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Happy New Year Chords

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my first posting, love this song but couldn't find it. so here it is, i think its pretty 
accurate. You gotta listen to the song to the song to get a good feel. I hate that when 
i copy this from one place to another the chords jump to different spots! whats up with that?

1 song, 1 page, everything in place - strive for it!

Todd Snider - Happy New Year

Capo on 5th fret

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happy new year everybody there's an overweight man with an overweight woman
on a sofa just watching TV hes yelling his opinion at the television she
looks up from her food and agrees they got two bumper stickers on there pick
up truck they keep the pick up parked outside one sticker says "what would
jesus do?" the other bumper sticker says "power of pride"  I was thumbing
through the stations on my own television when i come across a guy on the
religious station singing "somebody's coming" sounding whiter than me
    G                                                               C
somehow, wow, it took me back in time through dwindling joy to when I was
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such a guilt ridden catholic boy, I'm evangelical agnostic now   I don't know
                      D                                    G
what we're doing here you don't know what were doing here,    now Christians
don't walk out on me just yet you know whose name im yelling as im clutching
                    D                                        G
my chest the one my dad told me to and his told him to and I probably pray as
much or more than you do believe? shit, every word i sing but believing and
knowing, those are two different things and if your trying to change the way
a strangers life will have to go I believe this is where i wanna stick to
                     C                                     D
what i know which is nothing you know, nothing for sure so just chill til the
                 G                                         C
next episode now back to the lecture at hand seems like my neighbor wants to
kill what he cant understand I say we cant just kill what we don't understand
but I turn on my tv and see that oh yes we can we can and we have since then
            C                                                      D
dawn of man for countless gods whose only real seeming plan was to see to it
that clinging to life was our fate and you gotta admit that life’s pretty
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great,  but    can we deny that its killing us?   i'll be here all week

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happy new year everybody happy birthday country joe I resolve to do like i
G                D
always do I aint hurtin you

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if life is anything its embarrassing a rusty nail through a careless shoe you
D                                                          G
can't help but sit around and wonder sometimes why there's never anything the
poor nail can do or think about how unfair it is that the shoe is only going
                           D                                         G
where it has to too if you ain't the dumb kid out running around you kinda

gotta do what your born to do hey

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happy new year everybody specifically happy birthday to you Country Joe I
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resolve to do like I always do and I only ever make it a day or two
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