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Stiff Little Fingers

Trail Of Tears(Chords)

Stiff Little Fingers

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Key: Am
Intro 
Am   C   Em   G 
Em   D   G    Am 
Am   C   Em   G 
Em   D   G    Am 

all in 
A    C    Em    G  A  (x2) 

A           C              Em                      G     A 
In a land without any pity  And a sun scorching from the sky 
A              C                  Em                      G     A 
In the desert, they built a city Sharp as flint that could make you cry 
A             C              Em                      G     A 
Hold on to it  Hold on to it  It?s a dream that will never die 
A                 C                Em                      G     A 
Come there with me Come there with me It?s the home of my own mind?s eye 

A           C              Em                      G     A 

A                 C              Em                      G     A 
But the dreamer was never welcome Other lands have their own demands 
A              C                   Em                      G     A 
Get away boy, you don?t belong here That?s our law and it always stands 
A             C              Em                      G     A 
Hold on to it Hold on to it It?s a dream that will make you cry 
A                  C                 Em                      G     A 
Come there with me Come there with me And they?ll let us in by and by 

Em     Em 
 
C F G I will meet you when things are better C F G In a world without any fear F F G We?ll be facing our bright tomorrow F F G At the end of this trail of tears
A A A C Em G A x2 A C Em G A They asked our dreamer for reams of paper These were the keys that he didn?t own A C Em G A They pointed back to the land he came from Said: ?Go back there, son ?cos that?s your home? A C Em G A Go back to it Go back to it No future, no life, no hope A C Em G A Come there with me Come there with me And you?ll see why I can?t go home Em Em
C F G I will meet you when things are better C F G In a world without any fear F F G We?ll be facing our bright tomorrow F F G At the end of this trail of tears
A A D A G A D A G A And the trail goes on On and on For years and years D A G A B B The trail drags on Never ending Trail of tears A C Em G A x2 A C Em G A So, the dreamer turns from the city But he asks them before he leaves: A C Em G A ?Who checked your papers to build this country? Who gave permission for you and not me?? A C Em G A Think back on it Think back on it Land is the land and it was always free A C Em G A Before you Before you No one had papers, they would simply ?be?
C F G I will meet you when things are better C F G In a world without any fear F F G We?ll be facing our bright tomorrow F F G At the end of this trail of tears C F G I will meet you when things are better C F G In a world without any fear F F G We?ll be facing our bright tomorrow F F G At the end of this trail of tears
A A A C Em G A x4
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