Guerrilla Economics Blog


The End

This is the end, beautiful friend. This is the end, my only friend, the end. Of our elaborate plans, the end. Of everything that stands, the end. No safety or surprise, the end. I'll never look into your eyes, again.  So begins Jim Morrison’s classic Oedipul poem, The End.  This song was released in … [Read more...]

Superstar

Every time I look at you I don't understand why you let the things you did get so out of hand. You'd have managed better if you'd had it planned. Now why'd you choose such a backward time and such a strange land? If you'd come today you could have reached a whole nation. Israel in 4 BC dad no mass … [Read more...]

Low Rider

All my friends know the low rider. The low rider is a little higher. Low rider drives a little slower. Low rider is a real goer. Low rider knows every street, yeah, low rider is the one to meet, yeah. Low rider don't use no gas now. Low rider don't drive too fast. The lyrics to the 1975 song by the … [Read more...]

Spinning Wheel

What goes up, must come down, Spinnin' wheel, got ta go round. Talkin' 'bout your troubles it's a cryin' sin, ride a painted pony, let the spinnin' wheel spin.  I can’t believe that I have not used the lyrics to this 1969 Blood, Sweat & Tears song. David Clayton-Thomas, the band’s lead vocalist … [Read more...]

What Does it Mean?

You and me, we've lit our fuse. I don't care if we're born to lose. Going to infinity.  Out all night, sun's too bright, though I'm blind, it'll be all right. Going to infinity.  What does it mean – Infinity? These lyrics begin the 2009 song by the Flaming Lips, an Oklahoma City psychedelic rock … [Read more...]