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Blues For Dean Read
I saw you here some years ago
you've had your teeth fixed - I don't know
You're too old to be cute in your Joan Collins boots
do you think you'll get carried off into a movie?

all the things he's going to make you need
He's going to make you sweat
he's going to make you bleed
he's going to make you up
he's going to make you dance
to his tune
and it goes like this...

They walked out of the house
with no trouble at all
they walked out of the house
and they went through The Wall

This is a vile perversion of a sixties DDR pop song about The Wall. It's a long story.

now never again the aisles of Intershop
never again the tank on a stick
never again to be "Klein Bus"
the whole damn nation lost to us

Trinken wir doch, meiner BrĂ¼der
Trinken wir jetztmal zum Rot
Trinken wir alle zusammen
morgen is jedermann tot.

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1994 live line-up stumbled through a series of tunes and such under Butcher's direction, aided and abetted by a number of the usual suspects; Alex Lee on guitar, Alex Green on saxes, that sort of thing.
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Pat Says

The Butcher Says..
Featured vocalists at the end: Erich Honecker and Mikhail Gorbachev Dean Read was the American folk singer who contrived, staggeringly, to become the biggest pop star in East Germany. They're both gone now, forever. Source: Creation Promo Summary
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  • Wow
    okschuler[at] - Carol, Lansing MI
    17Oct2021 8:02 PM (2 years 45 days ago)
    Clearly that was me posting about Comrade Rockstar, and I have NO MEMORY WHATSOEVER of it. The mind is a terrible thing.
  • Dean Reed memory
    ioly[at] - Ioly,Russia
    16Aug2007 9:39 AM (16 years 111 days ago)
    Dean Reed alive deep in our hearts to now. Visit site DRu...Dean Reed in Russia
  • comrade rockstar
    rdwos[at] - Carol. Lansing.
    21Apr2006 12:50 PM (17 years 228 days ago)
    Just read Comrade Rockstar, about the life and death of Dean Reed. I think it's already been published in the UK but is coming out here in the USA in a few months...Everything goes back to the Jazz Butcher.
  • use of the name/title dean
    ferrallbud [at] - mr dean admin of nimby
    12Aug2004 6:51 PM (19 years 115 days ago)
    many co. tech shows has the self titled
    northern europitian decendent ,dean yeryk,my client been subjigated to. has done his finest against the grain to explain a somewhat backward trend, as it were abelief suspend...ed to friend and foe a missnomer miss represented and miss spelt i suppose, but in the best of intensions he had told,the story of the life of MRFISH so in the future please consult the oricle in the use of his title DEAN thanx man