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Colin Powell By The Strokeland Superband

C&L's own Mike Finnegan (Mike's Blog Round Up) sings this very cool song by the Strokeland Superband. Since I've posted on Powell today---it i

C&L's own Mike Finnegan (Mike's Blog Round Up) sings this very cool song by the Strokeland Superband. Since I've posted on Powell today---it is a very fitting piece of funky music. Please go over and buy a copy. These guys played with everyone including Tower of Power....

(Lyrics below the fold)

LYRICS

Colin Powell (S. Kupka, W. Ross)

(Chorus)

When will Colin Powell write his tell-all book

Warts and all, Warts-and all

When will Colin Powell let us take a look

Warts and all and that ain't all

Verse 1

Preemptive strike to get them first

May Allah help us in our cave-to-cave search

Like a big fat fearful bully in a new sandbox

Oil Money really talks

(Chorus 2)

When will Colin Powell write his tell-all book

Warts and all, Warts and all

When will Colin Powell write his tell-all book

Kiss and tell, but what the hell

Verse 2

Force-fed freedom and then rebuild

While our sons and daughters are getting killed

No-bid contracts for the very rich

Energy security's a bitch

(Bridge)

A good soldier got to make his bones

Maybe even in a combat zone

A good soldier got to hold his mud

A good soldier -- A good soldier

Sometimes has to fall on his sword

(Chorus 3)

When will Colin Powell write his tell-all book

When will Colin Powell let us take a look

Verse 3

The disinformation that bamboozled a nation

Legal wiggle-room for harsh interrogation

Euphemistic slogans to glorify the war

What are we fighting for?

(Ride Out)

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