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13 red and white stripes flying White for skin and red for dying
Why can't I - walk on through And not feel like - one is in hell
Why can't I - walk on through And not feel like - one is in hell


We don't need no water let the motherfucker burn
We don't need no water let the motherfucker burn
We don't need no water let the motherfucker burn
We don't need no water let the motherfucker burn


Why can't I - walk on through And not feel like - one is in hell
Why can't I - walk on through And not feel like - one is in hell
13 red and white stripes flying White for skin and red for dying
13 red and white stripes flying White for skin and red for dying
13 red and white stripes flying White for skin and red for dying
Whoooo for dying
Why can't I - walk on through And not feel like - one is in hell
Why can't I - walk on through And not feel like - one is in hell
Ahhhhhh is in hell
Yeahhhhhhh


We don't need no water let the motherfucker burn
We don't need no water let the motherfucker burn
We don't need no water let the motherfucker burn
We don't need no water let the motherfucker burn


Why can't I - walk on through And not feel like - one is in hell
Why can't I - walk on through And not feel like - one is in hell


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    General CommentThis is a great protest song by Rancid. If you can't tell its pretty much a big fuck you to the USA and how who the hell cares if you burn the American flag...fuck the flag!
    hhpunkon September 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentfuck you!
    RejEkTon April 22, 2003   Link
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    General Commentfuck you!
    RejEkTon April 22, 2003   Link
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    General CommentAn anti american arrogance and opressive,racism nation song
    13 red and white stripes flying (the so-beloved flag)
    White for skin and red for dying (white supremacy, deliberate racism, opressive violence...etc)
    Why can we walk through the people and not feel like the ones who cares to change that!
    Fuck the flag, let that motherfucker burn in fire! Is that a crime? Fuck the borders,the exacerbated nationalism!
    We dont live our lives just by simbolism, that separete,we need some unity!
    unity4peaceon May 25, 2004   Link
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    General Commenthaha we dont need no water let the mother fucker burn!
    SnottyFuckon February 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe first time i heard this song i was all like 'omg bloodhound gang!' but nah, it's a really good song with a strong message. i agree with unity4peace.
    KC.punxon January 25, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationI've known this song for a while now but I just heard Fire Water Burn by Bloodhound Gang today and I googled the "we don't need no water let the motherfucker burn" line because I figured there was something behind it if it was in two different songs. Anyway I found this forum where people were discussing it and the discussion really shed some light on the meaning.

    sheffieldforum.co.uk/…
    KatherineIsWaitingon January 21, 2011   Link

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