They wrote songs about him, you know…

OK, granted, it’s a little more political than the post about the torch relay … but listen if you will:

Chumbawamba wrote a beautiful folk one.

Gil Scott-Heron wrote a jazz-fusion one (lyrics start at 0:56):

And, of course, UB40 wrote one or two reggae ones – this being the more well-known.

Interestingly, the lyrics talk of it being “five years”. For the record, it’s now been 38 years!

© Alice through the Macro Lens [2012]

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4 thoughts on “They wrote songs about him, you know…

  1. When it comes to Chumbawamba I like the old WW1 song they’re singing:

  2. A terrible injustice..

  3. The first video I like it, lovely song about I am “Gary Tyler” I like his voice. Regards to @Alice

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