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THEY CAN'T HEAR ANYMORE

WORDS: Barbara Fritchie
(from her poem "Plantation Road")
MUSIC: Earl P. Reinhalter


       INTRO:  Bb6 - Cadd9  (repeat until vocal enters)

                   Bb6                       Cadd9
               the women are in their houses
                                 Bb6
               and it's so loud,
                           Cadd9
               and it's so loud -


                          Dm      Asus4     Dm   Asus4
      CHORUS:  they can't hear anymore.
                          Dm      Asus4     Dm   Asus4
               they can't hear anymore.


               /// REPEAT CHORUS ///


               Bb6                                           Cadd9
           I.  they can't hear 'cause the ice cream truck is circling
                                      Bb6
               and the kids are screaming
                            F
               because they need

               the ice cream and they
               E                 Dadd9    Asus4
               need to catch the truck
                     G         Asus4
               before it's too late,
               D  Asus4   G            Asus4   D   Asus4   G   Asus4
                       before it's too late.


               /// REPEAT CHORUS ///


               Bb6                                           Cadd9
          II.  they can't hear 'cause they've got garbage disposals
                                           Bb6
               and the garbage keeps coming
                                            F
               and it's bones and bones and bones

               are too much
               E          Dadd9    Asus4
               for the disposal,
                        G                Asus4
               but they can't stop disposing
               D  Asus4    G          Asus4   D   Asus4   G   Asus4
                  and they keep disposing.


               /// REPEAT CHORUS ///


INSTRUMENTAL:  G - Bb6 - Aadd9
               G - Bb6 - C
               C - Dadd9 - C
               Dadd9 - C - F - G
               E - Dadd9 - C


               Bb6                                          Cadd9
         III.  they can't hear 'cause their lovers are yelling
                                        Bb6
               because they love the women
                                 F
               but not those women

               and they're angry and they're
               E                         Dadd9    Asus4
               angry 'cause they love women
                   G            Asus4
               but not those women,
               D  Asus4  G            Asus4   D   Asus4   G   Asus4
                     but not those women.


               /// REPEAT CHORUS ///


INSTRUMENTAL:  Bb6 - Cadd9   (repetition, with guitar solo, into IV)


               Bb6                                         Cadd9
          IV.  they can't hear 'cause their phones are ringing
                                  Bb6
               and it's always urgent,
                                  F
               and it's always women

               and it's urgent and it's
               E                      Dadd9    Asus4
               ringing and it's their friends
                        G                    Asus4
               but they can't hear, it's too loud,
               D  Asus4  G                    Asus4   D   Asus4   G   Asus4
                    they can't hear, it's too loud.


               /// REPEAT CHORUS 2x ///


               Dm    Asus4   Dm     Asus4
  	ENDING:  hey!   hey!   hey!   hey!    (repeat and fade vocal)


               D - Asus4 - G - Asus4 - D

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