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Site Administrator: INNER CITY BLUES (MAKE ME WANNA HOLLER)

Rockets, moon shots Spend it on the have-nots Money, we make it ‘Fore we see it, you take it Oh, make you wanna holler The way they do my life Make me wanna holler The way they do my life This ain’t livin’, this ain’t livin’ No, no, baby, this ain’t livin’ Inflation, no chance Read more…

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Site Administrator: Hurricane

Pistol shots ring out in the barroom night Enter Patty Valentine from the upper hall She sees the bartender in a pool of blood Cries out, "My God, they killed them all!" Here comes the story of the Hurricane The man the authorities came to blame For somethin’ that he never done Put in a Read more…

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Site Administrator: Holy City

Holy City Holy City Holy City Holy City… You’re a voice in the wind in the trees A voice in the wind in the breeze You’re a voice in the wind in the trees A voice in the wind in the breeze We’ve got the inside medicine to end the inside war The choice between Read more…

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Site Administrator: Head? Chest? or Foot?

Three choices: one bullet. one trigger – guess who gets to pull it – one leader – a thousand slaves – for every throne there’s a thousand graves – you’re all the same – you’re all the same – you’re just part of their machine – perpetuate their dream – they subsidize your nightclubs – Read more…

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Site Administrator: Grindstone

If you find yourself standing At the end of your line Looking for a piece of something Maybe a piece of mind Fed up, lost, and run down Nowhere to hold on Tired of “take your place at the end son, We’ll get to you one by one.” No light ever shines Dead end tears Read more…

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Site Administrator: Green Grow The Rushes

The wheelbarrow’s fallen. Look at my hands. They’ve found some surplus, cheaper hands Rubbing palms and pick and choose Who will they choose? Here is the news. Look at that building, look at this man, Haloed and whitewashed, Gone to find a cheaper hand. He’ll offer a pound, offer a pound. Green grow the rushes Read more…

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Site Administrator: Grievance

have a drink they’re buying bottom of, bottle of denial big guy, big eye, watchin me have to wonder what it sees (sin…) progress laced with ramifications freedom’s big plunge pull the innocent from a crowd raise the stakes then bring em down if they fail to obey oh if they fail to obey for Read more…

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Site Administrator: Ghosts of Dachau

I close my eyes- I reach out my hand And there you are- beautiful in scabs Caressing my scalp- under the mounts of the gun towers I shout your name- I kick out in dreams And here we are- the search light beams The siren squeals- and hopeless shuffle to certainty The crab lice bite- Read more…

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Site Administrator: G7 Dick Electro Boogie

If I were the Third World, My ass’d be numb from the fucking. Could I get a word in? Before you slide the fucking turd in? Taken all the G7 Dick I can handle. Time to go down and bite off the roman candle. Thanks for all the aid now I pay you back triple. Read more…

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Site Administrator: Funky President (People It’s Bad)

People people, we gotta get over before we go under Hey country, didn’t say what you meant Just changed — brand new funky president Stock market going up, jobs going down And ain’t no funking jobs to be found Taxes keep going up I changed from a glass — now I drink out of a Read more…

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Site Administrator: Freedom of Choice

VICTIM OF COLLISION ON THE OPEN SEA NOBODY EVER SAID THAT LIFE WAS FREE SINK SWIM GO DOWN WITH THE SHIP BUT USE YOUR FREEDOM OF CHOICE I’LL SAY IT AGAIN IN THE LAND OF THE FREE USE YOUR FREEDOM OF CHOICE IN ANCIENT ROME THERE WAS A POEM ABOUT A DOG WHO FOUND TWO Read more…

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Site Administrator: Five To One

Five to one, baby, one in five No one here gets out alive Now you get yours and I’ll get mine Gonna make it baby if we try The old get old and the young get stronger May take a week and it may take longer They got the guns but we got the numbers Read more…

