POEMS & SONGS

This section of ORWELL TODAY contains songs and poems that add a further dimension to the many themes that are expounded upon in commentaries and essays. It's not updated as often as it could be, but what is here provides a sampling, many of which are original contributions from readers. ~ Jackie Jura

SONGS

UNDERNEATH THE SPREADING CHESTNUT TREE, by Ivor Kirchin Band. Go to UNDERNEATH ORWELL'S CHESTNUT TREE

EYE OF THE TIGER GADDAFI, video over soundtrack. See KILLING GADDAFI LIKE JFK-LUMUMBA

BUY, BUY AMERICAN PIE, by Capitol Steps. Go to CHINA BUY AMERICA BYE BYE

AS THE STORY GOES, by hockey player Theo Fleury skating with Olympic champion Jame Sale. Go go RUSSIA & CHINA SKATING CONSPIRACY

SARAH PALIN WORLD'S GREATEST, video over soundtrack. Go to ORWELLIAN MEDIA MASSACRED SARAH PALIN

THE SARAH PALIN TRADITION, by Hank Williams. Go to SARAH SHAKING THINGS UP

I AM CANADIAN, Molson TV Commercial. Go to DAVE HOOK RANTS I'M CANADIAN

MR BIG STUFF, by Jean Knight. Go to RWANDA'S KAGAME MISTER BIG STUFF

ABRAHAM, MARTIN, JOHN & BOBBY, by Dion. Go to JFK TRUTH & UNTRUTH

ORWELL SOUTHWOLD TRIBUTE SONG, by Peter Cordwell

WORKING IN A COAL MINE, by Lee Dorsey. See ORWELL ROAD TO WIGAN PIER

MOON HOAX SONG, by Dave Hook. Go to DAVE HOOK MOON HOAX WORDS

HE'S GOT THE WHOLE WORLD IN HIS HANDS, by Tanya Tucker. Go to WHOLE WORLD IN THEIR HANDS?

ROCK ME GENTLY, ROCK ME SLOWLY, Andy Kim soundtrack under Jeep commercial. See PROTECTING WOLF NOT HUMAN & PALIN PROTECTS FROM PRADATORS

GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME (Bobby Fischer sang from exile). See BOBBY FISCHER IN ROOM 202

PAUL KAGAME BLUES BAND (songs by an American about Rwanda). Go to RWANDA'S MAN KAGAME

IT WAS ONLY A HOPELESS FANCY, by George Orwell. See JFK WIT & ORWELL SONG

HALF HEAVEN, HALF HEARTACHE, by Gene Pitney. See PITNEY IN HEAVEN OUR HEARTACHE

WINSTON & JULIA SONG, by Edward Hester

IMAGINE, by John Lennon. Go to IMAGINE THERE'S NO YOKO, adaptation by Jackie Jura

TENNESSEE BIRD WALK (animation over soundtrack).. Go to BIRD BRAIN BIRD FLU SONG

HIGH HOPES (animation over soundtrack).. Go to WATER BLOWS WIND OUTA WATER ("Just remember that ram - He kept butting that dam...)

THE TAXMAN, The Beatles. Go to BEATLES HAD ORWELL'S TAXMAN

THE BIGGEST ASPIDISTRA IN THE WORLD, by Gracie Fields. Go to BIGGEST ASPIDISTRA IN ORWELL WORLD

I'LL BE SEEING YOU, by Frank Sinatra. Go to ORWELL SEE YOU UNDER CHESTNUT TREE

BIG YELLOW TAXI, by Joni Mitchell. Go to PAVING PARADISE FOR BIG YELLOW TAXI

SUNNY, by Bobby Hebb/Stevie Wonder. Go to SUNNY SONG TO JFK

WALKING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND, Christmas Carol. Go to ORWELL'S NIGHTMARE LAND

BYE BYE MISS AMERICAN PIE, by Don McLean. Go to BYE, BYE AMERICA'S PIE

GHOSTBUSTERS MUSIC VIDEO, by Ray Parker Jr. Go to WHO YOU GONNA BLAME? OSAMA!

