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Roger Waters and Jeff Beck Live....Amused to Death

Awesome video, killer song....and a harbinger of sorts.

This disaster in the gulf and the way it is unfolding, shows just how visionary Rogers' lyrics are...

Full lyrics below, but some of the key words first...

News hound sniffs the air
When Jessica Hahn goes down
He latches on to that symbol
Of detachment

Bartender what is wrong with me
Why am I so out of breath
The captain said excuse me ma'am
This species has amused itself to death

We watched the tragedy unfold
We did as we were told
We bought and sold
It was the greatest show on earth
But then it was over
We ohhed and aahed
We drove our racing cars
We ate our last few jars of caviar
And somewhere out there in the stars
A keen-eyed look-out
Spied a flickering light
Our last hurrah...

Full lyrics...
Doctor Doctor what is wrong with me
This supermarket life is getting long
What is the half life of

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Added: Jun-22-2010 Occurred On: Jun-22-2010
By: StePat67
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