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Site Administrator: Faye Tucker

on the night they killed faye tucker i was gambling away my last dime yeah well i pulled down the lever and i sent up a prayer that my luck would not be denied my luck would not be denied so roll out the head of faye tucker yeah well never you mind what they Read more…

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Site Administrator: Fictional Reality

Crisis feeds the lunacy All fear the new machine Consumed democracy returns a socialist regime It’s laid to rest without a contest All hail the new incompetence Masking you see what to believe A drone in the world of anarchy Treachery, misery, violence, insanity Scavengers closing in Covering the truth again Castrate society Fictional reality Read more…

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Site Administrator: Every State Line

i got pulled over in west Texas so they could look inside my car he said are you an american citizen i said yes sir so far they made sure i wasn’t smuggling someone in from Mexico someone willing to settle for america ’cause there’s nowhere else to go and every state line there’s a Read more…

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Site Administrator: Don’t Hit Your Sister

Don’t Hit Your Sister Employees Only do you know why you have to get up every day and bust your ass? it’s not reflected in your pay fully convinced of scarcity we scramble for their favors on our hands and knees cause we’re employees only to them happy with our superficial democracy but the corporate Read more…

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Site Administrator: EL MOZOTE

Somewhere in El Salvador there’s a grave for 700 Pits full of guts and kids who were tortured and hunted By death squad soldiers who won’t ever be purged or punished Paid for by a government that our tax dollars funded El Mozote (x3) But that was so long ago and our officials have retired Read more…

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Site Administrator: Dumb All Over

Motel room mo-mo-mo-mom mo-mo-mom Motel room mo-mo-mo-mom mo-mo-mom Motel room mo-mo-mo-mom mo-mo-mom Motel room mo-mo-mo-mom mo-mo-mom Whoever we are Wherever we’re from We shoulda noticed by now Our behavior is dumb And if our chances Expect to improve It’s gonna take a lot more Than tryin’ to remove The other race Or the other whatever Read more…

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Site Administrator: Do or Die

The once steel tough fabric of the union man Was sold and bartered away Fed to the money wolves in the Reagan years, Caught adrift in greedy Nineties’ days So inside this song is our rally cry Chorus: Your dreams are in danger, and "We Must Rise" Our time has come we are under the Read more…

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Site Administrator: Dig It

Presto, read the Communist Manifesto Guerillas in the Mix, think of ?Byron and Manesto?, so (E-Roc: What a brother with a afro know?) Yo, go and flow for the mack and be the hoe so grow cause the lynchin brothers might get hung Better rip through em from the tip of my mouth/Mao, say/Tse-Tung/tongue Deficit Read more…

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Site Administrator: Disposable Heroes

Bodies fill the fields I see, hungry heroes end No one to play soldier now, no one to pretend Running blind through killing fields, bred to kill them all Victim of what said should be a servant `til I fall [Chorus:] Soldier boy, made of clay now an empty shell twenty one, only son but Read more…

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Site Administrator: Dittohead

This fucking country’s lost its grip Subconscious hold begins to slip The scales of justice tend to tip The legal system has no spine It’s corroding from inside Slap your hand you’ll do no time Reality on vacation All across a blinded nation Mentality under sedation Anyone can be set free On a technicality Explain Read more…

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Site Administrator: Divide and Conquer

Well they divided up all the land and we’ve got states and cities cities have their neighborhoods and more subdivisions There’s countries divided by walls oceans and latitude and longitude longing to find out just what they’re missing There’s lots of area codes and nine digit zip codes secret decoder ring codes arteries shopping nodes Read more…

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Site Administrator: Criminalise the Poor

There’s a war going on, a war on the poor a crime to be homeless not human no more jail the squeegee kids lock them up tight, but "law & order" are not always right. chorus: Criminalise the poor, it’s all out war we forgot about justice in the "land of the free" smug politicians Read more…

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Site Administrator: Coming up

our father who art in a penthouse sits in his 37th floor suite and swivels to gaze down at the city he made me in he allows me to stand and sollicit graffiti until he needs the land i stand on i in my darkened threshold am pawing through my pockets the receipts, the bus Read more…

