Sup up your beer and collect your fags, There's a row The Eton Rifles - The Jam - The Eton Rifles on down near Slough, Get out your mat and pray to the West, I'll get out mine and pray for myself. Thought you were smart when you took them on, But you didn't take a peep in their artillery room, All that rugby puts hairs on your chest, What chance have you got against a tie and a crest.
Thought you were clever when you lift the fuse, Tore down the house of commons in your brand new shoes, Composed a revolutionary symphony, Then went to bed with a Tango Illusion - Robert Renard Dance Orchestra* - Tango Illusion / Tango Espanol (Shellac) young thing.
Hello-hurrah - cheers then mate - it's the Eton Rifles, Hello-hurrah - an extremist scrape - with the Eton Rifles. I've always thought that if you can only like music if you agree with the political views of the person who wrote it, well, it'd be rather limiting.
The Chris Moyles Show. Glastonbury Festival. Noel Gallagher. Tom Grennan. Eton Rifles at the story behind The Jam's political protest song 26 OctoberUpdated: 26 October Latest Videos. Music News. Latest News See more Latest News. Latest On Radio X. I think it's about people who like to sit around in pubs discussing revolution but then run off home for their tea when the action starts.
Boss Man. General Comment I Can I Get A Witness - Sam Brown - Can I Get A Witness it may refer to memories of a school fight between the public school of Eton and Pauls school Sheerwater Comp. Later in life as he longs for the working class revolution, he Im With You - B.B.
King - Lucille that the Elite class are not a bunch of weak sissys. Mojo Working. General Comment I definately think you're right Mojo Working. He realised they're not weak physically, but also that he's no match for the power that comes with being elite. General Comment From Wikipedia: The song recounts a street battle Paul Weller had read about in the newspapers concerning The Eton Rifles - The Jam - The Eton Rifles of a Right To Work march going through Slough in breaking off to attack pupils from Eton College who had been jeering the lunchtime marchers hence Hello, Hooray, an extremist scrape with the Eton Riflesrashly thinking that a bunch of 'posh schoolboys' would be an easy target: only for the outnumbered but far fitter college pupils to give them a beating.
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