Ask me anything... within reason
"Out In The Country," Three Dog Night. If you’re not listening to ecology-inspired early-70s Top 40, you’re doing Earth Day wrong.
"Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology)," Marvin Gaye
Where did all the blue skies go?
Poison is the wind that blows from the north and south and east
Mercy, mercy me
Things ain’t what they used to be
Oil wasted on the ocean and upon our seas, fish full of mercury
Radiation under ground and in the sky
Animals and birds who live nearby are dying
What about this overcrowded land
How much more abuse from man can she stand?
"Paradise," John Prine.
Daddy won’t you take me back to Muhlenberg County
Down by the Green River where Paradise lay
Well, I’m sorry my son, but you’re too late in asking
Mister Peabody’s coal train has hauled it away
"Garden Of Eden," New Riders of the Purple Sage ft. Jerry Garcia on pedal steel guitar. We live in the Garden of Eden, yeah, don’t know why we want to tear the whole thing to the ground. Happy Earth Day!
"Only if you have been in the deepest valley can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain." - President Richard M. Nixon, who we lost 20 years ago today.
Carole King, “It’s Too Late, Baby.” Happy Earth Day! “There’s something wrong here, there can be no denying…maybe we’ve both stopped trying…still I’m glad for what we had.”