Lorax 2-minute finale: 99% sing ‘Let it grow,’ 1% sing ‘Let it die’

video of song here. Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. - Dr. Seuss, The Lorax The Lorax movie shows a world much like the US today; governed by a plutocratic and vicious 1%. They secretly surveil, transfer rapacious wealth to themselves, purchase goons for protection, […]

Occupy Obama: 40 minutes of “Occupy” singing during Asia-Pacific Summit

source: Carl Herman Makana sang this song with his “Occupy with Aloha” t-shirt for the leaders of 21 nations during their luau dinner Saturday night.                

Two teachers and a 'mike': fighting neo-feudalism in the digital dark ages

According to Raw Replay (online) a rap song created by a duo calling themselves “Two Teachers and a Microphone” slaps down U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for failing to acknowledge poverty and inequality, and accuses him of “pimping out Pearson and private charters.”  You can hear the song at: http://www.rawstory.com/rawreplay/2011/08/teachers-rap-song-blasts-education-secretary-for-pimping-charter-schools/ However, putting all the […]

Carl Franzoni Davis: An oral history of the 1960's and the city of Cotati to be aired on Channel 30, public TV, and Channel 26 in Santa Rosa, California

The picture is of Vito, Leslie and Carl The musical ‘album’ entitled, ‘Freak Out!’ was a double LP by the Mothers of Invention.  The first song on the album, ‘Hungry Freaks, Daddy’, was written for someone named Carl Orestes Franzoni who, according to Zappa’s liner notes, “is freaky down to his toe nails (sic). Someday […]