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Jason Xion Wang Lyr Req: Funky in the Country (Bob Gibson) (8) Chords: Army of Children (Bob Gibson/Irma Brown) 29 Apr 16


I'm not very sure if chords are what Bob used, but they sound proper to my ears.

          D       D/C          D/B             A
There's an army of children who gathered in the night.
    D                D/C                   D/B            A
They are your sons and daughters who've been wounded by the light.
    G       G/F# Em      G    A
They rise up angry singing this song,
             G       G/F#    Em       G   A
Called, "How Long Can This Go On And On And On?"


         Am                           F#7
It's the peaceful one inside us whose time it is to die.
Bm                                    G
Words are words and guns are guns and children cry.
         Em                            A
Will you give us just one reason to survive?
Em                            A
Give us just one reason to survive!


       Am                           E
Are you just a little numb, for it's gone on for so long?
       G                            Bm
Can you still feel the pain as they engrave your name again?
       F                                  Am
On the weapons that they choose, what the hell is left to lose?
                C                      E                Am   G   F   D
'Cause when your back's against the wall, you're bound to fall!

This song was written as a tribute to Phil Ochs


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