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THE BALLAD OF BILL HUBBARD -------------------------- Gm Eb Gm Eb Eb Cm7 D7 Gm Ebmaj7 Cm7 D7 Gm Gm/F Eb Cm Bb/D Eb F Gm F Eb Cm7 D7 Gm Eb Cm7 D7 WHAT GOD WANTS PART I --------------------- Gm The kid in the corner looked at the priest And fingered his pale blue Japanese guitar The priest said, God wants goodness God wants light God wants mayhem God wants a clean fight What God wants God gets Em Don't look so surprised F/C C It's only dogma Em F/C C The alien prophet cried F F/E The beetle and the springbok F/Eb Took the Bible from its hook Dsus4 The monkey in the corner Wrote D the lesson in his book Gm What God wants God gets What God wants God gets God wants peace God wants war God wants famine God wants chain stores What God wants God gets God wants sedition God wants sex God wants freedom God wants semtex What God wants God gets Em Don't look so surprised F/C C I'm only joking Em F/C C The alien comic cried F F/E The jackass and hyena F/Eb Took the feather from its hook Dsus4 The monkey in the corner D Wrote the joke down in his book Gm What God wants God gets God wants boarders God wants crack God wants rainfall God wants wetbacks What God wants God gets God wants voodoo God wants shrines God wants law God wants organized crime God wants crusade God wants jihad God wants good F C F C F C F C F C God wants bad Gm F C F C F C F C F C What God wants God gets PERFECT SENSE PART I -------------------- C F Bb Eb F Bb Eb Ab Db Eb Ab The monkey sat on a pile of stones Db And stared at the broken bone in his hand Gb And the stains of a Viennese quartet Cb Db Rang out across the land Db The monkey looked up at the stars Gb And thought to himself Cb Memory is a stranger History is for fools E And he cleaned his hands In a pool of holy writing A Turned his back on the garden B And set out for the nearest town E Hold on hold on soldier When you add it all up A The tears and the marrowbone There's an ounce of gold D And an ounce of pride in each ledger And the Germans killed the Jews And the Jews killed the Arabs G And the Arabs killed the hostages And that is the news A And is it any wonder That the monkey's confused D He said Mama Mama The President's a fool Why do I have to keep reading G These technical manuals And the joint chiefs of staff And the brokers on Wall Street said C Don't make us laugh You're a smart kid Time is linear Memory is a stranger F History is for fools Man is a tool in the hands Of the great God Almighty G And they gave him command Of a nuclear submarine And sent him back in search of C The Garden of Eden PERFECT SENSE PART II --------------------- C Can't you see It all makes perfect sense Expressed in dollars and cents G Pounds shillings and pence Dm Can't you see F F C/E Dm C It all makes perfect sense Gm7 C Little black soul departs in perfect focus Gm7 C Prime time fodder for the News at Nine Bb Darling is the child warm in the bed tonight Cm Hi everybody I'm Marv Albert And welcome to our telecast Eb Coming to you live from Memorial Stadium It's a beautiful day F And today we expect a sensational matchup But first our global anthem Bb Can't you see It all makes perfect sense Expressed in dollars and cents F Pounds shillings and pence Cm Can't you see Eb Eb Bb/D Cm Bb It all makes perfect sense And here come the players Fm As I speak to you now the captain Bb Has his cross hairs zeroed in on the oil rig It looks to me like he's going to attack Fm By the way did you know that a submarine Captain earns 200,000 dollars a year Bb Oh that's less tax Marv yeah less tax Uh thank you Emery you're welcome Ab Bbm Ebm/Bb Bbm Ebm/Bb Now back to the game he fires one yes There goes two both fish are running Db The rig is going into a prevent defense Eb Will they make it I don't think so Ab Can't you see It all makes perfect sense Expressed in dollars and cents Eb Pounds shillings and pence Db Can't you see Db Db Ab/C Bbm Ab It all makes perfect sense Db Can't you see Db Db Ab/C Bbm Ab It all makes perfect