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...THE GOVERNMENT TOTALLY SUCKS... by Tenacious D
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*from 'The Pick of Destiny' (2006)*


Verse 1:

    E
e|--0--0-0-0--0--0-0-0--|--------------------|
B|--0--0-0-0--0--0-0-0--|--------------------|
G|--1--1-1-1--1--1-1-1--|--1--1-1--1-1--1-1--|
D|--2--2-2-2--0--2-0-2--|--2--2-0--2-2--0-0--|
A|--2--2-2-2--0--2-0-2--|--2--2-0--2-2--0-0--|
E|--0--0-0-0--0--0-0-0--|--0--0-0--0-0--0-0--|

    A(add11)      G            F# G  F# E
e|--0--0-0-0-0-0--3--|--3-3-3--2--3--2--0--|
B|--0--0-0-0-0-0--3--|--3-3-3--2--3--2--0--|
G|--6--6-6-6-6-6--4--|--4-4-4--3--4--3--1--|
D|--7--7-7-7-7-7--5--|--5-5-5--4--5--4--2--|
A|--7--7-7-7-7-7--5--|--5-5-5--4--5--4--2--|
E|--5--5-5-5-5-5--3--|--3-3-3--2--3--2--0--|

(with Verse Riff):

    E
The government totally sucks, you motherfucker,
    A(add11)           G     F# G  F# E
The government totally sucks.

Verse 2:

E
 Ben Franklin was a rebel indeed,
   A(add11)                    G             F#   
He liked to get naked while he smoked on the weed.
G   F#  E
 He was a genius, but if he was here today,
    A(add11)                         G         F#  G  F#  E
The government would fuck him up his righteous A!

Verse 3:

    E
Now let me tell you something about the government, (uh huh),
        A(add11)          G     F#     G   F#    E
They're fucking up the en-viron-ment, (say what?)
        E
They're taking all the fucking beautiful animals, (yeah?)
    A(add11)               G          F#  G  F#  E
And making them fucking ex-tinct. (Oh no!)

Verse 4:

    E
The government totally sucks, you motherfucker,
    A(add11)           G(add11)
The government totally sucks,
    A(add11)           G(add11)
The government totally sucks.

Bridge 1:

         E                G#m         A(add11)               B(add11)
'Cos the land of love and freedom, is just a baby's breath a-way.
          E             G#m            A(add11)          B(add11)
And if we hold hands to-gether, we can bring back the US-A...

Coda:

       E   G#m  A(add11)
The US-AAA-AAA, yeah!
B(add11)           E   G#m  A(add11)
 Bring back the US-AAA-AAA, yeah!
B(add11)        E   G#m  A(add11)
 The fucking US-AAA-AAA, yeah!
Am
 Bring back the US!

Outro:

    E
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--1------1---1------1--1--|
D|--0-h-2--2---0-h-2--0--2--|
A|--0-h-2--2---0-h-2--0--2--|
E|--0------0---0------0--0--|

(with Above Riff):

E
 Government totally sucks!


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   E    A(add11)   G       F#    G(add11) G#m    B(add11)  Am

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 022100  577600  355433  244322  355400  466444  799800  577555


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2006 (clumsyband@hotmail.com)

            
            
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