Listen to Jonathan Rundman's "Librarian" song

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Check out the acoustic demo (freely available MP3) of Jonathan Rundman's song, "Librarian," available from the artist's website. A brief excerpt below:

and when the day is over I go home at 5:03
and I give thanks to God and to Andrew Carnegie
and the U.S. Constitution and to Orwell, Poe, and Twain
and I'll return at 8AM to open up again

This was posted over on NEWLIB-L.

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LIBRARIANwhen I was just a baby, before I could speakI would line up all my letter blocks alphabeticallyand now it’s my vocation and my passion to assignevery decimal-numbered shelf to every decimal-numbered spineI’m a librarian, I’m a librarianand I like it quiet so the pages can be heardI’m a librarian, I’m a librarianand I do it for the love of the wordI bring order out of chaos, I shine light into the darkbecause power comes from knowledge just like fire from a sparkand like Gutenberg and Luther with press and pen in handI take the message to the masses in a form they understandI’m a librarian, I’m a librarianand I like it quiet so the pages can be heardI’m a librarian, I’m a librarianand I do it for the love of the wordand when the day is over I go home at 5:03and I give thanks to God and then to Andrew Carnegieand the U.S. Constitution and Orwell, Poe, and Twainand I’ll return at 8AM to open up againI’m a librarian, I’m a librarianand I like it quiet so the pages can be heardI’m a librarian, I’m a librarianand I do it for the love of the word