BALLAD OF THE GREEN BERETS, by Sgt Barry Sadler. Go to JFK PULLING OUT OF NAM

GOOD KING WENCESLAS, Christmas Carol. Go to GOOD KING WENCELES PLEASE LOOK OUT

EVE OF DESTRUCTION, by Barry McGuire. Go to IRAQ EVE OF DESTRUCTION & SMOKING SOLDIER'S LAMENT

LAST NIGHT I HAD THE STRANGEST DREAM, by Ed McCurdy. Go to WARMONGER EXPLAINS IRAQ WAR TO PEACENIK

MAMAS DON'T LET BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS, by Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson. Go to MAMAS DON'T LET BABIES GROW UP TO BE SOLDIERS

GUANTANAMERA, by Pete Seeger. Go to GUANTANAMERA now GUANTANAMO BAY

IN THE GHETTO, by Elvis Presley. Go to ELVIS EXPLAINS THE GHETTO

RAWHIDE, by Frankie Lane. Go to LOAD 'EM UP, MOVE 'EM OUT, RAWHIDE

REDEMPTION SONG, by Bob Marley. Go to REDEMPTION EMANCIPATE FROM MENTAL SLAVERY

RIGHT NOW, by Garth Books. Go to COME ON PEOPLE RIGHT NOW

POEMS

CANADA TOTAL TAX TYRANNY, by Author Unkown

4 BLUE WILLOW DISHES POEMS, unknown authors

GRANDMA POEM TO UNBORN ANGEL, by Mary Johnson

DUGGIE & ARAM IN ORWELL POEM, by George Orwell

THE THREE BEGGARS, by George Orwell. See ORWELL ETON POEM DISCOVERED

DEDICATED TO PRESIDENT KENNEDY, by Roger Craig

VOICE OF THE UNBORN CHILD, by Leslie Rummel

THE CANOE RIVER TRAIN WRECK, by Corporal L Eadie. See CANADA'S KOREAN WAR TRAIN WRECK

THE ISLAND OF KITTENS and TERROR DRUMS, by Pascal Alleluya

POEMS FOR JFK & JOHN-JOHN, by Irish authors unknown

IN MEMORY OF LOUIS BOURASSA, by James O'Farrell

TENNESSEE VERSION BLUE WILLOW, by Barbara Johnston

THE NIGHTMARE OF THE SCIENTIST, by Jack Pillow

THE MISSION, by Jack Pillow. See SOUTH KOREA'S HELL AT HAN

A VILLAGE IN THE NORTH, by Jack Pillow. See MACARTHUR, JFK, KOREA & VIETNAM

BLUE WILLOW DISHES POEM, by Jackie Jura

AWAKE YOUNG MEN OF ENGLAND and KITCHENER, by George Orwell

THE LANE, by William Barnes

WORSE VERSE, by SGP, Poet Laureate of Weary Travelers

ORWELL'S CRYSTAL SPIRIT POEM, by George Orwell

TAMING THE TIGER, by Monty Fisher

TRIBUTE TO LOUIS BOURASSA, by Florence Letts-Sutherland

JFK ... THIS NATION'S SON, by Monty Fisher

JFK HAD RENDEZVOUS WITH DEATH

FOCUS ON THE STAR OF JFK

YOU ARE BLESSED, by Anonymous

CROSSWALK SAFETY POEM, by Jackie Jura

WHO SAYS SARS SONG, by Jackie Jura

ORWELL'S NIGHTMARE LAND, by Pete

ORWELL CHESTNUT TREE A LONGFELLOW?

EVERY MAN SHOULD HAVE A RIFLE, by Henry Lawson, Australian poet

ORWELL THE HAPPY VICAR POEM, by George Orwell

POEM FOR JFK, by Katherina Senger

JFK THE GIFT OUTRIGHT, by Robert Frost

IN AFGHAN FIELDS, by Jackie Jura

OWED TO FRUITLOOPS, by Jackie Jura

INVICTUS, by William Henley. See TIMOTHY MCVEIGH'S LAST WORDS

OWED TO THE UNBORN, by Jackie Jura

IF, by Rudyard Kipling

ONLY A PERSON WHO RISKS IS FREE, by Author Unknown

THE GHOST FROM VALLEY FORGE, by Author Unknown

I DON'T WANT TO ACCEPT ALL THE BLAME, by Author Unknown

FAIRY TALES

THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, by Hans Christian Anderson. Go to ORWELL'S TYPEWRITER A REMINGTON

THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, by Grimm Brothers. Go to WORLD WILDLIFE WOLF'S FRIEND

THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN, by Robert Browning (a poem based on a true event?)

A FISH STORY (modern day parable on abuse of law)

THE GINGERBREAD MAN, by Aesop

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD, by Grimm Brothers. Go to CORPORATE COMMUNISM

AMERICA LIKE ELEPHANT, by Jackie Jura

JOKES

YOUR AGE BY EATING OUT

MEN ARE JUST HAPPIER PEOPLE

WHY DID BUSH GO TO WAR AGAINST IRAQ?

PLANTING POTATOES

WHO SPREADS SLOPS

MONSTER VACCINE NEEDED

COMIC VACCINE RELIEF

WHY DID THE CHICKEN CROSS THE ROAD?

COWS - AN UPDATED VERSION

EURO ENGLISH

Jackie Jura
~ an independent researcher monitoring local, national and international events ~

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