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mungo jerry
you dont have to be in the army
Chords and lyrics

difficulty: beginner



                Capo on 2

Intro = G Em D G Em D  G Em C G G Em C G

Verse 1

G                                     Em           C                G

Well, your girlfriend takes you round to her house and you meet her folks

G                      Em                         C                 G

But they say that your hair's too long and you're not their kind of bloke

G                    D               C                     D                   

They grab you by the collar and they throw you through the door

          G                 Em   C               G    G Em C G

You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war

Verse 2

G                         Em             C              G

Well, you're working very hard to get promotion at your job

G                   Em            C                     G

But arrive late one morning just because you missed the bus

G                        D                  C             D

The foreman says, You're fired, 'cause your punctuality?s poor

          G                 Em   C               G    G Em C G

You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war

Verse 3

G                  Em           C              G

Then you go into a hotel to get put up for the night

G                           Em                C                       G

But they say that you can't stay there, just because your shirt ain?t white

G                       D              C               D

You're tired and you?re hungry and you cannot walk no more

          G                 Em   C               G    

You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war

Music only as per verse chords

G Em C G  G Em C G  G D C D  G Em C G

Verse 4

G                        Em              C               G

Ain't no money, ain't no woman, ain't no roof above your head

G                      Em           C                  G

So you lay down in the park and you wish that you were dead

G                     D               C                D

The fuzz says you are trespassing and kicks you in the jaw

          G                 Em   C               G   G Em C G  G Em C G 

You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war

Outro

G                     D               C                D

The fuzz says you are trespassing and kicks you in the jaw

          G                 Em   C               G    

You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war

          G                 Em   C                G   

You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war  (to fade)

              

   

                     

    

    



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