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This is about how TV brainwashes people. (thanks, Louis - London, England)
The band recorded this before ever playing it live. (thanks, Nick - Paramus, NJ)
The message of this song: Don't blindly accept your gang, your religion, or even your nation. The people who walk complacently through life accepting all that is put in front of them, might as well have bullets in their heads. Television is a weapon used to pacify those who watch it into the living dead. Until people take control of their lives, they are mindless components of the entire machine. (thanks, Tim - Pittsburgh, PA)
This all-female group of country rockers were on their way to stardom in the '00s, with a Starbucks deal and major label backing.
Gary Lewis and the Playboys had 7 Top-10 hits despite competition from The Beatles. Gary talks about the hits, his famous father, and getting drafted.