Category Archives: Songs

Sunday Silliness: Bad Romance – On The Rocks

I’m just about old enough to be yelling at clouds and telling those darn kids to get off my lawn. You know. The age when you start thinking all the good music was written thirty years ago. Of course I … Continue reading

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And It’s About Time, Too

Let me set this up with a story: I was doing a gig in Chicago, and I was just putting my guitar away when this little short guy walks up to me. He says, “Arlo, I’d like to sing you … Continue reading

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Sunday Silliness: Talk Like A Pirate Day

Avast, maties, belay yer everyday routine, ’tis Talk Like A Pirate Day! I had a big long post ready to go this morning, but chuck it, this only comes around once a year. I mean yarrrrrr. So here is my … Continue reading

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Solidarity Forever

A lot has happened over the last couple of days, what with Christine O’Donnell kicking the legs out from under the Republican Party in Delaware and Carl Palladino getting the nod for the Republican side of the New York governor’s … Continue reading

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Joe Hill

In many ways the United States is an anomaly among the world’s nations. For instance, while the rest of the world celebrates a holiday devoted to the working man on May 1st, for some reason we’ve chosen to have ours … Continue reading

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Which Side Are You On?

It was 1931, and America was falling into the Great Depression. You might never have known it if you lived in Harlan County, Kentucky, though. Not because Harlan was well off. Far from it; the grinding poverty that seemingly always … Continue reading

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No Irish Need Apply

I’m a decent boy just landed From the town of Ballyfad; I want a situation, yes, And want it very bad. I have seen employment advertised, “It’s just the thing,” says I, “But the dirty spalpeen ended with ‘No Irish … Continue reading

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