The Merry Minuet

The Kingston Trio
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A tuneful meditation on the prospect of nuclear war.
They're rioting in Africa,
They're starving in Spain.
There's hurricanes in Florida,
And Texas needs rain
The whole world is festering
With unhappy souls.
The French hate the Germans,
The Germans hate the Poles;
Italians hate Yugoslavs,
South Africans hate the Dutch,
And I don't like anybody very much!

But we can be tranquil
And "thankfill" and proud,
For man's been endowed
With a mushroom-shaped cloud.
And we know for certain
That some lovely day
Someone will set the spark off,
And we will all be blown away!

They're rioting in Africa,
There's strife in Iran.
What nature doesn't do to us
Will be done by our fellow man

Contributed by Marcia - 2008/7/11 - 18:57

Le parole di questa canzone spesso vengono attribuite a Tom Lehrer ma sono invece sel songwriter di Chicago Sheldon Harnick...

Alessandro - 2009/9/26 - 06:18

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