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Monday, March 21, 2011

Let's Cruise Down Peaceful Valley Boulevard

Just seems like the right time to cruise down Peaceful Valley Boulevard.

Both an American history chronology from Indian Nation to empire on the brink, as well as, a social commentary, Neil Young's "Peaceful Valley Boulevard" evokes images of his beloved LincVolt.

An electro cruiser coasted towards the exit
And turned on Peaceful Valley Boulevard
"People make the difference" read a billboard
Above a long line of idling cars.

Who'll be the one to lead this world?
Who'll be the beacon in the night?
Who'll be the one to lead this world?
Who'll be the beacon in the night?
Who'll be the one to lead the nations?
And protect God's creations?

Who indeed...

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At 3/22/2011 07:11:00 AM, Blogger irvpav said...

At 3/22/2011 10:44:00 AM, Blogger Lone Red Rider said...

I think the song should have just been called Peaceful Valley. Not sure why he gave away the twist....

At 3/22/2011 01:31:00 PM, Blogger BecauseSoundMatters said...

Le Noise is one of the best things Neil ever did! The album brings Neil to a new undiscovered level. A higher level that even makes the horse sound like .... Well I am not going to argue about that with NY fanatics over here. Peaceful Valley Boulevard is a great song!

Change hit the country like a thunderstorm!

Thrasher, you know I am on your side with most of the things you do over here in homemade intergalactic Neil universe. But I have to say I am really proud about this shocking meat video you have in the sidebar at the moment. Really appreciate it. Hope old Neil will write a song or two about this once. You know I have been a vegetarian since Time Fades Away was released. I am proud of it and I still believe just showing a video can change the world.

Please TW visitors and CH fans hve a look at the vido and change your mind. It's ridiculous the people behave like this. Who the hell told us we are superior?


At 3/22/2011 02:24:00 PM, Blogger SONY said...

I couln't even finish that meat video.

At 3/22/2011 07:27:00 PM, Blogger SONY said...

and as much as I like rollin' down the Peaceful Valley Blvd, I'm living with war in my heart everyday. I'm living with war right now.

At 3/24/2011 07:08:00 AM, Blogger Jill said...

OMG, how disgusting, I couldn`t finish the video either - I`m definitely going to change my old ways now.

Thrasher I agree, this must be shown and people should watch at least some of it.

At 3/24/2011 11:05:00 AM, Blogger thrasher said...

Folks - thanks for feedback on the Meat ad.

Actually, we don't really have much control over what ads are displayed here.

Ads can be rejected, but the whole review process is cumbersome.

In this case, we actually pondered pulling it but thought better of it. Not that we disagreed with the message in so much that folks just might be so offended as to leave site entirely.

So thanks for the ad feedback. it's appreciated.

This is a "factory farm" issue so we have our definite concerns and hope to raise awareness.

lastly, as most of you know, we've agonized on this whole ad business thing for years. we hate them and wish we didn't have to run ads.

So that's why the donations & Amazon purchases are so helpful in keeping TW going.

Maybe someday we won't have to run ads...

Thanks for everyone's support, as always!



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