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Fourteen Good Senators

David HB Drake


Fourteen Good Senators
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<p>This is a song for the 14 Senators who are standing with Wisconsin workers in the effort to block Governor Walker&#39;s attempt to destroy union collective bargening rights. The tune is &quot;borrowed&quot; (with his knowledge) from Wisconsin&#39;s great union folksinger, Larry Penn. The original song was about another disaster in the Great Lakes area- the Edmund Fitzgerald (the song is also known as &quot;29 Men&quot;) which predates Lightfoot&#39;s song.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000207 EndHTML:0000007829 StartFragment:0000002488 EndFragment:0000007793 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/fred/Library/Mail%20Downloads/Fourteen%20Good%20Senators%20Gone.doc</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p align="center"><strong>Fourteen good Senators gone</strong><br /> <strong>&copy;David HB Drake 2011</strong></p> <p align="center"><em>To the tune of Larry Penn&rsquo;s song, The Edmund Fitzgerald (Twenty Nine Men)</em></p> <p align="center">See and hear this song on YouTube at <u>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8_V-joa5po</u></p> <p align="center">&nbsp;</p> <p align="center">Sing me a song for the State of Wisconsin</p> <p align="center">For all the workers who stand for their rights</p> <p align="center">And for the people who lead in the fight</p> <p align="center">With Fourteen good Senators gone</p> <p align="center">&nbsp;</p> <p align="center"><strong>These Fourteen Senators, all good and true</strong></p> <p align="center"><strong>These Fourteen Senators standing with you</strong></p> <p align="center"><strong>God help us all if this Bill gets pushed through</strong></p> <p align="center"><strong>With Fourteen good Senators gone</strong></p> <p align="center">&nbsp;</p> <p align="center">Sing me a song of the State union workers</p> <p align="center">Standing as one with our backs to the wall</p> <p align="center">Doing the jobs that still serve one and all</p> <p align="center">With Fourteen good Senators gone</p> <p align="center">&nbsp;</p> <p align="center"><strong>Chorus</strong></p> <p align="center">&nbsp;</p> <p align="center">Chant me a protest against Scotty Walker</p> <p align="center">Stealing the right to collectively bargain</p> <p align="center">Doing the bidding of business for their gain</p> <p align="center">With Fourteen good Senators gone</p> <p align="center">&nbsp;</p> <p align="center"><strong>Chorus</strong></p> <p align="center">&nbsp;</p> <p align="center">Sing me a song for the State of Wisconsin</p> <p align="center">With it&rsquo;s long history of fair labor laws</p> <p align="center">Go now to Madison, fight for the cause</p> <p align="center">With Fourteen good Senators gone</p>

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