Chernobyl Joyful Town (Anti Nuclear Energy)

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The original lyrics for Chernobyl, Joyful Town was intended to communicate a feeling of intense loss when one is deprived of the surroundings, friends and family that you have grown to love. As we wanted to capitalize on the fact that we are environmental warriors, we tried to bring in the natural element as well. The Chernobyl nuclear disaster seemed to offer the perfect opportunity to convey both human frailty and the vulnerability of the natural environment.

Chernobyl, haunted hell I do remember
When friends were at home
And no none alone
The world was at peace
My heart was at ease
I do remember well
My happy home
I do remember well
A happy home

© Gene & Jean

CHERNOBYL JOYFUL TOWN

© Gene & Jean

Kiss the doorpost kiss the ground
Walk away don’t look around
Say goodbye to what you’ve known
Nuclear nightmares haunt each home

Poisoned waters, air of death
Farms and fields have been bereft
Hearts and souls evacuate
Some one made a small mistake

Chernobyl Joyful town I do remember
When friends were at home
And no none alone
The world was at peace
My heart was at ease
I do remember well
My happy home

Memories of children around
Echo but there is not a sound
Everything that is good and dear
Fell apart and is no more

Come recall those happy days
Don’t despair when life is unfair
Take a chance and try to hope
Light a spark and try to cope

Happy homes Joyful town I do remember
When friends were at home
And no none alone
The world was at peace
My heart was at ease
I do remember well
My happy home

I do remember well
The joys of a happy past
I do recall them all
Before the Blast

Instrumental Interlude

Chernobyl Haunted hell I do remember
When friends were at home
And no none alone
The world was at peace
My heart was at ease
I do remember well
My happy home
I do remember well
A happy home