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Authority Song ukulele

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Authority Song:John Mellancamp.
#15 in USA, #20 in Canada and #93 in Australia in 1984.

INTRO: C

#1.
C                             F     G      C        F G
Oh, they like to get you in a compromising position.
C                    F               G       C    F G
They like to get you there and smile in your face.
           C                               F              
Well, they think they're so cute when they got you in 
G       C      F G
that condition.
      C              F   G      C      F     G
Well, I think it's a to..tal disgrace..and I said..

CHORUS:
C                  F         G      C    F G
I fight authority, authority always wins.
      C                  F         G      C    F G
Well, I fight authority, authority always wins.
                C                      F
Well, I've been doing it since I was a young kid..
  G        C        F G
I come out grinnin'.
      C                  F         G      C    F G
Well, I fight authority, authority always wins.


(INTERLUDE:) D

#2.
C                                 F       G
So, I call up my preacher,I say, 'Give me strength 
    C            F G
for Round Five.'
           C                 F
He said , 'You don't need no strength, you need to 
G        C    F G
grow up, son.'
         C                   F               G
I said, 'Growing up leads to growing old and then 
   C     F G
to dying.
          C                 F          G             C
Ohhh, and dying to me don't sound like all that much fun.'
      G
So, I said..

CHORUS:
C                  F         G      C    F G
I fight authority, authority always wins.
      C                  F         G      C    F G
Well, I fight authority, authority always wins.
                C                      F
Well, I've been doing it since I was a young kid..
  G        C        F G
I come out grinnin'.
      C                  F         G      C    F G
Well, I fight authority, authority always wins.


(INTERLUDE:) C F C F..C F C

#3.
C
I said, oh, no..no, no.....I said, oh, no..no, no.....

I said, oh, no..no, no.....
C                  F         G      C    F G
I fight authority, authority always wins.
C                  F         G      C    F G
I fight authority, authority always wins.
                C                      F
Well, I've been doing it since I was a young kid..
  G        C        F G
I come out grinnin'.
      C                  F         G      C    F G
Well, I fight authority, authority always wins.

CHORUS:
        C                F         G      C    F G
Well, I fight authority, authority always wins.
      C                  F         G      C    F G
Well, I fight authority, authority always wins.
                C                      F
Well, I've been doing it since I was a young kid..
  G        C        F G
I come out grinnin'.
      C                  F         G      C    F G
Well, I fight authority, authority always wins.

OUTRO:
      C                  F         G      C    F G
Well, I fight authority, authority always wins.
      C                  F         G      C    F G
Well, I fight authority, authority always wins. (Fade.)


An eighties smash from Kraziekhat.

            
            
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