unknown song comments

Date Added: 6/9/2004
Added By: Sam
Identified: Yes!   

From Sam Gabal, 6/9/2004 2:24:12 PM:

Does any one know the name and artist of an old punk song about Roanld Reagan? I remember it had lines like:
"Save us, Ronald Reagan
Save us, Mr. President
Save us from ourselves"
and
"Ride on, Ronald Regan
Ride on, Mr. President"
and some other stuff about "Californ-I-A" and "sometimes Disneyland"

Near the end it went into a kind of hymn repeating Ronald Reagan over and over again. The only reference to it I can find anywhere is at http://eightiesclub.tripod.com/id7.htm - it says it may be by The Humans. Anyone remember this one?


From Hal, 6/10/2004 7:04:35 PM:

Might be California Pipeline by Murphy's Law.


From Sam, 6/11/2004 12:14:19 PM:

Thanks Hal. Unfortunately that Murphy's Law song isn't it. The song I'm thinking of almost sounds like it could be an early Bad Religion song, but I don't see anything like this song in their discography.


From fritzb, 6/15/2004 6:03:42 PM:

It's LAX "Ronnie's Song"!!!


You can find the song here.
http://www.nwoutpost.com/song_of_the_week.html




From Sam, 6/15/2004 6:43:27 PM:

Thanks Fritzb - that's it exactly! Now that I hear it again for the first time in decades, it's a lot less punk and a lot more new wave than I remebered it.


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