Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh
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"Our love for him now ain't hard to explain..." (Another Firefly preview)

OK, folks: this week at Firefly at the Mission we get Saffron in the flesh and Jayne, um, as a statue: that's right, Tuesday's double feature is "Our Mrs. Reynolds" and "Jaynestown," and at least for "Jaynestown" we (meaning "I") need to prepare. Thus, here are the lyrics to the song that gets sung in the bar:

The Man they call Jayne!

Oh, He robbed from the rich
and he gave to the poor.
Stood up to the man
and he gave him what for.
Our love for him now
ain't hard to explain.
The hero of Canton
the man they call Jayne.

Our Jayne saw the mudders' backs breakin'.
He saw the mudders' lament.
And he saw the Magistrate takin'
every dollar and leavin' five cents.
So he said: "You can't do that to my people."
said "You can't crush them under your heel."
So Jayne strapped on his hat
and in 5 seconds flat
stole everythin' Boss Higgins had to steal.

Oh, He robbed from the rich
and he gave to the poor.
Stood up to the man
and he gave him what for.
Our love for him now
ain't hard to explain.
The hero of Canton
the man they call Jayne.

Now here is what separates heroes
from common folk like you and I.
The man they call Jayne
he turned 'round his plane
and let that money hit sky.

He dropped it onto our houses
he dropped it into our yards.
The man they called Jayne
he stole away our pain
and headed out for the stars!

(Here we go!)

He robbed from the rich
and he gave to the poor.
Stood up to the man
and he gave him what for.
Our love for him now
ain't hard to explain.
The hero of Canton
the man they call Jayne...
Tags: firefly/whedon, music
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