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Site Administrator: Clampdown

What are we gonna do now? Taking off his turban, they said, is this man a Jew? ‘Cause they’re working for the clampdown They put up a poster saying we earn more than you! When we’re working for the clampdown We will teach our twisted speech To the young believers We will train our blue-eyed Read more…

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Site Administrator: Circle of Beliefs

Can’t explain the other side Answers lost before their eyes Violence surges from inside A state of mind that never dies Born into a chosen way Life that doesn’t fit today To die a painful death it seems Is better than your misery Contemplating rearranging Changing all your ways of thinking (Lead: King) Everyday your Read more…

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Site Administrator: Christmas in Washington

It was Christmastime in Washington The Democrats rehearsed Gettin’ into gear For 4 more years of things not gettin’ worse The Republicans drank whiskey Neat And thanked their lucky stars They said “He cannot seek another term There’ll be no more FDR’s” I sat home in Tennessee Starin’ at the screen With an uneasy feeling Read more…

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Site Administrator: Chernobyl

I’ll tell you a story that happened in April of 1986 An explosion and subsequent meltdown Caused damage that never can be fixed A nuclear reactor at Chernobyl Like so many others round the globe Did what experts say cannot happen And like a bomb did explode And just like a bomb did explode Chernobyl, Read more…

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Site Administrator: Cesspools in Eden

Poison is bubbling beneath your dreamhome Buried there years before Kid runs in crying from playing in the garden "Mommy, I burned my hands!" "What’s making our eyes so itchy?" "Don’t rub ’em, they’ll swell up." Oh, Oh Oh Oh It’s the big waste dump! We built your ticky-tacky houses on landfill soil To cover Read more…

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Site Administrator: Carry It On

There’s a man by my side walking There’s a voice within me talking There’s a voice within me saying Carry it on, Carry it on They will tell their empty stories Send their dogs to bite our bodies They will lock us up in prison Carry it on, Carry it on When you can’t go Read more…

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Site Administrator: Calm like a Bomb

Feel the funk blast (whispered x2) Well feel the funk blast (x3) Yo Yo Yo Yo Yo Yo Yo Check it Out Yo Yo Yo I be walkin’ god like a dog My narrative — fearless Word war returns to burn like Baldwin home from Paris, Uh Like steel from a furnace I was born Read more…

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Site Administrator: CRIME TO BE BROKE IN AMERICA

I take the needle off the record and shove it in my arm whenever I feel life is comin’ on too strong they left me in a clinc fulla cynical motha fuckin’ bureaucrats and other kinda ding bats Livin on the tracks the tracks in my arms said it all depends which side the tracks Read more…

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Site Administrator: By the time I get to Arizona

I’m countin’ down to the day deservin’ Fittin’ for a king I’m waitin’ for the time when I can Get to Arizona ‘Cause my money’s spent on The goddamn rent Neither party is mine not the Jackass or the elephant 20.000 nig niggy nigas in the corner Of the cell block but they come From Read more…

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Site Administrator: Bracero

Bracero By Phil Ochs Wade into the river, through the rippling shallow watter Steal across the thirsty border, bracero Come bring your hungry bodies to the golden fields of plenty From a peso to a penny, bracero Oh, Welcome to California Where the friendly farmer will take care of you Come labor for your mother, Read more…

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Site Administrator: Bobby Brown Goes Down

Hey there, people, I’m Bobby Brown They say I’m the cutest boy in town My car is fast, my teeth is shiney I tell all the girls they can kiss my heinie Here I am at a famous school I’m dressin’ sharp ‘n I’m Actin’ cool I got a cheerleader here wants to help with Read more…

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Site Administrator: Blood Red

Peaceful confrontation meet war machine Seizing all civil liberties Honest ballotation among banshee Spilling blood throughout humanity You cannot hide the face of death Oppression ruled by bloodshed No disguise can deface evil The massacre of innocent people Deviated lies fear blinding in your eyes Enforcing their truth through a gun Aggressive discipline and barbaric Read more…

