2012/08/16

The Top 75 Songs of 1971

Unreliable Narrators + The Best Songs of 1971
Part 1: Voyage on a Sunken Ship
Part 2: The Dead, The Living, Rabbits, Leander, and Archibald
Part 3: Unreliable History
Part 4: The Next Era: Great Change or Extinction
Part 5: Phase I of The Greatest Come-From-Behind Victory in The History of The Universe


Part III: Unreliable History


Press play to hear this selection of songs in this exact order.



75. Focus
"Hocus Pocus" 6:42
Moving Waves
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The so-called discovery of America is both objectionable and questionable. Many claim the region was discovered by Christopher Columbus—to the extreme they made it a holiday. However, we have to question how much of this is actually factual based on the fact it has been told by unreliable narrators. To begin, there were already people here, so it was hardly discovered. More than likely, numerous other explorers from across the ocean had already visited America, and at least one of these was documented—that being Leif Ericson and the Viking quest 400 years earlier. Despite the fact that this had already been determined, we have to question the intellect of people, in 1491 mind you, still believed the Earth was flat. Furthermore, these imbeciles that funded this excursion were not only supposedly of royalty, possessed wealth and power, but were also so stupid that they seriously believed the Earth was flat. Already, serious questions have been raised as to whether or not any of this is even remotely accurate as they claimed.

74. Deep Purple
"Demon's Eye" 5:21
Fireball
Hertford, England

People had been travelling back and forth across the Atlantic, but none of them were as starved for attention as the Columbus brigade. He was a spoiled brat with below average intelligence. His mama led him to believe that he was special and that he could he play in the pathetic kingdom with the rest of the Neanderthals attempting to rule the world. Christopher sought attention from his buddy Ferdinand II who reigned over Spain. They called this clown Ferdinand the Catholic, as he was so jaded by religion that he did not even notice that numerous other people had already travelled across the Ocean—and Indians were there in Spain (there are eyewitnesses who can testify that while Ferdinand was standing out in front of the grocery store handing out pamphlets, he actually attempted to convert a tribe of non-interested Indians into his religion, but they simply tossed the pamphlets into the garbage can and returned home to America).

73. Golden Earring
"She Flies On Strange Wings" 7:23
Seven Tears
The Hague, Netherlands

Ferdinand had shacked up with his own cousin, Isabella I, and was wearing it out on a regular basis. Being as she was dumb enough to 1.) hook up with the wretched Ferdinand, and 2.) fuck her own cousin, it should be obvious that she was seriously predisposed early on in life and had little influence outside her own family. She was basically confined to a royal castle with a fountain her entire life and servants were expected to pamper her. Daddy, who had never accomplished anything other than being affiliated with the long multi-generational barbaric thugs who were inhumane enough to viciously attack an innocent unsuspecting village, gave her the indication that she had extraordinary characteristics and she truly believed this asshole was telling the truth. Like her father and their idiotic inbred friends, she was cruel to the servants and viewed ordinary citizens as peasants because they weren’t born in the same inbred clan of morons as her wonderful family who thought the Earth flat and all things in The Universe orbited it. The stupid slut would frequently unleash a black rage on the slaves they ruthlessly conquered, instilling fear in them by pushing a pregnant woman down a flight of stone steps. Evil wretched cunt—affirmative; intellectual independent minded-woman—negative.

72. Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley (Gene Wilder)
"Pure Imagination" 4:22
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
London, England

Christopher Columbus was the only person in their little niche that had ever ventured out into society—where he was totally oblivious to his surroundings and basically made a complete ass out of himself. He overheard a group of people discussing the beauty of the Islands in which the Indians lived. It was pure paradise, as the Indians were good people who did not destroy their land with government buildings, churches, and banks. The person who had just returned, loved it so much that he even sang about it to a group of people in his commune—people who did not give a fuck about the idiots ruling the country.

