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DRESS FOR FAILUREWORDS & MUSIC: Earl P. Reinhalter
A* = play A - A6 - A E* = play E - E6 - E
INTRO: Bm - G - F#7 - A Bm G I. Indian warpaints, D Bm togas of dead saints, G D E/B A standing at the barricade, Bm G wonder why the state D Bm won't emancipate G D E/B A their carnival parade, G D E A* - E* - A* - E* their carnival parade. A* E* A* E* BRIDGE: slim Sandy, hair high. A* E* A* E* wide Wally wears his wildest tie. A* E* A* E* Jim the juggler, with nails in his hand, A* E* A* E* throws things at the medicine man. A E/B A/C# E/B and Woofer and Tweeter both rant A E/B A/C# E/B A E/B A/C# E/B in perfect meter: "give peace a chant." Bm G II. and Larry the leper D Bm and old Sgt. Pepper G D E/B A deface the castle grounds Bm G to voice their dissension, D Bm but no one pays attention G D E/B A to a bunch of clowns. G D E A* - E* - A* - E* they're all a bunch of clowns. /// REPEAT INTRO /// Bm G III. there goes Paul Revere, D Bm as Chicken Little nears G D E/B A Moses at the barrier. Bm G and John the Baptist pled D Bm with Crying Wolf and said: G D E A* - E* - A* - E* "why do they dress for failure?" /// REPEAT INTRO /// Bm G D ENDING: Indian warpaints... (in 6/4 time)* Bm G D togas of dead saints... Bm G D wonder why the state Bm G D won't emancipate... (repeat and fade) * Played as 4/4 + 2/4 (each chord gets 2 beats)
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