Hank Jackson is a clean-cut Country & Western singer whom is recruited to run for the post of Republican senator of Texas with the assistance of three Washington D.C. 'technical advisers'; cynical movie producer Sid Angelo, image consultant Chet Stoner, and political advisor Ed Varnett whom are under the employment of the shady Governor Baxter whom wants his latest political rival, Senator Birdwell, out of the way. During the cleverly scripted campaign of TV commercials and political speeches, Hank lets the thoughts of fame and popularity go to his head. But it puts a strain on his relationship with his liberal girlfriend Tammy Parker whom is currently leading a strike that Hank opposes. Seeing Tammy as a threat to Hank's campaign, the ruthless Sid Angelo plots to shut her up by unethical and illegal means. Written by
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Listen, you think Hank Jackson is just a singer? Well, wake up, man! Listen to what he's singing. Look at who his fans are. Look, the people in this country are sick and tired of hearing about wars, riots, recessions, pollution, detentions, the whole mess. You know what they're after? Simpler times. Like in those old west movies were you can always tell the good guys from the bad guys. You can't wear a white hat anymore? So, put a flag on your windshield. They blame all the worlds problems on ...
Words and Music by Herschell Gordon Lewis
(as Sheldon Seymour)
Performed by Claude King
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