The Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead

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  1. Advisory - the following lyrics contain explicit language: Let's Begin! Peter Pumpkinhead came to town. Spreading wisdom and cash around. Fed the starving and housed the poor. Showed the Vatican what gold's for. But he made too many enemies. Of the people who would keep us on our knees. Hooray for Peter Pumpkin.
  2. 3 years ago. “The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead” is a song by XTC from their album Nonsuch. It was the band’s second #1 hit on the Modern Rock Tracks chart after “Mayor of Simpleton.
  3. What’s certain is that XTC’s “The Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead” implies that unbridled honesty in front of the masses is a one-way ticket to martyrdom. Read the lyrics. FacebookAuthor: Jim Beviglia.
  4. Oct 17,  · XTC, “The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead”. 1 Comment. 4. October 17, 4 Min Read. In an era full of quirky bands, XTC may have been the quirkiest. Their debut album featured primary singer/songwriter Andy Partridge leering at the Statue of Liberty amid musical settings designed to simultaneously build upon and satirize pop and punk.
  5. The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead by Andy Partridge Album: XTC "Nonsuch" ===== G C Peter Pumpkinhead came to town G C Spreading wisdom and cash around G G/B C Fed the starving and housed the poor G G/B C Showed the Vatican what gold's for C D Em CHORUS: But he made too many enemies C D Em Of the people who would keep us on our knees C D Hooray.
  6. 3 contributors. “The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead” is about an influential public figure who is loved by the people but hated by the government. He promotes peace, love, fairness, and giving.
  7. The Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead ‎ (7", Single) Virgin, Virgin. VS , UK. Sell This Version. GEFDM/5(63).

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