Bob Dorough Fireworks chords
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FromSchoolhouseRock Capo 1st fret G7 Oh, there's going to be fireworks (fireworks!) On the Fourth of July (red, white, and blue!) C7 Red, white, and blue fireworks D7 Like diamonds in the sky. (diamonds in the sky!) C7 We're going to shoot the entire works on fireworks That really show, oh yeah G7 We declared our liberty 200 years ago Yeah! G7 In 1776 (fireworks!) C7 There were fireworks too (red, white, and blue!) The original colonists D7 You know their tempers blew (They really blew!) Like Thomas Paine once wrote: C7 It's only common sense (only common sense) G7 That if a government won't give you your basic rights C7 You'd better get another government B7 C And though some people tried to fight it B7 C Well, a committee was formed to write it: A7 Benjamin Franklin, Philip Livingston D7 John Adams, Roger Sherman, Thomas Jefferson They got it done (Oh yes they did!) G7 The Declaration, uh-huh-huh The Declaration of Independence (oh yeah!) In seventeen hundred seventy six (right on!) C7 The Continental Congress said that we were free (we're free!) D7 C#7 C7 Said we had the right of life and liberty B7 D7 . . . And the pursuit of happiness! G7 Oh, when England heard the news (kerpow!) They blew their stack (they really blew their cool!) C7 But the colonists lit the fuse There'd be no turning back (no turning back!) D7 They'd had enough of injustice now C7 But even if it really hurts, oh yeah G7 If you don't give us our freedom now C7 You're going to see some fireworks! B7 C And on the Fourth of July they signed it B7 C And 56 names underlined it A7 And now to honor those first 13 states D7 We turn the sky into a birthday cake They got it done (oh yes, they did!) G7 The Declaration, uh-huh-huh The Declaration of Independence (oh yeah!) C7 In seventeen hundred seventy six (right on!) G7 The Continental Congress said that we were free (we're free!) D7 G7 Said we had the right of life and liberty B7 D7 . . . And the pursuit of happiness! G G7 We hold these truths to be self-evident C That all men are created equal G And that they are endowed by their creator D7 With certain inalienable rights C G That among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness D C And if there's one thing that makes me happy Then you know that it's (oh) G7 There's going to be fireworks!