71. Carole King
"I Feel The Earth Move" 2:59
Tapestry
New York, NY

Their little group that was completely oblivious to the rest of the world finally forced some slaves to build some ships (Isabella shoved one into the Ocean and drowned him; the royal family found this amusing) so that little Christopher and his platoon of douchy bros could travel across the ocean so that they would know it was really round. The fleet of ships travelled across the Ocean in the grandest fashion, periodically getting passed by other ships along the way, while the inbred royal family struggled to figure out how the boat operated. They had to turn around and Christopher had to nag his mom and dad for assistance, and they beat a slave for him to teach him how to sail. Finally, they got it going… it was a miracle, and off they travelled to write the history that would be instilled upon their sons and daughters forever.

70. Melanie
"Brand New Key" 2:24
Gather Me
New York, NY

Christopher brought along Veruca, his dumb bimbo girlfriend. Whenever she laughed, she snorted, and was a prime component in the family tree that created Miss South Carolina. So, like, we’re on, like, this shit—yea, and we’re like sailing. Like, OMG, we’re like totally going to sail right off the end of the world. Their voyage was documented much like a reality TV show—this was not only their first trip to the Indies, but it was also their first time setting foot out of their yard. These fucking douches made stupid jokes the entire way there and were a nuisance to the other ships in the Ocean.

69. Jonathan Edwards
"Sunshine" 2:19
Jonathan Edwards
Aitkin, MN

The first government sponsored crusading ship was en route to the land that had been discovered centuries ago and the crew was totally enamored with the mystical complexities of the perplexing ocean, such as fish, waves, and the fact the water was totally gross to drink. They each took turns drinking the salt water and it was a game to watch people spit the water out and make a bitter face. Among the other recreational festivities the douchy bros claimed was amusing included tossing garbage into the water to see if it would float, joking that they were miles off course and mocking a horror story, and staring directly into the sun with the telescope remarking on its beauty with their arms around each other.

68. Loggins & Messina
"Danny's Song" 4:19
Sittin' In
Alhambra, CA

Long after the obnoxious descendents of the Santa Maria laws of heredity conquered even more of the Earth and developed the next wave of power abusive currency control, Connie and Polocko fled the corrupted society in order to avoid paying the last of their earnings to the government who needed to use the money to make more advanced forms of weapons of mass destruction. The two reached the island and were met with peaceful tranquility. Money was not a concern to them, so long as they had each other. That quest for material possessions was obtuse to them, and the life right here on this beach was exactly what they always dreamed.

67. The Beach Boys
"Disney Girls" 4:12
Surf's Up
Hawthorne, CA

Connie and Polocko left the hustle and bustle of that other life behind them. Unlike their predecessors from the government sponsored reality TV show, but exactly like the multitude of explorers who made the voyage before them, they were not seeking wealth, nor trying to convert any person to their belief system, their disputable religious practices, or seeking to conquer and rule the world so that all of humanity may become exactly (and as stupid) as they. Solace was what they were after, and for the first time in their lives, they really found it. It was by far the most harmonious their lives had ever been, and they were extremely happy in their new surroundings. They had actually discovered something meaningful… the life they always wanted.

66. Badfinger
"Day After Day" 3:12
Straight Up
Abertawe, Wales

We were actually recollecting the finest days of our lives when the moment happened. All of our finest moments shared together took place on this island, ever since we left home. There were lots of us who felt this way; for this wonderful day was filled with nothing but joy. It was a retreat on Earth that proudly distanced itself from the anxiety of that other world. None of us wanted anything to do with their world, their economy, their religion, their government, or their silly quest for needless items they had considered valuable. Jeez, what is so special about gold anyway? I can think of thousands of other things far more valuable than some dirty old rocks that some asshole at the mall polished to make treacherously worthy. Us. Our world. That is more valuable than that oil.

65. The Rolling Stones
"Wild Horses" 5:44
Sticky Fingers
London, England

When the explosion hit, I was suddenly stricken with fear. And then I saw that glowing red fog drifting towards us from the trees; part of me wanted to run away and escape. But, there was nothing we could do, and I knew this. Connie looked beautiful that day, as she peered at me from beneath her sunglasses. She clutched my hand, but made no effort to retreat from the deathly gas that was approaching. I took a deep breath, exhaled, and simply relaxed. I pulled my seat up, snuggled it in close to hers, we held hands, smiled, and let our minds drift away from the gas that was drifting over us. It may have destroyed our bodies and burned our skins, but we did not even flinch—we smiled the entire time, sometimes laughed out loud…they were never going to alter our minds or break our spirits.

