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Pat Finucane

1916
Language: English



[2004]
Lyrics & Music by Kenn Gordon
Album: Voice Of Resistance

Pat Finucane http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pat_Finucane was murdered 21 years ago a public enquiry into his death is required but the UK government refuse to allow it as they were involved in his murder…
Finucane he saw it coming
Come on you know he did
There was no protection
He could have run and hid
Pat stood for the law
And would not bow to the crown
Memos in the cabinet
Said take this man down.

Finucane lays in the ground - No one did they arrest
Just another shooting - in a decade of unrest
But the crown they're guilty, they know it sure enough
No Public enquiry - while Pat's bones turn to dust...

In this murky world
Where nothings as it seems
A man of double dealings
Was working for the Queen
The RUC and MI5
Played their wicked game
An IRA informer
Ken Barrett was his name

Finucane lays in the ground - No one did they arrest
Just another shooting - in a decade of unrest
But the crown they're guilty, they know it sure enough
No Public enquiry - while Pat's bones turn to dust…

He told the men in Whitehall
I can rid you of this foe
The UDA want him dead
The crowns power we will show
So look the other way
I know no tear you'll shead
For one more fianian soul
Barret filled him full of lead

Finucane lays in the ground - No one did they arrest
Just another shooting - in a decade of unrest
But the crown they're guilty, they know it sure enough
No Public enquiry - while Pat's bones turn to dust

Pat sat down to dinner
In his usual way
Blessed his wife and family
Then in his blood he lay
Ken Barret stood there laughing
14 times that day
A family's life lay shattered
As the police they ran away.

Finucane lays in the ground - no one did they arrest
Just another shooting - in a decade of unrest
But the crown they're guilty, they know it sure enough
No Public enquiry - while Pat's bones turn to dust…

So Pat's your life has ended
The crown they won't confess
Still the truth it will come out
When you are put to the test
In the British cabinet
They say they're not to blame
For rogues and double agents
Who murder in their name.

Finucane lays in the ground - no one did they arrest
Just another shooting - in a decade of unrest
But the crown they're guilty, they know it sure enough
No Public enquiry - while Pat's bones turn to dust…

Finucane lays in the ground - No one did they arrest
Just another shooting - in a decade of unrest
But the crown they're guilty, they know it sure enough
No Public enquiry - while Pat's bones turn to dust.

Contributed by giorgio - 2010/2/23 - 15:40



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