To all my friends present, past and beyond
Especially those who weren't with us too long
Life is the most precious thing you can lose
While you were here the fun was never ending
Laugh a minute was only beginning
Canton, Colvin, Nichols, this one's for you

Ever get the feeling you can't go on
Just remember whose side it is that you're on
You've got friends with you 'til the end
If you're ever in a tough situation
We'll be there with no hesitation
Brotherhood's our rule we cannot bend

When you're feeling too close to the bottom
You know who it is you can count on
Someone will pick you up again
We can conquer anything together
All of us are bonded forever
If I die, you die that's the way it is

To all my friends, present past and beyond
To all those who weren't with us too long
Life is the most precious thing you can lose
While you were here the fun was never ending
Laugh a minute was only the beginning
Canton, Colvin, Nichols, this one's for you


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Bro Hymn Lyrics as written by Fletcher Douglas Dragge Byron C. Mcmackin

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    this is a great song....its true punk rock....standing up for you freinds no matter what.........what more can i say about it

    guttersluton April 24, 2002   Link
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    This was my first Pennywise song! It's my favourite too. Wut loyal friends, heh. My parents probably think I'm crazy though... I spend my time listening to drunken screaming men yelling about their dead friends... RIP Jason!

    walking-catastropheon February 17, 2002   Link
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    Does anyone realize that this song was actually written by Jason Thirsk and appeared on their first Epitaph album, "Pennywise"? It was written in memory of 3 of their friends who died, Tim Colvin, Carlos Canton, and Tom Nichols. When Jason blew his head off in '96, the fellas from PW thought honoring their best friend's life with a song he wrote would be a great way to remember him.

    urbanninja4on July 10, 2002   Link
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    My first PW song too. They got me into punk rock. Good simple song with good lyrics.

    Face2FacePunk27on April 15, 2002   Link
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    it is always great to remember your friends with this song... i will never be able to forget this song and its meaning

    JayZ03on May 01, 2002   Link
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    This song prooves that a band can still kick major fucking ass while singing about something so non punk...PW ownz

    DeAdBoLton May 05, 2002   Link
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    YYYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! A very very high quality song.........gives me chills when I hear it.

    Skankin'InThePiton May 14, 2002   Link
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    if you like this song download the bro hymn tribute piano only. Its the most amazing ever...you just feel the power of the music life just comes together.its 14 minutes long but its well worth the wait you'll never hear anything like this again...you just want to be sitting at that piano pounding out the breathings of your heart

    dont4get2breatheon May 20, 2002   Link
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    i love this song because it shows.. something. haha. i guess it's like, they can be hardcore punkers, but they won't ever forget their friends. that's all there is to it. friends are what's important. this song gives me chills also, and it makes me wanna be a better friend or some shit.. bwah. i love it.

    xpunkieglitteron May 20, 2002   Link
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    f*cking awesome song at concerts!! PENNYWISE IS SO RAD!!

    porcelainon May 24, 2002   Link

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