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We Didn't Start the Fire, Honest

Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start The Fire" takes twentieth-century cultural touchstones and throws them into a lyrical blender. House musician Jonathan Coulton rewrites some couplets of this oft-attempted, oft-maligned karaoke hit to quiz contestants about a few of its historical references.



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