Another psychopath in Iowa, loadin' up another round
While the NRA in Columbine hunt Marilyn Manson down
Powder in the Pentagon, cruel letters in the mail
Some KKK white supremacist, cookin' up a dose of race-hate

I tell you now

I don't need no country
I don't fly no flag
I cut no slack for the Union Jack
Stars and stripes have got me jet-lagged yeah

I don't need no country
I don't fly no flag
I cut no slack for the Union Jack
Stars and stripes have got me jet-lagged yeah

Some baby in Afghanistan, cryin' for his mama now
While the BNP scare refugees senseless up in Oldham town
Hypocrites in Downing Street pourin' petrol on the flame
Satpal cries, asks Paddy "Why do we always get the blame?"

I tell you now

I don't need no country
I don't fly no flag
I cut no slack for the Union Jack
Stars and stripes have got me jet-lagged yeah

I don't need no country
I don't fly no flag
I cut no slack for the Union Jack
Stars and stripes have got me jet-lagged yeah

Sing a song for the asylum seeker
For the frightened baby on some foreign beach
You better bang a gong
And pray they reach safe harbour

Some mother in Jakarta, lays down her weary head
In some free trade zone compound, where they work you till you're dead
Hunger stalks the corridors, famine and disease
I seen the multinationals walkin' hand in hand with globalising marketeers

I tell you now

I don't need no country
I don't fly no flag
I cut no slack for the Union Jack
Stars and stripes have got me jet-lagged yeah

I don't need no country
I don't fly no flag
I cut no slack for the Union Jack
Stars and stripes have got me jet-lagged yeah

I don't need no country
I don't fly no flag
I cut no slack for the Union Jack
Stars and stripes have got me jet-lagged yeah

I don't need no country
I don't fly no flag
I cut no slack for the Union Jack
Stars and stripes have got me jet-lagged yeah

Sing a song for the asylum seeker
For the frightened baby on some foreign beach
You better bang a gong
And pray they reach safe harbour

You better sing a song for the asylum seeker
For the frightened baby on some foreign beach
You better bang a gong
And pray they reach safe harbour

Safe harbour
A safe harbour


Lyrics submitted by Mellow_Harsher

Woody Guthrie song meanings
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