"Unseen Power of the Picket Fence" as written by and Pavement....
Some bands I like to name check,
And one of them is REM,
Classic songs with a long history
Southern boys just like you and me.
are - E - M
Flashback to 1983,
Chronic Town was their first EP
Later on came Reckoning
Finster's art, and titles to match:
South Central Rain, Don't Go Back To Rockville,
Harbourcoat, Pretty Persuasion,
You were born to be a camera,
Time After Time was my least favourite song,
Time After Time was my least favourite song.
The singer, he had long hair
And the drummer he knew restrait.
And the bass man he had all the right moves
And the guitar player was no saint.
So lets go way back to the ancient times
When there were no 50 states,

And on a hill there stands Sherman
Sherman and his mates.
And they're marching through Georgia,
we're marching through Georgia,
we're marching through Georgia
They're marching through Georgia,
we're marching through Georgia,
marching through Georgia
and there stands REM

(Aye Sir, Aye Sir, Aye Sir they're coming, Aye Sir, move those wagons, Aye
Sir, Artillery's in place Sir, Aye Sir, Aye Sir, hide it, hide it, Aye
Sir, run, run.)

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"Unseen Power of the Picket Fence" as written by Pavement


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    General CommentThis is just my spin on summerbabe's great post. Maybe Sherman's March is mainstream rock domination. And R.E.M. Is the Confederate resistance at Pickett's Mill. Although the Confederacy held their ground at Pickett's Mill, they ultimately lost the war. In retrospect, the effort seems to have been futile. Many months later, another Pickett's failed charge at Gettysburg seals that fate. And yet, Pickett's Mill still stands today as a monument to willfull resistance against the neverending march of History.
    Jim Baudon June 30, 2008   Link

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