Songs and meanings

Won’t Get Fooled Again” is one of my all-time favorites:
The Who – Won’t Get Fooled Again:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHhrZgojY1Q
That song gave us “Meet the new boss, same as the old boss”.
That’s what you get with violent mob revolutions.
The world-wide revolution that Jesus Christ started is sweeping the world in spite of everything Tyrants and Captains and Kings and “Grey Guards” and “Interplanetary Guardians” can do, whatever they’re calling themselves these days.

Some of the songs from the Kinks are thoughtful ones. This one is anti-war:
Kinks, Living on a Thin Line
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsLhNxzwK1Y

But then, they sang in nostalgia for the lost glories of the British empire:
Kinks, Victoria
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2GHlcwlT1Y

A description of “A Well Respected Man“, in times agone now, by the Kinks:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WsmSgBRUe4

Enough of the Kinks, here’s a relevant one for a certain time for a certain collection of states.
Animals – We Gotta Get Out Of This Place: A good song for those who are still stuck in the States
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpNWSW49IBM

The Who is The Seeker, keeps on looking but not finding what it is he is seeking and without even knowing what it is. But in the lyrics the songwriter makes clear that neither Dylan nor the Beatles nor Acid Rock had the answer to what he was seeking.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAbzlj3nf4E
Reminds me of a verse: “..ever learning, never coming to the knowledge of the truth…” –2 Timothy 3:7

Then there’s Don McLean with a pineful lament about the fall in the level and quality of popular music and the fall of the original rock and roll genre into dark and deadly depths. American Pie:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAsV5-Hv-7U


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