There Is Power in a Union Lyrics

Billy Bragg

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Billy Bragg
album: Track 7 in album Talking With the Taxman About Poetry
release date: 1986-9
popularity : 32 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Folk Rock/Indie Rock
length: 2:49
producer: John Porter and Kenny Jones
vocal: Billy Bragg
electric guitar: Billy Bragg
percussion: Kenny Jones and George Shilling
composer: George Frederick Root
lyricist: Billy Bragg

Album Information

label: Go! Discs
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
barcode: 5013136153316
script: Latin

Cover Art

Billy Bragg Talking With the Taxman About Poetry cover art

Lyrics

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There is power in a factory, power in the land
Power in the hands of a worker
But it all amounts to nothing if together we don't stand
There is power in a union

Now the lessons of the past were all learned with workers' blood
The mistakes of the bosses we must pay for
From the cities and the farmlands to trenches full of mud
War has always been the bosses' way, sir

The Union forever defending our rights
Down with the blackleg, all workers unite
With our brothers and our sisters from many far off lands
There is power in a union

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Greetings to the New Brunette
  • 2 Train Train
  • 3 The Marriage
  • 4 Ideology
  • 5 Levi Stubbs’ Tears
  • 6 Honey I’m a Big Boy Now
  • 7 There Is Power in a Union
  • 8 Help Save the Youth of America
  • 9 Wishing the Days Away
  • 10 The Passion
  • 11 The Warmest Room
  • 12 The Home Front