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Something To Believe In ukulele

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by Poison
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This is a pretty close rendition.  The key to this song is letting the E string 
ring out through the entire verse ... just as it does on the album.  I don't know 
what to call this chord, so I call it A/F#m

Play A/F#m like so:  (044200)
Play G#m/E like so:  (066400)
Play A/E like so:    (077600)


        E                  A/F#m
Well I see him on the TV preaching 'bout the promised land
   E                                       A/F#m
He tells me to believe in Jesus steals the money from my hand
E                 A/F#m    G#m/E             A/E
Some say he was a good man lord I think he sinned
E                                        A/F#m
Twenty two years of mental tears cries a suicidal Vietnam vet
              E
Who fought a losing war on a foreign shore
            A/F#m
to find his country didn't want him back
      E 
Their bullets took his best friend in Saigon
                     A/F#m
Our lawyers took his wife and kids no regrets
     E                         A/F#m
In a time I don't remember in a war he can't forget
              E                    A/F#m              G#m/E
He cried "Forgive me for what I've done there cause I never meant the
         A/E
things I did ...
                                 E
     And give me something to believe in
                  Asus2
     If there's a lord above
                              E                Asus2
     Give me something to believe in,  Oh lord arise
    
   E                                     A/F#m
My best friend died a lonely man in some Palm Springs motel room
  E                                       A/F#m
I got the call last Christmas Eve and they told me the news
  E                                                A/F#m
I tried all night not to break down and cry as the tears rolled down my face
  E                             A/F#m
I felt so cold and empty like a lost soul out of place
    E            A/F#m               G#m/E             A/E
And mirror mirror on the wall sees a smile than fades again
                                 E
     And give me something to believe in
                  Asus2
     If there's a lord above
                              E                Asus2
     Give me something to believe in,  Oh lord arise

             E            A/F#m               G#m/E                 A/E 
Sometimes I wish to God I didn't know now the things I didn't know then

     Solo: B(barchord)-A(Barchord)[x2]  E-Asus2[x2] E-A/F#m-G#m/E-A/E 

               E
I drive by the homeless sleeping on the cold dark street
     A/F#m
like bodies in an open grave
E                                        A/F#m
Underneath the broken old neon sign that used to read "Jesus Saves"
  E                                   A/F#m
A mile away live the rich folks and I see how they livin' it up
          E                                         A/F#m
While the poor they eat from hand to mouth the rich drink from a golden cup
     E               A/F#m              G#m/E           A/E
And it just makes me wonder why so many lose and so few win
                                E
     Now give me something to believe in
                  Asus2
     If there's a lord above
                              E                Asus2
     Give me something to believe in,  Oh lord arise

             E            A/F#m               G#m/E                 A/E
Sometimes I wish to God I didn't know now the things I didn't know then
                          E
Oh give me something to believe in.



(There's actually only 4 chords in this song plus the bridge)

            
            
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