Not Great Men Song Lyrics

Gang of Four

Gang Of Four Entertainment! cover art
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No weak men in the books at home
The strong men who have made the world
History lives on the books at home
The books at home

[Chorus]
It's not made by great men [Repeat: x4]

The past lives on in your front room
The poor still weak the rich still rule
History lives in the books at home
The books at home

[Chorus]

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Ether
  • 2 Natural’s Not in It
  • 3 Not Great Men
  • 4 Damaged Goods
  • 5 Return the Gift
  • 6 Guns Before Butter
  • 7 I Found That Essence Rare
  • 8 Glass
  • 9 Contract
  • 10 At Home He’s a Tourist
  • 11 5.45
  • 12 Anthrax


  • credits


    publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Dave Allen, Andrew Gill, Jon King, Hugo H. Burnham
    album: Track 3 in album Entertainment!
    release date: 1979-9
    popularity : 55 users have visited this page.
    length: 3:07
    producer: Andy Gill, Rob Warr and Jon King
    drums: Hugo Burnham
    lead vocals: Jon King
    engineer: Rick Walton
    recorded by: Davy Phee and Edwin Cross
    arranger: Gang of Four
    guitar: Andy Gill
    additional engineer: Davy Phee and Edwin Cross
    bass guitar: Dave Allen
    writer: Dave Allen, Hugo Burnham, Andy Gill, Jon King

    Album Information

    label: Warner Bros. Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin