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18. War by the late great Edwin Star
What is it good for
Absolutely nothing
What is it good for
Absolutely nothing
War is something that I despise
For it means destruction of innocent lives
For it means tears in thousands of mothers' eyes
When their sons go out to fight to give their lives

What is it good for
Absolutely nothing
Say it again
What is it good for
Absolutely nothing

It's nothing but a heartbreaker
Friend only to the undertaker
War is the enemy of all mankind
The thought of war blows my mind
Handed down from generation to generation
Induction destruction
Who wants to die

What is it good for
Absolutely nothing
Say it again
What is it good for
Absolutely nothing

War has shattered many young men's dreams
Made them disabled bitter and meanLife is too precious to be fighting wars
each day
War can't give life it can only take it away

It's nothing but a heartbreaker
Friend only to the undertaker
Peace love and understanding
There must be some place for these things today
They say we must fight to keep our freedom
But Lord there's gotta be a better way
That's better than

What is it good for
Absolutely nothing
Say it again
What is it good for
Absolutely nothing
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  -Best anti war song dofus  Aug-26-03 11:56 AM   #0 
  - What's goin' on? - Marvin Gaye  liberal_veteran   Aug-26-03 12:10 PM   #1 
  - Black Sabbath "War Pigs"  DBoon   Aug-26-03 12:24 PM   #2 
  - one line  el_gato   Aug-26-03 12:29 PM   #6 
  - I second that with an honorable mention to Disposable Heroes and  proud patriot   Aug-26-03 12:45 PM   #11 
     - I gotta give it up for  dolo amber   Aug-26-03 01:12 PM   #17 
  - I Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die, By Country Joe McDonald and Fish  monkeyboy   Aug-26-03 12:25 PM   #3 
  - Salut, monkeyboy!  Section_43   Aug-26-03 03:40 PM   #41 
  - Yep, Country Joe  2cents   Aug-26-03 08:44 PM   #56 
  - Fortunate Son  LuLu550   Aug-26-03 12:26 PM   #4 
  - Defintely the very best; CCR rules!  Mikimouse   Aug-26-03 12:34 PM   #8 
  - "Billy Don't Be a Hero"  Richardo   Aug-26-03 12:28 PM   #5 
  - damn , now you've done it  ChesWickatWork   Aug-26-03 01:18 PM   #21 
  - Fish Cheer by Country Joe & the Fish!  slackmaster   Aug-26-03 12:29 PM   #7 
  - Agreed!  94114_San_Francisco   Aug-26-03 08:07 PM   #52 
     - Another vote here, check this link out....  Section_43   Aug-27-03 10:40 AM   #67 
  - FORTUNATE SON-CCR  makeanoise   Aug-26-03 12:36 PM   #9 
  - CCR kick!  WhoCountsTheVotes   Aug-26-03 01:42 PM   #29 
  - "Compared To What" by Les McCann  Stanchetalarooni   Aug-26-03 12:43 PM   #10 
  - Masters Of War - Bob Dylan  mac56   Aug-26-03 12:48 PM   #12 
  - Imagine by John Lennon  samsingh   Aug-26-03 12:49 PM   #13 
  - I love imagine  study_war_no_more   Aug-26-03 01:22 PM   #23 
  - I'll second that  zekeson   Aug-26-03 04:15 PM   #46 
  - How About "With God On Our Side" by Bob Dylan?  cherryperry   Aug-28-03 11:41 AM   #70 
  - Eric Bogle/Billy Bragg "My Youngest Son Came Home Today"  CanuckAmok   Aug-26-03 12:53 PM   #14 
  - That was a good CD....The Internationale by Billy Bragg.  TheBigGuy   Aug-26-03 04:05 PM   #45 
  - THE GRAVE & LULLABY  Malikshah   Aug-26-03 01:03 PM   #15 
  - boysetsfire - foundations to burn  Abaques   Aug-26-03 01:08 PM   #16 
