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Site Administrator: Hard Time, Come Again No More

Let us pause in life’s pleasures and count its many tears, While we all sup sorrow with the poor; There’s a song that will linger forever in our ears; Oh, hard times come again no more. Chorus: ‘Tis the song, the sigh of the weary, Hard times, hard times, come again no more, Many days Read more…

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Site Administrator: THE GREAT MANDELLA (The Wheel of Life)

So I told him that he’d better shut his mouth And do his job like a man. And he answered "Listen, Father, I will never kill another." He thinks he’s better than his brother that died What the hell does he think he’s doing To his father who brought him up right? (Chorus) Take your Read more…

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Site Administrator: With God on Our Side

With God on Our Side Bob Dylan Oh my name it is nothin’ My age it means less The country I come from Is called the Midwest I’s taught and brought up there The laws to abide And that land that I live in Has God on its side. Oh the history books tell it Read more…

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Site Administrator: GET UP, STAND UP

Get Up, Stand Up, stand up for your right (3 times) Get Up, Stand Up, don’t give up the fight Preacher man don’t tell me heaven is under the earth I know you don’t know what life is really worth Is not all that glitters in gold and Half the story has never been told Read more…

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Site Administrator: Gates of Eden

Gates of Eden Bob Dylan Of war and peace the truth just twists Its curfew gull just glides Upon four-legged forest clouds The cowboy angel rides With his candle lit into the sun Though its glow is waxed in black All except when ‘neath the trees of Eden The lamppost stands with folded arms Its Read more…

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Site Administrator: Fuel

they were digging a new foudation in Manhattan and they discovered a slave cemetary there may their souls rest easy now that lynching is frowned upon and we’ve moved on to the electric chair and i wonder who’s gonna be president, tweedle dum or tweedle dummer? and who’s gonna have the big blockbuster box office Read more…

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Site Administrator: FORTUNATE SON

Some folks are born made to wave the flag, Ooh, they’re red, white and blue. And when the band plays "Hail to the chief", Ooh, they point the cannon at you, Lord, It ain’t me, it ain’t me, I ain’t no senator’s son, son. It ain’t me, it ain’t me; I ain’t no fortunate one, Read more…

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Site Administrator: Firgotten Sons

  Armalite, street lights, nightsights, Searching the roofs for a sniper, a viper, a fighter Death in the shadows he’ll maim you, he’ll wound you, he’ll kill you for a long forgotten cause, on not so foreign shores, Boys baptised in war, boys baptised in war Morphine, chill scream, bad dream Serving as numbers on Read more…

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Site Administrator: Flowers of Guatemala

I took a picture that I’ll have to send People here are friendly and content People here are colorful and bright The flowers often bloom at night Amanita is the name The flowers cover everything The flowers cover everything There’s something here I find hard to ignore There’s something that I’ve never seen before Amanita Read more…

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Site Administrator: The First Conspiracy

my knees are aching, my body’s sore can’t believe it we’re still coming back for more down on the floor for another round of chaos in the flesh another explosion of direction not nostalgic not retro but instead a detournment of music and politics and action and madness no more humiliation in the hands of Read more…

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Site Administrator: electioneering

i will stop i will stop at nothing say the right things when electioneering i trust i can rely on yuor vote when i go forwards you go backwards and somewhere we will meet riot shields voodoo economics its just business cattle prods and the IMF i trust i can rely on your vote

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Site Administrator: Do They Owe Us A Living?

