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Ewan Maccoll chords for Ballad of accounting

Guitar chords with lyrics

Thanks to Jack Dingler weaseldog2001@yahoo.com for the original Chrods for this song...
I've added the Chords
through the verses to make it easier to follow!

A chord diagramA minorAm                A chord diagramE7E7        A chord diagramA minorAm
In the morning we built the city
       A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramE minorEm
In the afternoon walked through its streets
A chord diagramA minorAm      A chord diagramE minorEm     A chord diagramE7E7
Evening saw us leaving
   A chord diagramA minorAm                                   A chord diagramE7E7          A chord diagramA minorAm
We wandered through our days as if they would never end
A chord diagramA minorAm        A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramA minorAm              A chord diagramE minorEm
All of us imagined we had endless time to spend
   A chord diagramA minorAm                            A chord diagramG+G
We hardly saw the crossroads and small attention gave
   A chord diagramA minorAm                                A chord diagramE7E7            A chord diagramA minorAm
To landmarks on the journey from the cradle to the grave,
A chord diagramE7E7            A chord diagramA minorAm     A chord diagramE7E7            A chord diagramA minorAm
cradle to the grave, cradle to the grave


A chord diagramA minorAm               A chord diagramE7E7           A chord diagramA minorAm
Did you learn to dream in the morning?
A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramE minorEm
Abandon dreams in the afternoon?
A chord diagramA minorAm           A chord diagramE minorEm          A chord diagramE7E7
Wait without hope in the evening?
        A chord diagramA minorAm                            A chord diagramE7E7               A chord diagramA minorAm
Did you stand there in the traces and let 'em feed you lies?
        A chord diagramA minorAm          A chord diagramG+G                   A chord diagramA minorAm               A chord diagramE minorEm
Did you trail along behind them wearing blinkers on your eyes?
        A chord diagramA minorAm                                     A chord diagramG+G
Did you kiss the foot that kicked you, did you thank them for their scorn?
        A chord diagramA minorAm                                A chord diagramE7E7          A chord diagramA minorAm
Did you ask for their forgiveness for the act of being born,
A chord diagramE7E7           A chord diagramA minorAm   A chord diagramE7E7           A chord diagramA minorAm
act of being born,act of being born?

A chord diagramA minorAm                A chord diagramE7E7          A chord diagramA minorAm
Did you alter the face of the city?
A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramE minorEm
Make any change in the world you found?
   A chord diagramA minorAm      A chord diagramE minorEm              A chord diagramE7E7
Or did you observe all the warnings?
        A chord diagramA minorAm                             A chord diagramE7E7               A chord diagramA minorAm
Did you read the trespass notices, did you keep off the grass?
        A chord diagramA minorAm             A chord diagramG+G                 A chord diagramA minorAm               A chord diagramE minorEm
Did you shuffle up the pavements just to let your betters pass?
        A chord diagramA minorAm                                      A chord diagramG+G
Did you learn to keep your mouth shut, were you seen but never heard?
    A chord diagramA minorAm                       A chord diagramE7E7           A chord diagramA minorAm
Did you learn to be obedient and jump to at a word,
A chord diagramE7E7           A chord diagramA minorAm    A chord diagramE7E7           A chord diagramA minorAm
jump to at a word, jump to at a word?


A chord diagramA minorAm      A chord diagramE7E7         A chord diagramA minorAm
Did you demand any answers?
    A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramE minorEm
The who and the what and the reason why?
A chord diagramA minorAm           A chord diagramE minorEm           A chord diagramE7E7
Did you ever question the setup?
        A chord diagramA minorAm                                   A chord diagramE7E7              A chord diagramA minorAm
Did you stand aside and let 'em choose while you took second best?
        A chord diagramA minorAm               A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramA minorAm              A chord diagramE minorEm
Did you let 'em skim the cream off and give to you the rest?
        A chord diagramA minorAm                        A chord diagramG+G
Did you settle for the shoddy and did you think it right
   A chord diagramA minorAm                                 A chord diagramE7E7           A chord diagramA minorAm
To let 'em rob you right and left and never make a fight,
A chord diagramE7E7           A chord diagramA minorAm     A chord diagramE7E7           A chord diagramA minorAm
never make a fight, never make a fight?


A chord diagramA minorAm           A chord diagramE7E7           A chord diagramA minorAm
What did you learn in the morning?
A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramE minorEm
How much did you know in the afternoon?
A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramE minorEm             A chord diagramE7E7
Were you content in the evening?
         A chord diagramA minorAm                            A chord diagramE7E7               A chord diagramA minorAm
Did they teach you how to question when you were at the school?
        A chord diagramA minorAm      A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramA minorAm           A chord diagramE minorEm
Did the factory help, were you the maker or the tool?
        A chord diagramA minorAm                          A chord diagramG+G
Did the place where you were living enrich your life and then
        A chord diagramA minorAm                          A chord diagramE7E7              A chord diagramA minorAm
Did you reach some understanding of all your fellow men,
A chord diagramE7E7       A chord diagramA minorAm          A chord diagramE7E7       A chord diagramA minorAm
all your fellow men, all your fellow men?

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