Music is a universal language, and needs not be translated. With it soul speaks to soul
EWeBll I climbed the seven summits C♯ minor B And I swam the seven seas C♯ minor A But the road I must travel EIts end I cannot see BI fought in the jungles C♯ minor B And I fought in the streets C♯ minor A But the road I must travel EIts end I cannot see BOnce I had a reason C♯ minor B Don't know what it could be C♯ minor A But the road I must travel EIts end I cannot see BWell I sang to myself C♯ minor B That I want to be free C♯ minor A But the road I must travel EIts end I cannot see EI Bwalked the empty desert C♯ minor And I was burned in the heat C♯ minor A But the road I must travel EIts end I cannot see BI crossed the frozen wasteland C♯ minor B And in the bitter cold did freeze C♯ minor A But the road I must travel EIts end I cannot see BAnd I will knock on every door C♯ minor B For I do not have a key C♯ minor A And the road I must travel EIts end I cannot see BWell I sang to myself C♯ minor B That I want to be free C♯ minor A But the road I must travel EIts end I cannot see EThBey shot a man in Soho C♯ minor B Couldn't guess his age C♯ minor A I found his empty journal EI filled up every page BI called up my state senator C♯ minor B They said he wasn't there C♯ minor A The secretary took my name EAnd man she sounded scared BSo I counted my misfortunes C♯ minor B I added up the blame C♯ minor A I picked through all the garbage EI checked off all the names BI read in the newspaper C♯ minor B They'd questioned all my friends C♯ minor A They hoped that they could find me EBefore I struck again BWell I sang to myself C♯ minor B That I want to be free C♯ minor A But the road I must travel EIts end I cannot see ESoB when thirsty I will drink C♯ minor B When hungry I will steal C♯ minor A But the road I must travel EIts end I cannot see BSo tonight I walk in anger C♯ minor B With worn shoes on my feet C♯ minor A But the road I must travel EIts end I cannot see BAnd I will sing to myself C♯ minor B That I'm gonna be free C♯ minor A But the road I must travel EIts end I cannot see BThere's a sign along the highway C♯ minor B But it's too dark now to read C♯ minor A E The Garden of Gethsemane House gone up in Flames Tuned down Â½ step D minor It's in the grain of the wood It's in the needle's rust CIt's in the eagle's claw D minor It's in the eyes you trust It's in the jackal's dreams It's in the sleet and the hail CIt's in the unmarked box D minor That came today in the mail It's in the dead man's pocket It's in the child's first sin CIt's in the Constitution D minor Written in very small print It's in Colin Powell's lies It's in the shaman's trance CIt's in the cellar waiting D minor And it's in the best laid plans FWeC could cut and run D minor And take half the blame CDon't stop now GThat's why we came House gone up in flames It's in the National Anthem It's in the scurrying roach It's in the closed partition 'Tween first class and coach It's in the relentless fever It's in the lonely room It's in the hands of fate And it's in the pharaoh's tomb It's in the rich man's dreams It's in the poor man's hands It's in the body bags Along the Rio Grande It's in the evening shade It's on the zealot's tongue It's in the widow's tears And it's in the miner's lungs We could cut and run And take half the blame Don't stop now That's why we came House gone up in flames It's in the moon's dark spin It's in the cloudless sky It was in St. Peter's denial That he'd thrice deny It's in the distant thunder It's in the whispered prayer That they won't find us hidden here Beneath the stairs So consider yourself lucky And watch what you say I got what I wanted You might get the same It's in the bold print nailed To the cathedral door It's in the black cold pressure On the ocean floor We could cut and run And take half the blame Don't stop now That's why we came House gone up in flames Flesh Shapes the Day ENow you might have heard different But I know it's a fact That Jesus, Mary, Joseph And the Apostle Paul were black ATen letters I am writing Each one reads the same ENine circles I am drawing One around your name BLand and freedom Steel and faith ATooth and bone and wire ESkin, scar, dirt and fire BIt doesn't matter who you are AIt does not matter what you say GFlEesGh EshGapEes the day Now it's clear as a pillar of smoke And broken Starbuck's glass Yeah, I support my troops They wave black flags They wear black masks All the roads are closed Smoke is rising from the fields The monsters left their cages An angel set them free Land and freedom Steel and faith Tooth and bone and wire Skin, scar, dirt and fire It doesn't matter who you are It does not matter what you say Flesh shapes the dayStandard guitar tuning:EADGBECapo on 2 fret