sense THE BRAVERY OF BEING OUT OF RANGE --------------------------------- D A/D G/D D Dsus4 D Dsus2 D Em G D Em G D D A/D You have a natural tendency, to squeeze off a shot G/D D You're good fun at parties, you wear the right masks Dsus4 D You're old, but you still like a laugh in the locker room Dsus2 D You can't abide change, you're at home on the range D A/D You opened the suitcase, behind the old workings G/D D To show off the magnum, you deafened the canyon Dsus4 D Dsus2 A comfort a friend, only upstaged in the end By the Uzi machine gun D Does the recoil remind you... Em Remind you of sex G D Old man what the hell you gonna kill next Em G D Old timer who you gonna kill next (repeat chord pattern) I looked over Jordan and what did I see Saw a U.S. Marine in a pile of debris I swam in your pools and lay under your palm trees I looked in the eyes of the Indian Who lay on the Federal Building steps And through the range finder over the hill I saw the frontline boys popping their pills Sick of the mess they find On their desert stage And the bravery of being out of range Yeah the question is vexed Old man what the hell you gonna kill next Old timer who you gonna kill next Bridge D F/D Em A G F A Bm C D Ooh............. Hey bartender, over here Two more shots and two more beers Sir, turn up the TV sound The war has started on the ground Just love those laser guided bombs They're really great for righting wrongs You hit the target and win the game from bars 3,000 miles away 3,000 miles away Em G D We play the game with the bravery of being out of range We zap and maim with the bravery of being out of range We strafe the train with the bravery of being out of range We gain terrain with the bravery of being out of range We play the game with the bravery of being out of range LATE HOME TONIGHT PART I ------------------------ D Gmaj7 D Gmaj7 Gm6 D Standing at the window Gmaj7 A farmer's wife in Oxfordshire D Glances at the clock it's nearly time for tea She doesn't see Gmaj7 Gm6 The phantom in the hedgerow dip its wings Doesn't hear the engine sing Em7 But in the cockpit's techno glow A Behind the Ray Ban(R) shine Bdim The kid from Cleveland In the comfort of routine Gmaj7 Scans his dials and smiles Bdim Gmaj7 Secure in the beauty of military life Em7 There is no right or wrong Only tin cans and cordite and white cliffs D/A A7 And blue skies and flight flight flight D/A The beauty of military life A7 D No questions only orders and flight only flight Em7 What a beautiful sight in his wild blue dream A7 The eternal child leafs through his War magazine And his kind Uncle Sam feeds ten trillion in D Change into the total entertainment Combat video game Em7 And up here in the stands The fans are goin' wild A7 The cheerleaders flip When you wiggle your hip And we all like the bit when you take The jeans from the refrigerator and D Then the bad guy gets hit Em7 And were you struck by the satisfying Way the swimsuit sticks to her skin A7 Like BB gun days When knives pierce autumn leaves But that's okay see the children bleed A7aug It'll look great on the TV Bm7 Gmaj7 Gm6 D Gmaj7 And in Tripoli another ordinary wife Em7 Stares at the dripping her old man hadn't A7 Time to fix Too busy mixing politics and rhythm D6 In the street below LATE HOME TONIGHT PART II ------------------------- D Hark the wire service sing Em7 Clear the satellite link Check the fax machine A7 Hold the lead story boys D There's some great pictures coming in Now the pilot's heartbeat slows Em7 Palms dry out No questions only orders A7 And the F-1 glides in nose-up Through the cloudbase and the Ground crew cheers as he puts down D His landing gear Bb F Eb D7 Hey boy you're a hero take this cigar G C Back home in Cleveland A All the papers and local TV stations D Will be calling your ma Em7 And the farmer's wife Shoos the cat off the chair A7 She says sit down my dear Was the milking all right D Our American friends are late home tonight TOO MUCH ROPE ------------- Gmaj7 G7 Gmaj7 G7 Gm7 Gm6 Gm7 Gm6 G G7 G6 