Prompt: Shotgun by Go Strealy June 16-22
Covid 2020 Musical
flood lights on speaker/singer
Riding like a cowboy is lonely ‘way out here
I used to have a lot of fun but now I’m feeling fear
The world is getting scary, for many and the few
IF I HAD MY SHOTGUN THEN I’D KNOW WHAT TO DO
Then I’d know, Then I’d know, Then I’d know, Then I’d know
Love one another…That’s some crazy words
I only heard them when I went to church.
That guy is standing up in front; he said he knows what’s true.
BUT IF I HAD A SHOTGUN, THEN I’D KNOW WHAT TO DO.
Then I’d know, then I’d know, then I’d know, then I’d know.
The preacher is saying “Thou shalt not kill”,
‘cept Maybe for sometimes, when it is god’s will
Just listen to me tell you, don’t read the scripture throug
Your god is talking through me, I’ll tell you what to do.
Don’t wear your mask when you go to Tulsa town.
Lots of them don’t like me, and we can’t shoot them down.
So spread around the virus; for you it’s just the flu.
BUT IF I HAD A SHOTGUN THEN I’D KNOW WHAT TO DO.
IF I HAD MY….
This is all I ask “Don’t wear a mask; kill off your fellowmen, then vote for me again.”
I am just a cowboy from back in ’82.
The first amendment sucks, I go for number Two.
They took away my chokehold, my right to lynching you…
IF I COULD HAVE MY CHOKEHOLD THEN I’D KNOW WHAT TO DO
If I had my chokehold, then I’d know what to do……then I’d know
Now our fearless leader is going to Tulsa town,
Hoping that the virus will take the right ones down. [alternate]
He says we’re safe, so I’ll stand right next to you. I’m in the pink now
AND I AM HIS PUPPET. HE TELLS ME WHAT TO DO. what is my death to you?
I LOVE MY LEADER
HE IS MY PRESIDENT.
AND MY PREACHER SAYS THAT HE IS HEAVEN SENT.
Here I go, Down below…HI Lucifer, I’m your schmo.
enter HARRY’s WIFE
We put him in the White House, America likes a show.
We knew that he was crazy, but then he got the vote.
Electoral college - gave him his first chance.
Now all the non-impeachers have learned his silly dance.
Dance with the devil, his name is Lucifer.
Even the atheists are praying for a cure.
It’s OK for some to die because they’re getting old.
The ones that get to stay alive will do what they are told.
And Black Lives are scary ‘cause they won’t just be still.
Immigrants can’t come in here unless they fit the bill.
HARRY, experiencing reality check:
I don’t know what you’re thinking, I used to go to church.
But what you say your Bible says - I just can’t find that verse.
You tell me all my friends are going straight to hell.
But I know what the Bible says I learned my scripture well:
I’m “my brother’s keeper”. I “love my neighbors,” too.
If you had a conscience, the you would love them too.
We don’t know, we don’t know, we don’t know, we don’t know.
(It’s a mystery, it’s a mystery, it’s a mystery, see First Timothy)
Committing adultery is only good for some.
And if you’ve got some money, then all the laws are gone.
This is just a holdup, we all are in the grip
Don’t think you’re not in danger ‘cause it isn’t on his hip.
HE HAS A SHOTGUN, AND HE’LL USE IT ON YOU
Because The Senate guaranteed his aim is true.
He’s a liar, he’s a liar, can’t you see HIS PANTS ON FIRE (John 8:44)