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The Red Flag
Words and music, traditional

Appears on the "How Men Are" single, it is also found on the Japanese compilation "Aztec Camera: Covers & Rare".

It waves above our infant might
When all ahead was dark as night
It witnessed many a deed and vow
We must not change its color now

So raise a scarlet standard high
Beneath its folds we'll live and die
Though cowards flinch and traitors sneer
We'll keep the red flag flying here

It well recalls the triumphs past
It gives the hope of peace at last
The banner bright, the symbol plain
Of human rights and human gain


With head uncovered swear we all
To bear it onwards until we fall
Come dungeons dark or gallows grim
This song will be our parting hymn


We'll keep the red flag flying here

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