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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Sunday Bloody Sunday – Steve Hofmeyr’s version


The following was sourced today from theridgeonline.co.za:

Steve, Bono row rages

In his ongoing campaign against U2 frontman, Bono, Afrikaans singer and self-appointed cultural guardian Steve Hofmeyr has parodied the lyrics of the old U2 hit Sunday Bloody Sunday.

Here are the revised lyrics as they appear on Hofmeyr’s official website.

Hofmeyr was enraged when Bono made comments relating to the singing of the song “Kill the Boer”.

Here’s why Steve got annoyed and threw his U2 tickets into the Jukskei.
(BTW: Steve did not really through his tickets in the Jukskei river. It’s just a metaphor!)

Sunday Bloody Sunday – (Steve Hofmeyr’s version)

I can’t believe the news today
I can’t close my eyes, and make it go away
How long, must we sing this song
How long, to kill somebody else’s young
Tonight…

The Boere father stands and weeps
Bodies bleeding at his feet
Bono, used to understand the call
Kill the Boer, Bono says yes shoot them all…

Kill the Boer, before Sunday
Kill the Boer, before Sunday
Kill the Boer, before Sunday

As he sings we lose a few
Many lost, what’s another one or two
The trench is dug within our hearts
And mothers, children, brothers, sisters
Torn apart

Kill the Boer, before Sunday
Kill the Boer, before Sunday
Kill the Boer, before Sunday

Sourced from: theridgeonline.co.za


Original Image Source: jeroenarendsen.nl


Related post on this blog: "Kill the boer, kill the farmer!"

4 comments :

Macaw said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Off topic, but I see zasucks.net has been suspended. Any idea where she will appear now. I am losing track of this...

Tia Mysoa said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

@ Macaw

Best is to keep track at>>

http://mspoliticalcommentary.blogspot.com/

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

They're back again at www. zasucks. net - for now. They plan to get a new host (it's on a free host right now) but the domain will probably remain the same when they've got everything up and running on the permanent server. Strange thing though... there's one post on the new site by... Renaldo Gouws!

It's strange, but Mike posted it on his blog, so I maybe they kissed and made up. Time will tell, I guess. I'm curious to know what's going on with that.

S.A. White

Tia Mysoa said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Bono lays 'Kill the Boer' furore to rest

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