As Americans pursue Happiness today – on this most sacred of holidays – reveling in American exceptionalism, eating hot dogs, potato salad and ice cream, they also rage war to foster “democracy” in an occupied Iraq and Afghanistan:
When will they ever learn?
I first heard Where have all the flowers gone? in 1964 (remember Vietnam?) in my high school German class. Yeah, PP&M, Baez, Kingston Trio, they’ve all sung it, but Dietrich’s extraordinary rendition is the best IMNSHO! Ausgezeignet! Pete Seeger preferred the German version rather than his English version; especially the lyrics. Seeger said often that the German version sings better.