from Gil Scott-Heron – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised on Rap Genius


This is actually a slight misnomer. Hooterville was the fictional setting for both Green Acres and another show, Petticoat Junction.

But then again, Gil doesn’t give a F about getting the names of these white shows correct. They don’t matter, that’s the point.

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