"There Will Be a Reckoning" as written by and Billy Bragg....
Somewhere between the midnight and the cold and empty dawn
I found myself out walking on the streets where I was born
And I came upon a stranger who looked me in the face
And ask me what I was doing In this god forsaken place

I don't need to be forgiven for something I haven't done
Nor for wanting my family to find the place in the sun
If you keep this pressure on, just don't be surprised
If I can't summonup my dignity while you're roughing up my pride

There will be a reckoning for the peddlers of hate
Who spread their poison all across this estate
And a reckoning too, for the politicians who
Left us to this fate, there will be a reckoning

Just a few days later, a man came to my door
To ask me if I thought that this place was worth fighting for
And though I recognize his reasons, I just could not agree
When they told me that my neighbor would be my enemy

I don't need to be forgiven for something I haven't done
Nor for wanting my family to find the place in the sun
If you keep this pressure on, just don't be surprised
If I can't summonup my dignity while you're roughing up my pride

There will be a reckoning for the peddlers of hate
Who spread their poison all across this estate
And a reckoning too, for the politicians who
Left us to this fate, there will be a reckoning

There will be a reckoning
There will be a reckoning
There will be a reckoning


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