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October 6th, 2004

Lava Cam

Ryan is covering for Paul while he discusses the meaning of Silly Putty with John Edwards.

Wanna see a disaster in the making? Well, you’ll want to keep an eye on the Mount Saint Helen’s VolcanoCam, a web cam that will let you watch the destruction and mayhem live from the comfort of your own safe, non-lava enveloped desk. Really, is there anything more 1999 than watching the magma flow and destroy people’s homes in a web browser?

Or, you could always just watch Wife Swap, just as much of a disaster in the making as a volcano about to blow.

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FROM: cate
DATE: Wednesday October 6, 2004 -- 11:51:46 am
for my money, the best disaster in progress is Courtney Love... although tanorexic Paris Hilton is a close second...



FROM: jalil
DATE: Wednesday October 6, 2004 -- 1:48:49 pm
THANKS



FROM: NGNTHNG
DATE: Wednesday October 6, 2004 -- 1:52:00 pm
thanks



FROM: aharris
DATE: Wednesday October 6, 2004 -- 3:34:07 pm
THANKS!!!!!

...just jumping on the bandwagon.



FROM: Ryan [E-Mail]
DATE: Wednesday October 6, 2004 -- 4:48:34 pm
Jalil? Is that you, Urkel?



FROM: Ryan [E-Mail]
DATE: Wednesday October 6, 2004 -- 4:48:55 pm
Oh, wait, that's Jaleel. Maybe Jalil is the guy from Whodini.



FROM: Robert [E-Mail]
DATE: Wednesday October 6, 2004 -- 7:44:13 pm
YOU'RE WELCOME!

(Someone had to say it.)



FROM: Aaron [E-Mail]
DATE: Thursday October 7, 2004 -- 1:50:17 am
Those of us that lived through the 1980 St. Helen's show are nonplussed by the latest. The spirit of Harry Truman lives on...



FROM: Cat [E-Mail]
DATE: Thursday October 7, 2004 -- 12:03:30 pm
Oh jeeze, thanks for the earworm, Aaron.

Oh Harry Truman
Your Spirit Lake is gone,
but OOHHHHH Harry TrooOOOooman
Your spirit will live on and on!

*cries*

That was the biggest disaster of 1980.



FROM: redgotee1206
DATE: Friday October 8, 2004 -- 1:28:49 pm
"Welcome to my secret volcano lair. We're surrounded by liquid hot Mag-ma!"



FROM: Mari Stephenson
DATE: Tuesday November 23, 2004 -- 4:23:18 pm
I saw a reference here to the song that started out "Oh, Harry Truman..." and was wondering if someone knows where I can get the lyrics.
Thanks.



FROM: Paul
DATE: Tuesday November 23, 2004 -- 5:06:55 pm
I saw a search engine once. Thanks.



FROM: Ron Allen
DATE: Tuesday February 28, 2006 -- 2:26:05 am
My name is Ron Allen. I wrote the song "Harry Truman Your Spirit Lives On.
I have had lots of requests for a copy of the song since it aired 26 years ago. If you want to contact me for any reason, please feel free to write to me at: callenremax@comcast.net I will be happy to send you the lyrics, a copy of the 45 or whatever you would like regarding the song.

Ron Allen.



FROM: Steve
DATE: Thursday July 27, 2006 -- 11:33:31 pm
I loved that song as a child. Sang it all the time.

---

Weeks and weeks of atticipation waiting for the mountain to blow,

But old Harry Truman made his declaration, there was no way in hell that he was going to go.

If I leave my home I will die in a week. This mountain is where I buried my wife. I have plenty of food and there is fish in the creek, I am staying here the rest of my life.

Oh, Harry Truman, your spirit lake is gone, but oh, Harry Truman, your spirit will live on and on.

Finally one day in the middle of May the Mountain started breaking in two. When it started rumbling the trees started crumbling and ole St. Helens she blew.

People were crying and trying to run but it was too late. The sky was so black when the people looked back, they couldn't see their faith.

Oh, Harry Truman, your Spirit Lake is gone, but oh, Harry Truman, your spirit will live on and on.

(I probably don't have all the words correct and I believe there is another verse but I haven't sung that song since childhood (I was about 11 when the mountain blew) so I think it is pretty good that I remembered that much.)



FROM: Steve
DATE: Tuesday August 8, 2006 -- 11:36:12 am
People were crying and trying to run but it was too late. The sky was so black when the people looked back, they couldn't see their faith.

THAT SHOULD BE.

People were crying and trying to run but it was too late. The sky was so black when the people looked back, they couldn't see their fate.


And there is another verse but I can't remember it.



FROM: Steve
DATE: Tuesday August 8, 2006 -- 11:39:03 am
Something about The rocks and the mud made a terrible thud as they swallowed up Spirit Lake.

But I can't remember any further.



FROM: Steve
DATE: Tuesday August 8, 2006 -- 11:41:03 am
Ron, have you thought about making an MP3 of the song?

It is the 21st Century.



David November 4, 2009, 12:22 am

I have two original albums of “Your Spirit Lives On, The Musical Legend Of Harry Truman.” Both are still in their original shrink wrap, one has some shelf wear.

Side 1, song 6 is Ron Allen’s song listed above.

These are available at Amazon.com
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001VEBNG4?ie=UTF8&seller=A1EKDIPPZB4T2C&sn=Go4th

and http://www.fixit4.us/shop.

I am able to include a CD or MP3 recording to the purchaser if requested. NOTE: The LP would arrived with the seal broken.

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