BL Show Listener Chorus - Give Peace A Chance

In Celebration of John Lennon's 70th Birthday

Friday, October 08, 2010 - 09:55 AM

UPDATE: It happened! Listen here.

Today, live on-air, we're going to try a group sing-along to John Lennon's "Give Peace A Chance." We'll select a few callers and have them sing one verse each, and all joining in on the chorus. For now, here are the lyrics to the song and a refresher of how it sounds. If you want to participate in the experiment, familiarize yourself with the lyrics and then give us a call around 11:20 today! We'll set you up, and go from there.

Ev'rybody's talkin' 'bout

Bagism, Shagism, Dragism, Madism, Ragism, Tagism

This-ism, that-ism, ism ism ism

All we are saying is give peace a chance

All we are saying is give peace a chance


Ev'rybody's talkin' 'bout

Minister, Sinister, Banisters and Canisters,

Bishops, Fishops, Rabbis, and Pop Eyes, Bye bye, Bye byes

All we are saying is give peace a chance

All we are saying is give peace a chance

(Let me tell you now)

Ev'rybody's talkin' 'bout

Revolution, Evolution, Masturbation, Flagellation, Regulation,

Integrations, mediations, United Nations, congratulations

All we are saying is give peace a chance

All we are saying is give peace a chance

Ev'rybody's talkin' 'bout

John and Yoko, Timmy Leary, Rosemary,

Tommy Smothers, Bobby Dylan, Tommy Cooper,

Derek Taylor, Norman Mailer, Alan Ginsberg, Hare Krishna

Hare Hare Krishna

All we are saying is give peace a chance

All we are saying is give peace a chance


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Jody Avirgan


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Comments [8]

Kenneth Bennett Lane, Lake Hiawatha, NJ from

Whatever one's personal musical taste, one thing is certain, the Beattles have united many in support of their melodic and lyric contributions to the cornucopia of musical treasures. Their stand on PEACE may have divided many according to their own political frame of reference, but their devotion to that cause was evidently true to form and not a gimmicky decision.
Kenneth Bennett Lane, Wagnerian heldentenor, opera composer: "Shakespeare" & "The Political Shakespeare" & director, the Richard Wagner Music Drama Institute.

Oct. 12 2010 10:04 AM
Oscar M from ny

umm Mike C. from Tribeca..thats what i mean, tired of these old gods and lies that these so called masters, or priest, anything,..its all a lie to keep the normies like us slaved, since I am a real american i refuse to pray to any of these delinquents gods,..they that art in heaven .. nonsense.. society will never have peace with these murderers and liars, these old arcane demagogues have stripped us of our right to a happy life, these animals have taken a major portion of earth wealth for themselves in order to satisfy their thirst for existence and have used their politics and religion and culture as a proxy to promote and infringe their degenerate ideas, these Jews, Muslims, Christians, Buddhist, are hostaging our minds with these evil ideas, ..their Gods are false simply because they practice cheaphood,..what kind of god has everything in the universe but gives us a paltry portion..these are no more than confused humans worshiping a pyramid of ponzi schemes.

Oct. 10 2010 12:53 PM
gil mann

Friday's sing-a-long brought to you by ROTC

Oct. 09 2010 09:43 AM
Mike C. from Tribeca

oscar from ny -- Nothing personal but you appear to be channeling Mark Chapman.

Oct. 08 2010 12:26 PM
oscar from ny

This guys right,..Im sick tired of lies, deceptions, CHEAPNESSS!! I feel like im the only in the world that can agree with this artist! sorry moses , jesus, muhammad, and jehova allah,..the real god has sent me to earth to make ppl comprehend me and make everyone my followers...

Oct. 08 2010 12:21 PM

Though the sing-a-long was silly and corny, what I do appreciate is that the message that John Lennon was calling out is still relevant today. A perfect closing to a show about war and peace.

Oct. 08 2010 12:14 PM
Beatrice from NYC

I'm begging you---please, please never do that again!

Oct. 08 2010 11:58 AM


Oct. 08 2010 11:55 AM

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