A G E X6Veteran's hospitals And witches spells Low to buy And high to sell And little girls Collecting shells And memories Upon the shelves And ringing bells And high school choirs And faithful dogs Beside the fire And billionaires And open bars And early exits And judgments hard And land and freedom And steel and faith And tooth and bone and wire And skin, scar, dirt and fire It doesn't matter who you are Does not matter what the fuck you say Flesh shapes the day Battle Hymns Maximum Firepower A minor This one's for the shoeshine boy And the farmer in debt Each string is barbed wire Each chord is a threat GThis blues guy I met That never had a hit A minor Said you don't gotta be loud, son To be heavy as shit Well I'm the triggerman, baby And tonight I'll prove That this machine here Well it kills fascists too GAnd don't be surprised If the sermon on the mount A minor Next time is delivered In a little coffee house D minor Cause somebody here's Gotta let them know A minor I doubt it's me But here I go E minor I hit the button Tape started to roll GThe song's got fire But it's got no soul C G A minor There's a lonely stretch of blacktop GBetween here and home C G A minor Drop down into the valley Piano playin' in the living room F A minor And when you see the white barn G A minor You'll know the journey's through C G A minor My dog's barking in the backseat G A minor Cause he knows it too A minor G You'll need a fake passport And fix your disguise And don't fire, sugar Til you see the whites of their eyes I turned the other cheek But now I'm through The skin you're in Makes choices for you I was checking off names And I came late to dinner Seems the slices of pie Keep getting thinner and thinner Brothers and sisters Rejoice and repent The landlord's dead You can keep the rent You got twelve fine friends But one of 'em's rotten There's a hole out back Ain't got no bottom Forty days in the wilderness Forty sleepless nights I'm confused, half blind And sure I'm right There's a lonely stretch of blacktop Between here and home Drop down into the valley Piano playin' in the living room And when you see the white barn You'll know the journey's through My dog's barking in the backseat Cause he knows it too FOfficer please I won't be long A minor Called the radio station Requested this song FI had my doubts About what I knew E minor So I turned it up GThen it sounded true A minor Kiss the ring If the Queen will let you But come over the fence And the dogs will get you On a rope hung the traitor On a hook hung the meat You and me are missing persons CTiGl we're counted in the streets A minor So seize the time And storm the tower And come correct With Maximum Firepower For the sins of the fathers The son he must pay The Nightwatchman giveth CAnGd he taketh away D minor Thought hard about this next line Pretty sure it's true A minor If you take a step towards freedom It'll take two steps towards you E minor So mister I ain't scared And mister I ain't worried GCause on that lonely stretch of blacktop I sit as judge and jury There's a lonely stretch of blacktop Between here and home Drop down into the valley Piano playin' in the living room And when you see the white barn You know the journey's through My dog's barking in the backseat Cause he knows it too The clock strikes the hour Tonight we ride You've got three more seconds To choose sides Union Song The Dark Clouds Above GNever listened to the pain CNeGver listened to fortune or fame Never listened to eagle or dove CNeGver listened to anger or love DBuCt GI listen to the dark clouds above Never answered to the call Never answered to nothing at all Never answered when times got rough Never answered to anger or love But I answer to the dark clouds above Never waited for dollar or dime Never waited for signal or sign Never waited when they screamed enough Never waited for anger or love But I'm waiting for the dark clouds above Until The End
IntroA minor C G A minor F C A minor G E minor ANoC one knows who gave the orders G A minor No one asks about the crime CNo one looks behind the curtain G A minor No one questions why CThe only time we've got GIs right about now CI cross my heart GI take the vow CI'Gll never turn A minor I'll never bend GI'm with you now A minor Until the end Tonight's the test Tonight's the time I am the punishment That fits the crime I'll break the bricks I'll pick the locks I don't got nothin' But I'll give what I got I'll never turn I'll never bend I'm with you now Until the end Ten trials whose outcomes All fixed from the start Nine judges sitting counting Their money in the dark Eight towers of iron Surround the desert town On a cold December morning Seven martyrs knocked them down Six fathers still waiting For their six sons to come home Five mothers who know better And accept that they're gone Four years I've been hunted Still I breathe free Three times I shot the sheriff And did not spare the deputy Two prayers I'm praying Until we're together One promise I'm keeping Tonight and forever I'll never turn I'll never bend I'm with you now Until the end This song is not on the Album but can be found on youtube. Alone without you
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