What's Left of the Flag

Album: Drunken Lullabies (2002)
  • Lead singer David King stated at a show in Columbus, Ohio (August 1, 2008) that this song was about his father who died many years ago. He also stated that this song was also about freedom. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Jessie - Las Vegas, NM

Comments: 2

  • Stuart from Upper Hutt, New ZealandI think the Violence you are talking about is the fight between the Irish and the British. The British also used the Thompson gun
  • Abram from Fairfield, VtThe song also references the racial violence between Italians and Irish during the early stages of American immigration. The lyric which references "the shell of a Thompson gun" directly refers to the Italian Mafia, who's iconic weapon of choice was indeed a Thompson, or "Tommy" gun.
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