Joe Hill

by Sons of Hanzo

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It's easy for people to speak of "free trade"
When they don't have to live with the problems it made

Working for a starvation wage
You'll never get ahead, barely stay in place

And if you don't think it can happen to you (it can)
Just wait until you're hungry, and look what you'll do

Who wrote the history?
Who put it in books?
Who dropped the anchor?
And who gets the hook?

Get out of your car and on to the street
Consider the distance, vote w/ your feet

It's a new century give a year or two
Take a look around, see what you can (will) do

You can fill a book w/ workingmen's tunes
And still feel the boot of the bosses' goons

From the San Pedro docks he hopped the Salt Lake line
Made it up to Utah just in time

To be tried and convicted of another man's crime
His life turned into a nursery rhyme

Who wrote the history, etc.?

You can say that the earth belongs to all mankind
But you're begging for scraps from the first in line

Suckered w/ stories of the glory of old
And the promise of bounty in the days to unfold

If you grow up to question how it was we got here
They built it, you see (they say), nothing else is so clear

Who wrote the history, etc.?


released September 11, 2015
donzo (guitars, vocals)
mikezo (bass)
petezo (Hammond)
jerzo (drums, percussion)

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Post Office Box 58084
Salt Lake City UT 84158 USA



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Hard-charging, bloody-minded 4-piece straight from the docks of San Pedro CA.

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