Hold Me Closer, Bernie Sanders

by Punned It

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Based on the original song Tiny Dancer by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, Published by Universal - Songs of Polygram Intl. Inc. Punned It has licensed the the rights to Tiny Dancer and thanks Elton John and Bernie Taupin for their mastery and inspiration.

Make sure to check out the smash hit music video for "Hold me Closer, Bernie Sanders" on youtube! www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhkgGoNfGGs&feature=youtu.be

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Brooklyn baby, dad immigrated, Polish-American Jew
Four eyed, hair of white, got ‘em shaking in their shoes
Goldman and Lehman won’t know what hit ‘em
He will clean up wall street’s mess

And now we’re with him
always with him
Bernie Sanders is my pres'

Jesus freaks, out in the streets,
Bernie may not be your man
Church and state, separate,
Bernie knows that that’s the plan

Started out mayor, a major player,
In the Vermont punk rock scene
Civil rights, he fights the fight,
heard firsthand Dr. King’s dream

But, oh, how it is surreal,
tying in Iowa
Only we can make him candidate

If we just vote in the primaries

You’re getting closer, Bernie Sanders
Count donations from the people
Lay your plan out on the table
Get money out of politics today

You’re the closer, Bernie sanders
Fix the wage gap, schools and highways
End the school to prison pipeline
And bring the troops back home today

Feel the Bern
Feel the Bern

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released February 9, 2016
Lyrics by Mel Flannery, Alex P. Wernquest, Lindsey Poleck, Wesley Nichols and Danny Sher
©Mel Flannery 2016

Produced by Alex P. at Basement Floods Records to 1/2" 8 track tape (All analog, we think Bernie would approve.)
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Mastered by Jon Hildenstein

Mel Flannery - Vocals
Wesley Nichols - Electric Piano and Organ
Danny Sher - Drums
Alex P. - Bass and Electric Guitars

Cover art by Maya Renfro mayarenfro.tumblr.com

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Punned It is comprised of some musicians who are feeling the Bern and hope you do too.

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