Album: Willy and the Poor Boys (1969)
  • Last night
    I saw a fire burning on
    The palace lawn.
    O'er the land
    The humble subjects watched in mixed
    Emotion.

    [Chorus:]
    Who is burnin'?
    Who is burnin'?
    Effigy.
    Who is burnin'?
    Who is burnin'?
    Effigy.

    Last night
    I saw the fire spreadin' to

    The palace door.
    Silent majority
    Weren't keepin' quiet
    Anymore.

    [Chorus]

    Last night
    I saw the fire spreadin' to
    The country side.
    In the mornin'
    Few were left to watch
    The ashes die.

    [Chorus]

    Why?
    Why?
    Why?
    Effigy. Writer/s: JOHN CAMERON FOGERTY
    Publisher: THE BICYCLE MUSIC COMPANY
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