Mellencamp John Pink Houses tab
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Intro : G, C ( 4 times) G There's a black man with a black cat living in a black neighborhood. He's got an interstate running through his front yard. F C G You know he thinks he's got it so good G And there's a woman in the kitchen cleaning up the evening slop. F And he looks at her and says, "Hey darlin' C G I can remember when you could stop a clock" Chorus G C G Oh but ain't that America for you and me C G Ain't that America something to see baby C D Aint that America home of the free C Little pink houses for you and me ( Enter Drums ) ( G,C,G,C 2 times) G Well there's a young man in a tee-shirt listening to a rockin' rollin' station He's got greasy hair and a greasy smile he says, F C G "Lord this must be my destination" Cause they told me when I was younger, "Boy you're gonna be president" F C But just like everything else those old crazy dreams G just kinda came and went Chorus ( OH BABY FOR YOU AND ME ) ( G, C, G, C, G, C, ( F, C, G, F, C, G, F, C, G, F, C, G) G Well there's people and more people what do they know F C G Go to work in some high rise and vacation down at the Gulf of Mexico G And there's winners and there's losers But they aint no big deal F C Because the simple man baby pays for the thrills, the bills, G the pills that kill Chorus ( Repeat Twice) ( G, C - 4 times ) ooooh yeah..... oooooh yeah.....