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Album: The WallReleased: 1979
The lyrics deal with the Nazis and The Holocaust. "Waiting to turn on the showers and fire the ovens" refers to the Nazi death camps. The lyrics also mention the people the Nazis killed: "Waiting for the queens and the coons and the reds and the Jews."
Toni Tennille of The Captain & Tennille and Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys contributed backup vocals. The original plan was to have all members of the Beach Boys harmonize on "The Show Must Go On" and "Waiting for the Worms," but the idea was scrapped.