Please tell mom this is not her fault..." By Megadeth. Don't mind your complexion, there is no rejection, you're an African..." By Dar Williams. Song deals with issues related to religious beliefs and questions about the after life. Human activity damaging the environment, "Look at mother nature on the run in the nineteen seventies..." and dreams of starting over, "...flying mother nature's silver seed to a new home in the sun." By Jimmy Tarlton. He tried to raise a record and let the Titanic down..." By Gary Moore. "A letter from the draftboard put pain in all your dreams. They marched you in a uniform, you wore against your will. But to wait for you, is all I can do and that's what I've got to face. About agent orange, a herbicide that was used by the United States government during the Vietnam War. You can file for disability but you might not live to win..." By Ani Di Franco. References made to risk taking, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, unprotected sex, low self esteem, and lack of respect for self and body. She is looking for the kisses that she never got at home... It's a small price she pays for the need to be pleased... He'll drink anything as long as all his troubles disappear. A relationship is threatened as a person tries to deal with their partner's addiction to alcohol. Song is about economic decline and downsizing of American industry.
Don't mind your nationality, you have got the identity of an African. And it felt like a winter machine That you go through and then You catch your breath and winter starts again And everyone else is spring bound And when I chose to live There was no joy, it's just a line I crossed It wasn't worth the pain my death would cost So I was not lost or found..." By Black Sabbath. 1915 German aircraft dropped a bomb on a pub in London called the Dolphin. In the air there's plane headed for the heart of the Dolphin..in the blink of an eye they were gone, gone, gone." By Neil Young. "How can I just let you walk away, just let you leave without a trace... You might get cancer of the liver, you might get cancer of the skin. The song deals with alcohol abuse and denial, also about people who use alcohol as a crutch and how people drink to escape the realities of life. But the pressures at the office and his socialite engagements..turned him to the booze... Alcohol in the bloodstream, 'bout the best I can do 'til I forget about you..." By Matthew Sweet. "If I don't see tomorrow, what would be left to say? When you're all dressed up with no where to go..." By Billy Joel.
Songs on the album promote a positive mental health message and deal with the importance of goal setting, self-confidence, self-esteem, self-image, and not being afraid to strive for your dreams and desires. "Don't care where you come from, as long as you're a black man, you're an African. Song is about the first bombing of a civilian target by an enemy aircraft. A person has difficulty "letting go" and moving on from a relationship. It stays inside for years and years before it starts to kill. A tongue-in-cheek song about Canadian musician Alainis Morissette. A hundred and eighty were challenged by Travis to die by the line that he drew with his sword when the battle was nigh Hey, Santa Anna were killing your soldiers below By Barenaked Ladies. "Here is a story about a sinner, he used to be a winner who enjoyed a life of prominence and position. Flowers for the good times and booze for the bad... Song is about making the most of your time here on Earth and being thankful for what you have. Some days sure are lonely days and time can move too slow.
From the 1983 concept album "Dancing For Mental Health" performed and produced by portrait photographer Lynn Goldsmith in collaboration with Sting, Steve Winwood, Todd Rundgren and other recording artists. Relates to the the topic Pan-Africanism and the group OAU . Mix in the dirt of brother's blood..." By Crosby, Stills & Nash. About the health hazards of agent orange, a herbicide used in the Vietnam War. This agent orange from Vietnam, we carry it with us still. Fought to save the Alamo, their lives was what it cost... Song is about The Alamo, where in April of 1836 a small band of Texans held out against the Mexican army of General Lopez de Santa Anna. A well respected and successful individual turns to alcohol to deal with life's stresses and ends up ruining his marriage and life. About "unhealthy escapism", using substances in order to forget your problems. Some dead flowers and a bottle of vodka on the kitchen table. "The sign says "families welcome" at the Oaks Retirement Home. Ruby Wilson lives in 303 where she spends most of her time...she's all dressed up watching and waiting but no one comes.
"The wind and the rain beat on his fair head As he stood in the darkness wishing he was dead Only seventeen when he went down the mine And it's a year that he's been out on the line..." By New Haven Women's Liberation Rock Band. Song pays tribute to fallen leaders; Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr., John F. All those years ago You were the one who imagined it all All those years ago. A positive song about the power and importance of love. A protest song recorded in the late 1960's during the hippie movement when long haired people were viewed as rebels. It happened just the other day..I didn't and I wonder why.
Song is a tribute to the people and cultures who contributed to our understanding of pi. Hitchin' up the buggy, churnin' lots of butter Raise a barn on Monday, soon I'll raise anutter..." By Anthrax. References made to paranoia and the health consequences of drug use. But you oughta know it's dyin' 'cause speed kills..." By Everclear. Song is a tribute to many of the fun packed amusement parks across the United States. You'll crash and burn in the bumper cars at Jersey's steel pier.
This parody tours the human history of determining the value of pi. If you come to visit, you'll be bored to tears We haven't even paid the phone bill in 300 years... With some help from Captain Trips, he'll bring the world down to his knees. About the dangers associated with the use of the stimulant drug amphetamines. Your mind might think it's flying baby on those little pills. You could hear the music on the am radio..." By The Beach Boys.
A response song to the September 11th tragedy in New York City. More joined the action with arctan series and continued fractions...” By Don Mc Lean. She says now on these streets Charles you got to understand the rules.
Keep on dreaming the American dream..." By Adam Wyle. The Chinese got it really keen: three-five-five over one thirteen! It's the sport that built this country A great pitch by any other name and it won't take long to sell you on America's national game Bank America's national game" By L.