The Way It Is — Bruce Hornsby & The Range

January 20, 2020 Brian V. Lee

That’s just the way it isSome things will never changeThat’s just the way it isBut don’t you believe them Standing in line, marking timeWaiting for the welfare dime‘Cause they can’t buy a jobThe man in the silk suit hurries byAs [ . . . ]

Capitalism is Cannibalism — Anthrax

January 13, 2020 Brian V. Lee

What a set upWhat a real messI can’t make sense of itIt doesn’t make sense Raised from your cradleTeethed on possessionReared you up on TV capitalismSpewed out of school, get a nice jobGet turned on when you’re on top Worry [ . . . ]

Low on Cash — Eric Lindell

January 5, 2020 Brian V. Lee

One for the money, two for the showI’ll put money on your bowl next doorOne for the money, two for the showI’m low on cash, I’m low on gold Low on cash, low on changeRich in love and other thingsLow [ . . . ]

No Money No Honey — Beck

December 29, 2019 Brian V. Lee

No money, no honeyNo money, no honey What I want to pass on to youWhat I think isHas meant a lot to meHe said “Ed, you have no control over the past.It’s a canceled check.You have no control over the [ . . . ]

Santa Baby — Eartha Kitt

December 20, 2019 LaTashia Williams

Santa babySlip a sable under the tree for meBeen an awful good girlSanta babyAnd hurry down the chimney tonight Santa babyA ’54 convertible, too, convertible, too, light blueI’ll wait up for you, dearSanta babySo hurry down the chimney tonight Think [ . . . ]

Clean Money — Elvis Costello and the Attractions

December 15, 2019 Brian V. Lee

Payday’s comingClean money, clean moneyPayday’s comingClean money, clean moneyThat’s what I want to doI want to spend it on you Checking on a checkmateGrassing on a classmateSo beautiful and fortunateHe hates to love, you love to hateHe can fix you [ . . . ]

Mr. Banker — Lynyrd Skynyrd

December 8, 2019 Brian V. Lee

Mr. BankerMister, please, how much does money meanWon’t you reconsider, misterWon’t you do this thing for me Ain’t got no houseAin’t got no carAll I got, Lord, is my guitarBut you can have that, Mr. Banker Won’t you bury my [ . . . ]

I Will Buy You a New Life — Everclear

December 1, 2019 Brian V. Lee

Here is the money that I owe youYes, you can pay the billsI will give you moreWhen I get paid again I hate those people who love to tell youMoney is the root of all that killsThey have never been [ . . . ]

CASH — Myah

November 24, 2019 Jonathan Archer

Looking down from my pedestal Crown me the king of shooting low All you see isn’t what you know, let ’em stop and go Got my money that I’m free to blow Looking up from my balcony Castle walls are [ . . . ]

Get Over It — OK Go

November 17, 2019 Brian V. Lee

Lot of knots, lot of snagsLot of holes, lot of cracks, lot of cragsLot of nagging old hagsLot of fools, lot of fool scumbagsOh, it’s such a drag, what a choreOh, your wounds are full of saltEverything’s a stress and [ . . . ]

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