Good for You Lyrics

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Good for You

Lyrics and music by Ed Perrone (BMI)
Copyright © 2014 Ed Perrone. All rights reserved.
Digital single (2014)

Well, the Congresswoman tells her citizens,
“You know I feel the pain that you feel.”
And then she climbs into her limousine
To go eat a thousand-dollar meal.

And the President tells the people,
“I want our nation to be free.
But if the price of freedom is tyranny,
Well, that’s the way it’s …

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Inquisition Lyrics

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Inquisition

Lyrics and music by Ed Perrone (BMI)
Copyright © 2006 Ed Perrone. All rights reserved.
From the album, Holy Wars (2006)

All the witches are in chains and you peek out your window
Watch the priests drag them down the street to the burning ground
See the torches, feel the flames, and you hear them screaming
Hide your face, close the curtain, it’ll all go away.

Hear the righteous ones preach that it’s all …

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If Jesus Met Mohammed Lyrics

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If Jesus Met Mohammed

Lyrics and music by Ed Perrone (BMI)

Copyright © 2006 Ed Perrone. All rights reserved.

From the album, Holy Wars (2006)

If Jesus met Mohammed
What do you think they’d say?
Would they chat about the weather
Just to pass the time of day?
Would they wander down by the schoolyard
And watch the children play?
If Jesus met Mohammed
One fine day.

If they both ran into Moses
Hangin’ out …

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Holy Wars Lyrics

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Holy Wars

Lyrics and music by Ed Perrone (BMI)
Copyright © 2005 Ed Perrone. All rights reserved.
From the album, Holy Wars (2006)

They’re taking me away
Because they didn’t like the things I had to say
My thinking’s out of line
And so they tell me that salvation can’t be mine
Ah-ah

They’re pounding at the door
My brain is frozen, I’m just staring at the floor
With scriptures in their hand (weapons!)
They …

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Shibe Park (Connie Mack Stadium)

50 Years of Baseball and a Remarkable Discovery

If I am remembering correctly (and I think I am), my Dad took me to my first big-league baseball game in 1964. It occurred to me the other day that means this year will be 50 years since I went to my first ballgame.

The ballgame was at Connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia. It was actually a twi-night double-header between the Phillies and the Mets. We only stayed for the first game, though. The Phillies …

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Indiana Strat copy, after, close-up

Indiana Strat Copy

Whammies and surfers and lipsticks, oh my!

Okay, I admit it. The main reason I bought this guitar was because it was dirt cheap. And also because it had a whammy bar. I’d never really worked with a whammy much, and I wanted something cheap and “expendable” to experiment on.

I ended up getting more than I bargained for (as I’ve found you often do with these inexpensive and/or old guitars). In addition to a …

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Applause AE-15 12-string

Applause AE-15 12-string

Space-age technology, indestructible neck

Found this guy on eBay listed as a “project” guitar. I asked the seller what was wrong with it. He said the action was a little high. Huh? That’s a project? I learned to play guitar on a cheap Kay acoustic in the ’60s… high action don’t bother me! (The action on this guitar wasn’t really all that high, anyway, until you get up around the 7th, 8th, 9th frets. And …

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