Friday, 15 February 2008

We All Said Stop The War

5 years ago today.

ROBB JOHNSON - 'We All Said Stop The War'

I keep seeing us everywhere, as far as the eye can see
It's like a river, overflowing.
We've got Muslims, we've got Christians
We've got Pagans, we've got Jews
We've got atheists, anarchists, socialists
We've even got a liberal or two
On the day we all said Stop The War
On the day we all said Stop The War

We've got keffiyehs, we've got t-shirts
hijabs and rainbow scarves
We've got placards that say we're angry
We've got placards that make you laugh
We've got whistles, badges, banners
ten thousand djembes and a salsa band
We've got pensioners, we've got pushchairs
arm in arm and hand in hand
On the day we all said Stop The War
On the day we all said Stop The War

We've got the actress and the bishop
We've got tankies, we've got Trots
And some got extra sandwiches in case their mates forgot
We've got respectable housewives from suburbia
who've never done this sort of thing before
With the international sex workers of the world united
and the girl and the boy next door
On the day we all said Stop The War
On the day we all said Stop The War

We've got that whatsername from off of the telly
We've got that bloke I met called Steve
But we are more than just this two million
We are Ramallah and Tel Aviv
We are New York, Paris, Berlin, Moscow, Cape Town, Cairo, Bangkok to Glasgow
It's like some river overflowing
On the day we all said Stop The War
On the day we all said Stop The War
On the day we all said Stop The War


Hear the song of 15 February 2003 here (scroll down to the flash player, below 'upcoming shows')

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