64. Faces
"Debris" 4:36
A Nod Is as Good as a Wink... to a Blind Horse
London, England

The decision to bomb the island was related to the military that dropped the bombs by unreliable narrators. Those who actually followed the orders and dropped the bomb which emitted poisonous gas into the environment became unreliable narrators for life. No longer would they hold any credibility for they proved that they were too easily persuaded into executing disadvantageous operations. Not a person on the island became stricken with fear as their world became engulfed with contaminated vapors—they remained in a state of bittersweet bliss as they awaited the end… the one who dropped the missile was regarded as a hero and appointed a prominent position.

63. Chico Buarque
"Cordão" 2:32
Construção
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Many people walked through the mist carrying foldable beach chairs. As the fog was thickening, they simply kicked back and relaxed as if nothing was happening. A few people poured themselves a drink at the cocktail lounge, and sat on the stools laughing about their fondest memories. The band continued to play, and enjoyed the tune, as did everybody else. Others engaged in recreational activities such as volleyball or playing around in the waves. Regardless of their own individual avocation, all people on the island made certain that they died doing something that they truly enjoyed.

62. The Stylistics
"You're a Big Girl Now" 3:18
The Stylistics
Philadelphia, PA

Out at sea, Veruca suffered with the discomforts accompanied with being away from the royal castle. Her daddy was not onboard the boat to take care of her. Throughout the duration of the trip, she was the one willing to delve the least outside of her comfort level. The slaves and servants were still expected to pamper her and treat her like a princess. All of her meals were prepared for her, and people had to wipe off her seat and clean her quarters while she acted obnoxious and said stupid things the whole time. Some of them wished to throw her off of the boat, but one slave who did not have her bunker properly dusted and he was thrown off. OMG, I can’t believe that guy let that bug into my room… like gross!

61. Flamin' Groovies
"Teenage Head" 2:52
Teenage Head
San Francisco, CA

The pagan Indians did not bow to the douchy bros who thought they were royalty; and they sure as fuck did not offer to cater to Veruca like the dimwitted squeaky voiced bimbo that she was. Furthermore, the douchy bros from the ships were completely obnoxious and everybody was completely annoyed with their presence—even the white people who had been residing there for years. Since the Indians did not cater to their unreasonable wishes, Columbus lashed out on them, stabbing an unarmed man in the chest with his sword. Blood spewed everywhere, and all of his friends rushed to save him. The bros joined in and slaughtered the entire commune and raped the women. “See, told ya we’d be able to get some pussy here.” Veruca was impressed with how easily the unarmed civilians were slain, it made her boyfriend seem sooo hot!

60. Tommy James
"Draggin' the Line" 2:46
Christian of the World
Niles, MI

There were numerous areas of the region which bestowed countless memories and a multitude of mind enhancing purposes. Even today, there are trees and peaceful retreats that few people know about. Those who do know about these cozy sanctuaries frequently wander off into exclusion to be removed from the sickening anguish of populated society. Simply put, there are people out there who are a pain in the ass, and the best remedy for peace of mind is escaping to a far off desolate region away from everybody else. Unfortunately, many of these places are “discovered” by the wrong people. Once these areas have been unveiled by the commerce seekers, the entire history of paradisiacal refuge is erased and replaced with a profit seeking establishment such as Wal Mart.

59. Victor Jara
"El Niño Yuntero" 3:46
El Derecho de Vivir en Paz
Chillán Viejo, Chile (1932)-Santiago, Chile (1973)

People have to question why, exactly, did the founding government lie about the great discovery. Furthermore, people have to investigate the validity of their lies, for they are not very good ones. How were people this stupid allowed to re-write history and eventually obtain this much power? Due to the fact that they lied, there had to have been some opposition, and that opposition was at least powerful enough to strike some sort of fear into their tainted hearts. Or, perhaps it was a guilty conscience; that over time they realized the severity of their wrongs and found it difficult to live with the guilt—just like Alan developed insanity after unintentionally killing Virgil. New stories needed to be created in order to justify a shameful past, and many people do this on various levels—I was just drunk, that’s how a half-eaten casserole dish of leftover macaroni and cheese wound up in your bed.

