The Class Of '57:The Statler Brothers. Album - Country Music:Then And Now - #7 on BB Hot Country on MERCURY Records in 1972. INTRO: E Abm Gbm B #1. E Abm Dbm E Tommy's selling used cars Nancy's fixing hair. A Gb B Harvey runs a grocery store and Margaret doesn't care. E Abm Dbm Jerry drives a truck for Sears and Charlotte's on E the make. A B E And Paul sells life insurance and part-time real estate. #2. E Abm Dbm E Helen is a hostess Frank works at the mill. A Gb B Janet teaches grade school and probably always will. E Abm Dbm E Bob works for the city and Jack's in lab research. A B E And Peggy plays organ at the Presbyterian Church. CHORUS: A E And the class of '57 had its dreams. Dbm Gb Oh, we all thought we'd change the world with our B great works and deeds. A E Abm Or maybe we just thought the world would change to fit Dbm our needs. A B E The class of '57 had its dreams. #3. F Am Dm F Betty runs a trailer park Jan sells Tupperware. Bb G C Randy's on an insane ward Mary's on welfare. F Am Dm F Charlie took a job with Ford, Joe took Freddie's wife. Bb C F Charlotte took a millionaire and Freddie took his life. #4. F Am Dm F John is big in cattle, Ray is deep in debt. Bb G C Where Mavis finally wound up is anybody's bet. F Am Dm Linda married Sonny Brenda married me. Bb C F And the class of all of us is just a part of history. CHORUS: Bb F And the class of '57 had its dreams. Dm G C But living life day to day is never like it seems. Bb F Am Dm Things get complicated when you get past eighteen. Bb C F Dm But the class of '57 had its dreams. OUTRO: Bb C F The class of '57 had its dreams. A seventies smash from Kraziekhat.