Monday, September 03, 2007

Stalin slammed

By Pete Seeger:

Decades after drifting away from the Communist Party, the 88-year-old banjo-picker has written a song about the Soviet leader that is as scathing as any protest tune in the folk legend's long career.

"I'm singing about old Joe, cruel Joe. He ruled with an iron hand. He put an end to the dreams of so many in every land," Seeger wrote in "The Big Joe Blues."
Better late than never, I suppose.

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