Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions in the Armpit of Diogenes by DINGO the DISSIDENT binge-thinker since February 2008.
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Sunday, 7 April 2013

The reason why musical satire died

long, long before Tom Lehrer's
translation to the bosom of Abraham
was the invention of Pop and subsequent
commercial plebnoise to sap young minds
of intellectual vitality,
cushion their brains against cogitation,
and smother their thoughts in infantile banality.

[listen]

1 comment:

Bearz said...

Perhaps some of the senility is displayed on Mr Lehrers website, which can be found by clicking on the picture. Many of the links there don't work and there is no obvious point of contact to tell the owner....