Belfast

Album: Orange Loyalist Songs 1972 (1972)

Songfacts®:

  • In the early '70s, the loyalist Red Hand Brigade of Northern Ireland published a series of pamphlets that set their cause to music. Orange Loyalist Songs 1972 includes the lyrics to "Belfast," which is most certainly not to be confused with the disco number recorded by Boney M.

    This "Belfast" begins:

    There was a town that lived in peace
    It's now patrolled by troops and police


    and ends:

    The only way peace can be won
    Is to rid our Ulster of the rebel scum
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    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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