Sean Flynn

Album: Combat Rock (1982)
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  • You know he heard the drums of war
    When the past was a closing door

    The drums beat into the jungle floor

    Past was always a closing door
    Closing door

    Rain on the leaves and the soldiers sing
    You never-never hear anything

    They filled the sky with a tropical storm

    You know he heard the drums of war
    But each man knows what he's looking for Writer/s: JOE STRUMMER, MICK JONES, PAUL SIMONON, TOPPER HEADON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 2

  • Mikonak from Bay Area, CaIt is great to learn about this song, one of my favorites. Just a friendly FYI, Phnom Penh is the capitol of Cambodia. Thanks!
  • Carlo from IrelandThanks for this piece --very interesting. I had wondered if it was ever played live, and here I find the answer! There's a lot of poetry and atmosphere on side 2 of COMBAT ROCK. This and "Death is a Star" (also never played live it seems) are my favourite songs by the band.
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