„We didn´t start the fire!“

26 Januar 2007

Heute vor 17 Jahren kam dieser Kult-Hit heraus, in ihm sollen ca. 129 Ereignisse aufgezählt werden, könnt ja ma nachzählen:

Billy Joel – We didn´t start the fire

Harry Truman Doris Day Red China Johnnie Ray
South Pacific Walter Winchell Joe DiMaggio
Joe McCarthy Richard Nixon Studebacker television
North Korea South Korea Marilyn Monroe

Rosenbergs H-bomb Sugar Ray Panmunjom
Brando The King and I and The catcher in the Rye
Eisenhower vaccine England’s got a new queen
Maricano liberace Santayana goodbye

We didn’t start the fire
it was always burning
since the world’s been turning
we didn’t start the fire
no we didn’t light it
but we tried to fight it

Joseph Stalin Malenkov Nasser and Prokofiev
Rockefeeler Campanella communist block
Roy Cohn Juan Peron Toscanini dacron
Dien Bien Phu falls Rock around the clock

Einstein James Dean Brooklyn’s got a winning team
Davy Crockett Peter Pan Elvis Presley Disneyland
Bardot Budapest Alabama Krushchev
Princess Grace Peyton Place trouble in the Suez

We didn’t start the fire
it was always burning
since the world’s been turning
we didn’t start the fire
no we didn’t light it
but we tried to fight it

Little rock Pasternak Mickey Mantle Kerouac
Sputnik Chou En-Lai Bridge on the River Kwai
Lebanon Charles de Gaulle California baseball
starkweather homicide children of thalidomide

Buddy Holly Ben Hur space monkey Mafia
hula hoops Castro Edsel in a no-go
U2 Syngman Rhee payola and Kenneday
Chubby Checker Psycho Belgians in the Congo

We didn’t start the fire
it was always burning
since the world’s been turning
we didn’t start the fire
no we didn’t light it
but we tried to fight it

Hemingway Eichmann Stranger in a strange land
Dylan Berlin Bay of Pigs invasion
Lawrence of Arabia British Beatlemania
Ole Miss John Glenn Liston beats Patterson
Pope Paul Malcolm X British politican sex
JFK blown away what else do I have to say

We didn’t start the fire
it was always burning
since the world’s been turning
we didn’t start the fire
no we didn’t light it
but we tried to fight it

Birth control Ho Chi Minh Richard Nixon back again
moonshot Woodstock Watergate punk rock
begin Reagan Palestine terror on the airline
Ayatollah’s in Iran Russians in Afghanistan

Wheel of fortune Sally Ride heavy metal suicide
foreign debts homeless vets AIDS cracks Bernie Goetz
hypodermics on the shores China’s under martial law
rock and roller cola wars I can’t take it anymore

We didn’t start the fire
it was always burning
since the world’s been turning
we didn’t start the fire
but when we are gone
will it still burn on and on and on and on
and on and on and on and on

We didn’t start the fire
it was always burning
since the world’s been turning
we didn’t start the fire
no we didn’t light it
but we tried to fight it

We didn’t start the fire
it was always burning
since the world’s been turning
we didn’t start the fire
no we didn’t light it
but we tried to fight it

We didn’t start the fire
it was always burning
since the world’s been turning
we didn’t start the fire
no we didn’t light it
but we tried to fight it

Also ich muss bemerken, liest sich recht holprig, hört sich aber um so besser an!

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