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Chrissie Hynde of the Band Pretenders Roots for West's Loss Against Iraq "GIVE US WHAT WE DESERVE"
San Francisco Chronicle via Drudge ^ | March 3, 2003 | Neva Chonin

Posted on 03/04/2003 6:25:26 PM PST by DeepInEnemyTerritory

Edited on 04/13/2004 2:41:56 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

Ten songs into the Pretenders' Saturday show at the Warfield, singer- guitarist Chrissie Hynde pithily summed up her group's enduring appeal and, in the process, the appeal of rock music as a whole.

"I think our band represents all the great losers of the world," she told a cheering sold-out crowd. "Because it's all about the losing." With that, she handed off her guitar, grabbed the microphone and led the Pretenders into the power ballad/anti-anthem "The Losing," off their 2002 album, "Loose Screw."


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KEYWORDS: activistactors; antiamerican; antibush; chrissiehynde; croakandroll; leftwingextremist; music; notapeacemovement; pretender; pretenders; proiraq; rock; rockandroll; traitor; treason
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To: arkady_renko
LOL!
51 posted on 03/04/2003 8:01:34 PM PST by KaiserofKrunch
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To: Senator Goldwater
"I have no doubt the EIB network has the permission of the publisher to use the track."

They don't need permission any more than your local DJ needs permission to play a Michael Jackson song. They just pay the stardard ASCAP/BMI roaylty, and be done with it. No problem.

Rush will never drop the song, which is like a multi-million dollar trademark. Generations from now, The Pretenders will be remembered only as the folks who played the Rush theme song. Like Rossini is best remembered as the guy who wrote the "Lone Ranger" theme. (And The Pretenders are no Rossini.)
52 posted on 03/04/2003 8:14:35 PM PST by Atlas Sneezed
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear
Sounds like a plea for an assisted suicide? Anyone know if that is legal in any of the 50 states. I think I might be willing to help if it is all legal and on the up and up.
53 posted on 03/04/2003 8:23:59 PM PST by PFKEY
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To: arkady_renko
WHOA! After seeing that I have A NOTE TO ALL FREEPERS:

There are some threads that seem to require obligatory pics...I understand the pics of Coulter, Fox babes, etc....however...PICTURES OF Chrissy Hynde ARE DEFINITELY NOT REQUIRED ON THIS OR ANY OTHER THREAD. In fact, I beg you, please don't do that to us again. I'm not sure I'll recover.

54 posted on 03/04/2003 8:24:39 PM PST by I'm ALL Right!
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To: boomop1
If she wants to know what it would be like to live in a dictatorship, I'm sure Saddam could oblige. Buh Bye Chrissy.
55 posted on 03/04/2003 8:25:41 PM PST by I'm ALL Right!
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To: John Valentine
Either ZZTop, or TED NUGENT!
56 posted on 03/04/2003 8:31:02 PM PST by Poohbah (Beware the fury of a patient man -- John Dryden)
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To: Beelzebubba
"They just pay the stardard ASCAP/BMI roaylty, and be done with it. No problem."

And that's what I meant: EIB is in compliance with whatever existing requirements are needed to broadcast the song.

57 posted on 03/04/2003 8:33:10 PM PST by Senator Goldwater
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To: DeepInEnemyTerritory
A third-rate "talent"; a real has been. Hynde always was grossly overrated. I'm a longtime musician, too.
58 posted on 03/04/2003 8:33:26 PM PST by RightOnline
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To: DeepInEnemyTerritory
Chrissie, Chrissie, Chrissie --- you have a fabulous voice ---just use it for singing....

I just adore the sound of this woman's singing voice --- why does she have to be such an a$$hole??

Please SHUT UP!
59 posted on 03/04/2003 8:53:15 PM PST by oline
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To: Diddle E. Squat
Yes, I agree...
60 posted on 03/04/2003 8:53:48 PM PST by oline
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To: DeepInEnemyTerritory
"Chrissie Hind Quarter + miscellaneous ill-informed and naive leftist artist losers = total irrelevance
61 posted on 03/04/2003 9:16:54 PM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham
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To: boomop1
This is a great reason for Rush to ax the opening bumper.

Why? It's a great bumper. And it's a known fact that it pisses her off every time he rolls it. A while back she tried to force him to stop using, but evidently her lawyers must have concluded she didn't have the power ...

62 posted on 03/04/2003 9:25:42 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: DeepInEnemyTerritory
When you are an aging woman "rock star" who has spent twenty years being a coked up, drunken, pass-around slut like Hynde, you are going to tend to say some pretty silly, juvenile things from time to time. Cut her a break. I like her music. Nobody cares what she says.
63 posted on 03/04/2003 9:29:08 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: DeepInEnemyTerritory
When you are an aging woman "rock star" who has spent twenty years being a coked up, drunken, pass-around slut like Hynde, you are going to tend to say some pretty silly, juvenile things from time to time. Cut her a break. I like her music. Nobody cares what she says.
64 posted on 03/04/2003 9:29:12 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: DeepInEnemyTerritory
...she hopes the United States loses if it goes to war with Iraq "Bring it on! Give us what we deserve!"

