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Outside Of A Small Circle Of Friends Chords

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Phil Ochs
Outside of a Small Circle of Friends


This song is pretty easy to play, although the switch Am > Eb > Cm > F is pretty easy to 
stuck up on.  Either way, enjoy.

C                 D                 C           D
Look outside the window, there's a woman being grabbed.
       C                  Am         F                  G
They dragged her to the bushes, and now she's being stabbed.
E                                 Am
Maybe we should call the cops and try to stop the pain.
      F                           Dm                G
But Monopoly is so much fun, I'd hate to blow the game,
         C                Am        Eb
And I'm sure it wouldn't interest anybody
    Cm                        F
outside of a small circle of friends.


C                  D               C               D
Ridin' down the highway, yes my back is getting stiff.
    C                Am                F            G
Thirteen cars have piled up they're hanging on a cliff.
  E                             Am
Maybe we should pull them back with our towing-chain,
        F                                   Dm                         
 G
But we gotta move, and we might get sued, and it looks like it's gonna rain.
         C                Am        Eb
And I'm sure it wouldn't interest anybody
    Cm                        F
outside of a small circle of friends.


C                 D                C               D
Sweating in the ghetto with the Panthers and the poor.
      C                  Am                  F             G
The rats have joined the babies who are sleeping on the floor.
        E                             Am
Now wouldn't it be a riot if they really blew their tops,
          F                           Dm                G
But they got too much already, and besides we got the cops.
         C                Am        Eb
And I'm sure it wouldn't interest anybody
    Cm                        F
outside of a small circle of friends.


C                D            C            D
There's a dirty paper using sex to make a sale
      C               Am              F              G
The Supreme Court was so upset they sent him off to jail
      E                              Am
Maybe we should help the fiend and take away his fine,
           F                             Dm              G
But we're busy reading Playboy and The Sunday New York Times.
         C                Am        Eb
And I'm sure it wouldn't interest anybody
    Cm                        F
outside of a small circle of friends.


C            D             C                 D
Smoking Marijuana is more fun than drinking beer,
        C                  Am                 F               
G
But a friend of ours was captured; and they gave gim thirty years.
   E                                     Am
Maybe we should raise our voices, ask somebody why;
          F                       Dm                   G
But demonstrations are a drag, besides we're much too high.
         C                Am        Eb
And I'm sure it wouldn't interest anybody
    Cm                        F
outside of a small circle of friends.


C                 D                 C           D
Look outside the window, there's a woman being grabbed.
       C                  Am         F                  G
They dragged her to the bushes, and now she's being stabbed.
E                                 Am
Maybe we should call the cops and try to stop the pain.
      F                           Dm                G
But Monopoly is so much fun, I'd hate to blow the game,
         C                Am        Eb
And I'm sure it wouldn't interest anybody
    Cm                        F
outside of a small circle of friends.
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