War on 45

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War on 45 (2005 CD Version)
War on 45 cover.jpg
EP 12" / CD by D.O.A.
Released 1982
Genre Hardcore punk
Label Alternative Tentacles, Sudden Death
D.O.A. chronology
Hardcore '81
(1981)Hardcore '811981
War on 45
Bloodied But Unbowed
(1984)Bloodied But Unbowed1984
Alternative cover
Original 1982 EP cover
Original 1982 EP cover
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War on 45 is an eight-song 12" EP released by the hardcore band D.O.A. in 1982. It was re-released in 2005 on CD with an additional eleven songs, but without the composition "Let's Fuck," for a total of eighteen tracks. The original cover has "MARCH INTO THE 80'S" written on it, while the 2005 version says "MARCH TO THE END."

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Joey Shithead, except where noted.

Original 1982 EP

  1. "Liar for Hire"
  2. "I'm Right, You're Wrong"
  3. "America the Beautiful"
  4. "Let's Fuck" (remake of the Chris Montez song "Let's Dance", covered on the first Ramones LP)
  5. "War" (cover of the Edwin Starr song)
  6. "I Hate You"
  7. "War in the East"
  8. "Class War" (Dils cover)

2005 CD Re-release

  1. "Liar For Hire"
  2. "I'm Right, You're Wrong"
  3. "America the Beautiful"
  4. "War" (Edwin Starr cover)
  5. "I Hate You"
  6. "War in the East"
  7. "Class War" (Kinman)
  8. "World War 3" (Shithead, Chuck Biscuits)
  9. "Smash the State"
  10. "Masters of War" (Bob Dylan cover)
  11. "Earache"
  12. "Eve of Destruction" (P. F. Sloan cover)
  13. "We Don't Need No God Damn War"
  14. "Warmonger"
  15. "Bombs Away" (Goble)
  16. "World Falls Apart"
  17. "Fortunate Son" (Creedence Clearwater Revival cover)
  18. "No God No War"


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