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Phil Ochs chords for Santo domingo

Guitar chords with lyrics

  • Capo on 2nd
Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)

Capo 2nd fret


Intro:
A chord diagramE minorEm

Verse 1:
A chord diagramE minorEm
And the crabs are crazy, they scuttle back and forth,
            A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
The sand is burning
        A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramD MajorD
And the fish take flight and scatter from the sight, their courses
A chord diagramE minorEm
turning. As the seagulls rest on the cold cannon nest,
           A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
The sea is churning
    A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramE minorEm
The marines have landed on the shores of Santo Domingo


Verse 2:
A chord diagramE minorEm
The fishermen sweat, they're pausing at their nets,
            A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
The day's a-burning
       A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramD MajorD
As the warships sway and thunder in the bay, loud in the
A chord diagramE minorEm
Morning. But the boy on the shore is throwing pebbles no more,
          A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
He runs a-warning:
         A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramE minorEm
That the marines have landed on the shores of Santo Domingo


Verse 3:
A chord diagramE minorEm
The streets are still, there's silence in the hills,
            A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
The town is sleeping
        A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramD MajorD
And the farmers yawn in the grey silver dawn, the fields they're
A chord diagramE minorEm
Keeping. As the first troops land and step into the sand,
              A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
The flags are weeping
    A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramE minorEm
The marines have landed on the shores of Santo Domingo


Verse 4:
A chord diagramE minorEm
The unsmiling sun is shining down upon
            A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
The singing soldiers
       A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramD MajorD
In the cloud dust whirl they whistle at the girls, they're getting
A chord diagramE minorEm
Bolder. All the old women sigh, think of memories gone by,
                 A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
They shrug their shoulders
    A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramE minorEm
The marines have landed on the shores of Santo Domingo


Verse 5:
A chord diagramE minorEm
Ready for the tricks, their bayonets are fixed,
             A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
Now they are rolling
        A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD
And the tanks make tracks past the trembling shacks where fear's
A chord diagramE minorEm
Unfolding. All the young wives afraid, turn their backs to the parade
                   A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
With babes they're holding
    A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramE minorEm
The marines have landed on the shores of Santo Domingo


Verse 6:
A chord diagramE minorEm
A chord diagramA augmentedA bullet cracks the sound, the army hits the ground,
              A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
the sniper is callin'
        A chord diagramC majorC             A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramD MajorD
So they open up their guns, a thousand to one, no sense in
A chord diagramE minorEm
Stalling. He clutches at his head and totters on the edge,
              A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
Look how he's falling
    A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramE minorEm
The marines have landed on the shores of Santo Domingo


Verse 7:
A chord diagramE minorEm
In the red plaza square, The crowds come to stare,
            A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
The heat is leaning
        A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramC majorC             A chord diagramD MajorD
And the eyes of the dead are turning every head to the widows
A chord diagramE minorEm
Screaming. But the soldiers make a bid, giving candy to the kids,
                A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
Their teeth are gleaming
    A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramE minorEm
The marines have landed on the shores of Santo Domingo


Verse 8:
A chord diagramE minorEm
Up and down the coast, the generals drink a toast,
             A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
The wheel is spinning
        A chord diagramC majorC               A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramC majorC                   A chord diagramD MajorD
And the cowards and the whores are peeking through the doors to see who's
A chord diagramE minorEm
Winning. But the traitors will pretend that it's getting near the end,
            A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
When it's beginning
    A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramE minorEm
The marines have landed on the shores of Santo Domingo


Verse 9:
A chord diagramE minorEm
And the crabs are crazy, they scuttle back and forth,
            A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
The sand is burning
        A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramD MajorD
And the fish take flight and scatter from the sight, their courses
A chord diagramE minorEm
turning. As the seagulls rest on the cold cannon nest,
           A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramDsusDsus A chord diagramD MajorD
The sea is churning
    A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramE minorEm
The marines have landed on the shores of Santo Domingo
ⓘ Guitar chords for 'Santo Domingo' by Phil Ochs, a male artist. Phil Ochs was born in 1940. He passed away in 1976

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