I KNOW WHERE I’M GOING

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I KNOW WHERE I’M GOING “I Know Where I’m Going” is a traditional Scottish or Irish ballad about a woman pining for her “bonnie” lover Johnny. It was recorded by Burl Ives on 31 March 1941 for his debut album “Okeh Presents the Wayfaring Stranger”. It has also been recorded by Odetta, The Weavers, The […]

I KNOW YOU RIDER

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I KNOW YOU RIDER “I Know You Rider” is a traditional woman’s blues song. Well-known versions include those by Janis Joplin, James Taylor (as “Circle Around the Sun”, on his first album), and Hot Tuna. Joan Baez recorded a version on her 1961 album “Joan Baez, Vol. 2”. Some of the lines is this song, […]

I NEVER WILL MARRY

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I NEVER WILL MARRY There are several songs of this type. “I Will Never Marry” seems to have appeared in England as “The Lover’s Lament for Her Sailor.” Most versions end by the woman drowning herself. It was written by Fred Hellerman, using the nom de plume “Fred Brooks”. Fred Hellerman was a member of […]

I RIDE AN OLD PAINT

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I RIDE AN OLD PAINT To dissect “I Ride an Old Paint” it may be helpful to understand some of the words used in the song. When you catch a horse around a roundup wagon as the daylight is starting to break in the east (you have to bend down so you can skyline the […]

I SAW THE LIGHT

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I SAW THE LIGHT “I Saw the Light” is a 1948 Gospel song written and first performed by Hank Williams. With poetic lyrics, such as “I wandered so aimless, life filled with sin/I wouldn’t let my dear Savior in,” the song was written about Williams’ religious convictions despite his alcoholic vices. Though the song was […]

How Government Should Work pt7

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Recapping once again, we have man’s Survival through  Reason,  which results in community. We have Money and Banking , which sets the standard of value and the control of that value. We have Law and Order which maintains community stability. CONTROL is ORDER Now that we have established that there is a power structure existing naturally in […]

How Government Should Work pt6

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LAW AND ORDER Prior to moving forward, let’s recap what has been stated in the preceding segments of this journal. A human being’s natural priority of life is his own Survival, with his primary asset in doing so ,being his ability to Reason his thoughts. A Family’s natural benefit and priority is to ensure that Survival, through […]