Music is a universal language, and needs not be translated. With it soul speaks to soul
IDndian Legislation's on the deAsk of a do-right congressman BDut he don't know much about the isGsues so he pAicks up the phone and asks the advice of the sDenator out in InBmdian Country, a dGarling of the enAergy companies TBmhey're ripping off whGat's left of Athe reservation "Amy": (with more rhythm) IA learned this safety rule I dBmon't know who to thank dAon't stand betweenF♯m the reservation Bmand the corporate bank TAhey're sendin federal tanF♯mks, it isn't nice, buBmt it's realityStandard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
ChorusBDury My HeCart aGt Wounded Knee ID saidC deepG in the earth WDon't you coverC me wGith your pretty lies BDury My CHeartG at Wounded Knee TAhey got these energy companies theyBm're tryin to steal our land TAhey got churches by F♯mthe dozen tryBmin to guide our hand
A (F♯m?) aBmnd turn our mother earth over to pollution war and greed Get rich, get rich quick
ChorusWith echoing BMHAWK's?) "Jerry Marotta": We've got the federal books, we've got the covert spies They got the liars by fire they got the FBI They go to court and get nailed and still Leonard Peltier goes off to jail The bullets didn't match the gun
ChorusWith echoing BMHAWK's - "Bury my heart at Wounded Knee; It was an eigth of the reservation; It was transferred in secret; You got your murdering heart and intimidation; Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee") We're talking about a revolution My girlfriend Anna May, she talked about Uranium Her head was full of bullets and her body dumped The FBI cut off her hands and told us she died of exposure
ChorusBury me Bury me We had the gold rush wars, why didn't we learn to crawl? And now our history gets written in a liar's scrawl. They tell me [No Chord] Honey you can still be an Indian, I mean, you know, wear those little moccasins and play those bingo games down at the Y on a Saturday night.
Bu Am Com GAnd they should...
Chorus"...You're going to cover me with your pretty lies...")
Chorus"...It's an eigth...etc...heart and intimidation...") 'Bury my heart' repeated at end. First voice stays on low D, second does "Bur" and "heart" on F and "y my" on E, third does "Bur" and "heart" on A and "y my" on G, and a last voice can do the high D for "Bur" and "heart" and C for "y my" so it's: BDmur y C/DMy HeaDmrt Notes: For the verse, I think the F#m's are sometimes there and sometimes not. And listen to the recording for the syncopated strumming pattern. It's kooky. A s E y
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