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Joe Hill

"Where the Fraser River Flows" (karaoke)

"Where the Fraser River Flows" (sheet music)

Fellow workers pay attention

To what I'm gonna mention

For it is the fixed intention

Of the Workers of the World.

And I hope you'll all be ready,

True-hearted, brave, and steady

To rally round the standard

When the Red Flag is unfurled.

Where the Fraser River flows,

Each fellow worker knows,

They have bullied and oppressed us,

But still our union grows.

And we're goin' to find a way, boys,

For shorter hours and better pay, boys.

And we're goin' to win the day, boys,

Where the Fraser River flows.

For these gunnysack contractors

Have all been dirty actors.

And they're not our benefactors,

Each fellow worker knows.

So, we've got to stick together

In fine or dirty weather.

And we'll show no white feather

Where the Fraser River flows.

Where the Fraser River flows,

Each fellow worker knows,

They have bullied and oppressed us,

But still our union grows.

And we're goin' to find a way, boys,

For shorter hours and better pay, boys.

And we're goin' to win the day, boys,

Where the Fraser River flows.

Now, the boss the law is stretching;

Bulls and pimps, he's a-fetching.

And they are a fine collection,

As Jesus only knows.

But why their mothers reared them

And why the devil spared them

Are questions we can't answer

Where the Fraser River flows.

Where the Fraser River flows.

Where the Fraser River flows,

Each fellow worker knows,

They have bullied and oppressed us,

But still our union grows.

And we're goin' to find a way, boys,

For shorter hours and better pay, boys.

And we're goin' to win the day, boys,

Where the Fraser River flows.

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