58. Sly & The Family Stone
"Time" 3:01
There's a Riot Goin' On
San Francisco, CA

Prior to 1492, America was an Anarchist Communist region void of any influence derived from religion or government. It was a safe haven for people who did not wish to conform to the ravishing spoilage of the society tainted by all the king’s horses and all the king’s men. In 1492, it wasn’t discovered, it was busted; similar to the police finding that distant shelter in the woods where teenagers sneak off to smoke weed. The corrupted power abusive authoritarians intruded and the freedoms of this land have diminished ever since.

57. Gong
"Mister Long Shanks" 5:58
Camembert Electrique
Paris, France

Debazzlewood spoke to the gathering of all beings now populating the island, consisting of the living, the dead, rabbits, murderers, the slain victims, Leander, a sunken ship, and a 60 pound cobra. The important thing to remember is that this island was never discovered. That island was never discovered. Nothing was ever discovered. It was those same elements that claimed to have discovered something that was already there that sought the power to destroy the facets of nature, of that, that was already there. It had all already been there, and it was always there, and it has always been. I know, because I was there when the spectacle unfolded. One day, it just magically happened… and you can see its formation taking place right now for it is still being developed. It was an accident.

56. Uriah Heep
"The Park" 5:45
Salisbury
London, England

Be wary of the 3rd Anti-Christ, it is among us. But, there was a possibility that the anti-Christ was not as destructive as he/she/it was made out to be; because the idea of the anti-Christ was created by unreliable narrators. Regardless, something had set out to destroy the plot of something, and it was lingering everywhere. An island was massacred years ago by a nation that had already committed a severe onslaught in order to obtain the nation. This was something peculiar though, something that gave off that “there’s just something strange going on” vibration. It was intensified by the fact that the miniature cobra grew to enormous mass (60 pounds) and could not be destroyed. There was something else lingering in the atmosphere.

55. Alice Cooper
"Halo of Flies" 8:22
Killer
Detroit, MI

Looking onward out upon the great sea, an enormous red fog towered through the atmosphere. Nobody knew where it was coming from or what sort of affect it was going to have. Surprisingly, it had none, at least not immediately. Within one hour, the misty fog drifted across most of the continent and then seemingly disappeared. The newscast called it a spectacle and attempted to justify the event by suggesting it was a mere illusion caused by a low pressure system… the news reporters are unreliable narrators for a multitude of reasons (all persons reporting anything with limitations of corporate sponsorship are unreliable). What it did create was a weird day in the eye of The Universe. A window mysterious burst out of a village shop for apparently no reason at all… the red fog hovered temporarily around the breakage; as did a pack of mysterious rabbits that disappeared without a trace. But, they were there… people had seen them, decent people. Off in the distance, a man named Alan was on his knees in the street, clutching his head in a state of panic. People were attempting to assist him, but he wanted nothing to do with any of them. Back on the island, a strong wind blew; two skeletons seated in chairs smiled and clutched each other’s hands while the living looked more confused than ever. Don’t worry, Vicky, the rabbits will return any moment now. Leander and a 60 pound cobra looked on, awaiting something horrific that could affect everything.

54. MC5
"Over and Over" 5:14
High Time
Detroit, MI

None of what we had ever known has been accurate. People talked about revolution, but somehow it was always suppressed. Furthermore, people refused to admit that anything they had ever learned could possibly be wrong—the most difficult thing to ever confess is an admission of guilt by means of being misguided for a lengthy period of time; an era so prolonged that it defined one’s role in life. After spending several years believing something, the average person will continue making alterations to any notion that disproves the theory. Thus, the clingy one then becomes an unreliable narrator as well; and, it is the clinging fervent loyalist who alters the sincerity of the past so that it will coincide in accordance to invalidated confutation. The end result sees a counterfeit history repeating itself.

