We Shall Not Give Up The Fight

Here is Rose’s teaching video of We Shall Not Give Up the Fight.
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We Shall Not Give Up the Fight
Traditional South African song, sung by many during the anti-apartheid struggles.
Words adapted for Street Choirs Festival 2019, by Elizabeth Powers.

Each verse is sung twice, first time gently, second time stronger.
Descant comes in the second time round.

v.1 We shall not give up the fight
We have only started x3
We shall not give up the fight
We have only started x3

Descant:
We have only started x3
We have only started, we have only – we have only started

v.2 Voices raised in harmony
We shall stand together x3
Voices raised in harmony
We shall stand together x3

Descant:
We shall stand together x3
We shall stand together, x2 – stand together

v.3 Standing for equality
Hand holding hand x3
Standing for equality
Hand holding hand x3

Descant:
Hand holding hand x3
Hand holding hand, hand holding hand – holding hand

v.4 We shall not give up the fight
We have only started x3
We shall not give up the fight
We have only started x3

Descant:
We have only started x3
We have only started, we have only – we have only started