Little Sammy was a punkrocker
You know his mother never understand him
Went into his room and smashed his Billy Bragg record
Didn't want him to hear that communist lecture

Little Sammy was a punkrocker
You know his mother tried to take him to war
War Sammy now the wars over
War Sammy we're at the wars end
We're at the wars end
We're at the wars end, we're at the wars end
We're at the wars end go

Little Sammy was a punkrocker
Now its time for you to leave home
War Sammy now the war is over
War Sammy were now at the wars end
We're at the wars end
We're at the wars end
Yeah yeah yeah we're at the end
We're at the wars end


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The Wars End Lyrics as written by Roger M. Freeman Lars Frederiksen

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    love this song...it's on my soundtrack of life.

    LarsFrederiksenon July 10, 2002   Link
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    this song's awesome, and i think it's father, not mother, i might be wrong though. it's about when a punk kid moves out and he can be himself(duh) and he doesnt' have to worry about what his parents think. i can kind of relate to this song, but my parents aren't too bad. it reminds me more of my best friend, his are fucking assholes.

    pyropunk987on August 28, 2002   Link
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    me and my friend argued about whether it's mother or father. most places i've read the lyrics say mother but it's hard to tell in the song

    sincerelyme96on March 06, 2003   Link
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    i got bored so wat i did was get that part of the song and slowed it down a little bit and found out wat it says................. o yea u want it....... "mother".

    rowley1080on June 23, 2003   Link
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    it's mother

    Neverheardofiton July 01, 2003   Link
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    saw rancid live in birmingham in september lars played this song with just his guitar and just him on stage he only song the first two liones and the crowd sang the rest.....and pyropunk summed it all up there so im out....gd on ya pyropunk!

    terraryzinon May 05, 2004   Link
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    i was sure it was father before but...whatever. billy bragg is the man. i never really thought before that "war" isnt literal, just a metaphore for the escalating tension between sammy and his parents. this whole album is so poetic but in a really hard, punk way.

    joeytheboyon December 31, 2004   Link
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    i love this song

    TheFedman2002on February 03, 2005   Link
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    great song!! i know a sammy but she isn't a punk rocker at all me and her are complete oposites but thats ok i love this song and the cd is great to

    losersrock11on April 15, 2005   Link
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    This song is so cool. Think most punks can relate to it. Weve all felt misunderstood sometimes, its one of my favourite rancid songs. Love the slower gentler start and then how it builds up. Yeah, cool

    Gremlin666on August 21, 2006   Link

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