Che Guevara

Che Guevara

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Juan Chacon

Juan Chacon

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Casas de Carton

Casas de Carton

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Sombrero Azul

Sombrero Azul

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“Wage a Mighty Struggle” – lyrics!

(Wage a Mighty Struggle is the unofficial anthem of CISPES)

Verse 1:

Juntas can be bought and sold with guns and luxury;
But the people of El Salvador will not take slavery.
The people of El Salvador have taken up the gun;
And now they’ve got the imperialists and their puppets on the run, So…

Chorus:

Wage a mighty struggle against imperialist war
Victory to the revolution in El Salvador, Hey!
Wage a mighty struggle against imperialist war
Victory to the revolution in El Salvador!

Verse 2:

Some say you cannot fight the rich because they are too strong,
But we remember Vietnam where the people wrote a victory song
Oh Salvadoran people you do not stand alone,
The North American people will smash Imperialism here at home, So …

Chorus

(Verse 3 – pre-1994 version)

Fuck you fascist scumbags we’ve got you on the run
The FMLN offensive has already begun
90 years or 90 days; we will not deviate,
until the leftist forces have taken over the state, So…

Chorus

(verse 3: 1994-present version)

Fuck you fascist scumbags we’ve got you on the run
Municipalismo and people’s power have already begun.
90 days or 90 years;
to revolution we’ll be true,
we’ll carry out the struggle
until capitalism is through, So …

Wage a mighty struggle
Against imperialist war
Victory to the revolution in
El Salvador, Hey!
Wage a mighty struggle against
Imperialist war
Victory to the revolution in El Salvador!