The Danish Peace Academy

Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp Songbook

29 We are Gentle Angry Women (Singing For Our Lives)

We are gentle angry women
and we're sining, singing for our lives.
We are gentle angry women
and we're sining, singing for our lives.

We are the dreamers of new visions
We are dreaming for our lives.
We are the dreamers of new visions
We are dreaming for our lives.

We are the ones who cares for our children
and we're caring, caring for their lives.
We are the ones who cares for our children
and we're caring, caring for their lives.

[Original author and composer: Holly Near.
Hear Holy Near sing Singing For Our Lives http://www.hollynear.com/free.download.html ]

[Altered lyrics by the women of Greenham Common. No information about author.
Also published in the Chant Down Greenham songbook.]

Another text version is at: http://www.isis.aust.com/rtn/songsuralla.htm .

[Also typewritten and published in the Anti-nuclear songbook.]

[Malvina Reynolds in 1972. She listed "We Are a Gentle, Angry People...
http://www.uua.org/ga/ga04/4049.html]

[Also recorded by Elisabeth Gerle on the Swedish casette tape Fred och Frihet / Peace and freedom, 1983].

[Recorded in the Carry Greenham Home video 1983. Singer unknown.]

[Picture text: Force of arms: Police moving a women and her child from the Greenman Common peace camp yesterday, when bailiffs were called in to seize the property of the peace women]

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