Mudcat Café message #694598 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #46582   Message #694598
Posted By: Jon Bartlett
20-Apr-02 - 09:17 PM
Thread Name: Songs you're fed up with playing/hearing
Subject: RE: BS: Songs you're fed up with playing/hearing
Nothing wrong with Maui as a song - it doesn't increasingly grate on you the more you hear it, tho it can become boring. But if you want a song to demonstrate what happened to all the energy and idealism of the sixties and how it turned sour, religious, violent and sentimental all at the same time, the Mary Ellen Carter's the song for you. Anent "Dona Dona" - just replace that mournful calf with a Palestinian and you've got a whole new song. Just like the calf, they're in the wrong place at the wrong time. My 2c