As Mick Jagger said, "Look at that stupid girl".

65 posted on 03/04/2003 9:33:53 PM PST by genew
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To: boomop1
Plus, she said her parents listened to Rush.
66 posted on 03/04/2003 9:37:29 PM PST by mathluv
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To: arkady_renko
That's actually the British version of "The Bird." TWO fingers, but the same sentiment.
67 posted on 03/04/2003 9:47:27 PM PST by MikalM
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To: DeepInEnemyTerritory
If being a vegan makes you as stupid as Hynde, hand me that drumstick please (and I don't mean the kind you make music with).
68 posted on 03/04/2003 9:49:46 PM PST by driftless ( For life-long happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: Pharmboy
Great song! But the Patty Hearst reference dates it. Too, the Thompson is far too elegant a piece of machinery for 21st century warfare. Kind of like entering a Duesenberg in NASCAR...
69 posted on 03/04/2003 9:50:05 PM PST by MikalM
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To: DeepInEnemyTerritory
As far as Rush not having "any" trouble, didn't Andy Williams stop him from using Born Free with his EcoWacko pieces? But regardless, I say DUMP the Pretenders tune. Soon enough those liceballs will whine about lost royalties.

I like the idea of Ted Nugent. "Hey Baby"!
70 posted on 03/04/2003 9:59:33 PM PST by JoJo Gunn (Help control the Leftist population. Have them spayed or neutered....)
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To: DeepInEnemyTerritory
I truly dislike the left.
71 posted on 03/04/2003 10:02:26 PM PST by Libertina
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To: Paul Atreides
<<What did Ray Davies of The Kinks and Jim Kerr of Simple Minds ever see in this trash broad ?>>

"A mouth that would put Monica to shame."

LOL...er, I mean, BLEEEECH!!!

72 posted on 03/04/2003 10:07:47 PM PST by F16Fighter (Democrats: 'Hating and betraying America's heritage is our "right."')
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To: DeepInEnemyTerritory; Paul Atreides
"I feel f-- great, how about you?" Hynde hollered after a run through the single "Message of Love." Between songs, the pugnacious Hynde, in a classic black T-shirt and jeans, bantered and battled with the crowd....

She dedicated "You Know Who Your Friends Are" to "all you junkies and f--," gave a shout-out to the late Joe Strummer, opined that she hopes the United States loses if it goes to war with Iraq ("Bring it on! Give us what we deserve!"), and introduced the song "Fools Must Die" with the self-deprecating quip, "I'll show you how it's done."

"I for one find the scabbish, sewer-mouthed, tuna-can scented, crab-infested, tri-sexual Hynde quite the classy, lovely lady, AND true American patriot...."

I believe this to be a New York Times excerpt from Hillary Clinton's "secret" diary...

73 posted on 03/04/2003 10:28:05 PM PST by F16Fighter (Democrats: 'Hating and betraying America's heritage is our "right."')
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To: sushiman
What did Ray Davies of The Kinks and Jim Kerr of Simple Minds ever see in this trash broad ?

My guess would be the lewinsky.

74 posted on 03/04/2003 11:19:32 PM PST by Michael.SF.
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To: boomop1; Diddle E. Squat
My understanding is, she said she never objected to him playing it, it came through the rumor mill and Rush stopped. Then she said oh no I never said anything against him using it and he resumed using it. I may be wrong but I'm pretty sure that is close to what happened.

I remember hearing her talk to Rush about it on the air. You're right. (It was someone connected to her management or something that made the objection. She came on his show and said she didn't care, and that her parents were fans.)

That said, I'd like to see him can it now, in light of this. She was probably just trying to be shocking, but what a thing to say. Sheesh.

Tell you what, Chrissie...I'll bet Saddam would be happy to give YOU what YOU deserve. Got a one-way ticket with your name on it. P.S. I hope you don't need your tongue for anything anymore.

75 posted on 03/04/2003 11:41:44 PM PST by DaughterOfAnIwoJimaVet ( Some of my best friends are white, middle-class males.)
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To: JoJo Gunn
I like the idea of Ted Nugent. "Hey Baby"!

Me too. It's a way cooler tune, anyway.

76 posted on 03/04/2003 11:45:19 PM PST by DaughterOfAnIwoJimaVet ( Some of my best friends are white, middle-class males.)
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To: Mr. Mojo; Pharmboy
Ted Nugent might even p*ss them off more

Another good choice. I'd probably use the classic Ted song "Strangelhold."

When I think of the government and Ted Nugent together ... Stormtroopin just seems to come to mind first.

77 posted on 03/04/2003 11:48:33 PM PST by Centurion2000 (Take charge of your destiny, or someone else will)
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To: arkady_renko
That's not a peace sign, by the way. It's a V-sign, and very rude of her.
78 posted on 03/05/2003 12:49:13 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: DaughterOfAnIwoJimaVet
I say we keep it. But MIX it with something else. Ride of the Valkries come to mind.Or Ted Nugent's "Stranglehold" with Miss Hynde's voice "effected". Any freepers handy with CoolEdit?
79 posted on 03/05/2003 3:14:35 AM PST by singletrack (..............................................................................)
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To: LaraCroft
as in she'd be really ugly if she were a guy.

