Hear Loudon Wainwright imagine Donald Trump’s terrifying presidency in his latest song, "I Had a Dream."
Published June 13, 2016 280k views Immortal More Info »
Full Credits
Additional Credits
Additional Credits:
Executive Producer - Judd Apatow
Directors - Myles Kane & Marc Phillipe Eskenazi
Director of Photography - Cristobal Moris
Producer - Elizabeth McDonough
Special Thanks - Susan Morrison, Hugh Brown, Tim Bernett
"I Had a Dream" Performed by Loudon Wainwright III
Snowden Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
Produced by Loudon Wainwright III and Dick Connette for Story Sound Records
Loudon Wainwright III - Voice & Guitar
Chaim Tannenbaum - Harmonica
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Published: June 13, 2016
Transcript

♪ ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ I had a dream I don't
know what it meant ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ but I dreamed Donald Trump
was our President ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ There on election night
right by his side ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ His flunky Chris Christie
along for the ride ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ But it gets worse ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ Just wait there's more ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ He made Jeff Sessions Secretary of War ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ And just like he promised ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ He built him that wall ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ He blew up Cuba and
it carpet bombed Montreal ♪
♪ ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ I had a dream I woke up in a cold sweat ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ The Donald was elected in a huge upset ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ He made a bad deal with Putin ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ A secret pact with Assad ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ He told the Pope
where to go, I swear to God ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ As for the Supreme Court,
he got to choose ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ He filled the vacancy up ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ With lyin' Ted Cruz ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ His face was bright orange ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ His hair was just weird ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ But we were made great again ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ Embarrassed and feared ♪
♪ ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ Yeah, I had a dream,
and here's how it went ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ A dream that the
Trumpster was the President ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ His little finger on the button ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ He was doing his thing ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ Our new National Anthem
was "My Ding-a-Ling" ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ We were bought and
sold like in Monopoly ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ He had the most hotels
in the land of the free ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ Locked up the opposition,
and the demonstrators too ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ That would be and it might be you ♪
♪ ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ I had a dream, I'm not sure what it meant ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ When I dreamed Donald
Trump was our President ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ And it wasn't even close ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ He won it in a landslide ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ Our new hot First Lady
she was beaming with pride ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ If you think that's cool
don't fool yourself ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ He made Ben Carson Secretary of Health ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ And Sarah Palin Secretary of Stealth ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ And if you think that's
scary, well just you wait ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ He made Newt Gingrich the Secretary of State ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ And Rush Limbaugh the Secretary of Hate ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ Dreams come true and there's prophecy ♪
Loudon Wainwright III: ♪ And sometimes the nightmare is a reality ♪
♪ ♪
[music ends]
Loudon Wainwright III: I'm Loudon Wainwright,
-and I approve this message.
-[slide whistle]

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