ALL I WANT IS H2O

In the early days when they come to town, spread money all around. They treat you so polite, ‘till you sign away your mineral rights. They build a fracking tower so high, looks like it’ll touch the sky. Pretty soon they start to drill, and they’re just not thinking ‘bout what might spill. Or … [Read more...]

FRACKING’S JUST A BAD DREAM

A walk in these mountains, Green, green valleys, Used to fill my heart with pride. Now fracking towers, Poison power, You can hear creation cry: Fracking’s just a bad dream. It’s just a bad dream. Teeth in the limestone, Two miles down, Every inch a thousand years. Some things … [Read more...]

SONG FOR WEST VIRGINIA

In the old times,   In the coal mines, When the rich come around, Give you pennies, take your rivers, Take your mountains down. Take their pleasure, take your treasure, To them it’s only a game. Keep you barefoot in chains, Keep you barefoot in chains. Now it’s oil trains, now it’s … [Read more...]

WHAT’S IN A NUMBER?

                                  What’s in a number? I’ll give you a clue It’s pretty important To know one or two. Ninety-eight point six Or a hundred and five Makes  all the difference In staying alive. Our planet is warming, And science foresees We’d better stay inside Of two … [Read more...]

Better Keep It Clean

You may like coffee, and you may like tea, Hurricane or home brew, it's the same to me. You can ask anyone to validate: They're all made out of water, and they all taste great. You've got to be some kind of crazy fool To mix it up with mercury and fossil fuel, Arsenic and tar sands, and … [Read more...]

THE HEART OF NEBRASKA

  F                            C                         G                    C THE WEATHER IS TOUGH ON THE PLAINS OF NEBRASKA. TORNADOES AND LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE ANYWHERE. BUT THE PEOPLE ARE TOUGHER, THE RANCHERS AND FARMERS. THEY WORK WITH THEIR HANDS AND THEY DON'T PUT ON … [Read more...]