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NGO_Vleeptron (aka "Bob from Massachusetts") recently featured LIVE on BBC WORLD SERVICE, heard briefly by Gazillions!!!

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03 March 2005


e-mail received today from Ozzy, from Students for a Sensible Drug Policy. (A Sensible Drug Policy is NOT throwing every pot-smoker in jail or giving him/her a lifelong criminal record. A Sensible Drug Policy is NOT ... oh well I'll get back to the details of America's Psycho Irrational Drug Policy later. But I love SSDP because it's the Future of Drug Policy Reform in the USA. I belong to the SSDP Geezer Auxiliary.)

Ozzy writes:

i checked it [Vleeptron] out, and i loved it. it's good to know that people actually use blogs for something worthwhile. BTW, i dont know if you are aware of this, but Prince wrote "what if God was one of us".


No, I didn't. We knew it wasn't Joan Osborne (see Comments), but it never dawned on me that this amazing rockin angry fierce passionate song was penned by none other than

Prince Rogers Nelson was born on June 7, 1958, in Minneapolis, to Mattie Shaw and a pianist named John Nelson who was a member of the Prince Roger Trio, after which Prince was named.

(... from a Minneapolis civic website ballyhooing famous Minneapolitonians.)

So anyway, the original lyric is just a SLAVE like one of us, not Joan's change to just a SLOB like one of us. (What does Joan have against slaves? But I still love her cover, too. Joan rawks, albeit a bit more monotonically and caucasianally.)

SWMBO was gone all afternoon, so I put on my Prince soot again and played "One of Us" with the volume turned up to 11 over and over again as I played air guitar. YEOW!!!


Blogger SteveHeath said...

You ask, "What does Joan have against slaves?"

We ask, "What do you have against Slobs?"

Off to pack a bowl in Clearwater


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