The Equaliser

Album: Sandinista! (1980)
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  • No! Gang boss no!
    We don't want the whip!

    As you get weaker - it will get harder
    So don't be like him
    Keep your bones of effort and strength
    Don't sell them to him

    We don't want no gang boss
    We want to equalize
    To my fathers fathers fathers father
    Work was no joy
    When his son had grown of age
    You got to work now boy
    Never ceasing for many years
    Want to follow that boy?

    Till half and half is equalized
    Put down the tools
    See the car see the house
    See the fabulous jewels
    See the world you have built it with shoulders of iron
    See the world but it is not yours say the stealers of Zion

    Geneva
    Wall Street
    Who makes them so fat?
    Well well me an' you better think about that
    In overdrive whooo

    Till humanize is equalize
    Put down the tools
    Every face on every side
    Throw down the tools
    Stay at home
    Don't check with Rome paint strike on the door
    It's one to one the fight is on so don't go to war

    We don't need no gang boss
    We have to equalize Writer/s: JOE STRUMMER, MICK JONES
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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