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  • phil ochs'un jimmy meredith için yazdığı efsanevi şarkı.
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    ı'll sing you a song about a southern town where the devil had his rule
    when marshalls faced an angry mob to send one man to school
    his name was jimmy meredith
    the tide he helped to turn
    for he chose to stay on that terrible day
    the land was soon to learn
    there was blood, red blood, on their hands
    yellow dirt on their clothes
    what they thought they were doing
    only god and the devil knows
    there was hate, cold hate, in their hearts
    shot from their souls like a gun
    and as they threw their stones and bricks
    they screamed, "see what you have done!"
    the governor made a promise he would keep the trouble down
    but when the mob got ugly no troopers could be found
    and men were filled with hate and fear
    they screamed into the night
    the rebel flag waved in the air
    the symbol of state's rights
    there was blood, red blood, on their hands
    yellow dirt on their clothes
    what they thought they were doing
    only god and the devil knows
    there was hate, cold hate, in their hearts
    shot from their souls like a gun
    and as they threw their stones and bricks
    they screamed, "see what you have done!"
    gas was fired into the mob after each attack
    and though the gas was running low, they never fired back
    and when the smoke had cleared and the fury felt its pain
    two men were dead and a hundred bled
    the south had risen again
    so listen mr barnet, and mr walker, too
    the times are changing mighty fast, they'll roll right over you
    but someday you'll head for the south, to the southern tip of hell
    and it's hot down there, white-hot down there
    let's hear your rebel yell!
    there was blood, red blood, on their hands
    yellow dirt on their clothes
    what they thought they were doing
    only god and the devil knows
    there was hate, cold hate, in their hearts
    shot from their souls like a gun
    and as they threw their stones and bricks
    they screamed, "see what you have done!"
    "see what you have done!"