Gather the horses boy
Summon the men
Say your last goodbyes to the women and children
There is fighting here to be done

Houses of pleasure and houses of pain
Down here in the low they seem one and the same
And there is a battle here
To be won

You've got to ride on
Let the people say what they want
You've got to ride on
Let the people say what they want about you

Lock, stock, and barrel shot
One smoking gun
And enough anger in you to hurt someone
And there is a battle here to be won

You've got to ride on
Let the people say what they want
You've got to ride on
Let the people say what they want

I get the message
And it breaks my heart in two
And I try to

Ride on... let the people




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    General CommentNo comments? Seriously? This is a freaking awesome song. Pretty easy to figure out its meaning. He's telling a soldier to fight on and be strong. Or if you wanted to go deeper into the meaning, this song is supposed to strengthen some friend of his who's going through a hard time and tell him or her to confront whatever s/he needs to confront, come to terms with it, all that jazz, and then recover and move on. "Say your last goodbyes to the women and children/There is fighting here to be done".
    willowhazelon November 03, 2012   Link

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