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Site Administrator: Bleed For Me

You’ve been hanging ‘round With an enemy of the state Come with me to the building That no-one stops to watch C’mon bleed C’mon bleed C’mon bleed Bleed for me We’ll strap you to a pipe Electrodes on your balls C’mon scream C’mon writhe Face down in a pool of piss C’mon bleed C’mon bleed Read more…

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Site Administrator: Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos

Ridenhour – Shocklee – Sadler – Drayton I got a letter from the government The other day I opened and read it It said they were suckers They wanted me for their army or whatever Picture me given’ a damn – I said never Here is a land that never gave a damn About a Read more…

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Site Administrator: Bitter Peace

Initiate blood purge Coalition in massacre Mechanized high tech Whole sale death in effect Mutually assured Destruction will occur Genocide revised Same pain through diverse eyes Can’t stop the warring factions Hostile from the start Always war always Ending bitter peace Not the last third war Blood spills for evermore Patriot hard line Lay siege Read more…

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Site Administrator: Billy Austin

My name is Billy Austin I’m Twenty-Nine years old I was born in Oklahoma Quarter Cherokee I’m told Don’t remember Oklahoma Been so long since I left home Seems like I’ve always been in prison Like I’ve always been alone Didn’t mean to hurt nobody Never thought I’d cross that line I held up a Read more…

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Site Administrator: Banana Co

Oh, Banana Co We really love you And we need you And, oh, Banana Co We’d really love to Believe you But Everything’s underground: We’ve got to dig it up somehow. Oh, she said “No go” She said she’d like to, She’s seen you, But no. “No go”. She says if you die Then we Read more…

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Site Administrator: Bad Time To Be Poor

It is a bad time to be poor, cause we don’t give a shit no more. If you want to go for help, don’t go next door. The line’s been drawn and staked outside. I see to trying to lay the blame on the folks in charge, who hide in shame for growing up with Read more…

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Site Administrator: Blood Quantum

blood quantum you’re standing in the blood quantum line with a pitcher in your hand poured from your heart into your veins you said i am i am i am now measure me measure me tell me where i stand allocate my very soul like you have my land genocide genocide colonize you christianize you Read more…

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Site Administrator: BALLS TO THE WALL

Balls To The Wall Too many slaves in this world Die by torture and pain Too many people do not see They’re killing themselves – going insane Too many people do not know Bondage is over the human race They believe slaves always lose And this fear keeps them down Watch the damned (God bless Read more…

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Site Administrator: Article IV

Crawling through the mud all night long Hunted like rats by the Viet Cong Fields of death bodies piled up higher Through the Silence of the Tet cease fire The will to fight seems so long gone While back at home they sing a protest song They burned them once then they shot them twice Read more…

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Site Administrator: Are You Normal Enough?

Normal people suffocate you till your last breath They clutter footpaths, clutter highways with their living death Are you normal enough? Normal people stare at you wherever you may go Normal people despise difference to the normal people show Are you normal enough? Normal people stay inside, stay in the normal zone You shed a Read more…

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Site Administrator: Are These Our Lives?

under the ruins of a paradise never to be known crushed beneath the feet of gods who reap what we have sown as the industrial neo-fascists slash and burn through flesh endorse the individual but sacrifice the rest i want the truth to be told that we are more than the sum of what we’re Read more…

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Site Administrator: And Justice For All

Halls of justice painted green Money talking Power wolves beset your door Hear them stalking Soon you’ll please their appetite They devour Hammer of justice crushes you Overpower The ultimate in vanity Exploiting their supremacy I can’t believe the things you say I can’t believe I can’t believe the price you pay Nothing can save Read more…

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Site Administrator: American Jesus

I don’t need to be a global citizen Because I’m blessed by nationality I’m a member of a growing populace We enforce our popularity There are things that seem to pull us under and There are things that drag us down But there’s a power and a vital presence That’s lurking all around We’ve got Read more…

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