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Old 6 Sep 2018, 02:19 AM   #8
Tsunami
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Now listening to Joan Baez : "Here's to you"

Written as a protest against the death sentences of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti. There was a film "Sacco e Vanzetti" about it, for which the song was written. The last 2 lines of the (short) lyrics were a quote by one of the men. Ennio Morricone wrote the music to this song.
The song seems to have been re-used on the soundtrack of another film later on, "Life Aquatic".
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