Afuck the politically minded here’s something i want to say about the state of the nation the way it treats us today at school they give you shit drop you in the pit you try and try and try to get out but you can’t because they’ve fucked you about then you’re a prime example Read more…

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Site Administrator: Eat the Rich

Well I woke up this morning On the wrong side of the bed And how I got to thinkin’ About all those things you said About ordinary people And how they make you sick And if callin’ names kicks back on you Then I hope this does the trick ‘Cause I’m sick of your complainin’ Read more…

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Site Administrator: Don’t Let The Bastards (Get You Down)

(Third World Warrior ) They’re killing babies in the name of freedom. We’ve been down that sorry road before. They let us hang around a little longer than they should’ve. It’s too late to fool us anymore. We’ve seen the ones, who killed the ones with vision, Cold blooded murder right before your eyes Today Read more…

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Site Administrator: Dissident

she nursed him there over a night I wasn’t so sure she wanted him to stay what to say.. what to say but soon she was down soon he was low at a quarter past.. a holy no she had to turn around when she couldn’t hold.. she folded a dissident is here escape is Read more…

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Site Administrator: Dignity

Dignity Bob Dylan Fat man lookin’ in a blade of steel Thin man lookin’ at his last meal Hollow man lookin’ in a cottonfield For dignity Wise man lookin’ in a blade of grass Young man lookin’ in the shadows that pass Poor man lookin’ through painted glass For dignity Somebody got murdered on New Read more…

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Site Administrator: Desolation Row

Desolation Row Bob Dylan They’re selling postcards of the hanging They’re painting the passports brown The beauty parlor is filled with sailors The circus is in town Here comes the blind commissioner They’ve got him in a trance One hand is tied to the tight-rope walker The other is in his pants And the riot Read more…

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Site Administrator: Dear Landlord

Dear Landlord Bob Dylan Dear landlord, Please don’t put a price on my soul. My burden is heavy, My dreams are beyond control. When that steamboat whistle blows, I’m gonna give you all I got to give, And I do hope you receive it well, Dependin’ on the way you feel that you live. Dear Read more…

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Site Administrator: Democracy

It’s coming through a hole in the air, from those nights in Tiananmen Square. It’s coming from the feel that this ain’t exactly real, or it’s real, but it ain’t exactly there. From the wars against disorder, from the sirens night and day, from the fires of the homeless, from the ashes of the gay, Read more…

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Site Administrator: COPS OF THE WORLD

Come, get out of the way, boys Quick, get out of the way You’d better watch what you say, boys Better watch what you say We’ve rammed in your harbor and tied to your port And our pistols are hungry and our tempers are short So bring your daughters around to the port ‘Cause we’re Read more…

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Site Administrator: Civil War

 "What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.| Some men you just can’t reach… So, you get what we had here last week Which is the way he wants it! Well, he gets it! N’ I don’t like it any more than you men." *   Look at your young men fighting Look at your Read more…

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Site Administrator: C.I.A.

[KRS-One] LISTEN!! Yea yea yea yea yea! KRS-One comin through, Big Zack, Last Emperor WOOP WOOP! Ha hah, that’s the sound of EMS Ha hah, Last Emperor, KRS Ha hah, Big Zack you know the rest Now we gonna come down like this now, hold tight all crew [Zack de la Rocha] This voice shatters Read more…

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Site Administrator: Call it Democracy

  padded with power here they come international loan sharks backed by the guns of market hungry military profiteers whose word is a swamp and whose brow is smeared with the blood of the poor who rob life of its quality who render rage a necessity by turning countries into labour camps modern slavers in Read more…

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Site Administrator: Chimes of Freedom

Far between sundown’s finish an’ midnight’s broken toll we ducked inside the doorway, thunder crashing As majestic bells of bolts struck shadows in the sounds Seeming to be the chimes of freedom flashing Flashing for the warriors whose strength is not to fight Flashing for the refugees on the unarmed road of flight An’ for Read more…

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Site Administrator: Call It Democracy

Padded with power here they come International loan sharks backed by the guns Of market hungry military profiteers Whose word is a swamp and whose brow is smeared With the blood of the poor Who rob life of its quality Who render rage a necessity By turning countries into labor camps Modern slavers in drag Read more…

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Site Administrator: Bulls on Parade

