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Work For The Working Man Chords

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Intro riff: E E E D E B D E


[VERSE 1]

Em
I'm here just trying to make a living
(Em)
I aint livin' just to die
(Em)
Never getting back what I'm givin'
(Em)
Can someone somewhere help me justify
(Em)
Why these strong hands are on the unemployment 
 C                                             
Line, and there's nothing left but what's on my 
 Am
Mind.  Whoa oh oh oh


[CHORUS 1]

            Em
Who's gonna work for the working man
C
(Hurt) for the working man
G
(Work) get your hands in the 
 D
Dirt, whose gonna work off the 
 Em
Curse (work) brother I'll be damned 
C
(Work) if I don't raise a hand
G
(Work) who's gonna work work
D                   
Work for the working
   Em             C
Ma (work) a a a a (work) an, working
   G              D
Ma (work) a a a a an


[VERSE 2]

Em
Empty pockets full of worry, I had to 
(Em)
Get two jobs and it was hard enough just gettin' by
(Em)
With the grace of God I'll get us through
(Em)
I only know what I know how to do
(Em)
I'm the only one who's gotta look my family in the 
 C                                             
Eye, day after day, night after
 Am
Night.  Whoa oh oh oh


[CHORUS 2]

            Em
Who's gonna work for the working man
C
(Hurt) for the working man
G
(Work) get your hands in the 
 D
Dirt, whose gonna work off the 
 Em
Curse (work) brother I'll be damned 
C
(Work) if I don't raise a hand
G
(Work) who's gonna work work
D                   
Work for the working
   Em             C
Ma (work) a a a a (work) an, working
   G              D
Ma (work) a a a a an.  Working
   Em             C
Ma (work) a a a a (work) an, working
   G              D
Ma (work) a a a a an


[BRIDGE]

  (D)         Am
I lost my pension
     D          Am
They took my ID
Em
These were my friends
C
These were my dreams
Am
These were my hopes
D
These are my streets
(D)
Can you hear me


[CHORUS 3]

            Em
Who's gonna work for the working man
C
(Hurt) for the working man
G
(Work) get your hands in the 
 D
Dirt, whose gonna work off the 
 Em
Curse (work) brother I'll be damned 
C
(Work) if I don't raise a hand
G
(Work) who's gonna work work
D                   
Work for the working
   Em             C
Ma (work) a a a a (work) an, working
   G              D
Ma (work) a a a a an.  Working
   Em             C
Ma (work) a a a a (work) an, working
   G              D
Ma (work) a a a a an


[FINALE]

Em         C
These were my friends
G          D
These were my dreams
Em         C
These were my hopes
G          D  Em
These are my streets
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