53. War
"That's What Love Will Do" 7:16
All Day Music
Los Angeles, CA

The absolute most difficult thing to ever fathom is the notion that life is completely meaningless. That, we are only here but a short time…we were born into an indeterminate history that had already established a standard for living… we are here but for a short time… we will die soon… and we will soon be forgotten. Nobody will miss you in 100 years. In fact, once you reach a certain age, people will no longer even care about you. Once you are old, people will be annoyed by your mere presence… because you will be ugly, you will stink, you will be outdated, and ultimately, in the way of progress. Many people require the hope that something, anything, exists in the afterlife because the thought of being perished forever is unbearable. The notion that nothing you ever did will have any significant impact on the outcome of the world is too difficult to digest. And, 200 years into the future, nobody will have even heard of you, your grave will have been removed, your remains improperly disposed of, and a place of commerce will be erected over your final resting place. People who are starved for attention will seek desperate measures to assume this will never happen; or, they will consequentially defend the unreliable narratives in the gospel due to a fear that it is untrue… and that when they die, nothing, and there will be no legacy. Finding one eternal love, however, supposedly remedies all of that.

52. Yes
"Heart of the Sunrise" 11:27
Fragile
London, England

Religion was created by unreliable narrators. All of The Bible is narrated by unreliable narrators, including The 10 Commandments, which was supposedly written by God… meaning, God is an unreliable narrator. In Commandment #2, God confessed to being a jealous God… to the extreme, he will mention that 2nd in the most important list in the history of the universe. God being jealous takes precedent over killing, stealing, and getting it on with the neighbors (coveting thy neighbor’s wife, however, is more intrusive than coveting thy neighbor’s lawn shears… consistent, but unreliable due to admission of jealousy). This leads us to the greatest paradox in The History of the Universe. (Flipping through the pages of history, several pages had been torn out, along with a red note that suggested it had been omitted; reasons for omission were unknown; the missing pages were sporadic and random).

51. Captain Beefheart
"Mirror Man" 15:47
Mirror Man
Glendale, CA (1941)-Arcata, CA (2010)

We have discovered that the text of the scriptures was written by unreliable narrators, and that God also is an unreliable narrator. On that note, we have to examine all of the facets of the culture that had been deleted over the course of history as to why the existence of other Gods would even be mentioned. God was also apparently starved for attention, and could not fathom the fact that anybody would ever hate him. Allegedly, God created all of these people… in the image of himself even, in a mere 6 days. Some might suggest that God rushed the project and maybe should have put forth some more time and effort—making him an even more unreliable narrator. Or, there is a possibility that God struggles with bouts of self-loathing (why? What is God hiding? Why does God hate himself and created others to hate him too? God does not wish to be hated, and seems like he would be genuinely hurt if people hated him …This further enhances the notion that God is an unreliable narrator). If God created the Earth, all of it, AND wrote the 10 Commandments, then God fucked up severely while creating Egypt… further proof he is unreliable. Nobody has seen God since. At least he had the gall to confess to his own shortcomings, unlike the king’s who took over the world and re-wrote the documents.







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The Top 125 Songs of 1970

The Top 125 Songs of 1970 + Three Days In Sheboygan, WI
Part 1: The Manifestation of a Curse
Part 2: Winners of The Ultimate Dream Vacation
Part 3: Love Affairs Between the Dead and the Living
Part 4: A Great Terror is Among Us
Part 5: This Chair



Section I: The Manifestation of a Curse


Press play on the image below to hear this selection of songs in this exact order.



125. Atomic Rooster
"Death Walks Behind You" 7:34
Death Walks Behind You
London, England

Many years ago in a town now known as Sheboygan, WI, two different series of murders took place in the same week. The first was the complete genocide of a small Indian tribe known as the Nokopones. There had been some sort of prediction that the tribe was cursed and many of the elders had feared this would happen. Another band of misfits, known as The Clowns (due to how they dressed and wore clown make-up) was also massacred in the region. Like the Nokopone Indians, The Clowns had been deemed cursed as well, and had been preparing for their disastrous fate for years. They had worn the clown outfits as a disguise to ward off their predicted date of death.

