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The song starts with a random jam of songs:
First: suggestions by Fugazi
Second: Pulled up by Talking Heads
Third: Rain by the Beatles

N.B. Most of the Live versions they did are practically the same except for the solo's of course. 
(e.g. Live in Pistoia, Italy: Immagine in Cornice 2006)

intro: 
there is some kind of aperggio going on while Em/D/C is played muted:


Em                  D     C         Em
E -----------------|------------------|
B -----------------|--3---------------|
G -----------------|----2----0--------|
D -----------------|0----------2------|
A -----------------|------3-----3p2-2-|
E -0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|----------------0-|

There are colors on the street...red, white, and blue
People shufflin' their feet, people sleepin' in their shoes
 
There's a warnin' sign in the road ahead
There's a lot of people sayin' we'd be better off dead
Don't feel like Satan, but I am to them
So I try to forgive 'em, any way I can, yeah...


They start strumming these chords over the next verse: 


Em (or E5)        D     C         Em
E -0--0--0--0---|-0----------------|
B -0--0--0--0---|-3-----1----------|
G -x--x--x--x---|-2-----0----------|
D -2--2--2--2---|-0-----2----------|
A -2--2--2--2---|-------3----------|
E -0--0--0--0---|------------------|

I see a girl in the night with a baby in her hands
Under an old street light, oh, near a garbage can
Now she put her kid away, she's gone to get a hit
She hates her life, and what she's done with it
That's one more kid, that'll never go to school
Never get to fall in love, never get to be cool


After this, there is obvioulsy the Chorus:


   G                 D     C       Em
E -3---------------|-0----------------|
B -0---------------|-3-----1----------|
G -0---------------|-2-----0----------|
D -0---------------|-0-----2-------2--|
A -2---------------|-------3-3p2p0-2--|
E -3---------------|---------------0--|

Keep on rockin' in the free world (3x)

solo:
over A chord (4x) 

Sort of A Capella:

There's a thousand points of light for the colored man
There's a kinder, gentler police man's hand


Again the Chords:


Em (or E5)           D     C         Em
E -0---------------|-0----------------|
B -0---------------|-3-----1----------|
G -x---------------|-2-----0----------|
D -2---------------|-0-----2----------|
A -2---------------|-------3----------|
E -0---------------|------------------|

There's department stores, and toilet paper
Styrofoam garbage for the Ozone layer
There's a man of the people, said 'keep hope alive'
Got fuel to burn, got roads to drive


Chorus Chords: 


   G                 D     C       Em
E -3---------------|-0----------------|
B -0---------------|-3-----1----------|
G -0---------------|-2-----0----------|
D -0---------------|-0-----2-------2--|
A -2---------------|-------3-3p2p0-2--|
E -3---------------|---------------0--|

Keep on rockin' in the free world (4x)


Outro: repeat Riff 


"thanks very much, we will never forget this. The greatest thing ever" 
*drops mic*
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