash! <3
Big thanks to my wife Callisto, for helping me with ideas and critique, and to Ponystar for writing such a sweet script and of course for commissioning me to bring it to life. It was fun!
Behold the project I was busy with the last few weeks.