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Phil Ochs chords for Heres to the state of mississippi

Heres To The State Of Mississippi chords by Phil Ochs

Phil Ochs chords for Heres to the state of mississippi

Guitar chords with lyrics

A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramE minorEm               A chord diagramD MajorD
Here's to the state of Mississippi,
    A chord diagramG+G                           A chord diagramFF
For Underheath her borders, the devil draws no lines,
       A chord diagramG+G                              A chord diagramFF
If you drag her muddy river, nameless bodies you will find.
         A chord diagramG+G                            A chord diagramFF
whoa the fat trees of the forest have hid a thousand crimes,
    A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramE minorEm           A chord diagramA minorAm                A chord diagramD MajorD
the calender is lyin' when it reads the present time.
     A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramE minorEm          A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramG+G
Whoa here's to the land you've torn out the heart of,
A chord diagramG+G                    A chord diagramE minorEm               A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramG+G
Mississippi find yourself another country to be part of!
A chord diagramD MajorD                  A chord diagramB minorBm                    A chord diagramA augmentedA
And here's to the people of Mississippi,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                        A chord diagramC majorC
who say the folks up north, they just don't understand.
A chord diagramD MajorD                                                A chord diagramC majorC
And they tremble in their shadows at the thunder of the Klan,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                                       A chord diagramC majorC
the sweating of their souls can't wash the blood from off their hands,
A chord diagramD MajorD                              A chord diagramB minorBm                    A chord diagramE minorEm               A chord diagramA augmentedA
they smile and shrug their shoulders at the murder of a man.
A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramB minorBm              A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramD MajorD
Whoa, here's to the land you've torn out the heart of,
A chord diagramB minorBm                A chord diagramA augmentedA                   A chord diagramD MajorD
Mississippi, find yourself another country to be part of!

A chord diagramD MajorD                      A chord diagramB minorBm                 A chord diagramA augmentedA
And here's to the schools of Mississippi,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                            A chord diagramC majorC
where they're teaching all the children that they don't have to care,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                     A chord diagramC majorC
all the rudiments of hatred are present everywhere,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                        A chord diagramC majorC
and every single classroom is a factory of despair,
A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramB minorBm                   A chord diagramE minorEm                     A chord diagramA augmentedA
and there's nobody learning such a foreign word as  fair .




A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramB minorBm              A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramD MajorD
Whoa, here's to the land you've torn out the heart of,
A chord diagramB minorBm                A chord diagramA augmentedA                   A chord diagramD MajorD
Mississippi, find yourself another country to be part of!

A chord diagramD MajorD                 A chord diagramB minorBm                  A chord diagramA augmentedA
And here's to the cops of Mississippi,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                            A chord diagramC majorC
they're chewing their tobacco as they lock the prison door,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                                            A chord diagramC majorC
their bellies bounce inside them when they knock you to the floor,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                                    A chord diagramC majorC
no, they don't like taking prisoners in their private little war,
A chord diagramD MajorD                         A chord diagramB minorBm                       A chord diagramE minorEm                     A chord diagramA augmentedA
and behind their broken badges there are murderers and more.
A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramB minorBm              A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramD MajorD
Whoa, here's to the land you've torn out the heart of,
A chord diagramB minorBm                A chord diagramA augmentedA                   A chord diagramD MajorD
Mississippi, find yourself another country to be part of!

A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramB minorBm                      A chord diagramA augmentedA
And, here's to the judges of Mississippi,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                               A chord diagramC majorC
who wear the robe of honor as they crawl into the court,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                                  A chord diagramC majorC
they're guarding all the bastions of their phony legal fort,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                               A chord diagramC majorC
oh, justice is a stranger when the prisoners report,
A chord diagramD MajorD                            A chord diagramB minorBm           A chord diagramE minorEm                     A chord diagramA augmentedA
when the black man stands accused the trial is always short.
A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramB minorBm              A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramD MajorD
Whoa, here's to the land you've torn out the heart of,
A chord diagramB minorBm                A chord diagramA augmentedA                   A chord diagramD MajorD
Mississippi, find yourself another country to be part of!

A chord diagramD MajorD                 A chord diagramB minorBm                             A chord diagramA augmentedA
And here's to the government of Mississippi,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                                   A chord diagramC majorC
in the swamp of their bureaucracy they're always bogging down,

A chord diagramD MajorD                                         A chord diagramC majorC
and criminals are posing as the mayors of the towns,
A chord diagramD MajorD
and they hope that no one sees the sights,
A chord diagramC majorC
and no one hears the sounds,
A chord diagramD MajorD                  A chord diagramB minorBm                      A chord diagramE minorEm                A chord diagramA augmentedA
and the speeches of the governor are the ravings of a clown.
A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramB minorBm              A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramD MajorD
Whoa, here's to the land you've torn out the heart of,
A chord diagramB minorBm                A chord diagramA augmentedA                   A chord diagramD MajorD
Mississippi, find yourself another country to be part of!

A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramB minorBm                 A chord diagramA augmentedA
And here's to the laws of Mississippi,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                           A chord diagramC majorC
Congressmen will gather in a circus of delay,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                           A chord diagramC majorC
while the Constitution s drowning in an ocean of decay,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                                 A chord diagramC majorC
unwed mothers should be sterilized, I've even heard them say,
A chord diagramD MajorD                     A chord diagramB minorBm               A chord diagramE minorEm               A chord diagramA augmentedA
yes, corruption can be classic in the Mississippi way.
A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramB minorBm              A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramD MajorD
Whoa, here's to the land you've torn out the heart of,
A chord diagramB minorBm                A chord diagramA augmentedA                   A chord diagramD MajorD
Mississippi, find yourself another country to be part of!

A chord diagramD MajorD                  A chord diagramB minorBm                       A chord diagramA augmentedA
And here's to the churches of Mississippi,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                                   A chord diagramC majorC
where the cross, once made of silver, now is caked with rust,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                       A chord diagramC majorC
and the Sunday morning sermons pander to their lust,
A chord diagramD MajorD                                    A chord diagramC majorC
the fallen face of Jesus is choking in the dust,
A chord diagramD MajorD                  A chord diagramB minorBm         A chord diagramE minorEm                           A chord diagramA augmentedA
and heaven only knows in which God they can trust.
A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramB minorBm              A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramD MajorD
Whoa, here's to the land you've torn out the heart of,
A chord diagramB minorBm                A chord diagramA augmentedA                   A chord diagramD MajorD
Mississippi, find yourself another country to be part of!

(capo 4th)                  (Phil Ochs)
ⓘ Guitar chords for 'Heres To The State Of Mississippi' by Phil Ochs, a male artist. Phil Ochs was born in 1940. He passed away in 1976

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