• NO NUKE BLUES FUKUSHIMA UPDATE (4:43) Truth Troubadour YouTube

    9 Apr 2015, 05:47 by broadsideballad

    April 8, 2015 New Vic Sadot YouTubeNO NUKE BLUES FUKUSHIMA UPDATE (4:43) at Truth Troubadour YouTube Channel.

    The original “No Nuke Blues” was written in 1979 about the Three Mile Island accident on the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania. The song was updated with a verse about the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 in the former Soviet Union. Unfortunately, a new verse needed to be written in 2011 about the ongoing Fukushima nuclear catastrophe. This version has Vic Sadot on vocals, acoustic guitar, and piano accordion. Eric Golub plays violin. This recording was done in Robot Envy Studio in Berkeley, CA with Sammy Fielding as sound engineer. Here's the Fukushima update verse:

    They say earthquakes and tidal waves messed up the best of plans!
    There are deadly radiation leaks from Fukushima in Japan!
    Contamination's spreading through the land, the air, and sea!
  • Limits on Thinking - Blowback or Bloody Treason - Broadside Ballad by Truth…

    17 May 2014, 01:28 by broadsideballad

    This is a popular quotation of Noam Chomsky:

    "The smartest way to control people is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum."

    Unfortunately, this describes the very technique used by Chomsky and other otherwise "progressive thinkers" to block questioning to get truth and justice for the JFK murder-conspiracy-coup of 1963.

    Likewise the technique is used to try to stop truth and justice actions on the 9/1l/01 psy op that was used to create a climate of Orwellian fear & hate to justify wars, occupation, torture, targeted drone murders, and attack the very heart of the US Constitution, The Bill of Rights.

    Chomsky's writing and speaking technique on JFK and 9/11 is to ridicule and dismiss, rather than to engage and investigate, gather and test evidence, and then verify or disprove the facts. …
  • Nightmare of New Orleans - Lyrics & Comments by Vic Sadot

    11 Oct 2010, 01:27 by broadsideballad

    "Nightmare of New Orleans" was written by Vic Sadot as a Cajun blues song about a year after Hurricane Katrina devasated New Orleans. The song is about the criminally negligent response to Hurricane Katrina before, during, and after that catastrophe. There were grave warnings of possible disaster for New Orleans in the Times Picayune and National Geographic in the year before the tragic and deadly event. For many Americans, the militarization of the rescue mission was one of the most disconcerting aspects of the Bush-Cheney regime's response to the flooding. FEMA even hired mercenaries from Blackwater to "restore order".


    7 Aug 2009, 00:28 by broadsideballad

    Phil Ochs had about 70 songs published in the 1960's and 1970's in Broadside, the National Topical Song Magazine, published in New York City by Sis Cunningham and Gordon Friesen. Vic Sadot met and interviewed Phil Ochs in May of 1973 as the Watergate scandal was beginning to take its toll on the Nixon administration. In 1982 Vic Sadot was asked by the aging and ailing Gordon Friesen to write an article in review of the more than 400 pages of FBI files that were released to him under the Freedom of Information Act. The article was published in Broadside magazine and in the Delaware Alternative Press in 1982.

    I flew the final mission in the Japanese skies
    Set off the mighty mushroom roar
    When I saw those cities burnin'
    I knew that I was learnin' that I ain't a'marchin' anymore!
    I Ain't Marching Anymore - Phil Ochs 1940 - 1976
    I Ain't Marching Anymore

    Phil Ochs' FBI File
    By Vic Sadot

  • Blowback or Bloody Treason - Lyrics & Comments by Vic Sadot

    26 Dec 2008, 23:44 by broadsideballad

    Blowback or Bloody Treason: Lyrics & Comments by Vic Sadot

    The song was written by Vic Sadot after reading Crossing the Rubicon by Michael Ruppert, a former Los Angeles narcotics detective turned 9/11 Truth investigator. It calls for treating the events of 9/11 as a criminal act rather than simply accepting what politicians claim about the crime. Such questions as, who had the means, motive, and opportunity, are the essentials that any real-life or TV detective, such as one sees on Columbo or Murder She Wrote shows, employ in solving a murder. They always ask who might benefit from the crime, and they do not elimate any suspects who fit these questions. Michael Ruppert employs such sensible methodology that Sadot salutes in this song as he describes the elements in question. Blowback is the term used by the CIA to describe when groups hit back at the US for its war and military intervention policies. Many liberal critics jumped comfortably into this explanation of 9/11 before investigations began. …
  • Trouble in the Rubble: Lyrics & Comments by Vic Sadot

