Hedgehopper’s anonymous had only four songs which actually reached the charts in the U.S., and all but one of them has been pretty much forgotten. I fact, there’s a chance you’ve never heard this one, either.
A controversial song, the original was pulled from the air, and the band forced to re-record with “nicer” (read more P.C.) lyrics.
In searching for this to share, mostly all I found was the revised version… then I found the one I present to you today. Sound isn’t top quality, but it is the original song.
The awful lyric? I’ll tell you, the line goes, “…there’s lots of blood in Asia now, they’ve butchered off the sacred cow, they’ve got a lot to eat…”
It is, indeed, a message song from the “olden days”. Be that as it may, it has a lively beat, unforgettable lyrics (I still remember them!), and is one that, if you listen carefully, will touch you in its own way.
Please forgive the graphics.
May I present, It’s Good News Week by the Hedgehoppers Anonymous: