1956 Olympics

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Inspired by The Shifters song 'Creggan Shops' and historic events in Derry, N.Ireland and Botany bay, New South Wales (Australia) in the 19th and 20th century.
Song written by John Mc Laughlin and Rory Moore.
Released Wednesday 21st Dec 2016.


I really want to go Australia
I really want to visit Melbourne
I heard about a band called the Shifters
Who wrote the greatest song in the world
But they never ever been to the Creggan
No they never set foot in the shops
I'm going to take a permanent maker
And write shifty boys and girls can't be stopped
By the cops,no thanks,special branch
Is brown ding
Your thing?
And the stolen generation must be remembered for all time
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fi la la la la la la lie
And the Shifters are worth their collective weight in fancy goods
But shifty boys and girls say up the hoods,up the hoods

89 days to Australia to hear the greatest song in the world
The Ship's cook is called wikipedia and Grace Pace had a son who discovered New south Wales
In the 18th century,a penal colony
Do I look to Charlie Nash for inspiration in in a clash? Well of course I do
And the story of eugenics needs to be remembered for all time
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fi la la la la la la lie
Now the strength within us must not come between us
So be a shape shifter when the crown comes for ya
My wild Australian friend
My wild Australian friend


released December 21, 2016
written by Rory Moore and John Mc Laughlin



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Strength N.I.A Londonderry, UK

"Werewolf pop"

address: Derry,

Instruments used:
Bass guitar, Organ,
D.Machine, Voices

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