At the risk of treading on even more toes than I have, I decided to relay some song words which often pop up in my mind (no pun intended). They will speak for themselves. Hoping not to infringe copyright laws, I must quickly say that all the praise goes to the author, Frank Zappa. The song is from the album “Over-nite Sensation”. I don’t recommend the album to you as it’s pretty raunchy (and he later saw a need to mock the Church), but I must say that Zappa was a tremendously talented man. He had an acute sense of humor, was extremely creative musically- as opposed to repeating masses of cliches as most ‘artists’ do – and was a fantastic and innovative guitarist. His lyrics, when not raunchy, were always meaningful and imaginitive.

“I’M THE SLIME”

I am gross and perverted, I’m obsessed and deranged

I have existed for years but very little has changed

I’m the tool of the government, and industry too,

For I am destined to rule and regulate you

I may be vile and pernicious, but you can’t look away

I make you think I’m delicious with the stuff that I say

I’m the best you can get, have you guessed me yet?

I’m the slime oozing out of your TV set

You will obey me while I lead you

with the garbage that I feed you

Until the day that we don’t need you

Don’t go for help: no-one will heed you

Your mind has been controlled

It has been stuffed into my mold

And you will do as you are told

Until the rights to You are sold

(That’s right folks-don’t touch that dial!)

CHORUS:

Well I am the slime from your video

Oozin’ along on your living room floor

Well I am the slime from your video

Can’t stop the slime, people look at me go

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