OT:Lawyers in Love "The Russians..."


OT: Remember these lyrics from the title track on Jackson Browne’s 1983 album, Lawyers in Love? I was courting my wife at the time and bought her the vinyl LP. I had just been accepted to law school.

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[Verse 3]
“Last night I watched the news from Washington
The capital
The Russians escaped while we weren’t watching them
Like Russians will
Now we’ve got all this room
We’ve even got the moon
And I hear the USSR will be open soon
As vacation land for lawyers in love
Lawyers in love”


Christopher Connelly, in reviewing the album for Rolling Stone in 1983, paid extra attention to the title track, writing that "in ‘Lawyers in Love,’ God’s interplanetary travelers discover Americans ‘waiting for World War III,’ shoveling down fast food in front of the television…


It’s a catchy tune.