The Danish Peace Academy

Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp Songbook

34 Bridget Evans

Judy Small

There's a woman in Great Britain, Bridget Evans is her name
And she's out on Greenham Common and things will never be the same
And this is not just Bridget's fight, there's women by the score
By the hundred, by the thousand, and there'll be ten thousand more.

(Chorus)
And they're fighting for their families
They're fighting for their friends
And they won't stop, no they won't stop
Till this Nuclear madness ends.
Till this Nuclear madness ends

And Bridget's left her husband and her kids at home in Wales
And she hears what people say of her, that she's gone off the rails
And she says that men have left their wives and marched off to their wars
And how can her fight for humankind be any lesser cause?

And Bridget's been to prison for they say she breached the peace
When she sat inside a sentry box and sang to the police
And her song is growing louder as it echoes off the sun
That Bridget won't leave Greenham till the battle has been won

There's a woman in Great Britain, Bridget Evans is her name
And she's out on Greenham Common and things will never be the same.

[Words and music: Judy Small, 1983: CD Ladies and Gems. Judy Small Songbook.]

Hear Bridget Evans sung by Judy Small.

[Also recorded by Wild Wimmin for Peace on the MC the Great Peace March, 1986.]

[Also recorded by Elisabeth Gerle on the Swedish MC At vinden ännu blåser / That the Wind Still Blows, 1988.]

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