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  1. anonymous
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    Feb 12th 2016 report

    The lyrics are by Woodie Guthrie, a 50s protest singer who was deemed 'too controversial' to gain a recording contract. So no recordings are of music exist, only volumes and volumes of lyrics.

    The Dropkicks recorded this version with Woodie's daughter's permission.

    The lyrics themselves seem a bit nonsensical. I am sure Woodie had deeper meaning behind them but the Dropkicks used it as a home town call to arms.

  2. anonymous
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    Mar 30th 2011 report

    Crazy great song!!!
    Bout Boston


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