Johnny Cash What Is Truth chords
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Intro: | E | A |C#7 B7| E | | E | E | E The old man turned off the radio, A Said, "Where did all of the old songs go? F# Kids sure play funny music these days, B7 And they play it in the strangest ways." E Said, "It looks to me like they've all gone wild. A It was peaceful back when I was a child." F# Well, man, could it be that the the girls and boys B7 Are tryin' to be heard above your noise? E A B7 E And the lonely voice of youth cries, "What is truth?" E A little boy of three sittin' on the floor A Looks up and says, "Daddy, what is war?" F# "Son, that's when people fight and die." B7 A little boy of three says, "Daddy, why?" E A young man of seventeen in Sunday school, A Bein' taught the golden rule. F# And by the time another year has gone around, B7 It may be his turn to lay his life down. E A B7 E Can you blame the voice of youth for asking, "What is truth?" Interlude: | E | A |C#7 B7| E | | E | E | E A young man sittin' on the witness stand. A The man with the book says, "Raise your hand. F# Re-peat after me. I solemnly swear." B7 The man looked down at his long hair. E And although the young man solemnly swore, A Nobody seemed to hear anymore. F# And it didn't really matter if the truth was there, B7 It was the cut of his clothes and the length of his hair. E A B7 E And the lonely voice of youth cries, "What is truth?" Interlude: | E | A |C#7 B7| E | | E | E | E A young girl dancin' to the latest beat A Has found new ways to move her feet. F# A young man speakin' in the city square B7 Is tryin' to tell somebody that he cares. E Yeah, the ones that you're callin' wild A Are gonna be the leaders in a little while. F# This old world's wakin' to a newborn day B7 And I solemnly swear that it'll be their way. E A B7 E You better help that voice of youth find what is truth. A B7 E And the lonely voice of youth cries, "What is truth?" For more Johnny Cash chords, see www.unofficial-johnnycash.com!