North And South

Album: Cut The Crap (1985)
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  • And so we say
    We ain't got life
    Don't want a cardboard cut-out
    Don't want a plastic knife

    Now I know, time can march
    With it's chargin' feet
    Now I know, words are only cheap
    It's gonna be a burn out
    All around this town
    The South is up
    But the North is down

    There's gonna be a killin'
    Of a woman and a man
    Trying to feed that child
    Without a coin in their hand

    And so we say
    Have you no use
    For eight million hands
    And the power of youth

    Now I know, time can march
    With it's chargin' feet
    Now I know, words are only cheap
    It's gonna be a burn out
    All around this town
    The South is up
    But the North is down

    There's gonna be a killin'
    Of a woman and a man
    Trying to feed that child
    Without a coin in their hand

    It's gonna be a burn out!

    And so we say
    We ain't diggin' no graves
    We're diggin' a foundation
    For a future to be made

    Now I know, time can march
    With it's chargin' feet
    Now I know, words are only cheap
    It's gonna be a burn out
    All around this town
    The South is up
    But the North is down

    There's gonna be a killin'
    Of a woman and a man
    Trying to feed that child
    Without a coin in their hand

    It's gonna be a burn out! Writer/s: BERNARD RHODES, JOE STRUMMER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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