Saturday, November 6, 2010

Saturday morning tunes: You can live a lie until you die

Here's something I noticed near the end of the 2010 midterm campaign: Unlike 2008, there were pretty much no stories about GOP candidates co-opting pop songs for their campaigns and campaign events -- without the permission of the rights-holders (for examples of their more typical behavior, see here, here, and here).

Have they learned their lesson, that the rules they want to apply to everyone else have to apply to them as well? Yeah, I know: Not bloody likely.

But whatever the reason, when this song accidentally popped up on my mp3 player's randomizer yesterday afternoon, the first thought I had was: Well, here's a song the GOP won't be appropriating for themselves any time soon.

Without further ado, here's "Crippled Inside" from John Lennon's 1971 "Imagine" album:

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