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We Didnt Start the Fire
07-FEB-2009 Jola Dziubinska

We Didn't Start the Fire

(Performed by Billy Joel)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKu2QaytmrM

Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnnie Ray
South Pacific, Walter Winchell, Joe DiMaggio
Joe McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Studebaker, television
North Korea, South Korea, Marilyn Monroe
Rosenbergs, H-bomb, Sugar Ray, Panmunjom
Brando, "The King and I" and "The Catcher in the Rye"
Eisenhower, vaccine, England's got a new queen
Marciano, Liberace, Santayana goodbye

CHORUS:
We didn't start the fire
It was always burning
Since the world's been turning
We didn't start the fire
No we didn't light it
But we tried to fight it

Joseph Stalin, Malenkov, Nasser aand Prokofiev
Rockefeller, Campanella, Communist Bloc
Roy hn, Juan Peron, Toscanini, dacron
Dien Bien Phu falls, "Rock Around the Clock"
Einstein, James Dean, Brooklyn's got a winning team
Davy Crockett, Peter Pan, Elvis Presley, Disneyland
Bardot, Budapest, Alabama, Krushchev
Princess Grace, "Peyton Place", trouble in the Suez

CHORUS:
We didn't start the fire
It was always burning
Since the world's been turning
We didn't start the fire
No we didn't light it
But we tried to fight it

Little Rock, Pasternak, Mickey Mantle, Kerouac
Sputnik, Chou En-Lai, "Bridge on the River Kwai"
Lebanon, Charlse de Gaulle, California baseball
Starkweather, homicide, children of thalidomide
Buddy Holly, "Ben Hur", space monkey, Mafia
Hula hoops, Castro, Edsel is a no-go
U-2, Syngman Rhee, payola and Kennedy
Chubby Checker, "Psycho", Belgians in the Congo

CHORUS:
We didn't start the fire
It was always burning
Since the world's been turning
We didn't start the fire
No we didn't light it
But we tried to fight it

Hemingway, Eichmann, "Stranger in a Strange Land"
Dylan, Berlin, Bay of Pigs invasion
"Lawrence of Arabia", British Beatlemania
Ole Miss, John Glenn, Liston beats Patterson
Pope Paul, Malcolm X, British politician sex
JFK, blown away, what else do I have to say

CHORUS:
We didn't start the fire
It was always burning
Since the world's been turning
We didn't start the fire
No we didn't light it
But we tried to fight it

Birth control, Ho Chi Minh, Richard Nixon back again
Moonshot, Woodsto/ck/, Watergate, punk rock
Begin, Reagan, Palestine, terror on the airline
Ayatollah's in Iran, Russians in Afghanistan
"Wheel of Fortune", Sally Ride, heavy metal, suicide
Foreign debts, homeless vets, AIDS, crack, Bernie Goetz
Hypodermics on the shores, China's under martial law
Rock and roller cola wars, I can't take it anymore

CHORUS:
We didn't start the fire
But when we are gone
Will it still burn on, and on, and on, and on...

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/125s f/7.1 at 70.0mm iso200 full exif

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j>a>e>17 :):):)11-Feb-2009 03:37
alwayzzz a billy joel fan & mega thanx for reminding meee of this blazing heartsong :):):) 17 rockin' AAAHHHVATIONZZZ for you & billly from chitown :):):)

& 17 congratsss on YOUr photography honor :):):)
Kerry Tingley10-Feb-2009 15:09
Lovely reds and blues Jola. Love it!
zyziza10-Feb-2009 11:26
wonderful and warm! v
Sheila10-Feb-2009 09:43
Great detail in those flames!
Maaike Huizer10-Feb-2009 09:05
Keep your hands warm. I agree with Máire.
Flo Hendry10-Feb-2009 05:38
Superb & great for a cold night..
Laryl10-Feb-2009 03:49
super shot.. red hot and such great detail!
Yvonne10-Feb-2009 03:42
Obviously not too much smoke, a nice cosy shot Jola.
Frank Wilson10-Feb-2009 03:36
Love the shot . . . and the song. Brings back many memories for me.
Peter Stubley10-Feb-2009 02:39
Nice shot -- good combination with the song thread.
carol j. phipps10-Feb-2009 01:15
Well built fire!
Dennis Warren10-Feb-2009 01:07
Hot stuff...the fire too!
pr_rajan10-Feb-2009 00:59
...great!~V~
Barbara Heide10-Feb-2009 00:27
excellent!
Cindi Smith10-Feb-2009 00:09
Looks very warm and inviting!!!!
Annie eR10-Feb-2009 00:01
Excellent Jola, Vote
J. Scott Coile09-Feb-2009 23:30
I'm feelin' HOT HOT HOT :-)
Dawn B09-Feb-2009 23:21
Nice hot image with great colour!
Herb Knufken09-Feb-2009 23:04
Nice and warm
Walter O. Koenig09-Feb-2009 22:37
Blazing image. Nice detailed capture of the fire and logs
Russ Rose09-Feb-2009 22:35
The fire will keep you warm. nice shot.
Phillip Normanton09-Feb-2009 21:55
Fan those flames... :)
Richard Chapman09-Feb-2009 21:32
Nice shot
Linda Willets09-Feb-2009 21:20
blazing red.
Máire Uí Mhaicín09-Feb-2009 20:58
An excellent fire image, with very good definition of the flame colours.
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