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The Meanwhile (At The Hall Of Justice) Mix

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Zuma Dogg needs a dramatic and evocative musical score to accompany him as he travels back and forth to City Hall fighting injustice without the help of a cape or sidekick in stockings. Sadly, this is not that music. However, please to help yourself to some songs about the government and the city.

Talking Heads - Don't Worry About The Government





The Modern Lovers - Government Center





Ghostland Observatory - Sad Sad City





Blondie - Union City Blue





Randy Newman - Political Science





The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City





Bruce Springsteen - It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City





Tenacious D - The Government Totally Sucks