this is my crime

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from Albert Parsons speech to the court


This is my crime
For which I am called to die
This is my crime...
And I stand here
Upon the scaffold
This is my crime...

I am one of those who holds that it is wrong-
wage slave that I am-
To make my escape by becoming a master
I refuse to do. This is my crime...

I refuse equally to be a slave or the owner of a slave...
And I have been untrue to these infamies
This and this alone, this is my crime


from 11​/​11, released November 11, 2015
music by Teko saso
text from speech to the court of Albert Parsons




TEKO SASO Chicago, Illinois

Teko Sãso is a Guarani phrase which roughly translates into “the state of breaking chains”. This is the essence of what we hope to be about as a band: to inspire dreams of freedom and beauty...

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