Dusting off a memory

Today I find that a familiar tune from the past is ringing in my ears. A year ago who would have ever thunk that this fabulous Jimmy Somerville diddy would suddenly become relevant.

Well Juanita it has.

This musical inspiration has suddenly become relevant again. It is a tune of inspiration out of oppression. Thus we are getting it down from the shelf, dusting it off and shaking our cute little tushy about the house. We are warming ourself up to get up, get out and stand up. Stand up for honest human values.

You go Jimmy. Get us up, get us going!

Don’t ever let us forget.

Read My Lips

Jimmy Somerville 1990

When one of us is oppressed we are all oppressed.

We’ve stood up for what was right before …and Juanita we ain’t forgot how!

Enough is enough is enough is enough.

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5 thoughts on “Dusting off a memory

  1. Crikey! Brings back those heady days on the disco floor gyrating about like a thing possessed. Don’t think I’ve heard this in all the intervening years, and with its infectious rhythm it certainly conjures back that era of standing up for what is right and just. For your country in particular, now sadly again become just as relevant as it ever was.

  2. Great song! Everyone I know is fed up. Everyone I know is resisting. They may have won the battle but they didn’t win the war!

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