Making Light: Nobody living can ever stop me

(Video removed by YouTube because HBO contacted them and claimed it was “infringing.” Stay classy, HBO.)
Saw this on our way back in the car, reading away on my iPhone:

Making Light: Nobody living can ever stop me

Okay, I admit it, my heart skipped a beat when I realized that Pete Seeger was really going to sing the whole song, including the “controversial” verse:

There was a big high wall there that tried to stop me;
The sign was painted, it said private property;
But on the back side it didn’t say nothing;
That side was made for you and me.

Other “controversial” but needful verses, as noted in the comments:

In the squares of the city
In the shadow of the steeple
At the relief office
I saw my people
As they stood there hungry
I stood there whistling

Nobody living can ever stop me,
As I go walking that freedom highway;
Nobody living can ever make me turn back
This land was made for you and me.

UPDATE: But nobody at HBO must be a living, breathing soul, because they stopped Pete Seeger’s inspiring performance at the end of the Inaugural Concert from being seen on the Internets.

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