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On the Picket Line, song lyrics

Song: On the Picket Line
Lyrics: unknown

Music: to the tune of "Polly-Wolly-Woodle"
Year: on or before 19351
Genre:
Country: USA


To win our strike and all our demands,
Come picket on the picket line;
In one strong union we'll join our hands,
Come and picket on the picket, on the picket line.

On the line, on the line,
Come and picket on the picket line;
We will shout and yell and fight like Hell,
Come and picket on the picket line.
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If you've never spent a night in jail,
Come and picket on the picket line;
You will be invited without fail,
Come and picket on the picket line.

On the line, on the line,
on the picket, picket line,
The dirty lick scab,
we will use him like a rag,
Come and picket on the picket line.
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If you don't like scabs and thugs and stools,
Come and picket on the picket line,
For you show the boss that the worker rules,
When you picket on the picket line.

On the line on the line,
On the picket, picket line,
All together take a hike, and we'll surely win the strike,
Come and picket on the picket line.


Notes:

1 - Rebel Song Book, Eighty-seven Socialist and Labor Songs for Voice and Piano, Rand School Press, New York, NY, 1935, p. 18