    24 Dec 2008, 03:32 by broadsideballad

    Trouble in the Rubble was written after reading the Associated Press article on the 9/11 rescue dogs by Amy Westfeldt. It was run in the Washington Post on Oct 20, 2006. It ran in the News Journal of Wilmington DE on Oct. 21, 2006. It reveals the curious fact that many of the rescue dogs of 9/11 had their feet burned by “white-hot debris”. The reporter did not question or explain how this came to be. While this story is consistent with other reports of pools of molten steel still being “white-hot” many weeks after the free-fall collapse and disintegration of the World Trade Center towers, it is not consistent with the official story that the towers fell into rubble as a result of jet fuel fires. This news story inspired this song. Washington Post Oct 21, 2006 - Scientists: Dogs Not Injured by WTC Work

    Trouble in the Rubble
    by Vic Sadot, Broadside Balladeer

    Well, the story in the paper ‘bout the rescue dogs at the 9/11 tragedy
  • Are You A Citizen (Or Are You A Slave): Lyrics & Comments by Vic Sadot

    9 Jul 2008, 03:41 by broadsideballad

    Are You A Citizen (Or Are You A Slave) - Lyrics & Comments by Vic Sadot

    By Victor Rene Sadot & Cindy Abramowicz Hubschmitt

    The song challenges citizen apathy and the notion that we cannot change anything by citing the historical record of struggle that says otherwise. Colonialism, slavery, debtor prisons, and women’s subjugation were all defeated by mass struggles. A Bill of Rights, the right to organize unions, civil rights, and voting rights were not wanted by the powers that be. They came from upheavals by the masses and engaged intellectuals.

    This anthem to struggle is done in strident Cajun waltz style that is accentuated by the 10 button Point Noir accordion and vocals of Vic Sadot. Ellen Lebowitz, an accomplished jazz torch singer in her own right, once again delivers impassioned back-up vocals. As one of the hosts of WVUD’s “Progressive Voices”, Ellen is no stranger to the essence of this song’s message. …
  • Comin’ Though – Lyrics & Comments by Vic Sadot

    13 May 2008, 18:09 by broadsideballad

    Comin’ Though – Lyrics & Comments by Vic Sadot

    Comin’ Through is a celebration of spring, renewal, and love. It’s part of a Limited Edition CD called Songs of the Seasons, which is only available directly from the artist. Maybe these songs can be purchased here at Last FM as mp3’s, not sure… This springtime love song calls on us to cherish the moments like this because “the pace of life betrays the length of all your days”…
    It was written in 1992 . This version is very mellow and contemplative.
    Cover of Songs of the Seasons – Photo by Bill Hartsock

    "Songs of the Seasons" was released as a limited edition collection of live and studio recordings of songs that share an acoustic and reflective sound with love, nature,
    poetry, and green themes. The CD is posted on Last FM as one of Vic Sadot's albums. Songs of the Seasons
  • Ride the Wind – Lyrics & Comments by Vic Sadot

    18 Mar 2008, 18:42 by broadsideballad

    Ride the Wind – Lyrics & Comments by Vic Sadot
    Ride the Wind is Vic Sadot’s song about state terror and weapons of mass destruction. The title cut of a 1988 LP takes on new meanings in the post-9/11 era. Before it was about the balance of terror supplied by mutual assured destruction (MAD) in the nuclear arms race. It’s Dylanesque lyrical style now brings to mind the great fear and war mongering done in the wake of false-flag state terror operations by the globalizing corporate empire. Now when you hear it you think of the so-called “War On Terror“.

    The song is one of several of Vic's songs to be put in rotation at the new internet radio based in California called "No Lies Radio" where it has become one of the theme songs:
    No Lies Radio - Truth Radio on the Internet from San Francisco
    The message in the chorus remains the same, a call to be brave, use your rights to organize…
  • In Normandy When Breezes Blow - Lyrics & Comments by Vic Sadot

    10 Mar 2008, 01:17 by broadsideballad

    In Normandy When Breezes Blow/Our Pledge to You – Lyrics by Jean Henri Sadot & Victor René Sadot, Music & Comments by Vic Sadot

    Jean-Henri Sadot wrote a poem as an epic tribute to the soldiers who fought at the Battle of Normandy starting on June 6, 1944 as they stormed ashore under ferocious fire from Nazi pill boxes and machine gun positions. Jean-Henri Sadot had grown up in Normandy and knew all of those beaches. Yet he was in Algiers on D-Day on the Free French Cruiser “Gloire” when he heard about the invasion from American sailors. He did participate as a gunner in the subsequent invasion of Provence, or southern France. He wrote this poem in English many years after marrying Eleanor Lafferty, an American Navy Wave, and becoming an American citizen and father of five.

    The second section, Our Pledge To You, was written by his son, Vic Sadot. …