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That Bomb Has Got To Go!

Ewan MacColl
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Scritta assieme alla moglie, Peggy Seeger. Da cantarsi sull'aria di "100 Years on the Eastern Shore".
We're marching on Trafalgar Square, Oh yes, oh!
Today we're marching to declare that bomb has got to go!

That bomb it weighs a ton or so;
Can kill a million at one go.

The old folks and the kids at school;
They all repeat this golden rule.

I asked my girl to marry me;
She said — Of course, if you'll agree

I had a dream the other night;
I dreamed the Tories saw the light.

MacMillan spoke in Parliament;
Let's stop this damned rearmament.

Fall-out here and fall-out there;
And strontium 90 everywhere.

This overcrowded world is small;
But it's better than no world at all.

Oh dropping bombs is all the rage;
But I'd rather live to a ripe old age.

The Prince was born the other day;
The very first words I heard him say

Ashes to ashes and dust to dust;
If the bomb doesn't get you then the fall-out must..

Contributed by Riccardo Venturi


This good song is recorded on,
That Bomb Has Got to Go - Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger
London Youth Choir Songs Against the Bomb Topic 12001, 1960.
Holger Terp

Holger Terp - 2014/6/22 - 20:34



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