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  1. Rednecks. by Randy Newman. Last night I saw Lester Maddox on a TV show With some smart-ass New York Jew And the Jew laughed at Lester Maddox And the audience laughed at Lester Maddox too Well, he may be a fool but he's our fool If they think they're better than him they're wrong So I went to the park and I took some paper along.
  2. Randy Newman Format: Audio Cassette. out of 5 stars 82 ratings. Randy Newman's first four albums are all five-star classics, but if I was forced to choose my favorite it would have to be this one. "Rednecks" und "Rollin'". Newman macht eine eher altertümlich anmutende, vom Blues beeinflußte Musik; in allen Stücken spielt das /5(82).
  3. After writing "Rednecks," Newman wrote the other songs to fill in this guy's backstory, which helps explain why he's like this. This song goes over very well in the South when Newman performs it. Most members of his audience know not to take it literally, and often know at least one person like the guy Newman is singing about.
  4. The entire episode is about the singer-songwriter Randy Newman, and his terrific, unsettling song “Rednecks,” the lead track from his masterpiece Good Old Boys, one of the greatest albums ever. The song is sung in the character of an Alabama steelworker.
  5. We're rednecks, rednecks And we don't know our ass from a hole in the ground We're rednecks, we're rednecks And we're keeping the niggers down Now your northern nigger's a Negro You see he's got his dignity Down here we're too ignorant to realize That the North has set the nigger free Yes he's free to be put in a cage In Harlem in New York City.
  6. Randall Stuart "Randy" Newman (born November 28, ) is a singer/songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is notable for his mordant (and often satirical) pop songs and for his many film scores. Newman is noted for his practice of writing lyrics from the perspective of a character far removed from Newman's own biography.
  7. Mar 30,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Retrospect on Discogs/5(5).
  8. "Rednecks" is a song by Randy Newman, the lead-off track on his album Good Old Boys. Lyrics and interpretation "Rednecks" is sung from the perspective of a Southern "redneck".In it, he expresses his dismay at the way that the North looks down upon The tioroctodoohasingpromecconzosubri.coinfo particular, the narrator describes his ire at watching a "smart-ass, New York Jew" mock Lester Maddox on a television tioroctodoohasingpromecconzosubri.coinfo: Rock.

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