WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED
Tune:Trad.-Black Spiritual
CHORUS: We shall not, we shall not be moved
We shall not, we shall not be moved
Just like a tree that’s standing by the water
We shall not be moved.
Verses:
1. The union is behind us, we shall not be moved (2x)-CHORUS
2. We’re black, brown, white together, etc…
3. We’re singing for our children, etc…
4. We’ll stand and work together, etc…
5. We’re old and young together, etc…
6. We’re gay and strait together, etc…
7. We’re trans and cis together, etc…
En Espanol:
CORO: No, no, no, no nos moveran (2x)
Como un árbol firme junto al rio
No nos moveran,
Versos:
1. Unidos venceremos no nos moveran (2x)
(or fuertes somos ya!)
2. Unidos en la lucha…..
3. Unidos en la huelga…
4. Trabajando y cantando…
5. Jovenes y viejos…
6. Luchamos por los hijos…
7. Fuertes, fuertes fuertes somos ya…
WE SHALL OVERCOME
Tune:Traditional-Black Spiritual
Verse 1: We shall overcome
We shall overcome
We shall overcome someday.
CHORUS: O-O-Oh deep in my heart
I do believe
We shall overcome someday.
Verses:
2. We shall live in peace      (3x) someday
3. Truth shall make us free   (3x) today
4. Whole wide world around (3x) today
5. We’ll walk hand in hand    (3x) today
6. We are not afraid              (3x) today
En Espanol:
Verso 1: Unidos venceremos (3x) hoy
CORO: O-O-Oh en mi corazon
Yo creo
Unidos venceremos
Verso 2: Viviremos en paz   (3x) hoy
HEY!
Tune: Hey! Baby by Bruce Channel
Words: Protest in Brighton, UK 1/30/2017
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HE—EY! ___ _____(Donald Trump)
OOH AAH!
I wanna know (OOH AHH)
Why you’re such a ____________!
WHEN WE WIN A LIVING WAGE
Tune: When the Saints Go Marching In
Words: Julie McCall

Verse 1 Oh when we win- a living wage
Oh when we win a living wage
CHORUS: Oh how I want to be in that number
When we win a living wage.
Verses:
2. And when the bo-sses earn their pay…
CHORUS…etc.
3. When every work-er has a job…
4. When healthcare is- a right for all…
5. When equal work-gets equal pay…
Final Verse:
When every work-er’s organized
When every worker’s organized
We will all be there in numbers
When every worker’s organized!!!
WE WISH YOU A HAPPY HOLIDAY
Tune:    We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Words: Julie McCall

CHORUS:
We wish you a happy holiday (3x)
And a joyous New Year!
Verse 1: We thank one and all
For support that you bring
Through the halls of our office
Solidarity rings!
CHORUS
Verse 2: A contract takes talk
And talking takes two
Without good faith bargaining
There’s no peace for you!
CHORUS
Verse 3: On Kwanzaa or Christmas
And Hanukkah too
A season of justice
Is our wish for you!
Alternate CHORUS: (UNITE:Plastonics strike)
We wish you a merry Christmas
We don’t want to stop your business
But we really need a contract
And we need it right now!

 

 
WARRIOR (Tune/author unknown)
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_______ _______ is a warrior!!!  HOO!!!
_______ _______is a warrior!!!   HOO!!!
Everywhere you go, you can hear them say
_______ ______is a warrior!!!     HOO!!!
THE PEACE SONG (Tune: ROSE, ROSE)
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Peace, peace, peace peace
Wars have been and wars must cease
We must learn to live together
Peace, peace, peace.
THE UNION IS A LION
(Tune/Author: Unknown)
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(1199-As sung on the Kingsbridge Nursing Home Picket Line,
Bronx, NY and Avery Heights Picket Line, Hartford CT

You’re wrong to trouble the union-You’re wrong!
You’re wrong to trouble the union-You’re wrong!
The union is a lion, the lion will devour you!
You’re wrong to trouble the union-You’re wrong!
(and: Trouble the students, the people etc…)
YOU SCREWED US OVER
(Tune: Hey Look Me Over)
You screwed us over
That’s why we say
We’re gonna dump you
Come Election Day
So don’t turn your backs boys (or TRUMP)
Don’t feel secure
We’re gonna get you in the end
Of that you can be sure
And we’re be back by the millions
YOU know it’s true
Hang on to your ass boys
We’re coming after YOU!
Here is the lesson we’ve learned this year
On this you can rely
WHEN WE’RE SCREWED WE MULTIPLY!
                       UNION
Tune: AMEN, Trad., Gospel
CHORUS: Union, union, union, union, union
(or Freedom freedom, etc.)
All:                               Call:
Verse1: Union           Everybody now!
Union                        Stand together
Union, union, union!
Verse 2: Union          We can make it!
Union                        They can’t take it from us
               Union, union union!
Verse 3: Union          Raise your voices
Union                        Sing for justice
               Union, union, union!