The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #7405   Message #44952
Posted By: Frank in the swamps
11-Nov-98 - 06:35 AM
Thread Name: Chords Req: Brother Can You Spare a Dime?
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They used to tell me I was/ building a dream,

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When there was earth to plow or/ guns to bear,

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I was always there, right on the/ job.

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They used to tell me I was/building a dream,

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with peace and glory ahead./ Why should

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I be standing in/ line?

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just waiting for/bread?

Once I built a railroad,

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made it run,

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Made it race against/ time.

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Once I built a railroad.

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Now it's done.

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Brother can you spare a dime?/ /

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Once I built a tower/ to the sun,

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brick and rivet and/ lime.

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Once I built a tower,

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Now, it's done.

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Brother can you spare a dime?

Once in khaki suits,

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gee we looked swell;

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full of that Yankee Doodle de/ dum

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Half a million boots went/sloggin through hell.

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I was the kid with the drum.

Say don't you remember? they

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called me Al.

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It was Al all the/time.

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Say, don't you remember?

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I'm your pal!

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Buddy can you spare a di/ime?

I hope that's fairly legible.

Frank i.t.s.

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