This is a public service announcement
With guitar
Know your rights
Number one
You got a right not to kill
Murder is a crime
Unless it is done
Unless it is done by a policeman
Or an aristocrat
Oh, know your rights
Number two
You have the right to food money
Provided at cost,
You don't mind a little investigation, humiliation
And if you cross your fingers
Perhaps retaliation
Know you rights
These are your rights
Know your
Know these rights
Number three
You have the right to free speech
As long as you're not dumb enough to actually try it
Know your rights
These are your rights
Know your rights
These are your rights
For freedom
Maybe it's been suggested in some quarters,
That this is not enough
So get up, get up and scream, oh!
Get up and scream, ah oh!

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"Know Your Rights" as written by Mick Jones Joe Strummer

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    General Commentthis song is a cover, it was originally done by The Clash
    Twinb1983on September 20, 2004   Link
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    General Commentgreat song no matter who's singing it
    queenjaneon November 15, 2004   Link
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    General Commentwoah i had no idea pearl jam covered this. thats awesome. one of my favourite clash songs.
    atthedrive-inon December 08, 2004   Link
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    General CommentGod bless Joe Strummer... RIP
    strummer_2007on November 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWhat album is this on?...also i believe the line is "you have the right to food money,providing of course,you don't mind a little investigation, humiliation and if you cross your fingers, rehabilitation" ..might be wrong, Joe tended to slur his words a bit..heh
    infidel77on February 19, 2009   Link

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