Union Songs

Radio Independence

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A Song by Aidan Jolly©Aidan Jolly 2008
lyrics co-written with Lisa Shelton and Alan Ross

Been listening to lies all my life
Time to turn off that road
Join the side of justice
Free from remote control

Radio Independence
Get the real news
Listen tothe free radio

Make up your mind and choose
Selling the information
Patenting the ideas
Controlling communication
Persuading us that we're

If you don t want to weara barcode
Don't want your genes on file
If you don't want the Voice Of America
You've gotta retune the dial

When at last the people are free
To be what we want to be
Well take away all our pain
And we'll go dancing in the rain


Many thanks to Aidan Jolly for permission to add this song to the Union Songs collection.

This song is from his 2008 CD 'State of Hysteria'

Visit Aidan's website at http://www.aidanjolly.com/

Find more of Aidan Jolly's work in this collection

Aidan writes:

If there is a theme to these songs it's about people on the move ...people have always moved, and always will, whether from one side of the world to the other, or from one part of a country
to another. What kind of a world would it be if everyone stayed where they were born, or where they were put? Everywhere the walls go up, the borders are drawn, and the cameras are there to track us all as we travel up and down the motorways, the airports, the stations ... somewhere in some vast data-centre, there'll be a red light flashing just for you. So make sure you have nothing to hide. Live quietly. And never ask who is watching ... or why ...


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