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Chord Req: Soldiers Who Want to Be Heroes (McKuen)

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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Soldiers Who Want to Be Heroes (McKuen)
From: GUEST
Date: 19 Jun 13 - 01:26 PM

That almost spot on! However the second C In your progression should be an Am


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Soldiers Who Want to Be Heroes (McKuen)
From: GUEST
Date: 28 Dec 11 - 08:53 AM

I play it like this :

C / Dm / G / C /
C / Dm / G7 / C /


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Subject: Lyr Add: SOLDIERS WHO WANT TO BE HEROES (R McKuen)
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 03 Jun 05 - 10:10 PM

I don't have the chords, but here are the lyrics:

From http://www.mckuen.com/flights/230703.htm

SOLDIERS WHO WANT TO BE HEROES
Words & Music by Rod McKuen
© 1958, 1960 by Rod McKuen & Stanyan Music-ASCAP.

Come and take my eldest son.
Show him how to shoot a gun.
Wipe his eyes if he starts to cry
When the bullets fly.
Give him a rifle. Take his hoe.
Show him a field where he can go
To lay his body down and die
Without asking why.

CHORUS: Soldiers who want to be heroes
Number practically zero,
But there are millions
Who want to be civilians.
Soldiers who want to be heroes
Number practically zero,
But there are millions
Who want to be civilians.

Sticks and stones can break your bones.
Even names can hurt you,
But the thing that hurts the most
Is when a man deserts you.
Don't you think its time to weed
The leaders that no longer lead
From the people of the land
Who'd like to see their sons again? CHORUS

God, if men could only see
The lessons taught by history,
That all the singers of this song
Cannot right a single wrong!
Let all men of good will
Stay in the fields they have to till,
Feed the mouths they have to fill,
And cast away their arms. CHORUS


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: rod mckuen: soldier who wanna be heroes
From: Amos
Date: 20 May 04 - 08:28 PM

Sorry. I don't know it, but someone will.


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Subject: Chord Req: rod mckuen: soldier who wanna be heroes
From: GUEST,Jack Albright
Date: 20 May 04 - 08:08 PM

Howdy folks, does anyone here perchance know the chords to the rod mckuen song, "soldiers" who wanna be heroes"? any help would be appreciated
thanks in advance,

jack albright


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