The Microphone explodes, Shattering the molds Ya either drop the hits like De La O or get tha fuck off the commode Wit tha sure shot, sure ta make tha bodies drop Drop and don’t copy yo, don’t call this a co-opt Terror rains drenchin’, quenchin’ the thirst of tha power dons That Five Sided Read more…

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Site Administrator: BULLET THE BLUE SKY

In the howling wind comes a stinging rain See it driving nails Into the souls on the tree of pain From the firefly, a red orange glow See the face of fear Running scared in the valley below Bullet the blue sky Bullet the blue sky Bullet the blue Bullet the blue In the locust Read more…

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Site Administrator: Everything is Broken

Everything is Broken Bob Dylan Broken lines, broken strings, Broken threads, broken springs, Broken idols, broken heads, People sleeping in broken beds. Ain’t no use jiving Ain’t no use joking Everything is broken. Broken bottles, broken plates, Broken switches, broken gates, Broken dishes, broken parts, Streets are filled with broken hearts. Broken words never meant Read more…

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Site Administrator: Bullet In Your Head

This time the bullet cold rocked ya A yellow ribbon instead of a swastika Nothin’ proper about ya propaganda Fools follow the rules when the set commands ya They said it was blue When the blood was red That’s is how you got a bullet blasted through your head Blasted through your head Blasted through Read more…

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Site Administrator: The Boxer

I am just a poor boy. Though my story’s seldom told, I have squandered my resistance For a pocketful of mumbles, Such are promises All lies and jest Still, a man hears what he wants to hear And disregards the rest. When I left my home and my family, I was no more than a Read more…

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Site Administrator: BORN IN THE USA

Born down in a dead man’s town The first kick I took was when I hit the ground You end up like a dog that’s been beat too much Till you spend half your life just covering up Born in the U.S.A. I was born in the U.S.A. I was born in the U.S.A. Born Read more…

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Site Administrator: Bold Marauder

It’s hi, ho, hey, I am the bold marauder. And hi, ho, hey, I am the white destroyer. For I will bring you silver and gold And I will bring you treasure And I will bring a widowing flag And I will be your lover And I will show you grotto and cave And sacrificial Read more…

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Site Administrator: It Could Happen To You

They broke off the locks and they opened the doors Fixed up the windows and painted the floors Grew a little garden outside in the rust and sand Raised up the roof till it touched the sky Picked up the pieces that were left to die Brought this building back with a healing hand When Read more…

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Site Administrator: Blind Willy McTell

Blind Willy McTell Bob Dylan Seen the arrow on the doorpost Saying, "This land is condemned All the way from New Orleans To Jerusalem." I traveled through East Texas Where many martyrs fell And I know no one can sing the blues Like Blind Willie McTell Well, I heard the hoot owl singing As they Read more…

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Site Administrator: Blowing in the Wind

Blowing in the Wind Bob Dylan How many roads must a man walk down Before you call him a man? Yes, ‘n’ how many seas must a white dove sail Before she sleeps in the sand? Yes, ‘n’ how many times must the cannon balls fly Before they’re forever banned? The answer, my friend, is Read more…

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Site Administrator: blackbird

Blackbird singing in the dead of night Take these broken wings and learn to fly All your life You were only waiting for this moment to arise Blackbird singing in the dead of night Take these sunken eyes and learn to see All your life You were only waiting for this moment to be free Read more…

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Site Administrator: Between the Wars

I was a miner, I was a docker, I was a train driver between the wars. I raised a family in time of austerity. We swept at the foundry between the wars. I paid the union, and as times got older I looked to the government to help the working man. And they brought prosperity Read more…

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Site Administrator: Attack of the Peacekeepers

Army ads looked cool — I signed right up Besides, it was the only way I could find a job ‘Great place to start’ and see the world Womanize at discos And fake going nuts To scam infirmary drugs So send in the clowns The NATO circus is here to protect you Your choice must Read more…

