The Beatless Sense Mongers

Gay Church (An American Band)

Wouldn’t ya say we resemble
How to peacefully assemble
Writing songs about freedom
Redress of grievances from the free dumb

I had to tell the Po-po No! No!
Ya know, he didn’t know
Gay Church… Church and Gay
Bring your guitar and learn how to play

Perhaps you should dot your i’s and maybe cross your t’s
Before you confront me
Please don’t tread on me

2. Just because you’re walled-in
Doesn’t mean we gotta stop talkin’
While your face is turning green
The writing on the wall will be seen


Gay Church (An American Band).mp4

This song is about a band of street musicians that play at the corner of Gay and Church Streets in West Chester, PA. It is a protest song about the First Amendment.

The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble or prohibiting, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

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Style: ExperiMental Music
Chords: G C / A C
Recording: digital 1-track stereo / recorded live

Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards and Synthesizers (microKorg, Korg N364, Yamaha PSR-740, Casio WK-3500, miniNova, Boss Loop Station, Boss BR-600, DigiTech RP3)

From the album Freedom And Free Dumber
by Daniel Brouse & Brian Goslin

The Beatless Sense Mongers

Created by: BROUSE
The Philadelphia Spirit Experiment