124. Vanilla Fudge
"Need Love" 4:59
Rock & Roll
New York, NY

The Clowns consisted of 9 members who had been exiled from colony life due to what was then perceived as aberrational behavior. They migrated north and west, often running from police and bounty hunters who wished to see them dead. Once they retreated to the middle of a forest somewhere unknown to white people at the time, they disguised themselves as clowns. However, even though they resembled clowns, they still carried guns on their holsters and rode horses. Even though they were considered outlaws, they had not committed any crimes.

123. Kevin Ayers
"Lady Rachel" 5:16
Joy of a Toy
Herne Bay, England

The Nokopone Indian tribe had been residing there for years. They were but a small tribe consisting only of 9 members. Another group of white people had moved in and lived peacefully with them, The Clowns. There were 9 clowns and 9 Nokopone Indians, and although they lived separately, they had become allies and peaceful neighbors. It was desirable living conditions for the two cursed legions, and days were spent smoking peace pipes and performing various rituals for both parties knew they were scheduled to be doomed on August, 21st.

122. Randy Newman
"Underneath The Harlem Moon" 1:54
12 Songs
Los Angeles, CA

Even though they were removed from society, those who knew of them still feared them. Furthermore, even though there was plenty of space readily available, the white people wished to utilize their grounds to form a new society. Their new town was going to be as pristine as any colony in the new world, and these degenerates dressed as clowns fucking around with these damn Indians were impeding progress.

121. Tomorrow's Gift
"One Of The Narrow Minded Thoughts" 3:30
Tomorrow's Gift
Hamburg, Germany

While both parties were away gathering crops and vacationing in the wilderness, the town had been built and the personal belongings of The Nokopone and The Clowns were disregarded. They returned to find that streets had been paved and buildings erected. It was an old west style town and several white people were now residing there. Immediately, The Clowns and The Nokopones were regarded as outsiders and caught the attention of the townsfolk.

120. Ash Ra Tempel
"Der Vierte Kuss" 6:26
Ash Ra Tempel
Berlin, Germany

The posse of clowns stood in front of a building as a group of white people stared at them. None of them could figure out why they were dressed as clowns and they did not approve of anything that distracted from the norm. A person tied his horse to a hitch and a group of rugged wranglers emerged from the saloon staring down The Clowns. One little girl clutched her parents in fear—those clowns frightened her. Children cried, pointed at them, and they did not like those Indians either who approached and joined them. They walked down the dirt road amidst stares by cowboys tapping their guns, rifles perched out windows, and a sheriff prepared for a duel.

119. Groundhogs
"Thank Christ for the Bomb" 7:25
Combustication
London, England

An ancient artifact was buried underneath Ralph’s Barber Shop, along with past members of the Nokopone Indian Tribe. They felt it was disrespectful enough of Ralph to simply build a barber shop over their elders who were now with the dead, but found it even more disturbing that they were not permitted to dig underneath the porch to retrieve The Ancient Artifact. But, it was an item of utmost importance, and to them, having this returned was more important than Floyd and Sherman receiving a shave. “Are these people too lazy to shave themselves?”

118. The Rattles
"Man" 2:49
The Witch
Hamburg, Germany

With the pack of clowns standing out front securing the sector, the Nokopone Indian Chief crawled underneath the porch to dig for The Ancient Artifact. They were not bothering anybody, and the space underneath the porch was not being used for anything. However, people began to emerge to from the buildings, stopping their horses, and gradually surrounding The Clowns. The remainder of the Nokopone Indians entered the picture and stood alongside The Clowns. Both parties stared at each other and tension was mounting.

117. Tamam Shud
"Heaven Is Closed" 5:11
Goolutionites and the Real People
Sydney, Australia

Many years prior to this, The Ancient Artifact was handed down by The Great Chief Black Hummingbird. There had been knowledge from the spiritual leaders that the rest of the tribe was doomed. They had been instructed to bury this artifact in their homeland so that away when the day of fate finally beheld upon them, they would be able to unite with the spirits in the kingdom of the dead. Without it, the tribe’s death would be as ill-fated as their life.

