Old Man Trump ~ Woody Guthrie

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Woody Guthrie of This Land Is Your Land fame wrote a song about Donald Trump’s racist father, Fred, who was Guthrie’s slum lord in NY at the time.

Wanna hear it? Here it is

by O Society

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Old Man Trump/ Ain’t My Home

by Woody Guthrie

I suppose that Old Man Trump knows just how much racial hate
He stirred up in that bloodpot of human hearts
When he drawed that color line
Here at his Beach Haven family project

Beach Haven ain’t my home!
No, I just can’t pay this rent!
My money’s down the drain,
And my soul is badly bent!
Beach Haven is Trump’s Tower
Where no black folks come to roam,
No, no, Old Man Trump!
Old Beach Haven ain’t my home!

I’m calling out my welcome to you and your man both
Welcoming you here to Beach Haven
To love in any way you please and to have some kind of a decent place
To have your kids raised up in.

Beach Haven ain’t my home!
No, I just can’t pay this rent!
My money’s down the drain,
And my soul is badly bent!
Beach Haven is Trump’s Tower
Where no black folks come to roam,
No, no, Old Man Trump!
Old Beach Haven ain’t my home!

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Fred Trump Arrested for Participating in this Ku Klux Klan Rally/Riot in NYC in 1927

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The Misguided Attacks on ‘This Land Is Your Land’

This Land Is Your Land
by Woody Guthrie

This land is your land, this land is my land
From the California to the New York island
From the Redwood Forest, to the gulf stream waters
This land was made for you and me
As I went walking that ribbon of highway
I saw above me that endless skyway
And saw below me that golden valley
This land was made for you and me
I roamed and rambled and I followed my footsteps
To the sparkling sands of her diamond deserts
And all around me, a voice was sounding
This land was made for you and me
When the sun comes shining, then I was strolling
In the wheat fields waving and dust clouds rolling
The voice was chanting as the fog was lifting
This land was made for you and me
This land…

Paranoid and pissed off
Now that I got the money
Fifty acres and a model A
Right in the middle of Trump country
I told you there goes a neighborhood
Now mister Williams ain’t so funny
I see you looking out your window
Can’t wait to call the police on me

When I know you think I’m up to something
I’m just eating out but still hungry
And this is my analogy
I ain’t even near you can’t ’til you put me
I remember when you used to tell me

Nigga run, nigga run
Go back where you come from
Nigga run, nigga run
Go back where you come from
We don’t want, we don’t want your kind
We think you’s a dog born
Fuck you, I’m America’s son

This is where I come from
This land is mine
This land is mine
This land is mine
This land is mine

Up ’til the sun comes up
No I can’t stop grinding
And I can’t let ’em break me
No I can’t let ’em find me
You can meet my friend the governor
Only if you wanna try me
Or you can meet my other friend the judge
Just in case you think I’m lying
And I know you think I’m up to something
I’m just eating out but still hungry
And this is my analogy
I ain’t leaving here you can’t take it from me
I remember when you used to tell me

Nigga run, nigga run
Go back where you come from
Nigga run, nigga run
Go back where you come from
We don’t want, we don’t want your kind
We think you’s a dog born
Fuck you, I’m America’s son

This is where I come from
This land is mine
This land is mine
This land is mine
(This land is mine)
This land is mine (this land is)
This land is mine (this land is)
This land is mine (this land is)
This land is mine (this land is)

Songwriters: Gary Lee Jr. Clark / Woody Guthrie

3 thoughts on “Old Man Trump ~ Woody Guthrie

  1. I dunno which one is worse. Those ranking questions all over social media abut the top ten this and top ten that aren’t really a worthwhile use of our time.

    What we can say is Donald Trump is a cliche. There is nothing authentic about him. His dad was a slumlord KKK member. Donald didn’t invent any of these things, he just grew up surrounded by shallow people who helped make him into a monster.

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