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Roger Waters – Get Your Filthy Hands Off My Desert lyrics

(Soft) [Man1:] "Oi, Get your filthy hands off my desert!"
[Man2:] "What 'e say?"

Brezhnev took Afghanistan

(explosion)
And Begin took Beirut

Galtieri took the Union Jack
And Maggie over lunch one day

Took a cruiser with all hands
Apparently, to make him give it back

Ooo, Maggie what have you done?



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    More pacifiist buncombe from Roger Waters. Democracies aren't allowed to defend themselves; dictatorships can do what they want.
    It's heartening to learn that Waters doesn't hold grudges - after the Soviet Union raped Czechoslovakia in 1968 and Afghanistan in 1979, he hired the Red Army in East Germany Band to provide orchestral backup for his production of The Wall in Berlin. Of course, he couldn't resist throwing up slides in that production mentioning Vietnam during the "Bring the Boys Back" routine, but was too tactful to his Russian buddies to mention Prague.
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