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"Leningrad" (Capo: 2nd. fret) ____Intro: C G Dm A F C/E Dm G F G7sus G7 C ____Verse: 1 C Dm/C F/C G/C Viktor was born____in the spring of forty four C Dm/C F/C G/C And never saw____his father anymore C7/Bb F/A Csus/G C/G D/F# A child of sacrifice, a child of war C/G G#dim Am F G C Another son who never had a father after Leningrad ____Verse: 2 C Dm/C F/C G/C Went off to school____and learned to serve the state C Dm/C F/C G/C Followed the rules____and drank his vodka straight C7/Bb F/A Csus/G C/G D/F# The only way to live was drown the hate C/G G#dim Am A Russian life was very sad D G C And such was life in Leningrad ____Bridge: 1 Cm I was born in '49 Gm A cold war kid in McCarthy time Fsus F Stop 'em at the 38th Parallel Gsus G Blast those yellow reds to hell Csus Cm And cold war kids were hard to kill Gsus Gm Under their desk in an air raid drill Fsus F Haven't they heard we won the war Gsus G What do they keep on fighting for? ____Verse: 3 C Dm/C F/C G/C Viktor was sent to some Red Army town C Dm/C F/C G/C G/B Served out his time, became a cir__cus clown C7/Bb F/A Csus/G C/G D/F# The greatest happiness he'd____ever found C/G G#dim Am Was making Russian children glad F G C And children lived in Leningrad ____Bridge: 2 Cm But children lived in Levittown Gm And hid in the shelters underground Fsus F Until the Soviets turned their ships around Gsus G And tore the Cuban missiles down Csus Cm And in that bright October sun Gsus Gm We knew our childhood days were done Fsus F And I watched my friends go off to war Gsus G What do they keep on fighting for? ____Verse: 4 C Dm/C F/C G/C And so my child and I came to this place C Dm/C F/C G/C G/B To meet him eye to eye and face to face C7/Bb F/A Csus/G C/G D/F# He made my daughter laugh, then we embraced C/G G#dim Am We never knew what friends we had D G C D Until we came to Leningrad ____Coda: G D/G Am E/A C/E G/B Am D/F# D (Repeat) C D G