When it comes to Michael Moore, it’s difficult to decide which group of people I envy more: The blind, or the deaf.
Today it’s the deaf:
Filmmaker Michael Moore has made his debut as a folk singer with a remake of the Bob Dylan classic “The Times They Are A-Changin” for the upcoming Occupy Wall Street album, but with slightly altered lyrics.
“Occupy This Album” is a compilation CD of 99 songs featuring David Crosby & Graham Nash, Steve Earle, Tom Morello, Willie Nelson, Ani DiFranco, Third Eye Blind, Immortal Technique and Jackson Browne to be released Tuesday, May 15th.
All proceeds from the album will go to fund the Occupy Wall Street movement, with all the musicians and songwriters donating their time and music.
There are 99 songs. Get it? What clever multi-millionaires! If they weren’t hypocrites there would be only one song.
Here’s Moore (aka Fats Dumino) singing. Click “play” at your own risk:
Moore originally auditioned this song back in 2009 on the Tonight Show after an interview in which the only thing he compromised was the architectural integrity of the floor joists:
Cue Mr. Strickland from Back to the Future: