Social Studies - Loudon Wainwright III

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  1. What Gives
  2. Tonya's Twirls
  3. New Street People
  4. Carmine Street
  5. O.J.
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  1. What Gives
  2. Tonya's Twirls
  3. New Street People
  4. Carmine Street
  5. O.J.
  6. Leap of Faith
  7. Conspiracies
  8. Christmas Morning
  9. Y2k
  10. Number One
  11. Bad Man
  12. Inaugural Blues
  13. Our Boy Bill
  14. Jesse Don't Like It
  15. Pretty Good Day
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Most of these topical songs were penned for National Public Radio on events of the day such as Tonya Harding, O.J. Simpson and the Y2K crisis. But rather than playing like Tom Lehrer (or worse (gasp), Mark Russell), they are invested with Wainwright's typical insight and biting wit. Sure, you'll laugh, but who else could make Jesse Helms seem such ... Read More

Social Studies 1999, Hannibal Records

UPC: 031257144223

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