What a fascinating day, historically, is May Day. Look it up on Google; if it interests you enough, there's no point in my repeating its astronomical, astrological, pagan, sociological and political significance over time.
|Maypole dancing. Source|
Not that it was all so innocent. May Day orgy-asm has a long history, and a long way from chastity – Dionysian rites, snake worshipping....
Still, it's five verses too many, even for a song a great revolutionary fervour.
But who can go past the Marseillaise for whipping up a storm and convincing the gang to top a few worthless powdered-wig aristocrats?
Formez vos bataillons,Marchons, marchonsQu'un sang impurAbreuve nos sillons !