Cmaj7 Am7 Fmaj7 Dm6 G7 G C C7 When the sleigh is heavy, and the timberwolves are getting bold, Am7 You look at your companions and test the water of their friendship D With your toe. F C G/B Am And they significantly edge closer to the gold... F G Each man has his price, Bob...and yours was pretty low. C C7 Now history is short, the sun is just a minor star. Am7 D And the poor man sells his kidneys in some colonial bazaar F C G/B Am Que sera sera, is that your new Ferrari car? F Am7 D Nice... but I think I'll wait for the F-fifty G G7 You don't have to be a Jew...to disapprove of murder G6 Cmaj7 Tears burn my eyes; Am7 Muslim or Christian, Mullah or Pope, Em Dm6 Preacher or poet, who was it wrote, "Give any one species G7 C Too much rope and they'll fuck it up? C C7 Last night on TV, a Vietnam vet took his beard and his pain Am D And his alienation of 20 years...back to Asia again. F C G/B Am Sees the monsters they made in formaldehyde floating 'round. F Meets a gook on a bike...a good enough guy, Am7 D With the same soldier's eyes. G G7 G6 Cmaj7 Am7 Em What does it mean, this tear-jerking scene beamed into my home? Dm6 That it moves me so much, why all the fuss? G C C7 C6 Fmaj7 It's only two humans being...it's only... two humans being; Dm7 Am Gm Tears burn in my eyes...what does it mean? This tender TV? C C7 This tear-jerking scene beamed into my home? F F7 And you don't have to be a Jew to disapprove of murder F6 Bb Gm Tears burn my eyes....Muslim or Christian, Mullah or Pope, Dm Preacher or poet, who was it wrote: Cm6 F "Give any one species too much rope and they'll fuck it up?” Bb Bb7 Gm7 Gm6 Eb Bb F/A Gm Gm7 Gm6 Gm7 Gm6 Gm6 Eb/G Gm6 Eb/G WHAT GOD WANTS PART II ---------------------- TV Evangelist:]"Do you believe in a better day? Do you have faith in a golden way? If you do, then we must come together this day Come together as one, united television audience Brought together by the sound of my voice United, united financially, united socially, United spiritually, and all possible ways Through the power of money And the power of prayers...." Gm What God wants God gets God help us all God wants dollars God wants cents God wants pounds, shillings, and pence God wants guilders God wants Kroner God wants Swiss francs God wants French francs (Oui il veut des francs francais) God wants escudos God wants pesetas Don't send lira God don't want small potatoes God wants small towns God wants pain God wants clean up rock campaigns God wants windows God wants solutions God wants TV God wants contributions What God wants God gets God help us all God wants silver God wants gold God wants his secret Never to be told God wants gigolos God wants giraffes God wants politics God wants a good laugh What God wants God gets God help us all God wants friendship God wants fame God wants credit God wants blame God wants poverty God wants wealth God wants insurance God wants to cover himself What God wants God gets God help us all WHAT GOD WANTS PART III ----------------------- Em Csus4 C Don't be afraid, it's only business Em Csus4 C The alien prophet sighed F F/E The vulture and the magpie took F/Eb The cash box from its hook Dsus4 The monkey in the corner D Wrote the figures in his book Em Em/D Crazed the checkout lady's fingers Flash across the till F/C C And the captain posts the menu of the day Em And in banks across the world Christians, Moslems, Hindus, Jews Dm6 F/C And every other race, creed, colour, tint or hue C Get down on their knees and pray F F/E The raccoon and the groundhog neatly F/Eb Make up bags of change Dsus4 But the monkey in the corner D Well he's slowly drifting out of range Gm Gm/F Ab/Eb Eb Gm Gm/F Ab/Eb Eb Ab Ab/G Ab/Gb Gb Fsus4 F A#m G# D#/F# F# A#m G# D#/F# F# D# D#/A# D#/A A G#sus4 G# C# Christ, it's freezing inside C#/D# The veteran cries D/A The hyenas break cover A And stream through the meadow C# And the fog rolls in D#/D# To his bottle of gin D/A So he picks up a stone A That looks like a bone D And the bullets fly And the rivers run dry D/C# And