"Nickel Dime" as written by and Jean-paul Gaster Richard Timothy Sult....
They landed in Manhattan
With rifles and hatchets
Stinking like the living dead
Eatin' local fauna
Like there wasn't a tomorrow
As they fed how it bled, how it bled

Sacajawea is gettin' meager
Nickel dime, nickel dime, nickel dime
It's such a long road that we travel
Nickel dime, nickel dime, nickel dime

Causin' more commotion
With that steam locomotion
On the quiet country mile
Blisters by the fistfuls
'Til the foreman blows the whistle
And drinkin' whiskey all the while

Sacajawea is gettin' meager
Nickel dime, nickel dime, nickel dime
It's such a long road that we travel
Nickel dime, nickel dime

Get up on the chuck wagon
If your feet are draggin'
Get up on the chuck wagon
If your feet are draggin'
Get up on the chuck wagon
If your feet are draggin'-yeah!

Well they landed on Europa
And it's colder than Dakota
But they took the bull by the horns
For the frozen ocean
Foreman has himself the notion
"This ain't nothing we ain't done before!"

Sacajawea is gettin' meager
Nickel dime, nickel dime, nickel dime
It's such a long road that we travel
Nickel dime, nickel dime, nickel dime

Sacajawea is gettin' meager
Nickel dime, nickel dime, nickel dime
It's such a long road that we travel
Nickel dime, nickel dime


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    General CommentSounds like a song about colonisation. A pretty cool song in my opinion, cant believe no other comments. Goes on about how the colonists were messing up north america, then mentions how they land on Europa (which is a moon of jupiter btw). And the foreman has the notion "This ain't nothing we ain't done before!". I love it.
    lookingfordolvingon October 09, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think its a metaphor about how humans colonize and consume (sometimes destructively).
    UnFaithfulAtheiston February 11, 2011   Link

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