Tom Lehrer is a bona fide genius. A Harvard professor, he began recording songs in the late 50' - satirical pieces with a bite that still resonates today. I have 3 of his albums, and even though some of the pieces seem a bit dated, many of them still ring true, and make me howl.
This particular little dittiy is rather appropriate for this time of year. Written in the early 60's, it is as relevant as ever.
Lehrer retired from performing and playing some time ago, to our loss. He still influences comedians to this day, and as Dr Demento has pointed out, is probably the greatest political satirist of our time.
air mail blue - First issued in 1952, this Canada Goose flying over water (possibly a Great Lake) on its way to the USA. The airborne goose design was meant to suggest t...
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