"Dachau Blues" as written by and Don Van Vliet....
Dachau blues, those poor Jews
Dachau blues, those poor Jews
Dachau blues, Dachau blues, those poor Jews
Still cryin' 'bout the burnin' back in world war two's

One mad man six million lose
Down in Dachau blues down in Dachau blues
The world can't forget that misery
And the young ones now beggin' the old ones please
T'stop bein' madmen
'Fore they have t' tell their children
'Bout the burnins back in World War Three's

War One was balls 'n powder 'n blood 'n snow
War Two rained death 'n showers 'n skeletons
Danced 'n screamin' 'n dyin' in the ovens
Cough 'n smoke 'n dyin' by the dozens down in Dachau blues

Down in Dachau blues
Three little children with doves on their shoulders
Their eyes rolled back in ecstasy cryin'

Please, old man stop this misery
They're countin' out the devil with two fingers on their hands
Beggin' the Lord don't let the third one land

On World War Three
On World War Three

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"Dachau Blues" as written by Don Van Vliet

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