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Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five chords for The message

The Message chords by Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five

Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five chords for The message

Guitar chords with lyrics

Note:
The song is a single chord played over and over.
Above it there's a few melodies playing,
 they're as follows:
Funky bass

 line A chord diagramA augmentedA          line A chord diagramBB
|-------------| |-------------|
|-5-5-3-------| |-5-3---------|
|-------5-3---| |-----5-3-----|
|-----------3-| |---------6-3-|

Synth (with delay)

|-----6-8-6--|-10-8-6------|
|-6-8--------|--------8-6--|
|------------|-------------|
|------------|-------------|
|------------|-------------|
|------------|-------------|


Chorus:

A chord diagramG minorGm
It's like a jungle sometimes
A chord diagramG minorGm
It makes me wonder how I keep from going under
A chord diagramG minorGm
It's like a jungle sometimes
A chord diagramG minorGm
It makes me wonder how I keep from going under


Verse 1:

A chord diagramG minorGm
Broken glass everywhere
A chord diagramG minorGm
People pissing on the stairs, you know they just don't care
A chord diagramG minorGm
I can't take the smell, can't take the noise
A chord diagramG minorGm
Got no money to move out, I guess I got no choice
A chord diagramG minorGm
Rats in the front room, roaches in the back
A chord diagramG minorGm
Junkies in the alley with a baseball bat
A chord diagramG minorGm
I tried to get away but I couldn't get far
A chord diagramG minorGm
Cause a man with a tow truck repossessed my car


Chorus:

A chord diagramG minorGm
Don't push me 'cause I'm close to the edge
A chord diagramG minorGm
I'm trying not to lose my head
A chord diagramG minorGm
It's like a jungle sometimes
A chord diagramG minorGm
It makes me wonder how I keep from going under


Verse 2:

A chord diagramG minorGm
Standing on the front stoop hanging out the window
A chord diagramG minorGm
Watching all the cars go by, roaring as the breezes blow
A chord diagramG minorGm
Crazy lady, living in a bag
A chord diagramG minorGm
Eating out of garbage pails, used to be a fag hag
A chord diagramG minorGm
Said she'll dance the tango, skip the light fandango
A chord diagramG minorGm
A chord diagramA augmentedA Zircon princess seemed to lost her senses
A chord diagramG minorGm
Down at the peep show watching all the creeps
A chord diagramG minorGm
So she can tell her stories to the girls back home
A chord diagramG minorGm
She went to the city and got social security
A chord diagramG minorGm
She had to get a pimp, she couldn't make it on her own


Chorus:

A chord diagramG minorGm
Don't push me 'cause I'm close to the edge
A chord diagramG minorGm
I'm trying not to lose my head
A chord diagramG minorGm
It's like a jungle sometimes
A chord diagramG minorGm
It makes me wonder how I keep from going under
A chord diagramG minorGm
It's like a jungle sometimes
A chord diagramG minorGm
It makes me wonder how I keep from going under


Verse 3:

A chord diagramG minorGm
My brother's doing bad, stole my mother's TV
A chord diagramG minorGm
Says she watches too much, it's just not healthy
A chord diagramG minorGm
All My Children in the daytime, Dallas at night
A chord diagramG minorGm
Can't even see the game or the Sugar Ray fight
A chord diagramG minorGm
The bill collectors, they ring my phone
A chord diagramG minorGm
And scare my wife when I'm not home
A chord diagramG minorGm
Got a bum education, double-digit inflation
A chord diagramG minorGm
Can't take the train to the job, there's a strike at the station
A chord diagramG minorGm
Neon King Kong standing on my back
A chord diagramG minorGm
Can't stop to turn around, broke my sacroiliac
A chord diagramG minorGm
A chord diagramA augmentedA mid-range migraine, cancered membrane
A chord diagramG minorGm
Sometimes I think I'm going insane
A chord diagramG minorGm
I swear I might hijack a plane!


