The Inauguration un-engaged Rebecca Ferguson
when she asked if she could sing “Strange Fruit.”
Southern trees bear strange fruit
Blood on the leaves and blood at the root
Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze
Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees
Okay, that’s fine. That didn’t suit Trump’s mood.
Instead Toby Keith sang “Beer For My Horses.”
Take a beer in Texas, find a tall oak tree
Round up all them bad boys
Hang them high in the street
For all the people to see
We got too many gangsters doing dirty deeds
Too much corruption, and crime in the streets
It’s time the long arm of the law
Put a few more in the ground.