33.
OUR LINE'S BEEN CHANGED AGAIN

We're simply Communists devout; 
Our line's been changed again.
We don't know what it's all about;
Our line's been changed again.

CHORUS:
I knows it, Browder,
I knows it, Browder,
I knows it, Browder,
Our line's been changed again.

United fronts are what we love;
Our line's been changed again.
From below and from above;
Our line's been changed again.

CHORUS:

3. The party says the time has come;
Don't call a Socialist a bum;

4.  We must appear to be  sedate;
The revolution? It can wait;

5. Bourgeois tricks well have to
  use;
Our women must not wear flat shoes;

6. Concerning war we'll have to
  hedge;
We've disavowed the Oxford Pledge;

7. We're now a party with finesse;
With bourgeois groups we'll coalesce;

8. Bourgeois rights we'll fight to
  save;
Lenin's turning in his grave;

9. First we loved the pacifists;
Now they are fifth columnists;

10. Hitler he has been ungrateful;
Though we helped him, now he's
  hateful;

11. Roosevelt was a mean old dragon;
Then we climbed on his bandwagon;

12. Once we fought for worker's
  rights;
Now we fight the Trotskyites;

                         (cont.)

13. First we're red and then we're
  pink;
As Moscow tells us what to think;

14. Kaleideosopic's what I mean;
First we're Red and then we're green;

15. The line must change, says Jock
 Duclos;
But who told Jock - T'was Uncle Joe;

FINAL CHORUS:
I knows it, Foster,
I knows it, Foster,
I knows it, Foster,
Our line's been changed again.

IN OLD MOSCOW
(Tune: Clementine)

In old Moscow, in the Kremlin,
In the fall of '39,
Sat a Russian and a Prussian
Writing out the party line.

CHORUS:
Oh, my darling, oh, my darling,
Oh, my darling party line;
Oh, I never will desert you,
For I love this life of mine.

Leon Trotsky was a Nazi;
Oh, we knew it for a fact.
Pravda said it; we all read It,
BEFORE the Stalin-Hitler Pact.

CHORUS:

Once a Nazi would be shot, see,
That was then the Party Line;
Now a Nazi's hotsy-totsy,
Trotsky's laying British mines.

CHORUS:

Now the Nazis and the Fuerher
Stand within the Party Line,
All the Russians love the Prussians,
Volga boatmen sail the Rhine.

CHORUS:


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