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Dan Bern - We Will Not Be Divided

Song Lyrics

From the halls of Montezuma
Down to the coal mines of Beaver Falls
Socialist workers, moveon.org
Green Peace, the Capital Mall
International Brotherhood of Electical Workers
United Fruit, the PTA

We will not be divided, My friends,
We will not be divided
We will not be divided, my friends
We will not be divided

From the clashing cliffs of Big Sur
To the white sands of the Keys
Massapequa, Sausolito
The sound of the Puget Breeze

The bloody ground of Gettysburg
To the white Wyoming fields
We will not be divided, my friends
We will not be divided

You can separate a worker from his rightful dollar
His Peso, his Euro, his Yen
Trample his freedom, his restitution,
His constitution my friend

Steal his loot and take it to some island retreat
You can run but you cannot hide
We will not be divided, my friends
We will not be divided

Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin,
Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine
Thoreau, Walt Whitman, Rodney King
Woody Guthrie singing out in the rain
Emma Goldman, Eleanor Roosevelt
Abraham, Martin, and John

We will not be divided, my friends
We will not be divided
We will not be divided, my friends
We will not be divided

From the tea-dumping party in Boston
Little Rock, Memphis, Ann Arbor
Julia Butterfly drawing the line
Seattle '99

Haymarket, Christopher Street
Paul Revere and his great freedom ride
We will not be divided, my friends
We will not be divided

Fight on the picket line
Down in the coal mine
Working the phone lines
Standing in the break line

Humanists, Economists, God-fearing atheists
Fair minded peace-loving people everywhere
I do believe even Jesus Christ would cry
to the heavens above:
We will not be divided, my friends
We will not be divided

From Broadway to the Milky Way, Pacific Coast Highway
Pompano Beach, Long Island, Queens
The Brazos, The Ohio, Columbia, Manonga, Hela
Missisippi down to New Orleans,
Oakland to Aukland, Venice to Venezuala, Cairo to Tel Aviv

We will not be divided, my friends
We will not be divided

Jesus in the desert
Moses in the sea
Mohammed on that mountain
And the I and the Me become We
Guantanamo to Wall Street
Islamabad to Church Street
The moon to Mercury

We will not be divided, my friends
We will not be divided

Wherever people defend their right to
own their own destiny
Defend themselves against lies, against greed
Defend their rights to be free
From the Euphrates primordial mud
to the dust of the moons of Mars

We will not be divided, my friends
We will not be divided
We will not be divided, my friends
We will not be divided
We will not be divided, my friends
We will not be divided

Notes:
Transcribed - please send me corrections.

CDs

These lyrics are on the following CD(s):

Anthems (2004)
Anthems

   

1. Revolution Begins in the Basement
2. Biggest Thing Man Has Ever Done
3. We Will Not Be Divided
4. Where is the Love?
5. Take Back the New Millenium


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