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Yiddish anarchist song: "Everywhere you look" / "Hey, hey, down with the police!" youtube.com

Submitted by kittybecca in RiotsAreFun

In ale gasn vu men geyt
Hert men zabostovkes.
Yinglekh, meydlekh, kind un keyt
Shmuesn fun pribovkes.

Genug shoyn brider horeven,
Genug shoyn borgn layen,
Makht a zabostovke,
Lomir brider zikh bafrayen!

Brider un shvester,
Lumir zikh gehn di hent,
Lomir Nikolaykelen tsebrekhn di vent!

Hey, hey, daloy politsey!
Daloy samederzhavyets v'rasey!

Brider un shvester, lomir zikh nit irtsn,
Lomir Nikolaykelen di yorelekh farkirtsn!

Hey, hey, daloy politsey!
Daloy samederzhavyets v'rasey!

Nekhtn hot er gefirt a vegele mit mist,
Haynt is er gevorn a kapitalist!

Hey, hey, daloy politsey!
Daloy samederzhavyets v'rasey!

Brider un shvester, lomir geyn tsuzamen,
Lomir Nikolaykelen bagrobn mit der mamen!

Hey, hey, daloy politsey!
Daloy samederzhavyets v'rasey!

Kozakn, zhandarrnen, arop fun di ferd!
Der rusisher keyser ligt shoyn in dr'erd!

Hey, hey, daloy politsey!
Daloy samederzhavyets v'rasey!

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ENGLISH TRANSLATION:

Everywhere you go, on every street
You hear rumblings.
Men, women ond children
Are talking about strikes.

Brothers, enough of your drudgery,
Enough of borrowing and lending,
We're going on strike,
Brothers, let us free ourselves!

Brothers and sisters, let us join hands,
Let's break down little Tsar Nikolai's walls!

Hey, hey, down with the police!
Down with the Russian ruling class!

Brothers and sisters, all gather round,
Together we are strong enough
To bring this Tsar down!

Hey, hey, down with the police!
Down with the Russian ruling class!

Brothers and sisters, let's forget formalities,
Let's shorten little Nikolai's years!

Hey, hey, down with the police!
Down with the Russian ruling class!
Yesterday he was driving
A little wagon full of trash,
Today he's become a capitalist!

Hey, hey, down with the police!
Down with the Russian ruling class!

Brothers and sisters, let's all get together,
Let's bury little Nikolai with his mother!

Hey, hey, down with the police!
Down with the Russian ruling class!

Cossacks and gendarmes,
Get down off your horses!
The Russian Tsar is already dead and buried!

Hey, hey, down with the police!
Down with the Russian ruling class!

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