Chorus:

A chord diagramG minorGm
Don't push me 'cause I'm close to the edge
A chord diagramG minorGm
I'm trying not to lose my head
A chord diagramG minorGm
It's like a jungle sometimes
A chord diagramG minorGm
It makes me wonder how I keep from going under
A chord diagramG minorGm
It's like a jungle sometimes
A chord diagramG minorGm
It makes me wonder how I keep from going under


Interlude:

A chord diagramG minorGm


Verse 4:

A chord diagramG minorGm
My son said, Daddy, I don't wanna go to school
A chord diagramG minorGm
'Cause the teacher's a jerk, he must think I'm a fool
A chord diagramG minorGm
And all the kids smoke reefer, I think it'd be cheaper
A chord diagramG minorGm
If I just got a job, learned to be a street sweeper
A chord diagramG minorGm
Or dance to the beat, shuffle my feet
A chord diagramG minorGm
Wear a shirt and tie and run with the creeps
A chord diagramG minorGm
'Cause it's all about money, ain't a damn thing funny
A chord diagramG minorGm
You got to have a con in this land of milk and honey
A chord diagramG minorGm
They pushed that girl in front of the train
A chord diagramG minorGm
Took her to the doctor, sewed her arm on again
A chord diagramG minorGm
Stabbed that man right in his heart
A chord diagramG minorGm
Gave him a transplant for a brand new start
A chord diagramG minorGm
I can't walk through the park 'cause it's crazy after dark
A chord diagramG minorGm
Keep my hand on my gun 'cause they got me on the run
A chord diagramG minorGm
I feel like a outlaw, broke my last glass jaw
A chord diagramG minorGm
Hear them say "You want some more "
A chord diagramG minorGm
Living on a see-saw


Chorus:

A chord diagramG minorGm
Don't push me 'cause I'm close to the edge
A chord diagramG minorGm
I'm trying not to lose my head
A chord diagramG minorGm
It's like a jungle sometimes
A chord diagramG minorGm
It makes me wonder how I keep from going under
A chord diagramG minorGm
It's like a jungle sometimes
A chord diagramG minorGm
It makes me wonder how I keep from going under


Verse 5:

A chord diagramG minorGm
A chord diagramA augmentedA child is born with no state of mind
A chord diagramG minorGm
Blind to the ways of mankind
A chord diagramG minorGm
God is smiling on you but he's frowning too
A chord diagramG minorGm
Because only God knows what you'll go through
A chord diagramG minorGm
You'll grow in the ghetto living second-rate
A chord diagramG minorGm
And your eyes will sing a song called deep hate
A chord diagramG minorGm
The places you play and where you stay
A chord diagramG minorGm
Looks like one great big alleyway
A chord diagramG minorGm
You'll admire all the number-book takers
A chord diagramG minorGm
Thugs, pimps and pushers and the big money-makers
A chord diagramG minorGm
Driving big cars, spending twenties and tens
A chord diagramG minorGm
And you'll wanna grow up to be just like them, huh
A chord diagramG minorGm
Smugglers, scramblers, burglars, gamblers
A chord diagramG minorGm
Pickpocket peddlers, even panhandlers
A chord diagramG minorGm
You say "I'm cool, huh, I'm no fool"
A chord diagramG minorGm
But then you wind up dropping outta high school
A chord diagramG minorGm
Now you're unemployed, all null and void
A chord diagramG minorGm
Walking round like you're Pretty Boy Floyd
A chord diagramG minorGm
Turned stick-up kid, but look what you done did
A chord diagramG minorGm
Got sent up for a eight-year bid
A chord diagramG minorGm
Now your manhood is took and you're a Maytag
A chord diagramG minorGm
Spend the next two years as a undercover fag
A chord diagramG minorGm
Being used and abused to serve like hell
A chord diagramG minorGm
Til one day, you was found hung dead in the cell
A chord diagramG minorGm
It was plain to see that your life was lost
A chord diagramG minorGm
You was cold and your body swung back and forth
A chord diagramG minorGm
But now your eyes sing the sad, sad song
A chord diagramG minorGm
Of how you lived so fast and died so young so


Chorus:

A chord diagramG minorGm
Don't push me 'cause I'm close to the edge
A chord diagramG minorGm
I'm trying not to lose my head
A chord diagramG minorGm
It's like a jungle sometimes
A chord diagramG minorGm
It makes me wonder how I keep from going under
A chord diagramG minorGm
It's like a jungle sometimes
A chord diagramG minorGm

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