the fat girls sigh D/C C And the network anchor persons lie Bsus4 And the soldier's alone In the video zone B But the monkey's not watching He's slipped out to the kitchen To pile the dishes Em And answer the phone WATCHING TV ----------- *D **Ddim5 (repeat as necessary) G Em7 We were watching TV, Watching TV G Em7 We were watching TV, Watching TV Cadd9 A7 Cadd9 A7 Cadd9 C/B A7 D G Em7 In Tiananmen Square, Lost my baby there G Em7 My yellow rose, In her bloodstained clothes Cadd9 A7 She was a short order pastry chef Cadd9 A7 In a Dim Sum dive on the Yangtze tideway Cadd9 G/B She had shiny hair A7 D She was the daughter of an engineer G Em7 Won't you shed a tear, For my yellow rose G Em7 My yellow rose, In her bloodstained clothes Cadd9 A7 She had perfect breasts, She had high hopes Cadd9 A7 She had almond eyes, She had yellow thighs C C/B A7 D She was a student of philosophy G G/F# Em7 Won't you grieve with me, for my yellow rose, G G/F# Em7 D Shed a tear, For her bloodstained clothes G G/F# Em7 She had shiny hair, She had perfect breasts Cadd9 C/B A7 D She had high hopes, She had almond eyes G G/F# She had yellow thighs Em7 D She was the daughter of an engineer G C So get out your pistols, Get out your stones G C Get out your knives, Cut them to the bone G G/F# Em7 They are the lackeys of the grocer's machine G C They built the dark satanic mills G C That manufacture hell on earth G G/F# Em7 They bought the front row seats on Calvary C D They are irrelevant to me **D **Ddim5 And I grieve for my sister People of China Do not forget do not forget The children who died for you Long live the Republic Did we do anything after this I've a feeling we did G Em7 We were watching TV, Watching TV G Em7 We were watching TV, Watching TV Cadd9 A7 She wore a white bandanna that said 'Freedom now' Cadd9 She thought the Great Wall of China A7 Would come tumbling down G G/F# She was a student Em7 D Her father was an engineer G Em7 Won't you shed a tear, For my yellow rose G Em7 My yellow rose, In her bloodstained clothes Cadd9 A7 Her grandpa fought old Chiang Kai-shek Cadd9 A7 That no-good low-down dirty rat C C/B Who used to order his troops A7 D To fire on the women and children Imagine that imagine that G Em7 And in the spring of '48 G Em7 Mao Tse-tung got quite irate G G/F# Em7 And he kicked that old dictator Chiang D Out of the state of China G Em7 Chiang Kai-shek came down in Formosa G A7 And they armed the island of Quemoy G And the shells were flying across the China Sea Em7 C C/B A7 D And they turned Formosa into a shoe factory called Taiwan G Cadd9 And she is different from Cro-Magnon man G Cadd9 She's different from Anne Boleyn G G/F# Em7 She is different from the Rosenbergs D And from the unknown Jew G Cadd9 G She is different from the unknown Nicaraguan Cadd9 G G/F# Half superstar half victim Em7 Cadd9 D She's a victor star conceptually new G Cadd9 And she is different from the Dodo G Cadd9 And from the Kankanbono G G/F# Em7 She is different from the Aztec D And from the Cherokee G Cadd9 She's everybody's sister G Cadd9 She's symbolic of our failure G G/F# Em7 She's the one in fifty million Cadd9 D Who can help us to be free G Because she died on TV THREE WISHES ------------ Cm Eb/F Ab Ab/Bb Cm Cm Eb/F Ab Ab/Bb Cm (Repeat Trough lyric until change) Reached back for the bottle And rubbed against the lamp Genie came out smiling Like some Eastern tramp He said, hey boy what's happening What is going on You can have three wishes If you don't take too long If you don't take too long I said well I wish they were all happy in the Lebanon Wish somebody'd help me write this song And I wish when I was young My old man had not been gone Genie said consider it done Eb There's something in the air Bb And you don't know what it is Eb You see someone through the window Bb Who you've just learned to miss A Ab And the road leads on to glory but Eb You used up your last wish Bb Your last wish And you want her to come home Cm Bring her home Genie said I'm sorry That's the way it goes