The Ballad of John and Cee Lo

The Ballad of John and Cee Lo

There are 4 comments on the Commentary Magazine story from Jan 4, 2012, titled The Ballad of John and Cee Lo. In it, Commentary Magazine reports that:

It was, in it's way, a great moment. Dumb and profound at once. On NBC television, singer Cee Lo Green ushered in 2012 at a Times Square studio by singing John Lennon's leftist anthem "Imagine," only he updated an originally atheist lyric so that it now came out as a multiculturally sensitive, ecumenical one.

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redneck

Glendale, OR

#1 Jan 4, 2012
The lyrics were written to convey a message.CL changed the lyrics to change the message and that is why he will die a has been and John Lennon will never die.
wat

Downingtown, PA

#2 Jan 4, 2012

Since: Sep 10

Earth

#3 Jan 6, 2012
redneck wrote:
The lyrics were written to convey a message.CL changed the lyrics to change the message and that is why he will die a has been and John Lennon will never die.
What do you mean a "has been"?

Cellophane (or whatever his name is) is a nobody. I've never heard of him.

Cripes, I couldn't stand John Lennon, and am appalled at someone warping the point of the song.

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“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#4 Jan 7, 2012
It's a garbage piece from a uber-right wing godbot.

They are trying desperately to raise a hurricane in what is essentially a teacup.

Nobody apart from a smattering of J Lennin uber-fans are raising any fuss about the change.

And, of course-- the godbots:

They are trying to make a fuss over this.

As noted? The "performer" is a nobody.

And nobody really cares all that much what he did or didn't do.

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