Roger L. Simon

'Crocodile Rocks' in His Head

Elton John is complaining about the lack of anti-war protest songs… as in the Vietnam glory days of Dylan and the Beatles… and blaming US government censorship (or the self-censorship of artists).

“That’s not happening now. As of this spring, there have been virtually no anti-war concerts – or anti-war songs that catch on, for that matter,” he said.

How about the good sense of the audience as an explanation? What does he want them to do? Get up and boogie to “Bring Back Saddam!” or “Gimme those Old Time Unmarked Graves!” Elton, you are stuck in time, mon ami.

And, Elton, in the words of Lennon & McCartney… “You say you want a revolution…” Well, here it is…

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An Iraqi Woman Soldier Defends Her Country Against Fascists

UPDATE: More revolutionary photos here.