Where the hell's the lamp sucker It's time for me to go Bye Cm Eb/F Ab Ab/Bb Cm Cm Eb/F Ab Ab/Bb Cm Cm Eb/F Ab Ab/Bb Cm Cm Eb/F Ab Ab/Bb Cm Eb There's something in the air Bb And you don't know what it is Eb You see someone through the window Bb Who you've just learned to miss A Ab And the road leads on to glory but Eb You used up your last wish Bb Your last wish And you want her to come home ITS A MIRRICAL -------------- Bm F#m Miraculous you call it babe, you ain't seen nothing yet. Em F#m They got Pepsi in the Andes, they got McDonalds in Tibet. Bm F#m Yosemite's been turned into a golf course for the Japs, Em F#m The Dead Sea is alive with rap. Bm F#m Between the Tigris and Euphrates, there's a leisure centre now Em F#m They got all kinds of sports, they got Bermuda shorts Bm F#m They had sex in Pennsylvania, a Brazilian grew a tree Em F#m A doctor in Manhattan, saved a dying man for free Bm It's a miracle F#m It's a miracle D It's a miracle F# Another miracle G By the grace of God Almighty And the pressures of the marketplace Em Em6 F# The human race has civilized itself Bm F#m Em It's a miracle F#sus4 F# Bm F#m Em F#sus4 Verse 2 (continue chord pattern) We got warehouses of butter, we got oceans of wine. We got famine when we need it, we got designer crime. We got Mercedes, we got Porsche, Ferrari and Rolls Royce, Yeah, we got choice. She said meet me in the Garden of Gethsemene my dear, The Lord said Peter I can see your house from here. An honest man finally reaped what he had sown. And a farmer in Ohio has just repaid a loan. It's a miracle It's a miracle It's a miracle It's a miracle Another miracle G By the grace of God Almighty and the pressures of the marketplace Em Em6 F# The human race has civilized itself Bm F#m Em F#sus4 F# It's a miracle Verse 3 We cower in our shelters With our hands over our ears Lloyd-Webber's awful stuff Runs for years and years and years and years An earthquake hits the theatre But the operetta lingers Then the piano lid comes down and breaks his fucking fingers It's a miracle. AMUSED TO DEATH --------------- Bm A G Em Doctor Doctor what is wrong with me Bm A G Em This supermarket life is getting long Bm A G Em What is the heart life of a colour TV Bm A G Em C What is the shelf life of a teenage queen D Dsus2 D G Ooh Western woman D Dsus2 D G Ooh Western girl Bm New hounds sniff the air A G Em When Jessica Hahn goes down Bm A G Em He latches onto that symbol of detachment Bm A G Em attracted by the peeling away of feeling Bm A G Em C The celebrity of the abused shell the belle D Dsus2 D G Ooh Western woman D Dsus2 D G Ooh Western girl D Dsus2 D G Ooh Western woman D Dsus2 D G Ooh Western girl D And the children of Melrose D Dsus2 Strut their stuff G Is absolute zero cold enough D Dsus2 D And out in the valley warm and clean G The little ones sit by their TV screens D Dsus2 D No thoughts to think G No tears to cry G A Bm All sucked dry A G Down to the very last breath Em A Bartender what is wrong with me? Em A Why am I so out of breath? Em A The captain said excuse me ma'am Em A This species has amused itself to death (intro notes comes in full force) D Dsus2 D G Amused itself to death D Dsus2 D G Amused itself to death D Dsus2 D G We watched the tragedy unfold We did as we were told D We bought and sold Dsus2 D G It was the greatest show on earth But then it was over D we ohhed and aahed Dsus2 D we drove our racing cars G We ate our last few jars of cavier D And somewhere out there in the stars Dsus2 D A keen-eyed look-out G Spied a flickering light D Our last hurrah G Our last hurrah Em A And when they found our shadows Em A Grouped around the TV sets Em A They ran down every lead Em A They repeated every test Bm G They checked out all the data on their lists Bm And then the alien anthropologists G Em Admitted they were still perplexed D But on eliminating every other reason Dsus2 D G For our sad demise D Dsus2 D G They logged the explanation left G Bm This species has amused itself to death Bm A G Em Bm A G Em repeat and fade