Song, "We've Got Balls," Lamenting Tar Balls On Gulf Beaches Offered As Free Download by Robin And The Giant

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Florida based musical duo Robin And The Giant have released a song titled "We've Got Balls" to lament the appearance of tar balls on Gulf Coast beaches and are now offering the song as a free download.

Robin And The Giant, a musical duo based out of Ocala, Florida, has made their song, "We've Got Balls" available as a free download on their website. The song laments the appearance of tar balls on the beaches of the coast of the Gulf Of Mexico following the massive oil leak caused after the Deepwater Horizon tragedy.

The duo, comprised of Robin MacBlane and Larry Whitler, endorse the development of alternative fuel sources particularly for automobiles and residential needs. The song, written by Whitler, is licensed for broadcast through BMI.

Robin And The Giant, comprised of Robin MacBlane and Larry Whitler, are usually more associated with gentle folk songs for children and families than they are with songs that make social commentary. Whitler insists, however, “this issue is all about the children and the world they will inherit so it makes sense for us to express our thoughts on this issue in the best way we know how – through our music.”

MacBlane agrees, adding, “Robin And The Giant have always made it a priority to stand up for the children. In fact, we released a song in 1989 titled ‘Stand Up For The Children’ which was entered into the U.S. Congressional Record on October 4, 1989 by U.S. Congressman Clifford B. Stearns (Republican from Florida).” MacBlane continues by adding, “We’d be hypocrites if we didn’t respond to the Deepwater Horizon tragedy because in ‘Stand Up For The Children’ we say all children have a right to ‘a free world, a safe world, and a clean world’.”

Here is the complete lyric (used with permission):

"Where there's a will
There's a way
Where there's an oil well
There's a better way
And I'm not trying to be
Radical at all---
But there's a bill
To be paid
And from the looks of it
I'm afraid
It's going to be paid
By our children
And their children
And their children---

"And we've got balls
On the beach
Made of tar
We've got balls on the beach made of tar
And we've got choices
Alternatives
For our cars--
Our houses and our cars
So what are we waitin' for
We've done greater things before
It's a David and Goliath kind of call
But we've got balls
We've got balls

"Where there's an ill
There's a cure
And we've been addicted
To some things before
And we're not trying to be
Political at all---
But there's a chance
We can save
Our planet from an early grave
But we've gotta do it now
For our children
And their children
And their children

(Chorus)

Scientists have revealed
We can let go of the oil
And still hold on to the steering wheel
But the fight is not with science
It's with those who hold the purse
And it's only getting worse
It's only getting worse

(Chorus)
(Copyright 2010 Robin And The Giant - Used with permission)

To hear the song and download it for free go to http://www.RobinAndTheGiant.com

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