  - War by the late great Edwin Star  dnvechoes   Aug-26-03 01:16 PM   #18 
  - (What Is It Good For?) Absolutely NOTHING!!!  CO Liberal   Aug-26-03 01:32 PM   #25 
  - I agree, whether it's the original or Bruce's cover  noonwitch   Aug-26-03 01:39 PM   #28 
     - Ahhh, I haven't heard the cover yet  dnvechoes   Aug-26-03 02:14 PM   #36 
     - Bruce's cover is good, but DOA's is even better!  AntiCoup2k   Aug-27-03 09:30 AM   #66 
  - Last night I had the Strangest Dream  ChesWickatWork   Aug-26-03 01:17 PM   #19 
  - Deserves the Whole Lyric  ritc2750   Aug-27-03 07:19 AM   #61 
  - Lives in the Balance  ET Awful   Aug-26-03 01:17 PM   #20 
  - Or, if you're a hippie at heart... Get Together  dnvechoes   Aug-26-03 01:20 PM   #22 
  - Waist Deep in the Big Muddy  MaineDem   Aug-26-03 01:29 PM   #24 
  - This song led to the Smothers Brothers walking off their show.  mac56   Aug-26-03 02:07 PM   #34 
  - Bob Seger's "2+2=?" (1968)  NightTrain   Aug-26-03 01:34 PM   #26 
  - Not specifically anti-war, but "Ball of Confusion" has always been a fave.  Richardo   Aug-26-03 01:35 PM   #27 
  - When Johhny Comes Marching Home  AlabamaYankee   Aug-26-03 01:44 PM   #30 
  - Requiem For The Masses  FireHeart   Aug-26-03 02:00 PM   #31 
  - That song gives me chills  MaineDem   Aug-26-03 02:04 PM   #33 
  - does.  FireHeart   Aug-26-03 02:08 PM   #35 
  - WOW! I forgot about that one - and I was a *big* Association guy...  Richardo   Aug-26-03 02:24 PM   #38 
     - I could never forget that one.  FireHeart   Aug-27-03 02:18 AM   #60 
  - Hendrix's "Star Spangled Banner" at Woodstock  BurtWorm   Aug-26-03 02:02 PM   #32 
  - Kill the Poor - Dead Kennedys  KamaAina   Aug-26-03 02:21 PM   #37 
  - also  LuLu550   Aug-26-03 02:52 PM   #39 
  - front line by stevie wonder  flush_bush   Aug-26-03 03:02 PM   #40 
  - "Oliver's Army" by Elvis Costello and the Attractions  SpikeTrees   Aug-26-03 03:41 PM   #42 
  - And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda ..  SiobhanClancy   Aug-26-03 03:58 PM   #44 
     - I thought of this one, too.  MaineDem   Aug-26-03 05:27 PM   #49 
     - I went to Australia  dofus   Aug-27-03 08:15 PM   #68 
  - Disposable Heroes...  jayfish   Aug-26-03 03:47 PM   #43 
  - "Eve Of Destruction"  UnbrainwashedYouth   Aug-26-03 04:19 PM   #47 
  - Yes, A powerful song in 1965...  BrotherBuzz   Aug-26-03 04:56 PM   #48 
  - all of them!  redwitch   Aug-26-03 06:47 PM   #50 
  - I Ain't Marching Anymore  sleepyhead   Aug-26-03 08:44 PM   #55 
  - the best fortunate son  SPICYHOT   Aug-26-03 07:37 PM   #51 
  - Wow!  dofus   Aug-26-03 08:20 PM   #53 
  - I was going to post "Green Fields of France"  dflprincess   Aug-26-03 08:49 PM   #57 
  - Maybe the best anti war song title...  countfloyd   Aug-26-03 08:32 PM   #54 
  - Six White Horses...I cry every time...and then I play it again  MrsGrumpy   Aug-26-03 09:02 PM   #58 
  - Civil War - Guns N' Roses  kixot   Aug-26-03 09:10 PM   #59 
  - "It feeds the rich while it buries the poor" - good one n/t  Iris   Aug-27-03 07:32 AM   #62 
  - Garry Owen  ArkDem   Aug-27-03 08:32 AM   #63 
  - I'd love a CD with all of these  MaineDem   Aug-27-03 08:34 AM   #64 
  - What about the reggae one from the 60's ?  hussar   Aug-27-03 08:48 AM   #65 
  - "Zor and Zam" and "For Pete's Sake"  HypnoToad   Aug-27-03 09:19 PM   #69 

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