In an early incarnation of her current group she pretended to be a guy. Hence the name of the band (true story).

80 posted on 03/05/2003 4:15:41 AM PST by KevinB
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To: arkady_renko
Who is that guy?
81 posted on 03/05/2003 4:26:04 AM PST by theDentist (So..... This is Virginia..... where are all the virgins?)
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To: I'm ALL Right!
PICTURES OF Chrissy Hynde ARE DEFINITELY NOT REQUIRED ON THIS OR ANY OTHER THREAD

Exactly, people. I had to see these things before breakfast.
82 posted on 03/05/2003 6:27:59 AM PST by farmer18th
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To: Diddle E. Squat
< Quite the opposite, play it even more. It just burns Prissy to no ends, she tried to stop him from using it but failed! >

But on the other hand, the pig gets royalties everytime Rush plays it.
83 posted on 03/05/2003 7:41:15 AM PST by Demian
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To: DeepInEnemyTerritory
We'll get what we deserve ... VICTORY!
84 posted on 03/05/2003 7:49:00 AM PST by Junior (Computers make very fast, very accurate mistakes.)
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To: UCFRoadWarrior
Hynde while from Ohio originally has lived in England for quite a while. Oh I might add....Way to go Ohio :)
85 posted on 03/05/2003 8:41:33 AM PST by xp38
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To: weegee
I'll eat an In and Out Double Double in honor of Chrissy Hynde.
86 posted on 03/05/2003 8:54:58 AM PST by Munson
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To: Munson
Make it animal style.
87 posted on 03/05/2003 9:26:39 AM PST by lainie
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To: Senator Goldwater
And she is probably getting royalties for his playing it...I heard on a talk show today she ought to take the money she gets from Rush's playing it and using it against the war.
88 posted on 03/05/2003 10:14:15 AM PST by Mfkmmof4
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To: sushiman
What did Ray Davies of The Kinks and Jim Kerr of Simple Minds ever see in this trash broad ?

Quite possibly their bands were aptly named for their personalities.

91 posted on 03/05/2003 10:41:33 AM PST by Ghengis
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To: boomop1
She's just ticked because Rush uses that opening bump. He once told of a concert where, as they played the opening chords to My City Was Gone, the audience started chanting "Rush! Rush!". She was so angry that she almost walked off the stage!
92 posted on 03/05/2003 10:46:29 AM PST by Redcloak (All work and no FReep makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no FReep make s Jack a dul boy. Allwork an)
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To: Ghengis
Hey, that's a good observation.
93 posted on 03/05/2003 11:25:15 AM PST by lainie
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To: Lancey Howard
When you are an aging woman "rock star" who has spent twenty years being a coked up, drunken, pass-around slut like Hynde, you are going to tend to say some pretty silly, juvenile things from time to time. Cut her a break. I like her music. Nobody cares what she says.

On a thread yesterday, in a discussion of Sheryl Crow's anti-war, anti-Bush statements, I said something to the effect of, "well, she's still pretty hot and a body like that wasn't made for thinkin'". Well, needless to say, that sentiment does NOT apply to Chrissie Hynde. Attractive women have the luxury of letting their looks distract from the stupid things they say. Chrissie Hynde has no such luxury.

95 posted on 03/05/2003 12:24:39 PM PST by southern rock
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To: Mr. Mojo
I think "Cowboy" by Kidrock might add some much needed hippness.
96 posted on 03/05/2003 12:42:08 PM PST by WaveThatFlag
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To: boomop1
Rush enjoys sticking it to 'em.
97 posted on 03/05/2003 12:43:53 PM PST by js1138
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To: js1138
Has anyone seen Chrissie & Alice Cooper in the same place at the same time.......??
98 posted on 03/05/2003 12:57:23 PM PST by nascarnation
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To: boomop1

"An Iraqi woman flashes the peace sign as tens of thousands of Iraqis demonstrate in support of President Saddam Hussein in Baghdad, Iraq, on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003." That's NO PEACE SIGN - that's the DimRat Distress Signal!

She is waving to her friends in the U.S. . . .

The Washington Republican Party Response to Patty is HERE

Hi! My Name is "Taliban" Patty Murray
But You Can Just Call Me Traitor!

Listen To My Radio Show "Taliban" Patty - Live From Baghdad!
[strum, strum] "Where have all my neurons gone . . ."

Patty – Doing What She Does Worst

Ask not what you can do for your country - ask what you can do for Iraq!

Same face - different war.

99 posted on 03/05/2003 1:12:48 PM PST by Happy2BMe (HOLLYWOOD:Ask not what U can do for your country, ask what U can do for Iraq!)
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To: DeepInEnemyTerritory
"War: It's not about who is right, but who is left"

Tell Chrissy who is gonna be left.

100 posted on 03/05/2003 1:25:48 PM PST by chemicalman (Rid the country of the vast liberal conspiracy)
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