Label: Fontana - STL 5535 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo Gatefold • Country: UK • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk
I speak on behalf of the next generation My sons and daughters, their children to come What will you leave them for Escape - Poésie Noire - Tetra recreation An oil slick, a pylon, an industrial slum. You plunder and pillage, you tear and you tunnel Trees lying toppled, roots Le Sirop Typhon - Richard Anthony - Le Sirop Typhon the sky Building a land for machines and computers In the name of progress the farms have to die.
Fish in the ocean polluted and poisoned The sand on the beaches stinking and black And you with your tankers, your banks and investments Say, Never worry, the birds will come back. When the last flower has dropped its last petal When the last concrete is finally laid The moon will shine cold on a nightmarish landscape Your gift to your children, this world that you made.
Otherwise, they will have nothing. They will have highways, they will have oil slicks - thirty or forty miles wide - with the dirt and filth that seems to be part of our industrial society.
No one admits to being responsible for halting this pollution of our rivers or our countryside - the filth- making continues and all everybody does is pass the buck". A two hundred year old oak tree was cut down near me to build a house. As I walked past it, I mentally wrote, Trees lying toppled, roots finger the sky. The song was then built backwards and forwards.
The verse was composed to the melody of The Streets of Laredo - so that the words might seem to be familiar, against a traditional tune. Wally Whyton in a letter to his publishers, 27 Oct.
Studies of the Exxon Valdez disaster - which happened 10 years ago this month - have shown that oil pollution of less than one part The Rich And The Poor - Wally Whyton - Leave Them A Flower billion is sufficient to kill marine life.
Salmon and herring with half-formed tails, twisted spines and grossly distended stomachs are still being caught in Alaska's Prince William Sound, scene of the Valdez spillage, say researchers.
The discovery has serious implications for coastal regions affected by other major oil spills - such as the Shetland Isles, hit by the Braer disaster, and the beaches around Milford Haven polluted by the Sea Empress. However, the findings of the Alaska study suggest that the problems are more wide-ranging. This is a problem for the whole world. It is this programme that has delivered its startling verdict on the danger that crude oil poses to our environment.
Robin McKie, Observer, 7 Mar. Am Susannes Folksong-Notizen  As the song took shape, it became, in Wally's words, "a plea that we should leave some part of our world the way God made it The Rich And The Poor - Wally Whyton - Leave Them A Flower for our children.
Wally Whyton in a letter to his publishers, 27 Oct  Scientists studying Pecado Real - Santamaria - 8 world's worst environmental catastrophes have discovered that oil spills cause a hundred times more damage than was previously thought. Juni Written for the European Conservation Year ?
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