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Mothers Song

New words for Ed Pickford’s ‘Workers Song’ Come all of you mothers Who toil night and day By hand and by brain Without any pay Who for centuries long past Have made the world’s bread Have bled for your children … Continue reading

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Song for David

Written for the Canadian human rights campaigner David Kilgour by Daniel Kelly, 2022. Am                    C When David sat down by the brook, G                Am considering the stones,     C                     G He watched the water flowing by, Am         G         … Continue reading

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Hellsong

G                                            Em  D      G Who is he that the faithful flock would let him lead? G                         Bm At what cost, is your honour lost,               Em     D     G Your heart filled with greed,               … Continue reading

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Bad Vlad

by Daniel Kelly 2022 Intro C E7 F G7 C             A7    G7   C What are you doin’ Vladimir? C          A7         G7     Dm  Your game plan is not quit clear, G7              Dm        F          Dm We know that you don’t really … Continue reading

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Ukraine Abandoned

by Daniel Kelly – 2022 Em I am chained upon this mountain side, C               Em A sacrificial feast,           G               D For the hungry bear that roams the Em         D      Em barren wasteland of the East, C                    G I … Continue reading

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Keep Politics out of Sport

by Daniel Kelly – 2022 Dm Keep Politics out of Sport, C Is what I heard him say, Dm If we let them hide, the genocide, C It’s sure to go away. Am There’s people making money here, G And … Continue reading

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Save the Whales (Screw the Manatees)

By Daniel Kelly – 2022 (to the tune of the Battle Hymn of the Republic) I turned the television on just the other day, the scientists are saying climate change is here to stay, If we can’t reduce emissions there’s … Continue reading

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7 Years Old in El Salvador

By Daniel Kelly – 2019 for #AmplifytheChildren G                    C      G I was 7 years old in El Salvador, C                  G            D my parents decided that they needed more, G                       C              G A safe place to live, to work … Continue reading

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Voice Treaty Truth

by Daniel Kelly – 2019 G          D      G Language keeps us proud,                C      G       D It hold’s the spirit of our people,     Em  D   G            C            G   D Only 13 now remain, of the hundreds … Continue reading

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SJW

by Daniel Kelly G               C      G       C They call me a Social Justice Warrior      F          C          G For trying to change the world,      F          G          C    G    F A snowflake, a dreamer, a bleeding heart,      … Continue reading

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