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The Lion and the Sword

 
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Lyric Credits: 2005 Bruce Anderson
Music Credits: 2005 Bruce Anderson
Producer Credits: 2005 Bruce Anderson
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Short Song Description:
Long Song Description:
"The Lion and the Sword" is pop Islamic prophetic music complete with a roaring lion sample and a jamming jazz piano solo.

The Lion and the Sword turns the prophetic expectations of the mullahs of Iran around by reminding them that fundamentalist hatred and hypocritical violence is the enemy of every prophet and religion.

For the record, the artist is a Gnostic Christian mystic who believes that God is love and love is letting go of the fear that causes human beings to harm each other in the name of hatred and hypocrisy, religious or otherwise.
Story Behind the Song:
Due to popular demand, "The Lion and the Sword" has been restored for free streaming and downloads, with the following reservation. "The Lion and the Sword" expresses the anger of a spiritual warrior in support of the oppressed Iranian people. Although this suggests a violent response to the terrorist mullahs of Iran, this does not advocate premature action before all avenues of diplomacy have been exhausted when the time for revolution comes.

The artist's position on the coming inevitable revolution in Iran was best expressed by John F. Kennedy in the following quote:

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." -JFK

Metadata
Song Length:
4:48
Primary Genre:
Jazz-Contemporary
Secondary Genre:
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Lyrics
The Lion and the Sword
2005 Bruce Anderson

The lion and the sword,
Come through the open door,
The people of Iran are grieving,

The spirit of Ali,
Combat the misery,
Now stop the torture and deceiving,

Now fight the holy war,
That Allah has in store,
To crush the hypocrites soon leaving,

Now rise up with a shout,
To take the mullahs out,
All people of Iran belieivng,

Refarin:

In the the lion and the sword,
Raise your voice right now and roar,
With the power of Ali,
That exists in you and me,
That's the lion and the sword,
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When the cat's away,
The mullahs laugh and play,
They think they rule the world of Islam,

But when Ali returns,
These hypocrites will burn,
Soon they will face the hidden Imam,

The lion and the sword,
Will cut right through their world,
And leave these murderers there bleeding,

Now raise the hidden truth,
The elders and the youth,
All people of Iran believing,

Refrain:

In the lion and the sword,
Raise your voice right now and roar,
With the power of Ali,
That exists in you and me,
That's the lion and the sword,