Who Sang Worker's Song? Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys Blackout cover art
Credits
release date: 2003-6-10
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Celtic/Punk/Oi
length: 3:33
producer: Ken Casey
mixer: Jim Siegel
engineer: Jim Siegel
Yeh, this one's for the workers who toil night and day
By hand and by brain to earn your pay
Who for centuries long past for no more than your bread
Have bled for your countries and counted your dead

In the factories and mills, in the shipyards and mines
We've often been told to keep up with the times
For our skills are not needed, they've streamlined the job
And with sliderule and stopwatch our pride they have robbed

CHORUS:
We're the first ones to starve the first ones to die
The first ones in line for that pie-in-the-sky
And always the last when the cream is shared out
For the worker is working when the fat cat's about


And when the sky darkens and the prospect is war
Who's given a gun and then pushed to the fore
And expected to die for the land of our birth
Though we've never owned one lousy handful of earth?

CHORUS (x3)

All of these things the worker has done
From tilling the fields to carrying the gun
We've been yoked to the plough since time first began
And always expected to carry the can



Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Walk Away
  • 2 Worker’s Song
  • 3 The Outcast
  • 4 Black Velvet Band
  • 5 Gonna Be a Blackout Tonight
  • 6 World Full of Hate
  • 7 Buried Alive
  • 8 The Dirty Glass
  • 9 Fields of Athenry
  • 10 Bastards on Parade
  • 11 As One
  • 12 This Is Your Life
  • 13 Time to Go
  • 14 Kiss Me, I’m Shitfaced
    DVD-Video 2
  • 1 Rocky Road to Dublin (live)
  • 2 Boys on the Docks (live)
  • 3 Gonna Be a Blackout Tonight Music Video
  • 4 Trailer for the Forthcoming Full Length DVD

  • Album Information
    label: Hellcat Records
    country(area): United States
    format: DVD-Video
    barcode: 045778044627
    script: Latin