Reader-friendly and informationally complete, it covers soft rock, heavy metal, rhythm and blues, country rock and classic oldies, all with tender loving care, for the specialist and casual listener alike. This is all apocalpse imagery. The voices in your head are calling Stop wasting your time, there's nothing coming Only a fool would think someone could save you The men at the factory are old and cunning You don't owe nothing, so boy get runnin' It's the best years of your life they want to steal You grow up and you calm down You're working for the clampdown You start wearing the blue and brown You're working for the clampdown So you got someone to boss around It makes you feel big now You drift until you brutalize You made your first kill now In these days of evil presidentes Working for the clampdown But lately one or two has fully paid their due For working for the clampdown But ha! But even before that, Shonen Knife began their history of important covers when alternative-flavored tribute album to The Carpenters, If I Were A Carpenter, came out in I don't know the exact meaning behind every line. You can also check out their recent live session in the Paste Studio in New York. We also self-imposed a rule of only including one cover per band, just to keep this from being unequally overrun by prolific punk cover pros like the Ramones , Dropkick Murphys, MxPx and Me First and the Gimme Gimmes. London calling at the top of the dial After all this, won't you give me a smile? Taking off his turban, they said, is this man a Jew? What are we gonna do now? The single-song focus makes the book unique. Gold Rush takes thousands of songs, spanning three centuries, and brings them back uniquely as if they came out just yesterday. Well, some of it was true! The worst of it is, although people initially refuse to succumb to this, as they get older as posterwithnoname said they do conform. Because we were right in the middle of the Cold War. First, the s seem to be the decade that is most ripe for the original source material to be covered. Gold Rush unites the Anglo-American and later worldwide spirit of Rock and Roll in a tapestry of interconnected melodies and adventures.