116. Funkadelic
"Music For My Mother" 5:39
Funkadelic
Detroit, MI

Floyd emerged from the Barber Shop with a rifle and immediately fired it into the group. People scattered away upon hearing the gunshot and took cover. However, the Nokopone Chief was underneath the porch digging up the artifact. After the shot was fired, the brave Chief did not flee, only dug faster in order to preserve the tribe. Ignoring all orders from Floyd, the Nokopone Chief dug as fast as possible and finally located the artifact. While Floyd was threatening the group and chaos was erupting in the streets, The Chief chanted a few words into the artifact as he clutched it in his hands. He dumped a liquid from the satchel he had around his neck, and re-buried the artifact.

115. Kris Kristofferson
"Me and Bobby McGee" 4:18
Kristofferson
Brownsville, TX

A flock of people arrived on horses including the sheriff and the deputy. Sheriff Ramsey noticed the chief chanting underneath the porch of Floyd’s Barber Shop and shot him in the leg. Floyd, nothing but a fat barber, dragged the wounded chief out from underneath the porch and out into the streets. He was bleeding from the leg, but showing no pain. Floyd shoved him down onto the street and held the gun to his head execution style.

114. Candi Staton
"Another Man's Woman, Another Woman's Man" 2:31
I'm Just a Prisoner
Hanceville, AL

The Clowns drew their guns and the mob of people also drew their guns aimed at The Clowns. The Nokopone Indians also prepared for combat, drawing their weapons and circling around the mob ready to defend their dignity. People were shouting at one another and a crowd had formed in the streets. Sides were drawn, but The Clowns and The Nokopones were far outnumbered. For no reason whatsoever, the way these groups felt about each other brought out the worst in them.

113. Morning Dew
"Cherry Street" 4:10
Morning Dew
Topeka, KS

Floyd had The Chief down on his knees in the street and interrogating him about what he was doing underneath the porch. The Chief did not understand what he was saying and his responses were foreign to Floyd. After a series of exchanges in the foreign language, Floyd bashed The Chief across the face with the butt of his rifle; the Chief dropped to the ground with blood bursting from his nose and Floyd kicked him in the ribs several times.

112. The Human Beast
"Brush With the Midnight Butterfly" 5:24
Combustication
Edinburgh, Scotland

A member of the Nokopone Tribe stalked behind Floyd with a hatchet, grabbed his arm that held the rifle, and chopped off his hand with one clean sweep. Blood squirted from his arm, and the rifle dropped to the street. The sheriff attempted to shoot at The Indian who chopped off his hand, but instead shot Floyd in the same arm in which his hand had been chopped off. The Clowns fired back and a shootout took place in the streets.

111. Fabrizio de André
"Il Ritorno di Giuseppe" 4:07
La Buona Novella
Genova, Italy (1940)-Milano, Italy (1999)

During the initial shootout, The Chief did not move from the center of the street. Down on his hands and knees, he simply stared at the ground beneath and conducted another series of chants. In fact, he seemingly ignored the entire shootout and continued with his ritual. Once he was finished, he stood up and raised his hands to the sky. Standing in the middle of the road completely outstretched, The Chief was gunned down in an array of bullets. It was the only fatality of the battle as The Chief lie dead with the blank stare in a puddle of blood that clotted in the dirt on the streets.

110. Taste
"On The Boards" 6:02
On The Boards
Cork, Ireland

Finally, The Clowns retreated to the East, and the Nokopones retreated to the West. Several of the white people had taken shelter inside the buildings and numerous windows were shot out. They tied The Chiefs ankle to a horse and dragged him away. Just as The Chief had prayed for in his final chant, he was not given a proper burial; simply taken out into a field and burned. The white man was unaware that if he were to be burned, not only would it make his spirit stronger, but a curse would also be unleashed in this region in due time.

109. T2
"No More White Horses" 8:35
It'll All Work Out in Boomland
London, England

Both parties, now separated, knew that their day had finally come. It was that ill-fated day that had haunted them in dreams. Somewhere along the lines, they may have hoped the prophecy would prove inaccurate. But, at the same time, they had faith in The Chief who was murdered in the streets. Whatever fate awaited them, they were certain what happened beyond that was destined to be far more extraordinary than the cursed life they led on Earth.

