Music is a universal language, and needs not be translated. With it soul speaks to soul
Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
Am C F x2AmHe had just turned Cnineteen Fyesterday AmWanted to Cbe a school Fteacher someday AmCame from a Csmall and Fmodest town AmHad never Cbefore Ftraveled abroad G AmHe signed on the Cpromise of a Fcollege fund AmPop and Mom Cbegged him to Fstay at home AmThe last time they Csaw him was Fat an airport AmHe hugged his distraught Cmother a Ffinal time GHe went abroad to serve when he was Fonly nineteen GReality caught up with him, stole a Fheart full of dreams CHe's never gonna get a chance to chase all those Ghopes Lost them Amall amidst this Fwar and smoke CCan you hear the sound of Gyouth negated? AmWatch on TV Fnames are taken FMother, Mother N.C.My final transmission
Am C F X2Paris Island was plain hell on earth Got gunny yelling at him, "better prove your worth" Moved on to Baghdad about six months on Caught an IED today, now he is gone He went abroad to serve when he was only nineteen Reality caught up with him, stole a heart full of dreams He's never gonna get a chance to chase all those hopes Lost them all amidst this war and smoke Can you hear the sound of youth negated? Watch on TV names are taken Mother, Mother My final transmission
Am x4FDad and Mom I am your Amonly loving son CHid a written final transmission Gunder my helmet FLove you both in Amheart and mind CA better set of parents no Gboy could ever find AmWeep for me and say thy prayers N.C.Remember me through all your years AmOnly got to serve for six months on and N.C.If you're reading this I have passed and gone
Verse chordsSo I harbor my final request A letter in my memory please send Off to the President and all his men Begging him with others to bring the troops back home He's never gonna get a chance to chase all those hopes Lost them all amidst the war and smoke Can you hear the sound of youth negated? Watch on TV names are taken He's never gonna get a chance to chase all those hopes Lost them all amidst this war and smoke Can you hear the sound of youth negated? Why are all those young lives taken? Mother, Mother My final transmission
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