The Ballad of Joe Hill lyrics

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The Ballad of Joe Hill

I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night
Alive as you or me
Says I, "But Joe, you're ten years dead"
"I never died", says he
"I never died", says he
 
In Salt Lake City, "Joe," says I,
Him standing by my bed
"They framed you on a murder charge"
Says Joe, "But I ain't dead"
Says Joe, "But I ain't dead"
 
"The copper bosses killed you, Joe
They shot you, Joe", says I
"Takes more than guns to kill a man"
Says Joe, "I didn't die"
Says Joe, "I didn't die"
 
And standing there as big as life,
And smiling with his eyes
Says Joe, "What they can never kill,
Went on to organize"
Went on to organize
 
From San Diego up to Maine
In every mine and mill
Where workers striked and organize
It's there you'll find Joe Hill
It's there you'll find Joe Hill
 
I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night
Alive as you or me
Says I, "But Joe, you're ten years dead"
"I never died", says he
"I never died", says he
"I never died", says he
 
Thanks!
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Submitted by FredaFreda on Sun, 21/06/2020 - 16:38
Last edited by malucamaluca on Sat, 04/07/2020 - 13:50

 

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