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Ballad Of William Worthy ukulele

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Here's my take on Phil Ochs' "Ballad of William Worthy." 
I'm not sure if it's entirely correct, so any feedback/rating would be appreciated...

Capo: 2nd fret

           C                        G            C      C7
Well, it's of a bold reporter whose story I will tell
   F                                C                C7
He went down to the Cuban land, the nearest place to hell
     F                                 C                Am
He'd been there many times before, but now the law does say
    C                   G7         C  C7
The only way to Cuba is with the CIA

Chorus:
        F                      C 
William Worthy isn't worthy to enter our door
G                           C           C7
Went down to Cuba, he's not American anymore
    F                                 C                Am
But somehow it is strange to hear the State Department say
        C                                G7                  C 
You are living in the free world, in the free world you must stay

Five thousand dollars or a five year sentence may well be
For a man who had the nerve to think that travelin' is free
Oh why'd he waste his time to see a dictator's reign
When he could have seen democracy by travelin' on to Spain?

Chorus

So come all you good travelers and fellow-travelers, too
Yes and travel all around the world, see every country through
I'd surely like to come along and see what may be new
But my passport's disappearing as I sing these words to you

Well, there really is no need to travel to these evil lands
Yes, and though the list grows larger you must try to understand
Try hard not to be surprised if someday you should hear
The whole world is off limits, visit Disneyland this year

Chorus

            
            
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