108. Mott the Hoople
"Thunderbuck Ram" 4:49
Mad Shadows
Hereford, England

When the sun rose, it was officially August 21st. Each group gathered around in their respected circles for meditation, then wondered off to exercise their spirits in solitude. At one point, all of the 17 remaining members from each tribe sat alone, in deep thought, preparing for the passage from this world into the next. For exactly 60 minutes, there was complete silence as each member cleansed his/her soul and readied for themselves for the upcoming ambush.

107. Lucio Battisti
"Emozioni" 4:52
Emozioni
Poggio Bustone, Italy (1943)-Milano, Italy (1998)

The time was set and The Clowns regrouped and walked through the woods back towards the town. To the West, The Nokopones did the same. Both groups were walking at a similar pace to where their ultimate destination lied. Images from the past reflections of the dreams crept up upon them, as each individual was haunted with the nightmarish image of his/herself dead; flashes revealing all the potential ways their death was going to transpire, followed by that grim vision of their body completely lifeless.

106. Procol Harum
"Whaling Stories" 7:08
Home
Southend-on-Sea, England

Death was not to be feared. The posse had been rounded up and was approaching in the forest. Without flinching or showing any sign of retreat, the brave Nokopones continued at the exact same pace in which they had began. Lightning flashed across the sky the instant they were met by the posse, who surrounded The Nokopone Indians; The Sheriff claimed that they were under arrest. The fearless Nokopone Tribe simply ignored the sheriff and kept walking; they walked right past the sheriff and past the entire fleet without uttering a single word or paying them as much as a glance. Sheriff Ramsey jumped off his horse and shot one of The Nokopones in the back with his rifle.

105. The Guess Who
"No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature" 4:53
American Woman
Winnipeg, MB, Canada

After the brave Indian dropped dead to the ground from the bullet wound, the rest of the tribe did not even acknowledge the fatality. Without even looking back at the assailants, or even down at the one who joined the dead, the remainder of the tribe continued walking gracefully with dignity. The posse of white men turned in their direction and opened fire, shooting all of them in the back. All of The Nokopone tribe was killed in the forest; the prayers of The Chief had been answered.

104. Emerson, Lake & Palmer
"Knife Edge" 5:08
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Bournemouth, England

The Clowns were prepared to fight. As soon as they heard the shots, they drew their knives and a few guns. A posse was approaching, but instead of running away and hiding, they aggressively attacked. Deputy Allen was stabbed in the leg and pulled off of his horse. The Clowns gathered around him and stomped on his face, kicking him, busting out his teeth.

103. Guru Guru
"Stone In" 5:43
UFO
München, Germany

A mysterious white light illuminated the forest. The lights shun from behind each of the trees and glowed through the paths. They seemed to not only be moving, but multiplying. As the light grew brighter, illuminated figures seemed to march through the woods. Many of them had the figure of a human; they were those of the dead. Leading the way was The Great Chief Black Hummingbird, and standing by his side was The Nokopone Chief who was gunned down in the streets.

102. Warpig
"U.X.I.B." 7:38
Warpig
Woodstock, ON, Canada

People raced to the assistance of Deputy Allen. Another shootout took place in the forest, but there were 40 men against 9 Clowns. One by one, each of The Clowns were shot and killed in the forest. The scene was that of a brutal massacre. In a small portion of the forest, 9 dead clowns with holes in their painted faces lie dead with blood splattered on trees and spilling out onto the ground.

101. Wishbone Ash
"Handy" 11:36
Wishbone Ash
London, England

Once again, The Chief’s prayers were answered. The Clowns were rounded up, stacked on top of one another, and burned in the forest. They had become friends during life and The Nokopones were the only people on Earth who accepted The Clowns. Those Clowns had been abandoned by their white heritage and thus have been forsaken in the heavens of the white man’s God. In death, The Clowns joined the spirits of The Nokopone Indians. Because both had been burned, however, they possessed the ability to travel freely from the land of the dead and the land of the living. The region of Sheboygan, WI now has two deadly curses—one from The Nokopone Indian tribe, and another from The Clowns. For all eternity, the two curses shall remain amalgamated in unison; and August 21st, this year, it shall prevail again.







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