Who Bombed Judi Bari? (Darryl Cherney)

“Who Bombed Judi Bari?” Sheet Music (pdf).
“Who Bombed Judi Bari?” Karaoke (midi with lyrics).

Lyrics: Darryl Cherney.
Tune: Darryl Cherney.


Now, Judi Bari is a Wobbly organizer, a Mother Jones at the Georgia Pacific Mill.
She fought for the sawmill workers hit by that PCB spill.
T. Marshall Hahn’s calling GP’s shots from Atlanta; Don Nelson sold him the union long ago.
Now, they weren’t gonna have no Wobbly running their logging show.
So they spewed out their hatred, and they laid out their scam.
Jerry Philbrick called for violence, was no secret what they planned.

So I ask you now, who bombed Judi Bari? I know you’re out there still.
Have you seen her broken body or the spirit you can’t kill?

Now, Judi Bari’s a feminist organizer. Ain’t no man gonna keep that woman down.
She defended the abortion clinic in fascist Ukiah town.
Calvary Baptist Church called for its masses. Camo buddies lined up in the pews.
Now, you can see all of their faces in the Ukiah Daily News.
So they spewed out their hatred, and they laid out their scam.
Bill Staley called for violence, was no secret what they planned.

So I ask you now, who bombed Judi Bari? I know you’re out there still.
Have you seen her broken body or the spirit you can’t kill?

Now, Judi Bari is the mother of two children. A pipe bomb went rippin’ through her womb.
She cries in pain at night time in a Willits cabin room.
FBI is back again with COINTELPRO. Richard Held is the man they know they trust.
With Lieutenant Simms henchman, it’s a world of boom or bust.
We’ll answer with nonviolence, for seeking justice is our plan.
And we’ll avenge our fallen comrade as we defend the ravaged land.

So I ask you now, who bombed Judi Bari? I know you’re out there still.
Have you seen her broken body or the spirit you can’t kill?

Now, Judi Bari is an Earthist organizer. The California Redwoods are her home.
She called for Redwood summer, where the owl and the black bear roam.
Charlie Hurwitz, he runs Maxxam out of Houston; Harry Merlo runs LP from Portland town.
They’re the men they call King Timber. They know how to cut you down.
So Don Nolan spewed their hatred as Candy Boak laid out their scam.
John Campbell called for violence, was no secret what they planned.

So I ask you now, who bombed Judi Bari? I know you’re out there still.
Have you seen her broken body or the spirit you can’t kill?


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