Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
D D AB B G D B E E A D DJeff Henscheid Let's Make the Water Turn Black--Mothers of Invention From "We're only in it for the Money"
Intro chordsC(major with added notes) Arpeggios on piano
Verse 1CNow believe me when Em/BI tell you that my Amsong is really true DmI want Emeveryone to Fmlisten and Gbelieve CIt's about some Em/Blittle people from a Amlong time ago B♭And all the E♭things the A♭neighbors didn't Gknow CEarly in the Em/Bmorning Daddy AmDinky went to work DmSelling lamps and Emchairs to FmSan Ber'dino GSquares CAnd I still Em/Bremember mama with her Amapron and her pad B♭Feeding all the Amboys in Ed's DCafe
ChorusGWhizzing and Fpasting and Gpooting through the Amday GRonnie helping AmKenny helping Bmburn his poots Daway GAnd all the Fwhile on a E♭shelf in a Dshed CKenny's little creature's A♭on Gdisplay
Verse 2CRonnie saves his Em/Bnumies on a Amwindow in his room DmA marvel to be Emseen; Fmdysentery Ggreen CWhile Kenny and his Em/Bbuddies had a Amgame out in the back FLET'S MAKE THE GWATER TURN AmBLACK!
BridgeEmWe see them after school in a Aworld of their own EmTo some it might seem creepy what Athey do... EmThe neighbors on the right sat and Cwatched them Bevery night EmI bet you'd do the same if they was Dyou
Verse 3CRonnie's in the Em/BArmy now and AmKenny's taking pills DmOh! How they Emyearn to see a Fmbomber Gburn! CColor flashing, Em/Bthunder crashing, Amdynamite machine! FWait till the Gfire turns Amgreen... FWait till the Gfire turns Amgreen... FWAIT TILL THE GFIRE TURNS AGREEN!