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Site Administrator: Is There Anybody Here

Is There Anybody Here By Phil Ochs Is there anybody here who’d like to change his clothes into a uniform, Is there anybody here who thinks they’re only serving in a raging storm. Is there anybody here with glory in their eyes, loyal to the end, whose duty is to die, I want to see Read more…

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Site Administrator: Army Dreamers

Our little Army Boy Is coming home from B.F.P.O. I’ve a bunch of purple flowers To decorate a mammy’s hero. Mourning in the aerodrome, The weather warmer, he is colder. Four men in uniform To carry home my little soldier. (Chorus:) What could he do? Should have been a rock star, But he didn’t have Read more…

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Site Administrator: A HARD RAIN’S A-GONNA FALL

Oh, where have you been, my blue-eyed son? Oh, where have you been, my darling young one? I’ve stumbled on the side of twelve misty mountains, I’ve walked and I’ve crawled on six crooked highways, I’ve stepped in the middle of seven sad forests, I’ve been out in front of a dozen dead oceans, I’ve Read more…

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Site Administrator: YOUR FLAG DECAL WON’T GET YOU INTO HEAVEN ANYMORE

While digesting Reader’s Digest in the back of the dirty book store (ret) A plastic flag with gum on the back fell out on the floor (ret) Well I picked it up and I ran outside and slapped it on my windowshield (ret) and if I could see old Betsy Ross, I’d tell her how Read more…

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Site Administrator: Wow and Flutter

I didn’t question I didn’t know, As far as I’d seen life was endless, When I realised I had to let go, We are mere mortals, As to the rest, It’s not eternal, imperishable, While on the move, It’s not eternal, interminable, Progress is the clue, I though IBM was born with the world, The Read more…

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Site Administrator: Worms of the Senses

I got a bone to pick with capitalism and a few to break. Grab us by the throat and shake the life away. Human life is not commodity, figures, statistics or make believe. And yeah I like eating excrement and not getting paid for it. Play the guilt, play the fear and play the anxiety Read more…

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Site Administrator: World Tour Sessions

Behold The Whole Planet Upside Down I Put It Down Shuttin Down Disco Clowns I Get Around This Rap Game’s Like A Sport Been Thru 2 Passports Ass Stay Up In Airports Black Man Still Gettin No Support Compensation We Ain’t Seein Split By Europeans Damn Treated Less Than Human Beings No Matter Africa, Brazil, Read more…

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Site Administrator: World Turned Upside Down

In sixteen forty nine, to St George’s Hill a ragged band they called the Diggers came to show the peoples’ will they defied the Landlords, they defied the laws they were the dispossessed, reclaiming what was theirs “we come in peace” they said, to dig and sow we come to work the lands in common Read more…

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Site Administrator: Workers’ song

come all of you workers who toil night and day by hand and by brain to earn your pay who for centuries long past for no more than your bread have bled for your country and counted your dead in the factories and mills in the shipyards and mines we’ve often been told to keep Read more…

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Site Administrator: With Everything to Lose

From the playground to the waste ground Hope ends at seventeen Sweeping floors and filling shelves Forced into government schemes Eleven years spent to dig out ditches Forget your school day dreams Guarantees and lie filled speeches But nothing what it seems Qualified and patronised and with everything to lose No choice or chance for Read more…

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Site Administrator: Whitey’s on the Moon

A rat done bit my sister Nell With whitey on the moon Her face and arms began to swell And whitey’s on the moon I can’t pay no doctor bills And whitey’s on the moon Ten years from now, I’ll be payin’ still While whitey’s on the moon You know, the man just upped my Read more…

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Site Administrator: We’ll Have a Party

"we’ll have a party" the sun came up exposed the cloud the city put up grey mountains lost grey skies covered them up so what if we can make a million cars in one day or a million bombs to blow ourself up? should we call this free? the answer’s obvious decisions made for and Read more…

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